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Buddy Check 4: Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: 04/07/2014 - April is testicular cancer awareness month, and we are joined by Dr. Jonathan Vukovich of Urological Associates to dispel some common myths about this type of cancer.

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Six Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer

Posted: 03/03/2014 - March is Colon Cancer Awareness month, a perfect time to take steps to help lower your risk of developing colon cancer. About 1 in 20 people in the US will develop colon cancer at some point during their lifetime.

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Buddy Check 4- February

Posted: 02/05/2014 - February is National Cancer Prevention Month. We're talking to a nutritionist about how we can decrease our cancer risks through healthy eating.

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Buddy Check 4- National Cervical Cancer Screening Month

Posted: 01/10/2014 - Buddy Check 4 is a free cancer awareness program designed to bring you important health information to help you feel your best. January is National Cervical Cancer Screening Month and Dr. Jonathan Scott with Women's Medical Center tells you how to stay up to date on your annual visits to the OBGYN.

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month- Buddy Check 4

Updated: 11/11/2013 - November is Lung Cancer Awareness month and Judy Guiler with the Houston County Substance Abuse Program joins us with more on the dangers of tobacco use.

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: 11/11/2013 - November is National Lung Cancer Awareness month. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, among both men and women

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Breast Cancer Fact Sheet

Posted: 10/08/2013 - Most women who are 50 to 74 years old should have a mammogram screening every two years. If you are 40 to 49 years old, or think you may have a higher risk of breast cancer, ask your doctor when to have a screening mammogram.

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Mammograms and Other Breast Imaging Procedures

Posted: 10/04/2013 - Screening mammogram are x-ray exams of the breasts that are used for women who have no breast symptoms. The goal of a screening mammogram is to find breast cancer when it’s too small to be felt by a woman or her doctor. Finding small breast cancers early (before they have grown and spread) with a screening mammogram greatly improves a woman’s chance for successful treatment.

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Women Facing a Breast Biopsy

Posted: 10/04/2013 - If you find changes or something unusual in one of your breasts, it’s important to see a doctor or nurse as soon as possible. But keep in mind that most breast changes are not cancer.

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SAMC Pink Party

Posted: 09/17/2013 - Join the Southeast Alabama Medical Center for its 2013 Pink Party. It's Tuesday, October 1st from 3- 7pm.

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September Buddy Check 4 Pt. 2

Posted: 09/05/2013 - IN THIS MONTH'S INSTALLMENT OF BUDDY CHECK 4, WE ARE DISCUSSING WOMEN'S HEALTH. DR. STEPHANIE GIBSON, OB/GYN FROM WOMEN'S MEDICAL CENTER AND LADONNA DANFORD FROM SAMC ARE HERE TO TELL US ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR YEARLY ROUTINE HEALTH APPOINTMENTS.

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September Buddy Check 4

Posted: 09/05/2013 - BUDDY CHECK 4 IS A FREE CANCER AWARENESS PROGRAM DEDICATED TO BRINGING YOU THE LATEST HEALTH INFORMATION ON HOW TO STAY CANCER FREE.

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Cervical Cancer

Posted: 09/04/2013 - Cervical cancer can often be found early, and sometimes even prevented entirely, by having regular Pap tests. If detected early, cervical cancer is one of the most successfully treatable cancers.

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Ovarian Cancer

Posted: 09/04/2013 - Ovarian cancer accounts for about 3% of cancers among women, but it causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system.

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New Strategy to Diagnose Ovarian Cancer

Posted: 09/04/2013 - Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and colleagues have found promising results from a study intended to find a way to accurately detect ovarian cancer in its early stages.

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Patient Care Connect Pt. 2

Posted: 08/05/2013 - BUDDY CHECK 4 IS DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE EARLY DETECTION AND PREVENTION OF CANCER.

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Patient Care Connect

Updated: 08/05/2013 - THE SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER RECENTLY INTRODUCED A NEW PROGRAM CALLED "PATIENT CARE CONNECT," A FREE SERVICE TO CANCER PATIENTS AGED 65 OR OLDER.

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NEW MATH MODEL TO PREDICT CANCER

Posted: 07/31/2013 - TOP CANCER RESEARCHERS SAY THEY'VE COME UP WITH A NEW MATH MODEL TO PREDICT A WOMAN'S RISK OF BREAST, OVARIAN AND WOMB CANCER.

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HPV Vaccines

Posted: 07/30/2013 - In a press conference held Friday, top officials from CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics announced that HPV vaccination rates in girls aged 13-17 years failed to increase between 2011 and 2012, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Three-dose coverage actually declined slightly from 2011 to 2012...

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Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

Posted: 04/05/2013 - YOU can start your own OHANCAW in your hometown! Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® (OHANCAW®) is a weeklong series of events that aim to educate the public about these potentially life-threatening but eminently treatable cancers and to promote prevention, screening and early detection. OHANCAW is highlighted by the free screenings and related activities held at participating medical centers across the country. The screenings are quick, painless, and designed to advance early diagnosis, which can lead to better outcomes. OHANCAW is sponsored by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA).

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Annual Exams Help Prevent Cervical Cancer

Posted: 01/04/2012 - Cervical cancer is the third most common type of cancer in women worldwide and is many times caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

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