Some people with advanced kidney cancer may need to have one of their kidneys surgically removed. In most cases, the recovery time after this procedure known as a nephrectomy is only a few weeks. Find out how to live with only one kidney from Jennifer Linehan, M.D., urologic oncologist, and associate professor of urology and urologic oncology, by reading the article in healthcentral.
Actress Tanya Roberts has died of a urinary tract infection. Learn how a UTI can turn fatal from Jennifer Linehan, M.D., urologist and associate professor of urologic oncology, by reading the article in Prevention Magazine.
A metastatic melanoma diagnosis can leave you speechless. Trevan Fischer, M.D., surgical oncologist, assistant professor of surgical oncology, and assistant program director of the Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship program, explains the essential questions to ask your doctor as you start treatment, in an article by Health Central.
A new study calculated survival rates for 2 treatment approaches to patients with early stage recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Surgical oncologist Anton Bilchik, MD, PhD, professor of surgery and director of gastrointestinal research at Saint John’s Cancer Institute, at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, comments on the study in an article by MedPage Today.
Though rare, men can develop breast cancer and account for about 1 in 100 cases of breast cancer. Learn about the symptoms by reading the Insider article medically reviewed by Crystal Fancher, MD, surgical breast oncologist at the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s Health Center and assistant professor at the Saint John’s Cancer Institute.
For individuals with a fatal disease like COVID-19 or cancer, death brings an end to suffering. Yet for the loved ones who remain, suffering may endure for years. Santosh Kesari, M.D., Ph.D., Chair and Professor of the Department of Translational Neuro-oncology and Neurotherapeutics, explains the importance of supporting those left behind during the pandemic, in an article by Healthline.
In colorectal cancer patients with liver metastases, five-year survival appeared to be similar after laparoscopic or open liver resection in a single-center randomized controlled trial. Learn more from Anton Bilchik, M.D., Professor of Surgical Oncology at Saint John’s Cancer Institute Saint John’s Health Center.
Alex Trebek, RBG, and John Lewis were all diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, which is one of the deadliest cancers. Dr. Anton Bilchik, a surgical oncologist and professor of surgery, explains why pancreatic cancer continues to be the most challenging cancer to manage, in an article by Healthline.
Learn about prostate cancer risk factors from Przemyslaw Twardowski, MD, professor of medical oncology and urologic oncology, and Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Urology and Urologic Oncology at the Saint John’s Cancer Institute Saint John’s Health Center.
When you’re in treatment for breast cancer, nutrition can be a challenge. Dr. Crystal Fancher, surgical breast oncologist at the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s, explains how to stay healthy and obtain essential nutrients through your diet, in an article by Healthline.