Dermatologist Colton Nielson, M.D, has joined the medical team at St. Bernards Dermatology, specializing in Mohs micrographic surgery. This precise surgical technique for skin cancers—including melanoma—provides the highest cure rates among skin cancer treatments while leaving the surrounding tissue intact. Dr. Nielson’s arrival provides Northeast Arkansas with its first healthcare provider fellowship trained in the Mohs procedure.
At this point in her life, Allecia Tribble describes her day-to-day outlook as, “Living fully and excited to just be.” It wasn’t always this easy for her to be positive.
In 2009, less than three months after getting married, Allecia found a lump in her breast after doing a self exam.
It’s the word Harry Hardwick uses to describe his life. His zeal and enthusiasm for life are contagious and, at the age of 93, it’s not hard to see why. You wouldn’t know he was diagnosed with prostate cancer six years ago.
Harry moved with his late wife, Frankie, to Jonesboro in 1974. He managed the dryer division at Riceland Foods until 1993 when he retired.
Cancer doctors across the United States have noticed an upward trend in breast cancer diagnoses, which has been found to directly correlate to the availability of breast cancer screenings.
St. Bernards Cancer Center has seen growth and transition over the years to better serve patients.
St. Bernards is hosting the annual National Cancer Survivors Day celebration at the Valley View Multipurpose Building from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, June 2. Doors open at noon and lunch will be served starting at 12:30 p.m.
National Cancer Survivors Day is held every year on the first Sunday in June to celebrate the strength and life of cancer survivors across the United States. The luncheon hosted by St. Bernards is free and open to all cancer survivors.