Forrest General Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted Three-Year Accreditation to the cancer program at Forrest General Hospital.
Project provides mementos to FGH Cancer Center patients
Breast cancer patients at Forrest General Hospital’s Cancer Center who complete treatment will not only get to ring the ceremonial bell marking the end of their treatment journey, but they’ll receive something else quite special.
Hattiesburg Half Marathon Awards Medals to Cancer Survivors at Forrest General’s Cancer Center
Commemorating the end of radiation treatment, Hattiesburg Half Marathon and Forrest General Hospital have begun awarding medals to patients at Forrest General’s Cancer Center.
Ringing the Bell: A Victory Celebration and the Power of Friendship
Hazy sunlight streamed in through the floor-to-ceiling windows casting an ethereal air upon Jeanne Long. Poised and elegant, she looked as though she’d been painted there. Long glanced up as the door clicked open. Smile beaming, she stood to greet her visitor.
Artists’ and Survivors’ Reception To Be Held for 16th Annual Pine Belt Flowers of Hope Project
The Library, Seraphim Studios, and The Breast Cancer Awareness Team (BCAT) will host an artists’ and survivors’ reception for the 16th Annual Pine Belt Flowers of Hope Project at the Library Galleries (329 Hardy Street) on Thursday, October 10 from 4:30 until 6 p.m.
Bancorp South Makes Kind Donation to Forrest General’s Cancer Center
Several members of the Bancorp South family have been effected by cancer in recent years, so employees came together to donate 75 kindness bags for patients at Forrest General’s Cancer Center.
Forrest General Hospital and Mississippi State Department of Health host Head, Neck, and Oral Cancer Education and Screenings
Pine Belt residents have an opportunity to attend a lecture about head, neck, and oral health Thursday, September 12, from noon-1 p.m., and participants who qualify will receive a free screening immediately following the presentation at Forrest General Hospital.
American College of Cardiology honors Forrest General physician
Thad Waites, MD, MACC, cardiologist at Hattiesburg Clinic and medical staff at Forrest General, has held many positions throughout his career including chair of the American College of Cardiology’s Board of Governors and a member of the ACC’s Board of Trustees.
Forrest General’s Pathology Lab Acquires New Equipment for Quicker Test Results and Expanded Options
Forrest General is the first in the state to use the new Leica BOND 111.
Forrest General Hospital First in Mississippi to use the new Inari Medical ClotTriever Device
The device strengthens our ability to save lives without causing some of the complications common to traditional DVT treatment options.