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Hope for Patients with Prostate Cancer

 

Those diagnosed with any type of cancer are faced with many questions and looking for hope. That’s why AL Gold, named his best race horse Cyberknife, after the prostate cancer treatment he received. Diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 65, Al Gold asked himself the questions many people faced with a cancer diagnosis ask. What […]

 

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Treating Prostate Cancer with CyberKnife Technology: William’s Story

 

Frequent urination is one of the most common signs of prostate cancer.  It is also often one of the earliest symptoms a man with the disease may experience.  The urgent and frequent need to urinate, especially during the night, can affect a man’s quality of life and send him to his doctor, seeking help. This […]

 

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Coping with Cancer Through the Holidays

 

As the classic holiday song goes, it is the most wonderful time of the year. But do you know what else the happiest season of all brings? Stress. This year is no exception, especially with the added threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is no secret that across the country, more people than ever are struggling […]

 

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Screening Guidelines for Prostate Cancer

 

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men.  While the disease is prevalent across the country, the screening guidelines are not.  Prostate cancer screenings have always been somewhat controversial because the tests often alert physicians to the presence of cancer, but there is no precise way to determine, definitively, whether the cancer […]

 

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Comparing CyberKnife and Proton Therapy

 

Radiation therapy can be classified according to the types of radiation particles or waves that are used to deliver the treatment.  The three major types of radiation therapy are photons, electrons, or protons.  While all three types have similar effects on tumor tissue and damage cancer cells, photons and electrons are the most readily available, […]

 

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Recommended Cancer Screenings for Men

 

June is Men’s Health Month, a national observance used to raise awareness about health care for men and focus on encouraging men to take care of their bodies by eating right, exercising, and working to prevent disease.  The official symbol for the month is a blue ribbon and the purpose of the month is to […]

 

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Cancer Care Prevention during a Pandemic

 

It’s always important to discuss cancer and how to prevent it, but that conversation is more vital now than ever. According to the recent 2021 Facts and Figures released by the American Cancer Society (ACS), a substantial proportion of cancers could be prevented, including all cancers caused by tobacco use and other unhealthy behaviors.  The […]

 

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Cancer Screen Week 2021

 

Cancer Screen WeekAccording to the American Cancer Society, almost 608,570 people are expected to die from cancer in 2021. Regular screening can help find certain cancers early when they are most likely to be treated successfully. This Cancer Screen Week (Dec 6-10), helps us raise awareness and learn more of the potentially lifesaving benefits of […]

 

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Seven Things to Know About Getting a Mammogram

 

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, check out this infographic from the American Cancer Society to learn seven things to know about getting a mammogram.

 

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Prostate Cancer: Know Your Options

 

Thanks to advancements in research and treatment methods, men diagnosed with prostate cancer have more options and resources available to them than ever before. Whether you or a loved one has been newly diagnosed with prostate cancer, talking to your doctor to learn more about the disease and treatments that are right for you is […]

 

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