28 Feb February is Black History Month
Rebecca Lee Crumpler, MD. James McCune Smith, MD. Alexa Irene Canady, MD. These trailblazers broke barriers and shattered stereotypes in United States healthcare. We celebrate these pioneers this month and every month as they have paved the way for all black physicians today.
At CenterPoint Radiation Oncology, we are proud to continue the legacy of these physicians in providing the highest and most technologically advanced care to our patients.
Recently, I was featured in the book Made for More by Dr. Nneka Unachukwu, which discusses the journey of entrepreneurial physicians practicing medicine on their own terms. Check it out today!
Don’t forget to tune into Centerpoint’s podcast Cancer from A to Z. In Episode 24, I lay out the six crucial things to know when visiting your oncologist. As fellow physicians, I hope this gives you the inspiration to create tips for your patients so they know what to expect when they step into your office.
Founder, CenterPoint Radiation Oncology
Free Prostate Screening
Prostate cancer is a common health concern among men, and early detection is key to successful treatment. With this in mind, we are proud to announce a free prostate screening event for all men.
This event will provide an opportunity for individuals to receive a thorough examination and receive important information about their prostate health. Our team of experienced medical professionals, including Dr. Rosalyn Morrell and Dr. Dana Scott, will be on hand to answer any questions and provide guidance on the steps men can take to maintain a healthy prostate.
Don’t miss this chance to take control of your health – sign up for the free prostate screening event today!
To schedule an appointment for a FREE prostate cancer screening call:
LIMITED AVAILABILITY. REGISTER TODAY!
Made for More Compiled by: Nneka Unachukwu, MD
Doctors have been sold a lie that they don’t make great entrepreneurs.
Made for More is the peer resource Dr. Unachukwu wishes she’d had. With stories from over forty doctors, including our very own Dr. Rosalyn Morrell, from the EntreMD Business School, see how these physician entrepreneurs overcame fear, self-doubt, lack of experience, and other obstacles to create success on their terms. Follow their journeys to thriving physician entrepreneurship through endeavors such as building their brands and starting private practices, coaching practices, and nonprofits.
National Cancer Prevention Month
February is also Cancer Prevention Month!
Research has shown that more than 40 percent of all cancers diagnosed and nearly half of all deaths from cancer in the United States can be attributed to preventable causes – things like smoking, excess body weight, physical inactivity, and excessive exposure to the sun.
As a result, steps such as quitting smoking (or never starting in the first place), maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, protecting your skin from the sun, and getting vaccinated against the pathogens that cause certain cancers can dramatically reduce your risk of certain cancers.
Read more below!
Getting a cancer diagnosis can be a very uncertain time in someone’s life. Questions can arise as thoughts and minds race to understand the news. With all of that uncertainty, sometimes we may forget some of the basic things we need to know for an appointment with a physician.
We understand and it can be a lot to take in. In this episode, we are going to cover what your oncologist wants you to know to make your time with them easier.
Listen in to learn about six crucial things to know when visiting your oncologist. You will hear some advice you may already know and some advice you may have never thought about.
Save this episode for future reference or share it with those you know and you can use it as a quick checklist to be prepared for your next visit.