Don’t ignore lumps in your body

I saw a 61 year old gentleman a few weeks ago for evaluation of enlarged lymph nodes in his neck. He reported noticing lumps in his neck 6 months ago and this slowly continued to increase in size. He initially thought it was related to an upper respiratory infection. However, when it persisted he sought […]

Keep up with your yearly pelvic examinations

As I was talking to my patient the other day, she recalled how she had ignored her lower abdominal discomfort for several months and attributed it to changes in her diet. When she finally sought attention of her family doctor, multiple tests were performed including a pelvic exam and a CT scan which revealed presence […]

Dr. Bhargava published in the Athens Banner-Herald

Dr. Bhargava discusses immunotherapy in the Athens Banner-Herald. Immunotherapy is a type of treatment that uses the body’s own immune system as a weapon to fight cancer and other diseases. To read more, you can find her article here Ranjana Bhargava

Doing Good: Collection drive begins to help Atlanta’s homeless veterans

A former U.S. Marine, veteran Robin Williams wanted to be a part of Veterans Affairs’ annual event that provides resources and a day of respite for Atlanta’s homeless veterans population. To read more click here. More info

Dr. Priya Rudolph discusses bladder Cancer

I saw a 66 year old new patient last week who had noticed blood in his urine intermittently for the past 3 months. He was first treated for a possible urinary tract infection with antibiotics. However, the bleeding got worse despite antibiotics, and he was referred to a Urologist who then diagnosed him with bladder […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Supports Georgia’s Homeless Veterans

The 3rd annual Stand Up for Stand Down toiletry drive for Georgia’s homeless Veterans, sponsored by the metro area Pilot International Clubs, Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) and Northside Hospital, will take place July 4 through Sept. 5, 2014. The drive collects a variety of much-needed toiletry and personal care items to fill “comfort bags” for […]

Dr. Rudolph discusses the Many effective treatments available for various cancers

Every year, there are more than 1.6 million new cancer cases in the United States. Also, there are 14.5 million cancer survivors in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. Of these survivors, 64 percent were diagnosed five or more years ago and 40 percent have survived 10 or more years. To read […]

Dr. Priya Rudolph Discusses How Testicular Cancer Can Be Cured

I saw two young men both in their early 30s with new diagnosis of testicular cancer earlier this year. One of them noticed a painless lump in one of his testicles while the other reported a dull ache in his lower abdomen. They both sought attention within few days of experiencing symptoms and have since […]

Dr. Bowen Participates on Top Docs Radio Show Discussing Breast Cancer

Top Docs Radio features healthcare providers and professionals sharing their expertise to “Get the Word Out” about a variety of health problems, treatments and community concerns to elevate our community’s well-being. Dr. Bowen was invited to talk about her specific the points she feels are important for a patient to be aware of while going through diagnosis […]

Dr. Rudolph Discusses How Alcohol Can Cause Cancer

Many people enjoy a glass of wine with their dinner. An occasional drink of alcohol in an otherwise healthy person is not harmful. However, did you know that regular consumption of alcohol can increase your risk of breast cancer, liver cancer and oral cancer? The National Cancer Institute recommends that women have no more than […]