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GREER HEALTH From June 2016


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Researchers: Specific gene could predict colon cancer outcomes
JUN 21, 2016

The study focuses on the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC), a gene that has long been considered the gatekeeper in the development of colon cancer.
 
 

Those studying and treating colon cancer will have a new way of looking at the disease thanks to research results from a study led by Dr. Timothy J. Yeatman, President and Director of Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

The study, published in medical scientific journal “Nature Communications” in June, entitled “A multigene mutation classification of 468 colorectal cancers reveals a prognostic role for APC,” focuses on the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC), a gene that has long been considered the gatekeeper in the development of colon cancer.

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Put down that cookie! Tricks for tackling food cravings
JUN 18, 2016

Put down that cookie! Tricks for tackling food cravings

Family Features

If your diet's been derailed by a sudden desire for chips or hankering for a hamburger, you're not alone.

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Life jackets can save lives, but only if you wear them
JUN 10, 2016

Life jackets can save lives, but only if you wear them

Warm weather kicks off the boating season in South Carolina and many people will take to lakes and rivers for a weekend of fun and relaxation.

Unfortunately, the weekend could end in tragedy for some, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.

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Senior-focused primary care center opening next month in Greer
JUN 9, 2016

Each primary senior care center will be staffed by board certified doctors and care teams who have been specially trained to treat the senior population.

Greer is getting one of four upstate senior-focused primary care centers.

Partners in Primary Care (Partners) will open the facilities Greenville and Anderson counties.

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Bradshaws provide legacy gift to Greenville Children's Hospital to launch statewide child health/advocacy institute
JUN 3, 2016

A legacy gift for the Bradshaw Institute for Community Child Health and Advocacy institute was given by William and Annette Bradshaw in a partnership with the Greenville Health System.
 

 

 

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Urgent need for blood donations reported
JUN 2, 2016

Urgent need for blood donations reported

There is an immediate and urgent need for blood donations. All blood types are needed by area hospitals as they experience heavy demand.

Area hospitals are reporting an increased need for blood. All the while, fewer donors are turning out to donate because of holiday travel and the start of summer break, according to The Blood Connection (TBC).

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Immediate Care Center expands Pelham Medical Center footprint
JUN 1, 2016

An Immediate Care Center begins treating patients Monday at 3611 Pelham Road, adjacent to Bi-Lo. The ribbon cutting was held Wednesday,
 
 
 
 

Pelham Medical Center is opening an Immediate Care Center (ICC) at 3611 Pelham Road, adjacent to the Bi-Lo.

Patients coming to the ICC after June 6 will receive care despite the official opening a week later, according to a Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) official.

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Grant helps all women screen to be cancer free
JUN 1, 2016

The Cancer Association of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties, Inc. awarded a $25,000 grant to the Mammography Assistance Program at Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health.
 

Early detection of breast cancer is crucial to successful treatment, but some women aren’t able to afford yearly mammograms. Through Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s (SRHS) Mammography Assistance Program at Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health, women can make their health a priority.

The Cancer Association of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties, Inc. recently awarded a $25,000 grant to the assistance program.

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