Tag Archives: cancer prevention

Coming Soon: SMH Institute for Cancer Care

Sarasota Memorial will open a new facility called The Institute for Cancer Care. Slated to open in a couple of years, the new facility will provide comprehensive care for the cancer patient.

Knowledge is power when dealing with Pancreatic Cancer – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

When an advanced cancer is detected, help navigating through all the information and statistics can be overwhelming. Gastrointestinal Oncologist Kenneth Meredith, MD, explains what can be expected when pancreatic cancer is diagnosed.

Pancreatic Cancer and the advancements in treatments on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Pancreatic cancer, as one of the top 3 causes of cancer related-deaths, occurs in about 1 in 20 patients. One of the difficulties with diagnosing the cancer is how many of the patients are not presenting symptoms. Listen and find out more about symptoms & the causes of pancreatic cancer.

Advanced endoscopic technology to detect and treat cancers and disorders of the biliary tract

February is Gall Bladder Cancer and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month

More than 10,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with advanced cancers of the gallbladder and related biliary malignancies each year. Learn about related risk factors and symptoms so it can be treated it at its earliest stages — or better yet, prevented! Visit or call Sarasota Memorial’s Cancer Information Office (941-917-1981) for prevention & screening information, or learn more in this education video featuring Sarasota Memorial Gastroenterologist Steven Kucera, MD, who uses advanced endoscopic technology to detect and treat cancers and disorders of the biliary tract