How Does Cancer Become Metastatic?

By |August 7th, 2018|Cancer|

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people and families each year. With estimated diagnoses surpassing 1.5 million for 2018, this disease has a great potential to affect someone you know and love. Because of this, it is important to familiarize yourself with the medical terminology used to describe it. With the potential to [...]

How to Help Prevent Bladder Cancer

By |April 27th, 2017|Bladder Cancer, Cancer|

When there is a growth of abnormal cells in the bladder, and tumors form and grow together, it causes bladder cancer. The scary part about bladder cancer is that there is no definitive cause for it. Although it is scary for the person diagnosed and everyone involved, bladder cancer can often be treated successfully, as [...]

PSA Rise After Surgery: What Happens Next?

By |August 9th, 2016|Cancer|

The word “cancer” is never something anyone wants to hear. Fortunately, most cases of prostate cancer are treatable when caught early on. Following a prostatectomy surgery, most men do not experience recurrence. However, what happens if PSA levels rise after this procedure? PSA Rise After Surgery 25%-33% of men will experience a recurrence of prostate [...]

Younger Men More Frequently Diagnosed With Testicular Cancer

By |July 9th, 2016|Cancer|

Testicular cancer is not talked about as much as prostate cancer, as prostate cancer is much more common. However, testicular cancer is having an impact – especially on younger men. The average age of someone diagnosed with testicular cancer is 33, while the average age of someone diagnosed with prostate cancer is 66. About half [...]