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Breathe Easier: Getting Screened for Lung Cancer

Cancer is a scary word, and an even scarier diagnosis. Louisiana has the 11th highest incidence and 8th highest mortality rate of lung cancer in the U.S. Catching a tumor early increases your chance of successful treatment. But are you at risk? To learn more about lung cancer risk factors, testing techniques, and a brief treatment overview for lung cancer, please join Dr. Clifford Courville, MD, a board certified ...

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Brian Harrell, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group Welcomes Brian Harrell, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP, a board-certified Family Medicine Specialist to its staff as part of the Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Center. He is also fellowship-trained in sports medicine. In addition to treating patients of all ages, Dr. Harrell serves on the full-time faculty of the Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program with fellow faculty members Bryan Barootes, ...

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Free Seminar: On the Right Foot -Managing Diabetic Nerve Damage and Wound Care

Managing diabetes is difficult. A chronic disease that is often times incurable, those who suffer face a great many challenges that are unique to the disease, including but not limited to nerve pain and wounds on lower extremities. Proper management of diabetic symptoms can prevent these complications from occurring, but once they have occurred, they can be managed in a vast number of ways. To learn more about ...

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Surgeon Darin Doumite, MD, Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group Welcomes Darin Doumite, MD, a board-certified and fellowship-trained general surgeon to its staff. He joins fellow surgeons Amanda Ellington, MD, Thomas Rossowski, MD and Richard Shimer, MD at Memorial Medical Group Surgery & Trauma. Dr. Doumite received his bachelors from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and his medical degree from St. Matthews University. His postgraduate ...

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Memorial Doctors Named Top Performers

Eight Lake Charles Memorial primary care doctors were recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, along with the World Hypertension League, who have 70 percent or more of their patients at goal for health quality measures to treat hypertension. Blue Cross also recognized five Memorial physicians for meeting the program’s health goals tied to diabetes, vascular disease and chronic kidney disease. ...

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