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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.

Awareness is Power

Each year, UF Health Jacksonville staff and University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty collaborate in multiple ways to promote breast health and breast cancer awareness. UF Health Surgery – Jacksonville and…

Supporting a Friend or Relative with Cancer

Being diagnosed with cancer can be one of the most difficult, life-changing experiences a person can face. It’s even more difficult when it’s a friend or a relative and you can’t seem to find the “right” words to say.  As friends or relatives, we want to help our loved ones…

Deadly cancers require an aggressive approach

Aggressive cancers require an aggressive approach. Esophageal and pancreatic cancer can be deadly if not detected early and treated properly. Ziad Awad, MD, FACS, medical director of the minimally invasive surgery program at UF Health Jacksonville, tackles these two cancers on a daily basis. “Both are…