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U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals showcases more than 720 of the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals. Baylor Irving is high-performing in diabetes/endocrinology and neurology/neurosurgery.
The Quality Texas Foundation has selected Baylor Medical Center at Irving as a recipient of the 2011 Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE), the highest recognition for quality in the state. An annual recognition of Texas organizations that achieve performance excellence and apply outstanding quality principles in day-to-day operations, the TAPE is patterned after the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria and process.
Radiation is a common treatment for some types of cancer, but now a new study reveals childhood cancer survivors are more likely to develop tumors later in life. Baylor Irving radiation oncologist Anand Shivnani, MD, comments that childhood cancer survivors are at a higher risk of getting a second cancer.
Will the new graphic pictures on cigarette packages cause younger people to not smoke? Radiation oncologist Anand Shivnani, Baylor Irving, was part of a recent live interview.
Heather Fortenbury, a busy mom of three in her 30s was in need of a hysterectomy. Because Baylor Irving had recently acquired a da Vinci® Si™ surgical system, her gynecologist, Dr. Livingston, was able to perform minimally invasive surgery.
When Jim Burch decided to do something about his long-term back pain, Baylor Irving surgeon Venkat Sethuraman, M.D., was ready to help.
Michelle Fowers, M.D., a pediatrician on staff at Baylor Medical Center at Irving, talks live with Fox 4 News about effectively treating fevers in infants.
Fox 4 News' Shaun Rabb interviews breast cancer survivor Linda Wynn and Dr. Anand Shivnani, a radiation oncologist on staff at Baylor Irving, about a development in the fight against cancer.
CW 33's Barry Carpenter interviews Dr. Anand Shivnani, a radiation oncologist on staff at Baylor Irving, and breast cancer survivor Leslie Williams about a new development in the fight against cancer.
When Leslie Williams faced a scary diagnosis at the age of 41, she felt like many women do -she was just "too busy" to have breast cancer. But after surviving her battle, she's spreading the message that you're never too busy for your health. She has teamed up with Baylor Medical Center at Irving to help get the word out. Leslie appeared live on WFAA's Good Morning Texas to tell her story along with Dr. Amy Balis, Fellowship Trained Breast Imager on staff at Baylor Irving, who talked about some new options Baylor Irving is offering women to help make getting their annual mammograms easier.
Dr. Anand T. Shivnani, radiation oncologist on staff at Baylor Irving, was a guest on a 4 p.m. CBS 11 news broadcast. He spoke about a new European study that suggests eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables can help protect some smokers from lung cancer. However, he stressed that quitting smoking or not starting to smoke is the best plan.
You got your mom’s smile and your bad knees from your dad, maybe. New research shows that knee injuries tend to run in families. Dr. Mills Roberts, orthopedic surgeon on staff at Baylor Irving, commented on the study.
October 13, 2010--"Go with your gut," says former throat cancer patient Dennis Louis, who has recovered from stage 4 throat cancer. Dr. Anand Shavnani, radiation oncologist on staff at Baylor Irving said throat cancers are treatable, even in stage 4. Story aired Oct. 13, 6:50 a.m. CBS 11 news.
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