Dr. Justin Bekelman, assistant professor of radiation oncology at Penn Medicine, says research shows even patients in their 80’s can tolerate the addition of radiation.
Doctors may “watch ” prostate cancer tumors, but keeping an eye on the tumors involves invasive needle biopsies.
Thousands spent Sunday morning taking part in the 12th annual Prostate Health International Father’s Day Gary Papa Run outside of the Philadelphia Art Museum.
Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the 11th Annual Gary Papa 5K Run in Philadelphia on June 16th, 2013.
Several thousand people converged near the Philadelphia Art Museum on Sunday for the 11th annual Gary Papa Prostate Run.
A million men are biopsied for prostate cancer each year according to Dr. Ethan Halpern, co-director of the Thomas Jefferson prostate diagnostic center.
The weather was perfect for the annual Gary Papa Father’s Day 5-K run. The run raises money for prostate cancer research, education, and screenings.
Chris breaks down the President’s comment that the economy is fine and the reaction that followed. He talks to Michael Bronstein about the state of the campaign, New York Times Washington Correspondent David Sanger about his book Confront and Conceal, and Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about this season’s continuing struggles.
Given the recent controversy about which segment of the male population should be screened for prostate cancer with a PSA blood test, doctors at Cooper University Hospital are hosting a free June 12th evening seminar for men that answers this question as well as many others.
This is not the first report or panel to question the value of the PSA blood test as many prostate cancers are slow-growing and the treatment could be worse than the disease.
A vitamin thought to prevent cancer might actually cause it. Scientists were suspicious for years, now there’s finally proof.
Anger and confusion following a new government recommendation that healthy men should not be routinely screened for prostate cancer. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the heated reaction.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sanctioned a doctor who performed nearly 100 botched prostate cancer procedures at Philadelphia’s VA Medical Center.
by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough One of the most effective treatments in the battle against cancer is radiation therapy. The whole premise is that a machine makes high energy waves that destroy cancer […]