Forty Two Percent

That’s the number you need to know. The American Cancer Society recently published the Annual Age-Adjusted Cancer Death Rates by Sex, United States, 1975-2015. The report provides a detailed review of the expected cancer incidence in 2018 and provides a breakdown by...

Who wants a colonoscopy?

If you are over 40 years old, you may want to consider it.  The Journal of the National Cancer Institute recently published a study last month “Colorectal Cancer Incidence Patterns in the United States, 1974–2013” showing that our risk of colorectal cancer is now back...

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 Event: In the Media

Word is getting out about the free program and documentary viewing of The “C” Word this Wednesday, June 28th. Dr. Gullett was recently featured on WTVC’s This ‘N That with James Howard, as well as WRCB’s 3 Plus You, to discuss the event. She...
WTH Okinawa?

WTH Okinawa?

Seriously, what happened? We loved you. Okinawa had earned the respect of doctors, researchers and health experts all over the world. All of us who work every day to improve the general population’s health. We wanted to be Okinawan. We needed Okinawa to show us the...