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Dr. Elizabeth Arguelles Helps Patients Feel Beautiful

Board Certified Breast Surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Arguelles is partnering with a local makeup artist to help her patients feel beautiful while undergoing treatment. Dr. Arguelles has seen her patients struggle with the physical changes that come with cancer treatment, including hair loss.

After hearing the concerns, she partnered with a local makeup artist to boost her patient’s self-confidence. Following the makeovers, patients have expressed gratitude for the service. One patient said the makeover was one of her happiest moments since being diagnosed.

Watch the video below to see one patient’s transformation.

Fort Myers Doctor Provides Support for Breast Cancer Patients

Since 2011, Dr. Lea Blackwell, a 21st Century Oncology affiliated physician, has sought to redesign the bra given to breast cancer patients after undergoing mastectomies, biopsies, and lumpectomy surgeries to make patients more comfortable. Now, the Blackwell Bra is one step closer to production for all breast cancer patients.

It took several years and patent filings for her design, but Dr. Blackwell is now starting production on the Blackwell Bra. Her goal remains to help improve the lives of breast cancer patients across the country. Sometimes, just the right kind of support can make all the difference.

Dr. Blackwell spoke with Fort Myers TV station WINK about her new bra. View the video below.

As Seen in the East Oregonian: Cancer Clinic Opens in Hermiston

A new cancer clinic opened in Hermiston, Oregon. To bring awareness to the center opening, Full Circle PR contacted local media outlets, and the East Oregonian ran a story to educate the region.

Cancer clinic opening Hermiston office

Kennewick-based Northwest Cancer Clinic is opening an office in the Columbia Professional Plaza. 

HERMISTON — The Northwest Cancer Clinic is opening an office in Hermiston.

Patients will still have to visit the clinic’s Kennewick location for radiation treatment but will now be able to stay in Hermiston for new patient consults, follow-up care and integrative oncology services starting Oct. 19.

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Orthopaedic Surgeon Discusses Importance of Exercise

Orthopaedic surgeon William Cottrell, M.D. of Orthopaedic Associates of West Florida says doctors need to prescribe exercise for their patients. The avid runner, and six time participant in the Boston Marathon, Dr. Cottrell sees the benefits of physical exercise to his own health. Yet fewer than one in four American adults exercises enough to reap those benefits, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention. Dr. Cottrell considers it a physician’s responsibility to help change that.

Prescription to Exercise

William Cottrell, M.D. spends his days mending injured knees and shoulders. He understands all too well the importance of getting his patients up and moving again. That’s because when Dr. Cottrell isn’t in the operating room, you can often find him pounding the pavement. He is an avid runner, and has completed the Boston Marathon six times, including in 2014, a year after the tragic bombings that shocked the nation.

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As Seen in the Tri-City Herald: Cancer Clinic Host Documentary Screening

Northwest Cancer Clinic in Kennewick, Washington recently hosted a screening of the transformative documentary, “The C Word”. To help promote the event, Full Circle PR reached out to local media. The Tri-City Herald ran a story about the event.

Kennewick cancer clinic to hold film screening

By Sara Schilling

Northwest Cancer Clinic is holding a free screening of the documentary The C Word on Aug. 31 in Richland.

The event is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Uptown Theatre, 1300 Jadwin Ave.

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As Seen in McDowell News: Dr. Louay Hanna Joins Practice

Medical Oncologist Dr. Louay Hanna joined a cancer treatment center in Asheville, North Carolina. Below is a story that ran in local newspaper McDowell News.

New oncologist to practice in Asheville, Marion

Asheville Hematology & Oncology announced that Dr. Louay Hanna, a board-certified oncologist, is joining the practice’s Asheville and Marion cancer treatment teams.

Hanna earned his medical degree from the University of Damascus in Syria, followed by a residency in internal medicine at NYU Winthrop University in Mineola, New York where he was named “Outstanding Third Year Resident.” He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American College of Physicians, according to a news release.”

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As Seen in The Mountaineer: New Physician Joins Haywood Cancer Center

Dr. Jennifer Heaberlin recently joined Haywood Cancer Center in Clyde, North Carolina. To help increase her visibility in the community, local newspaper The Mountaineer covered the story, below.

Heaberlin joins Haywood Cancer Center

By Michelle Hopper

CLYDE — Jennifer Heaberlin, D.O. is joining Drs. Barton Paschal and William Butler in the practice of medical oncology at Haywood Cancer Center.

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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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