Speeding cures for lung cancer

Nearly 37 years of cigarette smoking finally caught up with Barbara Hernandez, 67. A routine CT scan before minor surgery for a deviated septum showed an orange-sized mass growing in her right lung.

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Design work begins for $65 million cancer center

This week the Community Medical Centers Board of Trustees authorized architectural design and other preconstruction work for a regional cancer treatment and research center — the first of its kind in the San Joaquin Valley.
 
The center will be designed to serve the entire Community system and patients throughout the Valley – combining services and expertise provided in multiple locations including Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno, the California Cancer Center in north Fresno and Clovis Community Medical Center.  

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Speedier discovery spurs better outcomes with lung cancer

At one time Gordon Carlson’s lung cancer diagnosis would’ve given him an iffy future. But as soon as something abnormal was detected on an x-ray of his lungs he was referred to the Lung Nodule Program at Community Regional. He’s now in remission and back to work as a corporate trainer and enjoying his family and getting outdoors again.

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