National Colorectal Cancer Month

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Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer ranks as the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States when combining both sexes, according to the American Cancer Society’s 2013 statistics. With advanced treatments now available, colorectal cancer-related deaths can be significantly reduced. If we can catch it in time, we can cure it. Approximately 98% of my surgeries […]

President & CEO Peggy Schmitt Chosen as Grand Marshal

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As a young girl growing up in St. Louis, this year’s grand marshal didn’t aspire to be the leader of a major metropolitan hospital. Instead, Peggy Schmitt chose nursing as her profession and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She worked at hospitals in St. Louis and Kansas City. A friend of Peggy’s from nursing […]