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Methodist Medical Center Earns National Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer
Monday, June 10, 2013
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the cancer program at Methodist Medical Center. Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation is only awarded to a facility that exceeds standard requirements at the time of its triennial survey.
Helping Cancer Patients Take Back Their Lives
Thursday, June 06, 2013
The diagnosis of cancer can take over your life. The Cancer Resource Center at Thompson Cancer Survival Center at Methodist is a place where you can regain control through information, social activities, support groups, beauty services and more.
Connecting Your Care - Methodist’s Comprehensive Approach to Treating Cancer
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Methodist Medical Center offers the Comprehensive Chest Clinic and the Comprehensive Breast Clinic. These two clinics provide patients with a dedicated team of specialists that offers care that is specifically tailored to each patient and their situation.
Team, Technology Targeting Cancer Like Never Before
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Cone beam computed tomography (CT), an addition to the linear accelerator at Thompson Cancer Survival Center at Methodist, allows physicians to deliver precise, sculpted doses of radiation to any area of the body.
Once Again, Methodist Medical Center Earns an “A” in Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Methodist Medical Center was recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety ScoreSM
Local Members of Faith Promise Bring Spring to Methodist’s Hospitality Houses
Friday, May 24, 2013
Local members of Faith Promise church gave their time and energy this April to help at Methodist Medical Center’s Hospitality Houses.  Members of the church’s Williams Small Group and Goudy Small Group joined forces at the Hospitality Houses where they pressure washed the siding, made repairs to the screened-in porch, installed landscape spot lights and additional outdoor outlets, cleaned and repaired gutters, repaired picnic tables, and spruced up the landscaping.
Health Night: Combating the Sniffles, Sneezing and Stuffiness of Spring
Monday, May 20, 2013
Nearly 40 million Americans have nasal allergies and more than 10 million have allergic asthma. Many of these people will experience runny noses, congestion, itchy and watery eyes, and sneezing as spring kicks into high gear. Those who have allergic asthma also may have to deal with wheezing and coughing.  Learn more about spring allergies - risk factors and how to protect yourself - with board-certified and fellowship-trained allergy and immunology specialist Jeffrey Schlactus, MD at Health Night, Tuesday, May 28.
Targeting Cancer Like Never Before: Cone Beam CT
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Thompson Cancer Survival Center at Methodist has incorporated Cone Beam technology into its existing linear accelerator, which delivers radiation to cancer patient. This addition allows for more targeted radiation treatments. Used with any type of cancer, Cone Beam CT is more accurate, it reduces side effects to other parts of the body, and it allows for a safer, larger delivery of radiation.
Physicians at Your Fingertips: Methodist offers new Physician Directory
Friday, May 10, 2013
Looking for a doctor? Methodist Medical Center can help. Each year Methodist distributes a free, updated, edition of its Physician Directory, and the 2013 directory is now available.
Healthy Eating is Fun and Delicious with Methodist’s Cooking Classes
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
We’ve all heard that good eating habits are key to a healthy heart, but what if you don’t know where to begin when it comes to preparing healthy meals or what if you still want to eat the foods you love? Do you have to give up flavor and old family favorites for the sake of your heart? Not at all! Methodist Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehab program sponsors Heart-Healthy Cooking Classes, which make preparing healthy meals a quick, tasty, and enjoyable experience. The next class is Monday, May 13. And what's on the menu? Why it's lean country sausage, Swiss-potato bake, and light and fluffy biscuits... and that's just the beginning!