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Sarah Cannon cancer experts discussed the importance of clinical trials, targeted therapies and the exciting world of immunotherapy on Fox & Friends this morning. HCA Midwest Health is proud to be a partner with Sarah Cannon, bringing world-class cancer care in your community.

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Hospital partnered with Fire/EMS Departments and Lee’s Summit Police Department to offer enriching educational experience for employees’ children.

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Dr. Lauren Bessey, with Family Health Specialists of Lee’s Summit, says breathing is the key to reducing stress. She recommends the 7-7-7 technique as a no-cost way of reducing stress.

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Knowledge is power when it comes to stroke. Knowing your personal risk factors and learning to quickly recognize the signs and symptoms, can save your life, says Dr. Lori A Boyajian-O'Neill with HCA Midwest Health. Here are some tips to reduce your risk. We also encourage you to take our free online stroke risk assessment.

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After testing positive for the BRCA gene in 2011, oncology nurse Kelly Boling at Research Medical Center – like Angelina Jolie - underwent a mastectomy and had her ovaries removed – a move that her doctor, Stephanie Graff, oncologist a HCA Midwest Health, says can reduce the risk of cancer by up to 85 percent.

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When stroke strikes, EMTs transport patient to closest hospital with most advance stroke-treatment technology and highly experienced neurosciences providers.

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Premier hometown healthcare provider recognized as outstanding employer in healthcare industry nationally by being named to prestigious annual list.

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Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Jennifer Feeback, Director of Clinical Research for Sarah Cannon HCA Midwest Health discusses the importance of clinical trials in the treatment of cancer.

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According to a new study, more heart-attack patients are getting a potentially life-saving procedure to open a blocked artery within the recommended 90-minute time frame. Referred to as door-to-balloon time, HCA Midwest hospitals average 56 minutes. Dr. Aaron L. Doonan with Lee’s Summit Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center explains the importance of this life-saving procedure.

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Sharon Hayes made good on her vow to stand by husband Jay Hayes III through sickness and health when he suffered a heart attack at home. Sharon called 9-1-1 and then administered CPR on Jay until the Lee’s Summit Fire Department arrived and the EMS crew took over. Jay was then taken to Lee’s Summit Medical Center where he was treated and cared for. Today Jay is back to his normal, active lifestyle.

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