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Dr. Albert Petty M.
Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director
Blount Memorial Hospital Inc
Blount Memorial Hospital Inc
907 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Since 1947, Blount Memorial has been providing health care close to home to the people of East Tennessee. Through our Web site, access to the hospital'stop-flight physicians, comprehensive services and advanced technologies is more convenient and immediat
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Dr. Albert Petty is a radiation oncologist and medical director of the Blount Memorial Cancer Center.
He said while some patients may not want to know their genetic links to cancer, knowledge is power.
"It we think someone might have one of these inherited conditions, it is important to know that," he
is energized by what he
has seen in recent years.
There have been so many positive gains, in a whole lot of different areas when it comes to cancer research.
"It starts with the early detection of cancers with improved mammograms and MRI scans, to improvements in surgery that reduce the need for more radical treatments," Petty
"There has also been a lot of improvement with radiation becoming more sophisticated, allowing us to treat tumors and do a better job of sparing surrounding tissues."
Those, coupled with more chemotherapy drugs and research into targeted therapies have meant more people are able to call themselves cancer survivors.
"It is all of those things together that have made a difference," Petty
Blount Memorial radiation oncologist ...
Blount Memorial radiation oncologist Dr. Albert Petty agreed, according to Brooks, who went back to surgery with Ray.
Being strong also saved her life, and Brooks said that Petty
helped her keep that mentality.
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Dr. Albert Petty, radiation oncologist at Blount Memorial Hospital, will speak on the "New Cancer Center."Refreshments by Aventis Pharmaceuticals.
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Blount Memorial radiation oncology director Dr. Albert Petty, who made the first Man to Man of Blount County presentation in September 2001, will present the anniversary program, too.Petty
will discuss external beam radiation and its role in the treatment of prostate cancer.He
also will have an update on the planned Blount Memorial Cancer Center, for which groundbreaking is expected later this year.After Petty's talk, the radiation oncology staff will conduct tours of the facility, explain the treatment process and answer participants' questions.
The Tuesday, Sept. 10 program is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and meets in the Blount Memorial auditorium on the hospital's ground-floor level.To register, call Blount Memorial's Healthline at 981-3983.
Radiation oncologist and Cancer Center ...
Radiation oncologist and Cancer Center Medical Director Dr. Albert Petty moderated the physician panel.
"I think there's a lot of valuable information that is shared with patients and others who are concerned about breast cancer," Petty said.
"There's information about early detection for people who have never had breast cancer and, for those who have had it, it's an opportunity to ask questions that they may have about their own case or their own type of treatment," he said.