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What’s New in Prostate Cancer?

What’s New in Prostate Cancer?

What's new in prostate cancer? A lot. It’s worth doing your research and understanding your options. If your PSA is going up, here are some things to consider: Obtain a prostate MRI prior to seeing a Urologist. Historically, primary care physicians (PCP) will refer...

Dr. Gullett Visits Moffitt Cancer Center – MRI- based Radiation Treatment

Dr. Gullett Visits Moffitt Cancer Center – MRI- based Radiation Treatment

While speaking to radiation oncology residents at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, I witnessed their first simulation of a patient undergoing MRI-based radiation treatment. It provides real-time, on-table, adaptive radiotherapy (ROAR), which allows radiation oncologists like myself to obtain actual MRI images during a patient’s treatment.

Mmmm…Dark Chocolate

Mmmm…Dark Chocolate

I eat it every day. I justify the cost by reminding myself of the health benefits. High quality dark chocolate (> 60% cacao) with minimal sugar can be an expensive habit. A dark chocolate bar can run from $3-9 but it’s a lot cheaper than being on a statin or having a...

Integrative Treatment for Breast Cancer

Integrative Treatment for Breast Cancer

Integrative Treatment for Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know   Many women with breast cancer are interested in using more natural remedies to treat the side effects of cancer treatment. Examples include using aromatherapy for nausea, or acupuncture to...

Two-Time Survivor Discusses Chattanooga Brain Cancer Treatments

Two-Time Survivor Discusses Chattanooga Brain Cancer Treatments

“Dr. Norleena Gullett was absolutely awesome. I can’t say anything but good things about her. I received absolutely awesome care from the radiation techs and the nurses,” says Miguel Crawford of Chattanooga TN, who has survived not one, but two benign brain tumors.

Erlanger’s First SpaceOAR® Hydrogel Treatment!

Erlanger’s First SpaceOAR® Hydrogel Treatment!

First SpaceOAR® Hydrogel Treatment   Dr. Norleena Gullett is happy to announce that the first SpaceOAR® hydrogel has been placed for the treatment of prostate cancer in Chattanooga. Utilizing this treatment option, Dr. Gullett is able to provide her patients with the...

Proton Therapy for Left Sided Breast Cancer

Proton Therapy for Left Sided Breast Cancer

Proton Radiation Therapy for Left Sided Breast Cancer Proton radiation is an advanced form of radiation that can be utilized to protect normal tissue from unnecessary radiation, while still delivering a high dose of radiation to the tumor. Proton centers...

Left Sided Breast Cancer?

Left Sided Breast Cancer?

Protecting Your Heart from Radiation. Cardiac Sparing Radiation Techniques. A woman with a left breast cancer is at risk of damage to her heart from unnecessary radiation. The heart is located on the left side of the chest, immediately behind the rib cage....

Dr. Gullett Opens New Radiation Facility for Chattanooga

Dr. Gullett Opens New Radiation Facility for Chattanooga

Dr. Gullett is very excited to announce the opening of a new radiation facility for Chattanooga at Erlanger East featuring a brand new machine, The Varian TrueBeam, that offers a full spectrum of radiation oncology services and reduces the treatment time...

Integrative Oncology: SIO Conference in Scottsdale

Integrative Oncology: SIO Conference in Scottsdale

Integrative Oncology: I recently attended the Society for Integrative Oncology's 15th International Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Workshops and oral abstracts highlighted the latest clinical, research, and methodological issues, and offered...

IMRT vs Protons for Prostate Cancer

IMRT vs Protons: The Information You Need to Make the Best Decision Many men with prostate cancer want to understand the difference between IMRT, conventional radiation offered by their local radiation oncologist, and specialized radiation with Proton...

Pencil Beam Scanning (PBS): What You Need to Know

Pencil Beam Scanning: A New Type of Proton Delivery A lot has changed since I trained at the Indiana University Proton Center. Specifically, the development of a new type of proton delivery called Pencil Beam Scanning (PBS).  The University of Pennsylvania...

Proton Therapy Explained – Dr. Ben Wilkinson

Proton Therapy Offers Many Benefits When Used to Treat Prostate Cancer As a radiation oncologist in Chattanooga, TN, I pride myself on offering my patients the latest in cancer care. I am now offering both conventional photon radiation locally here at...

In Their Words

“The staff was great. I would not change anything.”

“Dr. Gullett was fantastic. I cannot dream of better care. Nursing staff was terrific. I have already recommended Dr. Gullett to friends.”

“I was very pleased with my time here. Everyone was so nice.”

“I'm glad I had to come from Cleveland...I love Dr. Gullett. Thank you all so much.”

“Very professional. Always felt comfortable...especially with Dr. Gullett.”