Breast Cancer Prevention Dyersburg TN

For several years, there's been one sunny spot in the cloudy field of breast cancer prevention: exercise. Studies have shown that women who work out with some vigor and regularity reduce their risk of developing this scary disease, which kills 40,000 women a year.

Paul Daniel Koerner, MD
(731) 668-1668
440 Wilkinson Dr
Dyersburg, TN
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Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
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Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
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800 Weatherly Drive
Clarksville, TN
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Pediatric and Adult Urology
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Primary Hospital: Gateway Medical Center
Residency Training: Georgetown University, New York Medical College
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1988
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Samuel S McCachren
(865) 977-1065
220 Bmh Cancer Center
Maryville, TN
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Jennifer A Domm, MD
(615) 936-1762
2220 Pierce Ave 397 PRB II,
Nashville, TN
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Graduation Year: 2007

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Helen A Vodopick Goswitz, MD
(865) 483-7411
170 W Tennessee Ave
Oak Ridge, TN
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Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
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Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1956
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Hospital: Methodist Med Ctr Of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, Tn
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Dr.William Permenter
(731) 668-1668
440 Wilkinson Drive
Dyersburg, TN
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Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med
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Edward Kirk Barnes, MD
(615) 826-8004
135 Hatcher Ln
Hendersonville, TN
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1996
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Hospital: Tennessee Christian Med Ctr, Madison, Tn; Skyline Med Ctr, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Vanderbilt University Med Ctr

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Susan N Huntsinger, MD
4 North West
Knoxville, TN
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1997

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Millard Ray Lamb, MD
(615) 926-3611
310 N State of Franklin Rd Ste 401
Johnson City, TN
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1982

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(615) 284-8229
300 20th Ave N Ste 401
Nashville, TN
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Oncology (Cancer), General Surgery
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1983
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Hospital: Baptist Hosp, Nashville, Tn; Centennial Med Ctr/West Side, Nashville, Tn
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A Gentler Way to Prevent Breast Cancer

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For several years, there’s been one sunny spot in the cloudy field of breast cancer prevention: exercise. Studies have shown that women who work out with some vigor and regularity reduce their risk of developing this scary disease, which kills 40,000 women a year. A new study presents even brighter news. According to researchers at the Northern California Cancer Center in San Francisco, you can bask in similar benefits without exercising too hard or hitting the gym.

The researchers interviewed more than 2,500 women—some with and some without breast cancer—about their exercise habits from their teen years on. When they looked at all kinds of activity, the findings were consistent with other studies: Serious exercisers had less breast cancer than sedentary women.

But the surprise came when they tallied the women’s moderate activities, like brisk walking, ballroom dancing, bowling, housecleaning, and gardening. Women with an average of 17 hours or more of moderate activity per week had a 33 percent lower cancer rate than the least active women in their category. “That’s important because it suggests that women don’t need to run marathons to do something useful for their health,” says epidemiologist and study investigator Esther M. John.

Soon the researchers will use their data to tackle another lingering question: whether you can better reduce your breast cancer risk by being active during a particular time in your life.

Until then, there’s no time like the present to take steps to protect your breast health. And taking steps, across the dance floor or down the street, may be all you need.

—Genevieve Des Jarlais

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