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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

October 30th, 2014:

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month begins in November. Many people may have heard of Pancreatic Cancer but during this awareness month, Surgical Oncologist, Suven Shankar, MD, urges you to help raise awareness by educating yourself, educating others and getting involved. What is pancreatic cancer? Pancreatic cancer is the 8th most common malignancy and the fifth leading… Read more

New Life Milestone

October 27th, 2014:

In February of 2009, the first Gastric Bypass surgery was conducted at New Life Weight Loss Center. Five short years later, they have surpassed 1000 weight loss surgeries and have become the only Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) in the territory between Poplar Bluff, MO and Louisville, KY. Not only… Read more

A Way to Battle the Scars of Breast Cancer

October 17th, 2014:

The diagnosis of breast cancer itself can be devastating. A battle lies ahead. The first goal is to remove the cancer. Unfortunately, that battle can leave scars literally and emotionally from a mastectomy. That’s when breast reconstruction can be a solution. SIH Cancer Institute Affiliated Physicians Dr. Kelli Webb, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon with SIH… Read more