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Tourniquetless Knee Replacement Offers Less Pain, Quicker Recovery for...
Betty Smith of Cookeville has always been active, but after years of increasing deterioration of her right knee joint, she finally reached a point where the pain was keeping her from enjoying life.   “I had severe pain,” said Smith. “I spent more Read the Full Story...
Low-Dose CT Screening Catches Patient’s Lung Cancer Early
JOSEPH PRYOR OF COOKEVILLE, a former smoker for 42 years, was used to getting a chest X-ray to check for lung cancer during his annual visits to his primary care doctor.   “Then I saw an advertisement about how low-dose CT (LDCT) lung screenings are Read the Full Story...
Breast Cancer Survivor Says Don’t Wait to Get It Checked Out
Regina Groce of Baxter, a BRCA-positive breast cancer survivor, has a message for women everywhere: If you notice anything unusual, don’t wait to get it checked out.   “I found a lump in my breast, and I waited four to five months to go to the Read the Full Story...
Genetic Counseling Helps Cancer Patient and Her Family Understand CHEK2...
When Rhuveda Cross, a retired school librarian from Byrdstown, was diagnosed with stage 2 HER2 positive breast cancer earlier this year, her doctor ordered a full genetic panel. And, because she was having chemotherapy at Cookeville Regional — which Read the Full Story...
Diabetic Wounds Were Healed at CRMC Wound Care Center
Last year, Collette Dishman of Livingston nearly lost her life from a blood infection resulting from diabetic sores on her feet that reached to the bone. But thanks to the care she received at The Advanced Wound Care Center at Cookeville Regional, Read the Full Story...
CRMC Intervention Helped Save Heart Tissue and Brain Function
Kay Price of Jamestown was stopping off at the grocery store after a Sunday morning church service when she started having chest pain and a very bad headache.   The next thing she knew, she was waking up nearly a week later in Cookeville Regional’s Read the Full Story...