Health in Dillon, SC

The many advances in treatments for Leukemia make this one of the most survivable cancers. McLeod Oncologist Dr. James Smith explains treatments for the two most common types of Leukemia – Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML).

The Mediterranean. The DASH. Heart healthy diet options come in many forms and by many names. Now add the Nordic Diet.

Like many Americans, you probably love your technology – computers, tablets, phones, games. The average US resident sends more than 40 emails a day, spend 23 hours a week texting with 50,000 to 200,000 keystrokes a day.

Some heart problems provide lots of warnings signs. Others don’t, which is why you need to recognize symptoms quickly. McLeod Cardiologist Anne Everman, M.D., explains the changes to look for.

A woman’s decision to undergo a hysterectomy is always filled with questions. Now the Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy option removes many of those questions. McLeod OB/GYN Paul Chandler, MD, explains.

Once you know that each foot has 26 bones, it’s not difficult to understand that foot fractures are among some of the most common orthopedic injuries.

Hearing the words “You have breast cancer” (or any kind of cancer) can be emotionally destructive. You hear the words but your mind is overcome by a tidal wave of questions and feelings.

Thanks to continuing research, smokers or former smokers who are at high risk for lung cancer now have a screening test that can help spot cancer earlier, increasing survival.

Leukemia – like all cancers – results from the wrong kind of cells growing in the body. Unlike normal cells, these cancer cells don’t die, they continue to divide and eventually crowd out the healthy cells.

FLORENCE, S.C. – Registered nurse Jeremy Odom was named the August DAISY Award Recipient for McLeod Regional Medical Center.