Surgery


Chemotherapy After Prostatectomy Delays Cancer Progression in High-Risk Prostate Cancers (May 17, 2016)

The use of chemotherapy following a radical prostatectomy delays the time to cancer progression among men with prostate cancer who are at a high risk of developing a recurrence.  These results were recently... Continue Reading

Post-Surgical Care (April 29, 2014)

Following any surgery, the wound must be kept clean to avoid infection.  Patients will typically have a sterile bandage placed on the wound and may have a drain inserted to prevent body fluid from collecting... Continue Reading

FAQ’s About Surgery (April 29, 2014)

Will I need to have surgery? Although most patients will have a biopsy performed, however, not all cancers require surgical treatment.  Some cancers are best treated with radiation therapy or chemotherapy.... Continue Reading

Useful Surgery Terms (April 29, 2014)

The following terms may be useful: Biopsy is the removal of a piece of tissue from an organ or other part of the body for microscopic examination to confirm or establish a diagnosis, estimate prognosis,... Continue Reading

Understanding Your Pathology Report (April 29, 2014)

What is a pathology test & report? Pathology is still the gold standard for the diagnosis of cancer, meaning it has been the most important diagnostic tool to date. A pathologist is a physician specializing... Continue Reading

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