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Unique Cancer Treatment is Extending Lives: HIPEC Comes to CentraState

By |2022-07-14T10:56:29-04:00July 10th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

A highly advanced, two-phase surgery now available at CentraState is bringing new hope to certain patients with specific types of cancer. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, or HIPEC, combines tumor removal surgery with a heated, concentrated chemotherapy bath inside the abdomen, battling cancer directly at its source and potentially extending lives [...]

Surf’s Up After Foot Surgery

By |2022-06-27T09:35:21-04:00July 10th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Joanie Sapienza placed second in a surfing contest last summer on Long Beach Island. It’s one of many trophies the 59-year-old lifelong competitive surfer has won. This honor was the sweetest, however, because it marked the Manasquan resident’s return to the sport she loves after a potentially life-altering injury. [...]

Living with Neck Pain? Here’s Advice from a Spine Expert.

By |2022-06-27T09:34:08-04:00July 9th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

When conservative treatments don’t send neck pain packing, surgery may be the best option for relief. Below is some insight on common surgical procedures from orthopedic surgeon Justin Elkrief, DO, who recently joined CentraState’s medical and dental staff and specializes in diagnosing and treating various spinal conditions. [...]

Breathe Easier with a Lung Screening

By |2022-07-14T10:55:25-04:00July 9th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Regular mammograms are key to detecting breast cancer early, and the same is true for colonoscopies in finding colon cancer when it’s most treatable. But did you know that those at risk for lung cancer due to a smoking history have the same potentially lifesaving benefit in low-dose CT [...]

A New Leader at the Helm: Introducing Tom Scott

By |2022-06-27T09:30:43-04:00July 7th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

CentraState Healthcare System has a new president and CEO – and he’s no stranger to the organization or the community. Tom Scott, FACHE, FABC, was recently appointed to this role after serving as CentraState’s chief operating officer for the past seven years. He’s been instrumental to CentraState’s growth during [...]

Health Blooms in the Garden

By |2022-06-29T11:52:24-04:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|

Gardening is wonderful for its bounty of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers, but this feel-good hobby also comes with a list of physical, mental, and emotional benefits. We’ve got a few good reasons to get your hands dirty this summer. Gardening can help: Provide exercise. Whether you’re shoveling or [...]

College-Bound Health Tips

By |2022-06-27T10:53:51-04:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Readying your teen to go to college means more than picking meal plans and packing clothes and sheets. It’s also preparing for the inevitable health issues that come up during their first time living outside of the family home. Most colleges provide a list of immunizations that your teen [...]

Guided Meditation

By |2022-06-28T09:14:48-04:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

 A Stress-Free Way to Find Your Bliss For many people, just thinking about meditating triggers the very thing it’s supposed to help relieve—stress. That’s because there are so many misconceptions about it, like you must sit still for long periods, completely empty your mind, and think about nothing. “The [...]


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