In the Media Tag: cancer

Radiation Oncologist Targets Cancer Inequities

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When David Schwartz, MD, was finishing college at Stanford, he wasn’t sure what was next. There was possibly law school, a career in literature or a few other options, but medical school didn’t top the list. “I had worked as a camp counselor every summer, and then I got an opportunity to be a counselor… Read More

Death Rates From Cancer in Tennessee Vary Widely by County

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While deaths from all forms of cancer dropped nationally by 20 percent over the past 35 years, a new study shows that death rates actually increased in some U.S. counties, including in rural areas of Tennessee, Kentucky and other parts of the South. he death rate varied depending on the type of cancer, but was… Read More

‘Purple Night’ Showcases Pancreatic Cancer Fight

The Daily News

The Kosten Foundation’s Purple Night is set for Saturday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Auditorium in the Cancer Research Building at 19 S. Manassas St.

Memphis-based Methodist Healthcare taps into Mayo Clinic network

The Commercial Appeal

Shorb said that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis remains Methodist’s academic partner and the Mayo collaboration is going to enhance UTHSC researchers, faculty and residents as well as other Methodist physicians.