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.More
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.More
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.More
Tim Brown, MD, PhD met with men at West Shore Senior Center in Lemoyne on September 19, to discuss prostate health, prostate cancer & the importance of early detection & screening. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and UCPA encourages all men to discuss prostate cancer screenings with their physicians. Recommendations are for men 50 and older to be screened, unless you have a family history or are of African-American descent in which case you should be screened earlier.More
By Jaan Sidorov, MD, September 7, 2018
According to this article appearing in the CPBJ, the growing multi-hospital-insurer alliances could lead to greater competition and innovation. That, in turn, is supposed to lead to lower prices.
In recognition of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is continuing its support for the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) in ongoing efforts to promote awareness of prostate cancer. In addition to promoting a comprehensive guide about prostate cancer, Independence will make a financial contribution.More
Urology of Central Pennsylvania was thrilled to accept the “Reader’s Choice Award” for Medical Specialist from Harrisburg Magazine for the tenth year in a row this August. We are honored by appreciation you have shown for our practice and the urological care you receive here.More
Urology of Central PA (UCPA) held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony, in conjunction with the West Shore and Harrisburg Regional Chambers of Commerce, to celebrate the opening of the first outpatient urological surgery center in the region on July 11.More
The SNMMI (Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) held their annual convention this year in Pennsylvania. As part of their multi-day program they have a patient education day, and I was invited by Shawn after meeting her at the Run/Walk in Harrisburg last year. I was asked to share a patient’s perspective as it relates to prostate cancer, and I decided to write a speech about fear and its impact on patients and caregivers and then share my success story from stage IV to remission.More
Urology of Central PA proudly congratulates UCPA physician Dr. Vanessa Elliott for her selection as one of Pennsylvania Medical Society’s (PAMED’s) Top Physicians Under 40 for 2018! Dr. Elliott is a hard-working, compassionate physician and we believe she is a fitting recipient for the award.
Congratulations, Dr. Elliott!More