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Screening for Long-Time Smokers Improves Survival Rates

By |2022-11-14T16:15:11-05:00October 20th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

Although lung cancer death rates in Monmouth County have declined slightly according to government statistics, the disease still remains the second leading cause of death in the United States — and also the leading cause of cancer-related deaths nationwide. For many cancers, including lung cancer, treatment success and increases in [...]

New Life After Lung Cancer Surgery

By |2022-10-04T12:52:08-04:00October 15th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|

Matt Fox of Manalapan has more treasured time with his family in his future, because he’s now a lung cancer survivor. Matt had smoked for most of his life, which increased his risk for lung cancer. When his wife, Mary, saw information about CentraState’s lung screening program, she convinced [...]

Unique Cancer Treatment is Extending Lives: HIPEC Comes to CentraState

By |2022-07-14T10:56:29-04:00July 10th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

A highly advanced, two-phase surgery now available at CentraState is bringing new hope to certain patients with specific types of cancer. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, or HIPEC, combines tumor removal surgery with a heated, concentrated chemotherapy bath inside the abdomen, battling cancer directly at its source and potentially extending lives [...]

Breathe Easier with a Lung Screening

By |2022-09-26T05:17:01-04:00July 9th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Regular mammograms are key to detecting breast cancer early, and the same is true for colonoscopies in finding colon cancer when it’s most treatable. But did you know that those at risk for lung cancer due to a smoking history have the same potentially lifesaving benefit in low-dose CT [...]

Can Pancreatic Cancer be Found Early?

By |2022-09-13T09:44:41-04:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Cancer, Health A-Z|Tags: , |

CentraState Cancer Center offers Cutting-Edge Screening for Pancreatic Cancer When pancreatic cancer is detected early, it’s more treatable. But therein lies the problem – it’s very difficult to detect early. Pancreatic cancer often has no symptoms until it is advanced and has spread to other organs in the body, [...]

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