Cosmetologists sought for Look Good Feel Better Program

Cosmetologists sought for Look Good Feel Better Program Volunteers needed to teach cancer patients techniques to overcome effects of treatment The American Cancer Society will offer a Look Good Feel Better facilitator training class for licensed cosmetologists and estheticians on Monday, November 14, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center located at 919 South Broad Street in Thomasville. Look Good Feel Better is a free program for women who...



Archbold Offers Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care

Archbold Offers Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care No woman wants to be told she has breast cancer. Yet, if this year is typical, doctors will break this news to more than 230,000 women in the U.S. Perhaps you will know one of them. She might be your mother, daughter, wife or close friend. Or perhaps you will be the woman who suddenly finds herself asking, "Will I survive this disease?" More than ever before, the answer to this question is a reassuring yes. Every year since...



Archbold Announces 5K Pink Color Run Winners

Archbold Announces 5K Pink Color Run Winners To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center hosted a 5K pink color run on Saturday, October 1. Sponsored by Archbold Medical Center and Live Better, Thomas County’s new health initiative, the Pink Run helped promote early detection of breast cancer and encouraged overall healthy living. Around 300 people participated in the run/walk event. Margaret Wetherbee was the overall female winner...



Calling All Survivors - Archbold Hosting Fifth Annual Pink Affair Fashion Show

Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among women other than skin cancer. It’s the second-leading cause of cancer death, and about one in eight women will develop the disease in their lifetime. The disease consistently remains one of the most common cancers treated at Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center. On October 14, 2016, Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center will host the fifth annual Pink Affair, a benefit fashion show featuring local cancer...



Archbold Announces Cancer Partnership with Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Singletary Oncology Center and the prestigious Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University recently announced a partnership that will enhance access to state-of-the-art cancer research and treatment to patients in Southwest Georgia. Effective today, Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center will become the first hospital to join an elite group of community hospitals known as Emory’s Winship Cancer Network. Winship is the first and only National Cancer...



Archbold Treats First Patients with New Perfexion

Earlier this fall, Archbold began installation of its new Gamma Knife Perfexion, technology that has been referred to as the “gold standard” treatment for non-invasive radiosurgery of the brain. On October 5th, physicians treated the first patients using the brand new technology—the latest and most precise radiosurgery technology to hit the market, and the only one if its kind in South Georgia and North Florida’s Big Bend Region. And Archbold physicians say the advantages of the...



Archbold Welcomes Medical Oncologist

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed medical oncologist/hematologist Josh Simmons, MD, to the hospital’s medical staff. A native of St. Simons Island, Georgia, Dr. Simmons earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Georgia in Athens and a medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean.  He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, where he was named “Resident of the Year” and...