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Transforming Cancer Care: A New Vision

By |2021-07-13T11:52:21-04:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Cancer|Tags: |

CentraState is embarking on a new chapter in cancer care with the shared vision and clinical experience of hepatobiliary and advanced gastrointestinal (GI) surgeon Alexander Itskovich, MD, who has joined the healthcare system as medical director of the Statesir Cancer Center at CentraState. “Working collaboratively, we’ll build on CentraState’s [...]

A Microscopic but Mighty Approach to Treating Liver Cancer

By |2022-09-09T10:59:39-04:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Cancer|Tags: |

For some patients with liver cancer, surgery may not be an option. CentraState now offers transarterial radioembolization (TARE), an advanced therapy that targets tumors with a high dose of focused radiation while sparing surrounding healthy tissue. Approximately 34,000 people are diagnosed with liver cancer in the United States each [...]

Survivor Strong: Support After Cancer Treatment

By |2021-06-16T14:52:21-04:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

People who are diagnosed and treated for cancer often have ever-changing concerns and questions as their treatment is rendered. Survivors may feel they are alone with unique challenges and circumstances. When traditional treatment is completed, these feelings can intensify as contact with healthcare providers lessens. CentraState’s Life After Cancer [...]

Colorectal Cancer: Not Your Parent’s Disease

By |2021-06-15T16:41:09-04:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Cancer prevention, screening, and treatment should not be put on pause amid a pandemic. With more stories about colorectal cancer in the headlines, now is a good time to learn the facts about this disease. Kunal Gupta, MD and Amy Tilara, MD, board-certified gastroenterologists and co-directors of interventional endoscopy [...]

Innovative Imaging Technology Illuminates a Cancer-Free Future

By |2021-03-25T02:39:49-04:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

After a successful surgery for bladder cancer earlier this year, Monroe Township resident Kalyanbhai Patel, 80, thought his battle with the disease was over for good. But when a routine follow-up appointment a few months later sparked worry, Troy Sukkarieh, MD, board-certified urologist, used innovative new technology called narrow [...]

Harnessing the Power of Image-Guided Technologies for Cancer Treatment

By |2021-01-29T15:58:13-05:00July 19th, 2020|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 [...]

Lifesaving Care in the Community

By |2021-04-13T13:29:04-04:00July 11th, 2020|Categories: Cancer, Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Leader of Breast Cancer Nonprofit Shares Her Own Survivorship Story As the executive director of Susan G. Komen New Jersey, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending breast cancer, lifelong Freehold resident and CentraState volunteer Suzanne Corson, 41, has advocated for women’s health and shared many stories of breast cancer [...]


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