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Bladder Cancer: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment

Bladder cancer risk factors, warning signs, diagnosis and treatment Podcast – Audio Interview The following information was taken from an audio interview (above) with Mark Bandyk, M.D., a urologist with UF Health Jacksonville. What are the risk factors for bladder cancer? First and foremost, blood in…

Pregnancy in Epilepsy Program

Left to Right: Dedra McKinney, BA, Social Services Coordinator; Suparna Krishnaiengar, MD, Neurologist; Katherine Zarroli, MD, Neurologist. Back from left to right: Catrina Graham, PharmD, CPh, BCACP, Pharmacist; Adrienne Deberry, PharmD, CPh, BCACP, CSP, Pharmacist; Felicia Smith, PhD, Epilepsy Coordinator. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, about 1.1 million women of…

Ovarian Cancer: Symptoms, Risks and Treatments

According to the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women. A woman’s chances of being diagnosed are 1 in 78. The disease is often detected at its later stages because the initial symptoms may not be noticeable or attributed to other common conditions. Dr.

Top signs of urological cancer in men

Top signs of urological cancer in men – Audio Interview The following information was taken from an audio interview (above) with Robert Marino, M.D., a urologist with UF Health Jacksonville. What is a ureteral stent? The word stent is more familiar to us when we think about a…

The Complete Care Cancer Model

At UF Health Jacksonville, we are able to have the needs of the patient at heart and have put together a program complete care. When a patient is suspected to have a urological cancer, or has been diagnosed with urological cancer at an outside institution, they can come to UF Health Jacksonville and we provide all the services they need under one roof by one team.

FAQs about Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer, sometimes called colon cancer, is the second most common cause of cancer death in the U.S. and one of the few easily preventable cancers. Most patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer will survive if it is found early enough through screening.

Movember — Not Just About the Moustache

November brings with it an influx of cooler weather, winter holidays and moustaches. While some men claim they are just warming up for the winter, many are donning this keratin-based accessory for a more meaningful cause.

Can Breast Cancer Occur in Men?

Male breast cancer is a rare disease that forms in the breast tissue of men. It is often detected at a more advanced stage, primarily due to most men not being aware that breast cancer may also affect them.

Heart Disease in Women – An Unfortunate Foe

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. and worldwide, and is more prominent in women. Throughout American Heart Month and beyond, staying aware and educated about the types of heart disease, risks and prevention methods can be helpful.