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Trident Medical Center gives cancer patient, fiancé last wish

The wedding of David Hall and Kizzie Priestly was supposed to take place last Sunday, November 5. Instead, Kizzie, who was battling Stage 4 cancer, was admitted to Trident Medical Center in Charleston, S.C. Thanks to the community and quick-acting caregivers at the HCA Healthcare affiliate hospital, David and Kizzie fulfilled their wish to become…
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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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HCA Neurosurgeon Explains Senator McCain’s Brain Tumor

As you may have heard, news was released last night that Senator John McCain has brain cancer, more specifically a glioblastoma. Dr. Singh Sahni, medical director of neuroscience at the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Johnston-Willis Hospital, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, addresses key questions about this diagnosis  here and on Fox News below. What…
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World Cancer Day 2017
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Celebrate World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day – a day to celebrate and honor the strength and courage that survivors around the world show every day in their fight against cancer, and to highlight the progress being made to advance treatments for patients. World Cancer Day brings together caregivers, doctors, researchers, family, friends and communities to show…
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Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network’s Tulane Medical Center Receives International Accreditation

Did you know every three minutes someone is diagnosed with blood cancer? And that it takes a team approach to more effectively treat blood cancer? That is why Sarah Cannon, HCA’s global cancer enterprise, formed the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network that brings together leading providers of blood cancer care for patients seeking treatment. HCA’s…
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