July 23, 2019
Prostate Cancer Survivors: This Blog Is For You
Urinary incontinence is a possible side effect of many cancer treatments. It’s especially problematic for men who’ve had prostate cancer. Although it may seem like a touchy topic, there’s no room for embarrassment or shame if you’re a prostate cancer... read more
March 21, 2019
The Good News About Radiation Treatments and Your Skin
Many people think skin problems go hand-in-hand with radiation treatments for cancer. But that’s not always the case anymore. “Basically, most things we do now don’t impact the skin at all” said Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, Chair of Radiation... read more
November 13, 2018
Cryosurgery’s Clinical Benefit: Delays Needed for Hormone Therapy for...
A recent Fox Chase Cancer Center study showed that 80 percent of men who have cryoablation surgery for recurrent prostate cancer can safely delay the start of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for two or more years and, as a result, avoid the risk of... read more
October 11, 2018
Spring 2018 AUA & SUO Presentations
Two Fox Chase Cancer Center urologic oncologists participated in presentations at the spring 2018 annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Society for Urologic Oncology (SUO). Rosalia Viterbo, MD, FACS, brought her extensive... read more
July 26, 2018
Prostate Cancer: The Gleason Score Explained
How aggressive is my prostate cancer? Is it growing slowly or quickly? If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer—and this year alone nearly 165,000 men nationwide will be—these may be among the first questions you’ll ask your doctor. And the answers... read more
July 26, 2018
The Important Role Tumor Boards Play in Cancer Care
When it comes to cancer care, looking at a patient’s case from different perspectives is an essential part of deciding the best treatment approach. That’s why tumor boards are so crucial. These meetings provide a huge benefit to patients, though it’s a... read more