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Archbold Cardiologist one of 78 in world to Earn Cardio-Oncology Certification

Archbold cardiologist Kashyap Choksi, MD, PhD, FASNC becomes one of only 78 physicians in the world to earn Cardio-Oncology certification. Cardiologists with a Cardio-Oncology certification are trained to evaluate and treat patients who have heart disease or who are at risk for heart disease before, during, and after cancer treatment. “This is such a unique opportunity to treat patients who are undergoing oncological treatments and have a lot of cardiovascular risk factors that may...



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New TrueBeam® System Fighting Cancer at Archbold

Archbold has added a new piece of technology to its extensive cancer fighting arsenal–the Varian TrueBeam® System. The TrueBeam® system has become a new standard of care, recognized by medical professionals nationally for giving them the ability to treat a wide range of cancers in numerous ways, many of which were not possible just a few years ago. Some of advantages to the TrueBeam® system include accurate, fast, non-invasive treatments. “The main advantages of TrueBeam® are...



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Archbold Offers New Therasphere Cancer Treatment

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of Americans who are diagnosed with liver cancer is rising. Approximately 33,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with liver cancer each year, and about 27,000 die from the disease. The American Cancer Society estimates approximately 760 liver cancer deaths in Georgia in 2020. Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center, in conjunction with Thomasville’s VITA Surgery and VITA...



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Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center Announces New Provider Woolum

Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center recently announced the addition of nurse practitioner Tiffany Woolum, NP-C, to the medical oncology provider staff. Woolum worked as an infusion and clinical trials nurse at the Center for nine years before pursuing her master’s degree to become a nurse practitioner. Woolum earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Valdosta State University and a Master of Science degree in nursing from Walden University. Woolum joins clinical...



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Archbold Welcomes New Oncologist Onuoha

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed medical oncologist Chisom Onuoha, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Onuoha earned her medical degree from University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria. She completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital, a Yale University affiliate in Waterbury, Connecticut. Thereafter, she completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She joins medical oncologists Rohini...



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Thomasville Ford Donates to Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center

Thomasville Ford Donates to Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center Thomasville Ford recently made a generous$6,000 donation to the Archbold Foundation. The local car dealership fulfilled their pledge to donate $100 for every car sold in October to the hospital’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center’s “Brave and Beautiful” Program, a new program that will offer cancer patients monthly workshops led by a licensed cosmetologist who will teach skincare, makeup and hairstyles,...



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If You Go: Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Pink Affair

If You Go: Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Pink Affair Thursday, October 25, Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center will host the seventh annual Pink Affair, a benefit fashion show featuring local cancer survivors, at the Thomasville Center for the Arts. The presenting sponsor for the event will be Thomasville Ford. Proceeds from the Pink Affair will benefit the Singletary Oncology Center’s “Brave and Beautiful” program, a new program that will offer patients monthly workshops led...



Archbold Pink Affair To Continue as Planned

Archbold Pink Affair To Continue as Planned On Thursday, October 25, Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center will host the seventh annual Pink Affair, a benefit fashion show featuring local cancer survivors, at the Thomasville Center for the Arts. The presenting sponsor for the event will be Thomasville Ford. In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael and with many in the region still recovering from the powerful storm, Archbold’s leadership team was sensitive to the timing of the...



Singletary Oncology Center Seeking Models for Pink Affair

Singletary Oncology Center Seeking Models for Pink Affair 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 25, 2018, Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center will host the seventh annual...



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Singletary Oncology Center Celebrates 30 Years of Cancer Care

Singletary Oncology Center Celebrates 30 Years of Cancer Care This summer, Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center will mark a milestone in cancer care. The Center will celebrate 30 years since Archbold opened the first comprehensive cancer treatment center in the region, a move that offered area citizens world-class treatment in a community setting. The Thomasville-based Oncology Center was first dedicated on June 12, 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hall Singletary, the generous...



Archbold Encourages Sun Safety

Archbold Encourages Sun Safety According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. As families enjoy more time outdoors in the summer months, Archbold physicians are encouraging people, especially those considered high risk for developing skin cancer, to take special precaution as they vacation, play outdoor sports, and work outside. “Skin cancer is most commonly diagnosed in people with lighter physical features, such as blue...



Archbold Oncology Center CoC Accredited

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center was recently granted re-accreditation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Established in 1922 by the American College of Surgeons, the CoC is a group of professional organizations dedicated to improving patient outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education and the monitoring of comprehensive, quality...