Cancer

Tanner Cancer Care
There is perhaps nothing more frightening than a diagnosis of cancer. And there is nothing more important to a newly diagnosed cancer patient than being seen quickly and having someone take the time to answer questions and explain options. With the Tanner Cancer Care Promise: 3 Days From Diagnosis to Treatment Options, you begin treatment faster — waiting and worrying less — at Tanner.

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Know Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. That’s why all adults aged 50 and older — and some younger adults, depending on their risk factors — should receive regular colorectal screenings, including a colonoscopy. Take a free online risk assessment from Tanner now to know your risk.

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Treating Cancer With Hormone Therapy
Hormones regulate and coordinate a variety of important body functions. But some hormones help fuel certain types of cancer cells. Yuesheng “James” Qu, MD, explains how hormone therapy can help make cancer grow more slowly or stop it from growing.
 
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Tanner Offers Free Prostate Cancer Screenings in November
Tanner Health System is partnering with the physicians at West Georgia Urology this November to offer free prostate cancer screenings to area men. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men, and the second-leading cause of cancer-related death.
 
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Yuesheng ‘James’ Qu, MD, Is Joining Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers
Greater access to specialized hematology and oncology services is coming to the region as Yuesheng “James” Qu, MD, joins Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers and the patient care team at Tanner Cancer Care. Dr. Qu is board-certified in hematology and oncology.
 
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Life-saving Rides
During his life, Wesley Andrew “W.A.” Dingler’s generosity made a positive impact on those who knew him. Today, countless Tanner cancer patients who will never know the Carrollton veteran are benefitting from his belief in helping others.
 
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Many Who Battle Cancer Stay Strong Mentally

TUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 -- Most older adults who are current or former cancer patients have good mental health, a new study finds.

The study included 438 Canadian adults with cancer and 1,174 cancer survivors who took part in a 2012 survey on mental health. All were aged 50 and older.

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