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SPACE COAST DAILY TV SPECIAL PRESENTATION

SPACE COAST DAILY TV: The Doctors Corner with Dr. Mark Pinsky discusses wellness and prevention focusing this week on colon cancer.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA– On this very special edition of “The Doctors Corner,” host Dr. Mark Pinsky discusses wellness and prevention focusing this week on colon cancer and why making sure you get your colonoscopy done if you fit the criteria is of utmost importance. 

Dr. Pinsky welcomes in one his courageous patients, Mary Besvold, who was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer in April 2017, and six months ago was given two years to live.

Mary had part of her colon removed and has gone through five different types of chemotherapy in just 17 months.

Thankfully, she is doing better than doctors have expected at this point and on this episode, she visits with Dr. Pinsky to discuss her condition and the treatment she has received to date.

Mary will tell you how she has battled through the side effects of her chemotherapy and how she has ultimately come to feeling better than doctors have expected.

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However, the message both Mary and Dr.Pinsky want you to hear the most is one of prevention.

While Mary’s story is courageous her message of prevention and early detection is emotional and strong. “The moral to my story is don’t be stubborn, foolish or embarrassed by the fact you should have a colonoscopy.”

This is a Doctor’s Corner you don’t want to miss.

ABOUT DR. MARK PINSKY:

Exclusively on Space Coast Daily TV, Dr. Pinsky provides insightful commentary and advice about hot medical topics of the day, and also address reader questions.

Dr. Pinsky has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years and is the director of the Pinsky Family and Sports Medicine Center in Viera, Florida, where he provides one-on-one care to his patients.

“My goal is to educate patients about their medical conditions so they can learn how to prevent disease or minimize complications from their existing conditions,” said Dr. Pinsky.

Dr. Pinsky is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Academy of Family Medicine and completed his doctorate degree from the University Of Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri.

His family practice residency was served at the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

In addition, Dr. Pinsky completed a sports medicine fellowship in Cleveland, Ohio with Lutheran Medical Center in conjunction with Horizon Orthopedics; the team physicians for the Cleveland Indians.

He also has a certificate of added qualifications in Sports Medicine from the American Academy of Family Practice. Dr. Pinsky also speaks nationally for several pharmaceutical companies.

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SPORTS MEDICINE VETERAN

Dr. Pinsky has worked closely with high school, college, Olympic and professional athletes. During his 20-year career in Brevard County, Florida, he has served as the team physician for several high schools. Currently, Dr. Pinsky provides care for Viera High School athletes and is a partner of Medical Associates of Brevard.

Dr. Pinsky is dedicated to patient-centered care through MDVIP, a nationwide network of physicians whose sole purpose is to provide superior individualized healthcare. MDVIP makes patient medical issues their top priority.

As an MDVIP physician, Dr. Pinsky takes pride in doing just that for each and every patient in his practice.

FOR MORE INFORMATION about Dr. Mark Pinsky log on to PinskyWellness.com

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