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News | December 22, 2020

How to Stay Healthy During the 2020 Winter Season

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives, and been stressful and isolating for most of us. We can try to use this holiday season as a moment of lightness, lifting our spirits in small ways after a year that will go down in history for its challenges...

Posted in: Medical Oncology4

News | October 23, 2020

COVID’s effects on cancer care in the UK and US

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a significant shift in the delivery of healthcare services, as providers have prepared for a large surge in severely ill patients.  Unprecedented steps are being taken to ensure that services do not become overwhelmed. These measures taken include the cancelling of planned operations and a...

Posted in: Medical Oncology4

News | September 8, 2020

Aspects of COVID-19 featured in the Southern Medical Journal

We in the United States have been living—and, unfortunately, dying—with COVID-19 for ¾ of a year, most acutely during the last 6 months, since the pandemic was declared. Almost everything about our lives has changed radically because of a virus we can’t see. But we can see its effects: nearly...

Posted in: Medical Oncology4

News | July 30, 2020

Comparative Analysis of Chronic Diseases in the Southeastern United States vs. the United Kingdom: Focus on Cancer

This is the second in a series of comparative investigations into the prevention and management of the main chronic diseases and causes of death in the United Kingdom versus those in the Southeastern United States. The series continues with cancer, a group of over 200 different diseases in which cells...

Posted in: Medical Oncology4