The new Friends for Life program sponsored by Trident Health’s Breast Care Center recognizes the fight against breast cancer is one that we share and will have to win together. It also recognizes that something as simple as a telephone call or a text message can be a lifesaver.
To take part in the free program, you are encouraged first to
North Charleston, S.C. / June 11, 2013 – Trident Health is proud to announce plans for the expansion of Trident Cancer Center. The preliminary design calls for an extensive renovation to the current facility, located at Trident Medical Center, and an expansion of more than 3,500 square feet. The total project cost is estimated to be $6.1
“We’ve developed a a collaborative approach to monitor and document radiation doses and to follow up with patients accordingly.”
Lisa Mowry, Radiation Safety Officer, Trident Health
While new technologies offer many advantages in pinpointing and diagnosing medical problems, Trident Health is taking extra steps to prevent patients from
North Charleston, S.C./ February 15, 2012 –The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the Cancer Program at Trident Cancer Center.
A facility receives a Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation following an on-site evaluation by a physician
With more than 230,000 cases of invasive breast cancer expected to be diagnosed in 2011, it’s important for women to stay informed and take steps to detect the disease early. First, consider your risk factors, says Trident Health System internist Rica Santiago, MD, with LowCountry Internal Medicine in North Charleston. In general, a
THS is the Only Hospital in the Lowcountry Offering this Early Detection Opportunity
North Charleston, S.C. / October 20, 2011- Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women. The disease claims more lives each year than colon, prostate, ovarian, lymph and breast cancers combined. A simple
Education and Support for Patients and Families
Meet others who truly understand.
• The Breast Cancer Support Group is open to women ?who have been diagnosed with breast, ovarian or ?cervical cancer.
• A Caregiver Support Group is available for spouses, siblings, children, parents or friends of
This old cliché reminds us that our diet impacts our body-inside & out- in a major way.
Every part of us is made from nutrients, the building blocks in our foods, including: the brain, heart, skin, blood, eyes, muscles and all other body parts.
Our food also impacts how our body functions, our energy level, mood, sleep, digestion,
August 15, 2008; Charleston, SC: One out of every two men and one out of every three women will develop cancer in his or her lifetime.
Trident Medical Center will be hosting an I Can Cope support group in partnership with the American Cancer Society on Tuesday, August 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Trident Cancer Center.
Dr. Charles Holladay,
The da Vinci® Surgical System recently introduced at Trident Medical Center gives patients a powerful new weapon in the fight against prostate cancer.
Significant advantages made possible by use of the da Vinci robotic system are making this technology an increasingly popular option for treatment of prostate cancer through removal of
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