October 13 is National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Think Beyond Pink: When Breast Cancer Spreads By now, most are aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s hard to miss the countless community events scheduled or the pink shirts, hats, bumper stickers, and so much more around town—even the NFL participates with players wearing pink shoes, arm bands, and towels. This month…

CCHC Ranks #1 in Nation for Cancer Screening

New Bern, NC – On August 25, 2015 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publically released quality and cost results for 333 Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) around the country. Coastal Carolina Health Care, P.A.’s (CCHC) ACO ranked # 1 in the country for cancer screening(1) for the second consecutive year.  The group also…

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CCHC gets top ranking for cancer program

CCHC receives top ranking in the country for cancer screening, quality and cost savings for patients. by Eddie Fitzgerald, Sun Journal For the second year, a local health care agency has received top ranking in the country for cancer screening, quality and cost savings for patients. Coastal Carolina Health Care, P.A.’s Accountable Care Organization received…

Oliver Sacks, “Explorer of the Brain”, dies at 82

Oliver Sacks received his medical degree in 1960 from The Queen’s College in Oxford and moved to the United States for his internship at Mount Zion Hospital in San Francisco. Sacks wrote a number of case studies about his patients with neurological disorders, the most famous of which was adapted into the 1990 movie starring…

Colors 4 Cancer COLOR RUN!!

Register Now for the Craig Brake Memorial Colors 4 Cancer Color Run! The 2015 Craig Brake Memorial Colors 4 Cancer 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk is a color run which benefits the Journey of Hope Cancer Support Center in New Bern, NC.  Journey of Hope helps LOCAL patients and families cope with the emotional, physical,…

Cancer Transitions: Moving Beyond Treatment

Learning how to move forward Cancer Transitions is a free 2.5 hour, four-week wellness program designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. Expert panelists including physicians, nutritionists and fitness experts will discuss exercise tailored to each participant’s abilities, provide tips for relaxation, stress management and nutritious eating. Meet…