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New Cancer Resource Center opens in October

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Posted On: July 12 2011

Lenoir Memorial was recently selected by the American Cancer Society as one of only three organizations in North Carolina to receive special grant funding to support the operation of a Cancer Resource Center.   The resource center, allows Lenoir Memorial to elevate the level of care and services offered to cancer patients.


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Personal Wellness Profiles

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Posted On: July 12 2011

A personal wellness profile (PWP) is a health risk appraisal.  This tool provides valuable personal information about you so that an indiviudalized plan for life-style improvements can be developed.  The PWP includes an assessment of your blood pressure, heart-rate, height, weight, and full lipid panel (all cholesterols).  You are asked to complete a simple questionnaire about cancer, safety, and cardiovascular risks.  The two-part visit is $40.  Call Corporate Health Nurse Donna Potter, RN, at 252-522-7815 to schedule an appointment or learn more about this motivational tool.


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New technology for lung cancer detection

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Posted On: June 02 2011

Lenoir Memorial provides many of the latest diagnostic technologies for cancer diagnosis. Technology continues to revolutionize every medical subspecialty including those dealing with healing cancer. The new Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), is only available east of I-95 at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. A powerful new outpatient test EBUS, or bronchoscopy with ultrasound, lets physicians “see” through lung tissue, to test for lung conditions such as lung cancer, lymphoma, and sarcoidosis. The innovative bronchoscopy procedure is less risky, yet similar to in effectiveness as major diagnostic surgery. 


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