First patient in global breast cancer trial

The Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma is the first to enroll a patient in a phase 3 clinical trial that targets breast cancer. ARV 71 is a new oral pill created by Pfizer to combat breast cancer, and the oral medication works by blocking estrogen receptors in a...

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24/7 Pharmacy opens at CCMH

24/7 Pharmacy opens at CCMH

The new 24/7 pharmacy is located in the ER at Comanche County Memorial Hospital, and it will serve all community members even if they aren’t a patient. “If you’re leaving the ER or rapid access clinic after hours and you don’t want to worry about where to pick up your...

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24/7 Pharmacy opens at CCMH

12th annual Tomato Festival

The 12th annual Tomato festival in Lawton is kicking off soon. Did you know tomatoes can help stop inflammation, boost your immune system, and even stop blood clots? According to Dr. Legako, a retired CCMH Pediatrician and the founder of the Lawton Farmer’s Market,...

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24/7 Pharmacy opens at CCMH

Breast cancer & healing through art

Each year 264,000 women are diagnosed with Breast cancer, which can leave many feeling confused and sometimes alone. But one local photographer plans to eradicate those feelings through a new mural that’s set to be unveiled at Comanche County Memorial Hospital. “Art...

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24/7 Pharmacy opens at CCMH

Parkinson’s survivors box against disease

It’s still Parkinson’s disease awareness month... and today we’re taking a look at how local survivors are beating the odds by using their muscles. According to the National Institutes of Health, Almost 500,000 Americans live with Parkinson's Disease, which is a...

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24/7 Pharmacy opens at CCMH

Fighting Seasonal Allergies

If you’ve been sniffling and sneezing, you’re not alone. Nearly 81 People in the U.S. suffer from seasonal allergies. Itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, congestion, and headaches are some of the symptoms that come with having seasonal allergies. Things like tree pollen,...

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24/7 Pharmacy opens at CCMH

Anaphylaxis, the deadly allergy symptom

More than 20 million people in the u-s live with food allergies, but did you know around 150 to 200 people die annually from them? Food allergies are a type of immune system reaction that typically occurs right after eating a certain food. some reactions can be...

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