When Terry Vinson first felt a small grown the size of a pinkie fingertip on his neck, he dismissed it as a harmless cyst.
Even two weeks later, when it had doubled into the size of a thumb and then doubled again the following week, he had not yet sought medical help.
“I’m in medical sales,” Vinson says. “I should have known better.”
When you’re a cancer patient who is considering proton therapy, sometimes there are more questions than answers. Am I going to be a candidate? How many treatments would I need? How do I even get started?
Questions like these are answered every day by Provision’s care coordinators. We are a team of three full-time employees who love to talk with patients and help them with their questions. We also feel strongly that every patient’s situation deserves individual attention and consideration.
In a family full of engineers, it had never occurred to Sammie Hedrick that she could be one too.
“I wanted to be a doctor, but I couldn’t do blood,” she says. “I was thinking about graphic design.”