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AO’s Gyn Onc Team Talks Cervical Cancer Awareness

2023-01-31T18:40:47-05:00

It's Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.  But for AO's gynecologic oncology team, being vigilant about pelvic health is a daily endeavor. AO's Gynecologic Oncology Care Team - from back left, clockwise: Nicole Wolbert, FNP-C; Alayna Whitten; Courtney Miller; Buffy Butler. Nurse Practitioner Nicole Wolbert, FNP-C, leads Augusta Oncology's gynecologic oncology team, which includes medical [...]

AO’s Gyn Onc Team Talks Cervical Cancer Awareness2023-01-31T18:40:47-05:00

Community Oncology Alliance Elects Dr. Miriam Atkins as President

2023-01-27T17:36:02-05:00

Miriam Atkins, MD, FACP, Elected President of COA The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a non-profit organization singularly dedicated to advocating for community oncology practices and the patients they serve, is pleased to announce the election of new and re-appointed members to the COA Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Miriam Atkins, MD, FACP, was elected [...]

Community Oncology Alliance Elects Dr. Miriam Atkins as President2023-01-27T17:36:02-05:00

Gynecological Oncology 101: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

2023-01-17T21:39:39-05:00

Did you know that the five main types of gynecologic cancer are cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancer? If not, don’t worry. Most women (and men) aren’t taught about gynecological oncology or its importance. That’s why gynecological oncology is an incredibly important part of women's healthcare. It goes beyond simple diagnosis and treatment for cancers affecting a woman's [...]

Gynecological Oncology 101: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?2023-01-17T21:39:39-05:00

How Digital Imaging Can Help Speed up the Screening Process

2022-12-27T21:14:35-05:00

In the US alone, over 39.5% of people will be diagnosed with some form of cancer. Early detection and diagnosis are key to successful treatment, and digital imaging can play a major role in this process. Digital imaging includes a variety of diagnostic modalities. Each of these modalities plays an important role in cancer screening and the diagnostic process. [...]

How Digital Imaging Can Help Speed up the Screening Process2022-12-27T21:14:35-05:00

How to Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month

2022-11-11T17:00:51-05:00

Every November, we celebrate National Family Caregivers Month to honor the more than 53 million family caregivers across the United States. Family caregivers play a significant role in the lives of some of the most vulnerable members of society. Unfortunately, these caregivers often forget to take care of themselves. November is a great time to celebrate them [...]

How to Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month2022-11-11T17:00:51-05:00

Getting Ahead of Joint Pain: Your Guide to Rheumatology

2022-10-31T14:10:32-04:00

Every year around 15 million people report experiencing joint pain associated with arthritis. Joint pain is one of the most common complaints heard by rheumatology doctors. It can be caused by a wide variety of factors, from injuries and arthritis to autoimmune diseases. If you’re living with joint pain, you know how debilitating it can be. It [...]

Getting Ahead of Joint Pain: Your Guide to Rheumatology2022-10-31T14:10:32-04:00

How to Reduce Joint Inflammation

2022-09-12T20:36:13-04:00

About one in four adults has arthritis, with 25% of these patients suffering from severe joint pain. As a result, about one in 10 adults feels unable to perform certain activities. Chronic joint inflammation could impact your mobility and quality of life. Before that can happen, use these tips to learn how to reduce joint inflammation. With [...]

How to Reduce Joint Inflammation2022-09-12T20:36:13-04:00

The Complete Guide to Infusion Therapy: Everything to Know

2022-09-23T17:31:58-04:00

Chronic conditions are those that last for more than a year and they are more common than you might expect, so it only makes sense that there are more treatment options for these different conditions than ever before. In the past, most types of medication used to be administered orally, but infusion therapy is becoming more [...]

The Complete Guide to Infusion Therapy: Everything to Know2022-09-23T17:31:58-04:00

The Different Types of Arthritis, Explained

2022-07-27T19:54:02-04:00

About one in four adults in the US have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Although many of us are aware that arthritis is joint pain that feels as if it's deep in the bones, some people aren't aware that there are different types. There are actually lots, and every case of arthritis is different. If you have this condition, it's [...]

The Different Types of Arthritis, Explained2022-07-27T19:54:02-04:00

Rheumatic Diseases: What Patients Need to Know

2022-07-11T18:59:23-04:00

You've likely heard about one of the more common forms of rheumatic disease: rheumatoid arthritis. In the U.S. alone, this disease affects nearly 59 million people. You might even be dealing with the effects of it yourself. Like other forms of rheumatic diseases, arthritis affects the joints and bones in your body. However, many other rheumatic diseases [...]

Rheumatic Diseases: What Patients Need to Know2022-07-11T18:59:23-04:00