News at MCOR

Bottoms Up! March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

No one likes the idea of colonoscopies. The preparation, the fasting … that “oh no, my morning coffee” thought! But consider this: excluding skin cancers, colon cancer is the third most-diagnosed cancer in the United States. It’s very curable when caught early. And March is a good time to remind yourself that it’s time to…
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Lecture Series: Treating “Untreatable” Cancer with Uniquely Personalized Gene Therapy

Learn how modern medical technology is learning to treat “untreatable” cancer with personalized gene therapy at the next Medical Center Lecture Series presentation at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 12. This informative lecture, sponsored by the Medical Lecture Series and Healthnetwork Foundation, will be presented by Dr. Bruce Levine, Director of the University of Pennsylvania Abramson…
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Find Your Support Group at the Medical Center

One of the impressive things about the Ocean Reef Community is that people come together to help each other. Supporting and sharing with others is no exception when it comes to important health problems. Several support groups meet regularly in the Medical Center’s second-floor conference room to share information about ways to manage and improve…
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State of the Wait

“Our next appointment is in 19 days.” What?! Yes, this is what’s happening in healthcare nationwide if you’re a new patient and want to see a cardiologist, dermatologist, gynecologist, orthopedic surgeon or primary care physician. Healthcare consulting firm Merritt Hawkins obtained responses from 1,414 physicians in 15 metropolitan areas of the United States and found…
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Lecture Series: Maintaining That Active Lifestyle

Whether you’re a weekend warrior on the golf course or a professional athlete, everyone wants the ability to maintain an active lifestyle. Join us Tuesday, Feb. 19, when Cleveland’s University Hospitals Health Systems Dr. James Voos presents “The Masters Athlete: Emerging Sports Medicine Treatments to Maintain an Active Lifestyle.” Dr. Voos’ lecture, the latest in…
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