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“This new technology is amazing”: Robotic System Debuts in Mountain West

“I am incredibly happy that I avoided a big surgery,” said William Peck, the first patient to undergo the first transanal robotic surgery in the Mountain West at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) in Denver. The advanced technology allows physicians to perform minimally invasive surgery, using robotics, and access hard-to-reach anatomy within the rectum and…
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As you battle cancer: Letter of hope, letter to you

We at HCA Healthcare believe that everyone has a story to tell, and those stories can help inspire, give hope, and empower people facing cancer. That’s why, last fall, Sarah Cannon, our Cancer Institute, introduced its Letter to Me campaign from Band Against Cancer. The concept was simple – write a letter to reach patients…
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A look ahead to 2018 advancements in cancer research with Dr. Spigel

There were many exciting developments in cancer research and care in 2017, including advances in immunotherapy, precision medicine, and prevention. David Spigel, MD, Chief Scientific Officer; Director of Lung Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon, HCA’s global cancer institute, recently discussed on Fox & Friends innovations made in the past year, and what is on…
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Breast Cancer Awareness: October is for Everyone

I love breast cancer awareness month. As a breast medical oncologist, it gives me an opportunity to spread the message of how important early detection is for improving the success of breast cancer treatment. I am surprised regularly at the number of women who either are not doing mammography at all or who do it…
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