Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: cancer

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recommends Annual Mammograms for Women over 40

 

Written by Maria Christina Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Medical officials recommend women age 40 and older have a mammogram annually to detect for signs of breast cancer.

“Mammography has helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the U.S. by nearly 40 percent since 1990. Annual mammograms can help detect cancer in its earliest stages when it’s most treatable,” said Maj. Sara Michael, a diagnostic radiologist and Chief of Mammography and Ultrasound at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Chief of Mammography and Ultrasound, Maj. Sara Michael, a diagnostic radiologist, reviews a mammogram Oct. 11 to look for any abnormalities in the breast tissue that could require further testing. Women over age 40 should have a mammogram annually to detect for signs of breast cancer. Women over age 40 who receive care at BACH can call the mammography clinic directly to schedule their annual mammogram. (Maria Yager)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Chief of Mammography and Ultrasound, Maj. Sara Michael, a diagnostic radiologist, reviews a mammogram Oct. 11 to look for any abnormalities in the breast tissue that could require further testing. Women over age 40 should have a mammogram annually to detect for signs of breast cancer. Women over age 40 who receive care at BACH can call the mammography clinic directly to schedule their annual mammogram. (Maria Yager)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Tennessee Department of Health says Talk with your Health Care Provider about Breast Cancer Screening, Rick Factors

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in women in the United States.

With nearly 4,700 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in Tennessee every year, the Tennessee Department of Health encourages residents to talk with a health care provider on when to schedule their annual mammograms. Mammography screening should begin no later than age 50.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Distinguished Steppers Unlimited of Clarksville to host 3rd Annual Pink Empowerment Event For Breast Cancer Awareness

 

Breast Cancer Awareness Event to be held at Kleeman Recreation Center

Distinguished Steppers UnlimitedClarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 30th, 2017 the Distinguished Steppers Unlimited (DSU) of Clarksville will kick-off this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a visual reminder of the importance breast health, early breast cancer detection and treatment.

The highlight of this event has been to assemble and trim a tree beautifully adorned in pink in recognition of the many breast cancer survivors and in memory of those who lost their fight with this disease. This year the group will continue the tradition of assembling a display at the Kleeman Recreation Center, this year’s reception event site.

Pink Empowerment Tree Trimming & Reception to be held Saturday, September 30th at the Kleeman Recreation Center.

Pink Empowerment Tree Trimming & Reception to be held Saturday, September 30th at the Kleeman Recreation Center.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 


Saint Thomas Health Mobile Mammography Coach to be at Hilltop Supermarket Saturday, September 9th

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 9th, 2017, the Saint Thomas Health Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography Coach will be at Hilltop Supermarket’s parking lot from 9:00am until 3:00pm.

The coach provides mammography for women who cannot afford the time away from work for appropriate screenings. It also helps women with no insurance through support from organizations like Susan G. Komen.

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 

Austin Peay State University alumnus Brad Loos to speak at APSU Summer Commencement

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Brad Loos, major gifts officer with the University of Missouri’s Tiger Scholarship Fund, will deliver the address at APSU’s 2017 Summer Commencement at 2:00pm, Friday, August 11th, in the Dunn Center.

Prior to joining the Tiger Scholarship Fund, Loos spent 15 years as a college basketball coach, including three years at the University of Missouri.

Brad Loos to speak at APSU Summer Commencement

Brad Loos to speak at APSU Summer Commencement

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Education | No Comments
 

Critical Red Cross blood shortage prompts emergency call for donations

 

Give blood or platelets now and help save lives

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.

Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer donations than needed and causing a significant draw down of the Red Cross blood supply.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

My Two Cents: Remembering Pastor Jimmy Terry

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – Pastor Jimmy Terry of Tabernacle Baptist Church, passed away last night after a long battle with cancer.  He immediately walked into the arms of Jesus.

Jimmy Terry was like a father to me.  

I’ve known Pastor Terry for over 30 years, in the beginning, through WJZM radio station where he produced a weekly church program.  When I became the owner in 1994, our relationship grew closer.  

Pastor Jimmy Terry

Pastor Jimmy Terry

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 


NASA reports International Space Station’s microgravity environment used to Help Fight Cancer

 

Written by Jenny Howard
International Space Station Program Science Office
NASA’s Johnson Space Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationHouston, TX – On Earth, research into antibody-drug conjugates to treat cancer has been around a while. The research presents a problem, though, because Earth-based laboratories aren’t able to mimic the shape of the cancer cell within the body, which can sometimes produce incorrect findings.

The International Space Station’s unique microgravity environment allows scientists to approach the research from a new, 3-D angle.

International Space Station (ISS). (NASA)

International Space Station (ISS). (NASA)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Technology | No Comments
 

Clarksville Police to recognize Katie Hildreth

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – For anyone who has gone to Chick-Fil-A in the last 5-6 years, you know Katie Hildreth. She is the young lady working at Chick-Fil-A who would always speak to you, smile, always very positive, and about as hard working of a person as you could ever meet.

Also, she has been volunteering one day a week at the hospital for the last 12 years. By now, a lot of you know that Katie was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoma in March.

She has been undergoing treatment, but according to her mom, has still been maintaining her positive and upbeat attitude.

Katie Hildreth

Katie Hildreth

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 

Saint Thomas Health Mobile Mammography Coach to be at Hilltop Supermarket Saturday, May 13th

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – The Saint Thomas Health Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography Coach will be at Hilltop Supermarket’s parking lot from 9:00am until 3:00pm on Saturday, May 13th, 2017.

The coach provides mammography for women who cannot afford the time away from work for appropriate screenings. It also helps women with no insurance through support from organizations like Susan G. Komen.

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 


Page 1 of 1212345...»

  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On GooglePlusVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our Feed
  • Personal Controls

    Archives