In an effort to spread awareness about testicular cancer and the importance of testing for young men, radiation oncologist Peter F. Orio, III, DO, MS answers five common questions about prevention, screening and treatment.
Five Questions on Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Answered
March is National Colorectal Cancer Prevention Month, a good time to spread awareness about the disease and highlight the importance of colorectal cancer screening, prevention and treatment. Robert Driscoll, MD, explains how increased screening, improved treatment and more awareness about lifestyle-related risk factors are reducing the number of colorectal cancer diagnoses and deaths.
South Shore Medical Center Celebrates 60 Years of Caring for the Community
At a time when most doctors had solo practices, founding physicians – Frederick Freidman, Donald Garland, Arthur Garceau, Gerald Collins, and Wallace Kemp and Administrator Betty Allen – joined together to create an integrated group practice committed to providing comprehensive quality patient care.
Five Questions on Lung Cancer Prevention, Answered
Because there are often no symptoms in early-stage lung cancer, people who are at high risk – including those who smoke or used to smoke – should be screened for lung cancer. Screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for patients.
Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered
According to the American Cancer Society, about one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and one in 41 will die of the disease. Because there are often no symptoms associated with early-stage prostate cancer, screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for men.
Talking about testicular cancer can be uncomfortable, but it's an important conversation for individuals of all ages. Check out this infographic to learn more about getting in touch with your testicles.