Many types of cancer are best treated using a combination of therapies, which may include surgery, cancer drugs and chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other approaches. Receiving each one at the right time and in the right sequence can have a great impact on the treatment plan’s success.
From questions about what causes bladder cancer ("Why Is This Happening to Me?") to practical tips for recovering after surgery, a book created by Roswell Park experts covers all the bases for patients and their caregivers.
June is Men’s Health Month, a time when we focus on increasing awareness of preventable health problems to encourage men to take more active roles in preventing disease and detecting and treating problems early.
Take this opportunity to remind yourself or the men in your life that cancer risks can be decreased with healthy practices and regular screenings. Here are the five most common cancers for men in the U.S. and some steps that men can take to reduce their risk.
The presence of blood in the urine, also called hematuria, is present in 80-90% of patients at the time of diagnosis. “Some people figure it’s caused by an infection or kidney stone and don’t take care of the problem,” says Dr. Guru.
As Immunotherapy Awareness Month winds down, we want to highlight three different clinical trials being led by physicians at our Center for Immunotherapy of novel immunotherapy approaches for treating genitourinary cancers.