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Musician and physician: DPN urologist excels in both

When you hear about a surgeon who also is an outstanding musician, it shouldn’t surprise you. After all, both require a high level of technical skill, complex thinking and persistence to master. Some studies have even found increased grey matter in the brain, which is associated with increased skills, as a result of musical training. For Michael Yu, MD, a urologist with Dayton Physicians Network and a first-generation Asian American, playing an instrument was a requirement set by his parents

 

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Breast cancer survivor says a positive attitude is the key

At age 53, Patty* went from a stage three breast cancer diagnosis to complete remission in six months. She’ll tell you it wasn’t an easy road, but with the support of her doctors and Dayton Physicians Network, she is feeling better every day and thinking about the future again. “I was the first female in my family to be diagnosed with breast cancer,” Patty said. “They say it’s genetic, but that’s not always true.” When Patty noticed her breasts began

 

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Cancer 101: Understanding the basics

“You have cancer.” Those are the words that no one wants to hear from their doctor. Unfortunately, far too many do. According to The American Cancer Society, an estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer were expected to be diagnosed in the United States in the last year alone. The good news is that, with early diagnosis and treatment, the number of people living beyond a cancer diagnosis is expected to rise to almost 19 million by 2024 (up from nearly

 

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