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GHS Urology is a medical and surgical specialty that focuses on the urinary tracts of men and women as well as the reproductive systems of men. Surgeons at Greenville Health System are using new techniques and exploring the latest avenues for treating urologic problems and diseases of the urologic system, from prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction, to kidney stones.
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With a focus on translational research and personalized medicine, GHS’ Institute for Translational Oncology Research (ITOR) provides some of the most advanced cancer treatments available anywhere in the world.
Greenville Health System offers patients a unique approach to cancer treatment through its Multidisciplinary Center (MDC) at the GHS Cancer Institute. The MDC allows a patient to accomplish in one morning visit what previously may have taken weeks.
Greenville Health System’s Center for Integrative Oncology and Survivorship (CIOS) is a new patient-centered program that integrates evidenced-based complementary therapies with traditional cancer care to treat the “whole patient,” encompassing mind, body and spirit.
The National Cancer Institute proclaims GHS Cancer Institute among the nation’s best in research with a recent award of $6.7 million to conduct clinical trials and research studies aimed at improving patient outcomes and reducing health disparities. GHS is the only community-based site in S.C. to receive the award. Clinical trials focus on improving cancer prevention, cancer control, screening for early cancers and post-treatment surveillance, while cancer care delivery research focuses on quality of life and understanding the diverse and multi-level factors that affect access to and quality of care.
Erectile Dysfunction. What is it?
Blog Post by Dr. William Flanagan.
ED is the inability to have an erection sufficient for sex. ED is very common. In fact, up to 50% of men in developing countries will develop ED in their lifetime, which means up to 30 million American men have ED.
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Cancer Institute Announcement
Greenville Health System’s Cancer Institute has been awarded $6.7 million to conduct clinical trials and research studies aimed at improving patient outcomes and reducing health disparities. The money comes from the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP), part of the National Institutes of Health. GHS is one of only 40 programs in the country to receive a NCORP grant.