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So far Northwest Surgical Specialists has created 13 blog entries.

Naturopathic Doctors Play Increasing Role in Oncology Care

By Monica Smith, Clinical Oncology News

The use of integrative care in oncology has become somewhat standard at large academic centers. Now it's gaining ground in smaller treatment centers, where physicians recognize that for many cancer patients, holistic support throughout the course of their treatment and in survivorship is of increasing importance.

"The use of herbs and supplements in general is growing in the U.S., and the use of integrative medicine is increasing as more people are interested in supporting their standard treatment, whether it's for cancer, diabetes or other health issues," said Michelle Niesley, ND, MS, FABNO, a naturopathic physician with the Clinic of Natural Medicine, in Eugene, Ore.

"They're looking for things they can do that will give them the best chance to live the highest-quality life they can."

By | December 11th, 2017|

Banner year for 2017 Bras for Cause campaign

The Breast Care Team at Northwest Surgical Specialists was proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2017 Bras for Cause Campaign, supporting Lane County cancer patients through Oregon Cancer Foundation (OCF). Our team helped raise more than $79,000 for OCF’s Financial Assistance Program by supporting and participating in this inspiring six-week campaign.

By | December 1st, 2017|

Caring spirit: Dr. Winnie Henderson blends quality and community collaboration

Lane County Medical Society Sept 2017

By Amy Klarup, Director of Communications, Lane County Medical Society

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By | September 1st, 2017|

Physicians collaborate on patient care

As a member of the Oregon Cancer Alliance, Northwest Surgical Specialists is part of a multidisciplinary team of specialists who work together to help ensure breast cancer patients get the most efficient and strategic care possible.

By | July 28th, 2017|

Corridors to community care

Celebrating a decade of medical education in Springfield and Eugene

By Suzi Steffen
Spring 2017 Bridges magazine
May 23, 2017
Photo credit: Amiran White

By | June 6th, 2017|

Meet Your Neighbors: The Clark Family

North Gilham Living May 2017

By North Gilham Living
May 2017

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By | May 17th, 2017|

Nurse navigators guide breast cancer patients through treatment

A breast cancer diagnosis can be scary, overwhelming and confusing. Lisa Tucker, a nurse navigator with our Breast Care Team, works alongside other navigators in the community to ensure that a patient’s treatment happens as quickly and as smoothly as possible.

By | March 2nd, 2017|

Improving Treatment Near and Far

Many of our surgeons stay active in research and are frequently published in medical journals. This work helps improve care for our own patients, as well as those across the globe.

Dr. Ingalls has been published four times in the last year in the Injury and Military Medical Journals on topics related to her specialty in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. […]

By | January 30th, 2017|

20 Under 40 Awards Recipient Travis Littman

Northwest Surgical Specialists Surgeon; age: 37

By Sherri Buri McDonald
The Register-Guard
Blue Chip, 20 Under 40 Awards Special Section
Dec. 5, 2016
Photo credit: By Amiran White, For The Register-Guard

As a surgeon at Northwest Surgical Specialists, Dr. Travis Littman is helping patients, a local medical center and the region.

For the past five years, Littman has been the medical director for trauma care at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield. In that […]

By | December 6th, 2016|

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Dr. Winnie Henderson discusses the need for Oregon Cancer Foundation at the Neighbors Helping Neighbors breakfast yesterday. To find out more about the cancer foundation or to make a donation to help a neighbor in need going through treatment, go to oregoncancerfoundation.org.

By | November 11th, 2016|