January 8, 2020
Hereditary Prostate Cancer: What Every Man Should Know
On a typical day, an average of nearly 480 men in the U.S. are newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. Most men facing this cancer don’t have a family history of the disease. Still, a family history does raise the risk of prostate cancer. For example, having... read more
November 27, 2019
Pancreatic Cancer: Common Questions, Answered
We all know someone who has been affected by pancreatic cancer and, in 2019 alone, it is estimated that over 56,000 people will be diagnosed with the disease. Pancreatic cancer is often diagnosed in later stages; this, combined with the aggressive nature of... read more
October 11, 2019
Q&A About Ovarian Cysts
If you’re a woman with ovaries, chances are you’ve had an ovarian cyst at some point in your life—they’re very common. It’s possible that you never even knew it. Most of the time they’re harmless, don’t cause symptoms, and go away on their own. While most... read more
September 24, 2019
A Day in the Life of Dr. Sanjay Reddy: A Philadelphia Pancreatic Cance...
Pancreatic cancer—two words no one wants to hear. It’s a diagnosis that causes fear, anxiety, and a mix of other emotions that overwhelm patients and families facing it. As a Fox Chase surgical oncologist specializing in pancreatic cancer, Sanjay Reddy, MD... read more
August 1, 2019
Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Puts Patient Choice First
Current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations state that men ages 55 to 69 should decide for themselves whether to undergo a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test after discussing the potential benefits and harms with their doctor.... read more
July 23, 2019
Pancreatic Cysts: Do They Raise Your Risk of Cancer?
The pancreas is a vital organ with two key functions: It produces enzymes that help digest food, and it secretes hormones—such as insulin—that help regulate metabolism. It’s not unusual for cysts—balloon-like packets filled with fluid—to form in the... read more