Incontinence is a medical condition caused by the unintentional leakage of urine. While incontinence is more common in women, men may also experience symptoms of incontinence. Luckily, incontinence is a treatable condition. Depending on the type, a treatment plan is customized according to patients’ needs and desired outcomes.
A study published November 26, 2014 with the New England Journal of Medicine shows an interesting promise toward detection of hematologic cancers prior to onset of clinically-apparent symptoms through DNA sequencing.
Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) holds the promise of avoiding unnecessary prostate biopsies in men with elevated Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood levels. The PSA blood test has been used for over 25 years to screen men for early stage Prostate Cancer.
Some studies conclude that e-cigs can help people give up the tobacco habit, while other studies suggest that the artificial cigarette carries its own set of health risks.
Diablo Valley Oncology and Hematology Medical Group is pleased to announce the expansion of our Radiation Oncology division. We are delighted to welcome Dr. James Rembert, Dr. Christine Chung and Dr. Sravana Chennupati to our medical group.
The dilemma we face is that approximately 30 percent of prostate cancers are discovered outside of this biopsied zone. A new procedure has come along that is practice changing!
Imagine if you will, being 58 years old and never having experienced “The Happiest Place on Earth.” When the Dream Foundation learned about this pancreatic cancer patient’s long time dream of going to Disneyland, they made his dream come true.
All women are at risk for developing gynecologic cancers and though few will ever develop one, it is important to know the signs and symptoms. Help the women in your life understand and reduce the risks.
Blood cancers affect the production and function of your blood cells. There are three types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. In most blood cancers, the normal blood cell development process is interrupted by uncontrolled growth of an abnormal or cancerous blood cell.