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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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Men’s Health: Know Your Numbers

 

On average, women live longer than men and researchers estimate that the gap in longevity will continue.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women’s life expectancy is projected to reach 87.3 years by 2060, compared with 83.9 years for men. There are a few factors while the mortality rate for men is higher, but overall, […]

 

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Cancer Screening Checklist for Men

 

 

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Take Action to Lower Your Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk

 

Knowing your cancer risk and being proactive about your health may help you take steps to lower your risk for getting breast or ovarian cancer, or find it at an early stage.

Content source: Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Don’t Fry: Preventing Skin Cancer

 

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. More than 5.4 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States. That’s why the American Cancer Society and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention have designated the Friday before Memorial Day as Don’t Fry Day.Although skin cancer risk factors are present […]

 

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The CyberKnife® System has provided thousands of cancer patients with highly personalized treatment for cancers and conditions within the brain. This engaging infographic shares 25 interesting facts about brain tumors — from the history of treating different types of functional diseases and lesions, to how the CyberKnife System continues to provide a uniquely effective, non-surgical […]

 

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Cancer Screen Week 2020

 

Cancer Screen Week According to the American Cancer Society, almost 607,000 people are expected to die from cancer in 2020. Regular screening can help find certain cancers early when they are most likely to be treated successfully. This Cancer Screen Week (Dec 7-11), help us raise awareness and learn more of the potentially lifesaving benefits […]

 

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National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

 

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.  Driven by advancement in research, surgical techniques, genetic discoveries, and much more, it has never been a better time to take action on brain tumors. The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), an organization whose mission is to unrelentingly invest in, mobilize, and unite our community to discover a […]

 

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Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many cancer patients are having to make the difficult decision to continue with their current cancer regimen or delay treatments.  Cancer patients and physicians must carefully weigh the potential benefit of routine cancer care versus the risk of COVID-19. To help ease these decisions, several peer-reviewed, non-profit cancer care organizations […]

 

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