Prostate Cancer Gleason Score: What to Know

The prostate is a walnut-sized gland of the male reproductive system that sits just below the bladder. It is responsible for secreting seminal fluid that protects sperm. If you are a male aged 50 or older, you have an increased risk for prostate cancer. If your doctor finds any size or shape abnormalities at your … Continued

Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Treatment

Here’s the not-so-great news: The greatest risk factor for developing breast cancer is … being a woman. Now for the better news: Just because you have certain risk factors does not mean you will develop the disease. And, breast cancer is, with early detection, a very treatable disease. Knowing your risk factors and following your … Continued

National Cancer Survivors Day (Sunday, June 4th): Celebrating Your Strength

When a person is diagnosed with cancer they must endure rigorous, sometimes painful, cancer treatments. For those who become cancer survivors, often it’s not until afterward that they realize how much strength and courage it took to get there. Today, the experienced oncologists at Alpha Med Physicians Group celebrate all of our incredibly strong, inspiring … Continued