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Physicians and patients are entering a new era where complex medical decisions and health care costs are multiplying. One area where these challenges become extremely complicated is near the end of life. Recently, the physicians at Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center (SNCC), led by Dr. Mark Joseph Stavas, started one of the first oncology-focused outpatient palliative care clinics in Nebraska.
Genetic counseling is a process to evaluate and understand a family’s risk of an inherited medical condition. Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center provides genetic consultations to individuals and families with a history of cancer. This consultation includes documentation of the cancers in the family, risk assessment, interpretation of the information about the hereditary cancer disorder, discussion of screening recommendations, supportive counseling and incorporation of genetic testing.
SNCC’s Occupational Therapist, Tracy Bender, recently was awarded the GWSF (Girls and Women in Sports and Fitness) Ambassador and will be honored at an awards banquet next month. Way to go Tracy!
At Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center (SNCC), finding the best treatment for each patient is at the core of what they do. Dr. Joni Tilford, a medical oncologist at SNCC’s 40th and Pine Lake location, says early detection is still a key factor in saving the lives of those diagnosed with breast cancer.
One of our patients shared her lung cancer diagnosis and journey with Channel 8 KLKN TV. Thanks to the advanced care of her expert team led by SNCC’s Dr. Steve Dunder, Rose is continuing to make memories today.
We were grateful to share our table at the Rotary of Lincoln South Tribute to Lincoln’s First Responders event.
The lunch honored Lincoln’s firefighters, police officers, EMTs and many more.
It’s important to know your options when faced with making healthcare decisions with a prostate cancer diagnosis. The SNCC physician care team can discuss the many different treatment plans available to help you make an informed decision.
Our own Dr. Mark J. Stavas was featured in a segment on Channel 8 News discussing the importance of prostate cancer awareness. In Nebraska, 1,200 more men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. Men are most likely to develop it between the ages of 65 and 75 and they recommend getting screened for it in your 50s.
Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center (SNCC) is excited to announce the recent addition of Amanda Bauer to their medical team as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Amanda worked as an oncology nurse for 10 years and then earned her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Nebraska. In addition to treating oncology patients, she will also be seeing patients at SNCC’s palliative care clinic.
Support local access to cutting-edge research by attending the fifth annual “Colors of Hope: Cancer Research Fundraiser” benefiting the Nebraska Cancer Research Center. This year’s benefit, brought to you by Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center, is set for Aug. 23 at the Country Club of Lincoln with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.
Charmain Satree can mow her yard without multiple breaks and is getting back to golf following cancer surgery for lymphoma. She credits her comeback to the rehabilitative services she’s received through Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center (SNCC) at its South 68th Street Place location. Added to the continuum of care two years ago by SNCC, the Rehabilitative Services Clinic provides additional support for its cancer patients onsite.
SNCC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities that meet specific Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards developed by the ACR after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified radiation oncologists and medical physicists who are experts in the field.
SNCC expert team members were featured in a special report on Channel 8 Eyewitness news last night about exercise after breast cancer. New studies show living an active lifestyle after breast cancer can increase lifespan and decrease recurrence.
SNCC was proud to sponsor an event that raised money to benefit the Nebraska Cancer Research Center, a program of the Lincoln Medical Education Partnership
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