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Patient Praises Physician in Letter to the Editor of Local Newspaper

When Robert Rostron, Ph.D., was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he extensively researched treatment options across the united states. He learned that some of the latest technology and an exceptional physician were right in his backyard, in Naples, Florida. Below is a letter he wrote to the Naples Daily News detailing his story.

The purpose of this communication is to make you aware of my recent, positive, remarkable and successful radiation treatment for prostate cancer at 21st Century Oncology’s Naples facility. This outcome was facilitated through the above and beyond efforts of my radiation oncologist, Dr. Michael Hanus.

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Local Podiatry Practice Featured in the Tampa Bay Times

Full Circle PR client Ankle + Foot Center of Tampa Bay was featured in the Tampa Bay Times touting a new treatment for foot pain. Below is the story as it appeared in the local newspaper.

Treatments vary for painful plantar fasciitis, but rest is the best

By Irene Maher

You might say Judi Briant has spent more than 33 years on her feet. As a teacher with Hillsborough County schools and a professor at Hillsborough Community College, she was always standing or walking.

“That’s the way I work,” said Briant, who retired from Armwood High but still teaches at HCC. “I can’t sit down and teach, I’m always on my feet in the classroom.”

On some days she’d put in another 3 miles at home on the treadmill.

About seven years ago, it caught up with her. Briant developed pain in her right foot and started limping through her day. Then one evening while teaching she tried to stand up and collapsed in her chair.

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As Seen in the Naples Daily News: Breast Cancer Surgery Breakthrough “Godsend” For Local Woman

Naples Breast Surgeon, Elizabeth Arguelles, MD interviewed with the Naples Daily News about “Hidden Scar” – an advanced breast surgery technique that hides scars from surgery, minimizing the emotional reminder of breast cancer. She and two of her patients shared their stories with the Naples Daily News. View the story below.

Breast cancer surgery breakthrough: Hidden scar technique is a ‘godsend’

By Liz Freeman

When Joanne Janopoulos learned she is genetically predisposed to breast cancer, the 45-year-old mother of two young children chose a preventive double mastectomy.

Her surgeon used a hidden scar and nipple-sparing approach that combines oncology care and plastic surgery for optimal aesthetic results. Continue reading “As Seen in the Naples Daily News: Breast Cancer Surgery Breakthrough “Godsend” For Local Woman” »

New Skin Cancer Treatment in Kennewick, Washington Featured on Local News

Northwest Cancer Clinic’s Board Certified Radiation Oncologist Dr. Brian Lawenda discusses the Kennewick cancer treatment clinic’s new, non-surgical treatment for skin cancer called high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy on local TV.

As Seen on ABC7: Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad Discusses Allergens that May Be in Your Home with Local TV

Fort Myers pulmonologist and allergist Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad with Allergy Sleep & Lung Care discusses allergens that could be in your home with the local ABC station. Watch as he tours a typical home to show where allergens could be hiding.

As Seen on Bay News 9: Local Pain Medicine Physician Discusses Cancer Pain

Dr. Maulik Bhalani at Florida Pain Medicine was interviewed by Bay News 9 about a new study showing that cancer patients are not receiving proper pain management treatments.

Statistics show that between 2000 and 2010, overall opioid prescriptions increased by 466 percent, but they only increased by 16 percent for cancer patients. Those numbers are backed up by researchers who studied about 4,500 cancer patients who died between 2005 and 2012, and who received at least one prescription for an analgesic.

Breast Surgeon Dr. Lea Blackwell Discusses Inflammatory Breast Cancer on Local TV

To coincide with an upcoming episode of the hit TV show “Grey’s Anatomy,” Fort Myers board certified breast surgeon Dr. Lea Blackwell with Associates in General and Vascular Surgery spoke with the local ABC station about inflammatory breast cancer to separate fact from fiction. View the video below. 

Dr. Elizabeth Arguelles Discusses Surviving Breast Cancer and The Latest Advances in Technology on Local News

Dr. Elizabeth Arguelles, board certified breast surgeon with 21st Century Oncology in Naples, discusses how breast cancer patients can feel normal after diagnosis and treatment. She also discusses the latest advances in breast cancer surgery with ABC-7. View the video below.