On April 10 and 11, at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, the Pennsylvania State Department of Health will present the 2019 Pennsylvania Cancer Conference: The Path Forward…Today, Tomorrow & Beyond.
The PA Department of Health will share goals of the new 2019 – 2023 Pennsylvania Cancer Control Plan along with evidence-based approaches to organizations and individuals with an interest in cancer control. The conference will address the gaps in the care continuum – from prevention, early detection, treatment, to survivorship, as well as pallative care – with the hope of reducing statewide cancer incidence and mortality and improving quality of life for cancer survivors.
Last month, we shared a message regarding Merck’s anticipated TICE BCG supply constraints due to an increasing global demand for the product.
To minimize disruption to patient care, Merck (the sole supplier of BCG to the United States) announced an immediate change to their TICE BCG distribution model, and in January, ceased all drop shipments and began allocating TICE BCG exclusively to wholesalers and distributors based on product supply and historical purchasing patterns. Wholesalers and distributors in turn, began utilizing the same allocation model to fulfill customer orders directly; therefore, please contact your wholesaler should you have any questions about your allotment.
March Madness is almost here and we have an ideal reason for you to get out of work and watch the games – Snip City 2019!
Perfectly time your vasectomy with Urology of Central Pennsylvania to enjoy the tournament. This minor procedure is performed by experienced physicians in our office. Patients will be in and out for this procedure, just in time for March Madness.
Urology of Central Pennsylvania introduces Cutting Edge Prostate Biopsy with 3D MRI/Ultrasound Fusion Technology
Targeted MRI/Ultrasound Fusion biopsy is the latest technology available in the detection and management of prostate cancer and Urology of Central PA is proud to offer this new standard of care. Using the revolutionary Artemis 3D imaging and navigation system, our physicians are now able to better identify and more accurately biopsy suspicious prostate cancer areas.
The 2017-18 flu season was one of the most severe in years, killing a record number of children and causing some shortages of Tamiflu. Health officials are encouraging everyone six months old and older (with no contraindications) to get a flu shot.
While we recognized Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September, awareness-building for the disease is important year-round.
We reserved this clip of WITF’s Scott LaMar interviewing Kristine Warner from the PA Prostate Cancer Coalition and prostate cancer survivor, Mike Rotz, to share with you now. This interview is designed to enlighten people about some issues surrounding prostate cancer that may not normally be discussed. We hope it is a conversation starter for you with your friends, family and loved ones.
Prostate cancer is as common as breast cancer, but men are often reticent to discuss it. The Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition’s Jim Williams spoke with abc27 about prostate cancer’s prevalence, the importance of early detection, and growing awareness of the disease.
On Friday, September 21, more than 900 people gathered with a single purpose in mind — defeating a disease that has affected their lives. And they made a difference by raising nearly $135,000 to help fund ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer’s efforts to educate, provide free screenings, and do outreach to end the disease.
Urology of Central PA is proud to congratulate the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) for their hard work and diligent efforts to fight bladder cancer. Their efforts have paid off with the designation as one of “America’s Best Medical Research Organizations” by Charity Navigator.