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

By |2024-05-10T08:42:25-04:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Patient Stories|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 [...]

A Team Effort to Treat Prostate Cancer

By |2024-05-10T08:43:01-04:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Patient Stories|Tags: , , |

Based on his age and family history, 78-year-old Robert C. Blum was particularly vigilant about his prostate health. "My father passed away from prostate cancer in his mid-to-late 70s, so I've been getting checked every year," says the Jackson resident and former presiding judge for the municipal courts [...]

Safer Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer Protects Healthy Tissue

By |2020-04-07T10:46:34-04:00May 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 [...]

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