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Harnessing the Power of Image-Guided Technologies for Cancer Treatment

By |2019-08-05T16:43:34-05:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Cancer|Tags: |

Most people are familiar with diagnostic radiology procedures like X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs. When these image-based techniques are used to guide a minimally invasive procedure intended to diagnose or treat a condition, it’s called interventional radiology. For patients with cancer, this approach – often referred to as interventional [...]

Cranbury Mom Raises the Bar on Colorectal Cancer Awareness

By |2019-03-28T17:04:43-05:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Join the Cause at Paulette’s C of Blue Sunday, May 5, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Join the fight against colorectal cancer at this 10th anniversary event featuring a 5K/1K run or walk plus fitness demos, gift raffles, health screenings, fundraising prizes, children’s activities, and vendors. $20 fee for run/walk; festival is [...]

Hold Your Breath for Safer Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

By |2018-12-14T22:47:24-05:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

What if we had the power to limit radiation only to the area of a cancerous tumor in the breast, sparing the surrounding healthy tissues? Some cancer treatments can injure other areas of the body while fighting malignant cells. Advancements in treatment technologies have helped target therapies like radiation [...]

Laurence Harbor Woman is Back Behind the Wheel After Video-Assisted Surgery for Lung Cancer

By |2018-10-26T12:46:25-05:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

When Gail Olin of Laurence Harbor began experiencing occasional pain in her upper side, she was bothered but not overly concerned. As a transporter who drives nursing home residents to appointments, Gail, 77, frequently helps patients in and out of the bus, so she assumed she had pulled a [...]

Good Timing: Urinary Issues Help Physicians Detect and Treat Prostate Cancer

By |2018-10-29T14:02:58-05:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Forton Wimbush’s urinary obstruction may have saved his life. A 67-year-old Freehold resident, Forton was experiencing dizziness, high blood pressure, discomfort from swollen kidneys, and difficulty urinating when his wife, Susan, brought him to CentraState’s Emergency Department. Tests revealed that he was in kidney failure and had a urinary [...]

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