Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men. While the disease is prevalent across the country, the screening guidelines are not. Prostate cancer screenings have always been somewhat controversial because the tests often alert physicians to the presence of cancer, but there is no precise way to determine, definitively, whether the cancer
Alliance Cancer Care announced that radiation oncologist Richard Pearlman, M.D. has joined their cancer care treatment team. Dr. Pearlman was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama, as an Honors Scholar and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and received his medical doctorate from
July is National Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month. The purpose of the month is to raise awareness of the dangers of UV radiation and spread the word about how important it is to protect everyone’s skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. Ultraviolet radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that comes from the sun
National Cervical Health Awareness Month The American Social Health Association (ASHA) and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition have named January Cervical Health Awareness Month to encourage women across the country to get screened for cervical cancer and receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine if they are eligible.According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), almost 14,000 new
Coping with Cancer Through the Holidays During the COVID-19 PandemicAs the classic holiday song goes, it is the most wonderful time of the year. But do you know what else the happiest season of all brings? Stress. This year is no exception, especially with the added threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is no secret that
Join us for our 5th annual Profiles in Pink Party with Helen Keller Hospital to celebrate survivors in our community! This year’s event will be a drive-in concert with musical entertainment from The Midnighters! As always, this is a free community event.
Singing River Cancer Center to Offer Advanced Cancer Treatment for Patients of the Shoals Region NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services, announced the opening of Singing River Cancer Center (SRCC). SRCC will be a part of Alliance Cancer Care, one of the largest
Alliance Cancer Care announced that radiation oncologist Ashlyn Seeley Everett, M.D. has joined their cancer care treatment team. Dr. Everett, a native of Huntsville, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in biomedical sciences from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, and received her medical doctorate from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School