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    • MARCH 18, 2019
    Early Detection Saved Me from Colon Cancer

    Early Detection Saved Me from Colon Cancer

    In recent months, the American Cancer Society (ACS) unveiled new guidelines recommending doctors to begin screening for colorectal cancer starting at age 45. Colorectal cancer includes all cancers of the colon and rectum. Prior to this updated recommendation, physicians were advised to begin screening patients at age 50. Recent research has shown alarming trends in

    • MARCH 13, 2019
    PMC Brings the First and Only 4k Ultra High Definition 4k Imaging System to the Region

    PMC Brings the First and Only 4k Ultra High Definition 4k Imaging System to the Region

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is the only hospital in the region to offer patients the Visera 4K Ultra High-Definition System. PMC added this state-of-the-art technology to address unmet needs in medical imaging. The Visera 4K is recognized for improving visual elements such as resolution, light and color for laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgery. The new surgery

    • MARCH 9, 2018
    PMC da Vinci surgical team performs 100th robotic surgery

    PMC da Vinci surgical team performs 100th robotic surgery

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is proud to announce a milestone has been reached, with their 100th surgery using the da Vinci XI Surgical System. This minimally-invasive surgery benefits the patient through shorter hospital stays, less pain and scarring, less risk of wound infections, less blood loss, fewer transfusions, faster recovery and quicker return to normal