Welcome to Lakeland Regional Health!

Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to welcome the following care providers: Desiree Dowling is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner seeing Trauma patients at our Pablo Campus. Ms. Dowling is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and she is certified as a Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse and a Trauma Nurse. She previously served as a […]

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Welcome to Lakeland Regional Health!

Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to welcome the following care providers: Mitchell Austin, MD, FACS,  joins Lakeland Regional Health as an Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose and Threat). Dr. Austin earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Nevada in Reno. He completed his Fellowship in Pediatric Otolarnygology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and […]

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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is celebrated nationally as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We hope that during this time you will pause to reflect on women’s health issues, take proactive steps to monitor and improve your own health, and encourage those you love to do so as well. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breast cancer […]

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New Breast Cancer Drug Shows Promise

  By DENNIS DOUDA Mayo Clinic News Network Researchers are encouraged by the early results for patients using Z-endoxifen. Researchers are encouraged by the early results for patients using Z-endoxifen. The potent derivative of the drug tamoxifen was given to women with estrogen-receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer, the most common form of breast cancer in women whose disease has spread. […]

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Discovery of New Prostate Cancer Biomarkers Could Improve Precision Therapy

By SARA TINER Mayo Clinic News Network Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a new cause of treatment resistance in prostate cancer. Their discovery also suggests ways to improve prostate cancer therapy. The findings appear in Nature Medicine. In the publication, the authors explain the role of mutations within the SPOP gene on the development of resistance […]

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