The Common Male Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common male cancers. According to statistics from the National Cancer Institute, in 2020 prostate cancer made up 10.6% of new cancer cases in the U.S. This cancer affects the prostate gland, which is a gland involved in producing semen. Signs and Symptoms Early-stage prostate cancer often produces no symptoms. In the advanced stages, some symptoms may include: • … Continue reading The Common Male Cancer

Second Time’s a Charm

Ken McDermott is a hard-working, blue collar resident of Moultrie, Georgia, who always tries to do the right thing. That’s why when Ken turned 50, he did what any responsible older male is supposed to do at that age: get your PSA level checked, especially if you are considered at-risk for prostate cancer. McDermott certainly fit that category. His father, Lewis DeMott, had just passed … Continue reading Second Time’s a Charm

Archbold Offers New Therasphere Cancer Treatment

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of Americans who are diagnosed with liver cancer is rising. Approximately 33,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with liver cancer each year, and about 27,000 die from the disease. The American Cancer Society estimates approximately 760 liver cancer deaths in Georgia in 2020.Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center, in conjunction … Continue reading Archbold Offers New Therasphere Cancer Treatment

A Fighter to the End

Debbie Durham was known around the Moultrie community as a loving mother and wife. According to those who were lucky enough to be around her, she could “sing like an angel.” In fact, Debbie and David “Bull” Durham met almost 30 years ago when he was the minister of music for a local church and needed a piano player for an upcoming revival. She was … Continue reading A Fighter to the End

Managing Cervical Health

The U.S. Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. With the National Cervical Cancer Coalition, congress is trying to raise awareness of the actions women can take to prevent cervical cancer. Technological breakthroughs have led to a 60% reduction in cervical cancer deaths since the 1950s. Still, over 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and over 4,000 die of the disease in the … Continue reading Managing Cervical Health