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Prostate Cancer

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

By |2018-10-29T14:02:58-04:00October 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 [...]

Safer Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer Protects Healthy Tissue

By |2018-08-30T12:55:46-04:00May 6th, 2016|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

By Edward Soffen, MD Every day when I come to work, I’m amazed and exhilarated by the inroads we’ve made battling cancer since I started as a radiation oncologist more than 20 years ago. And we’re not done yet—more promising new advancements in prevention (screening), diagnosis and treatment [...]