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Cancer Surgeries at Premier

Today, we celebrate National Cancer Survivors’ Day. It’s a special day where we celebrate milestones with millions of cancer survivors across the country and the people who helped them along the way. Surviving CancerIn medicine, we use the term prognosis...

Early Detection is Key for All Kinds of Cancer

The survival rate of cancer varies depending on the type of cancer. For example, from the years 2011-2017, the survival rate of breast cancer was 90 percent and pancreatic cancer was 10 percent. When it comes to all cancers, one key similarity among them is the result...

Cancer Treatment at Premier Surgical

The physicians of Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville and Cleveland, TN, are experienced in performing cancer surgery. What is cancer surgery? Cancer surgery is basically a type of surgical procedure used to treat cancer. Traditionally, surgeons perform cancer...

Breast cancer survivor grateful for prompt and professional care

News from Parkwest Medical Center Liz Clary can’t help smiling when she talks about the seven alpacas on her farm, or the chickens and sheep she’s raised.“I just love all of my animals, and I love the farm,” Clary says. “It helps you stay grounded, and keeps things in...

What You Need to Know After a Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis is always a shocking experience and one that can lead to a bit of an anatomy lesson in order to understand the affected part of the body and its function. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, here are several things you need to...