Opioids are not the problem

I prescribe opioids every day. Opioids are effective, relatively inexpensive, and safe. In general, if you take too many, you fall asleep which typically prevents you from taking more. Cancer patients can experience severe pain. Pain occurs when the cancer has eaten...

The “C” Word: FREE Documentary Viewing

Cancer…are we treating the disease or just a symptom?  Join us for a viewing of a documentary that asks tough questions about cancer treatment – The C Word. Following the documentary, there will be a Q&A session hosted by: Erlanger Physicians, Dr....

Ever Heard of The Blue Zones?

A couple of years ago I read Dan Beuttner’s book The Blue Zones.  Mr. Beuttner is a National Geographic Explorer and he traveled the globe in search of places where people live the longest, with low rates of chronic disease. He identified 5 places which he called...

Life after Cancer Treatment

I never was told what to expect after cancer treatment. I was so happy to be done, but at the same time there is this fear. “Is it really over?” and “What if it comes back?” Let’s face it, a cancer diagnosis is life changing. Sometimes, it isn’t fully realized until...

Optune: Sci-fi or Science?

Science Fiction or Science? Dr. Gullett offers the newest treatment for brain tumors at Erlanger Health System. Tumor treating fields are a radical new way of treating a brain tumor called a “GBM” or glioblastoma mutiforme. You may have seen photos on the internet or...

Why Isn’t your Doctor a Woman?

Have you heard about the latest JAMA study? People with female doctors die less and are less likely to have to go back to the hospital. The results of the recent Harvard study published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) confirms what several...