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Women’s Cancer Screening Checklist

 

 

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St. Louis CyberKnife Welcomes Yu Sharon Chen, M.D., Ph.D. to Staff

 

St. Louis CyberKnife announced that Yu Sharon Chen, M.D., Ph.D. has joined SSM Health Cancer Care and will be offering radiation oncology services to patients throughout St. Louis and the surrounding communities.  Yu Sharon Chen, M.D., Ph.D. received her Bachelor of Science degree from Peking University in China in 2000.  She received her Ph.D. in […]

 

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St. Louis CyberKnife and SSM St. Clare Hospital host Guys Night Out

 

On September 28, in recognition of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, St. Louis CyberKnife and SSM St. Clare Hospital hosted a free Guys Night Out!   The event, which took place at the SSM St. Clare Conference Center, was emceed by Emmy Award-winning Fox 2 News reporter, and cancer survivor, Roche Madden.  Almost 75 men […]

 

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Patient Education: Cancer Recurrence Common Terms and What They Mean

 

Once treatment is completed, many cancer survivors find they have still have issues and concerns that they did not expect.  The one people fear the most is the news that the cancer has come back.  Patients coping with a second cancer diagnosis may hear unfamiliar medical terms related to their disease and its treatment.  We’ve […]

 

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September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

 

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is observed every September in the United States by health experts and advocates, and individuals concerned with men’s prostate health.  Designating a month for the disease serves the purpose of increasing public awareness of the importance of prostate health and screenings, educating about risk factors and symptoms, and advocating for […]

 

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SSM Health Care – St. Louis is now SSM Health

 

St. Louis CyberKnife, located on the campus of St. Clare Hospital, is a joint venture between SSM Cancer Care, a group of local physicians and Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services.  Recently, the hospital system with which St. Louis CyberKnife is partnered with changed their name to SSM Health.  Candace Jennings, regional president […]

 

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Patient Testimonial: Earl’s Story

 

 

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Infographic: Metastatic Cancer

 

When Cancer Comes Back My cancer came back.  Four words that no one ever wants to say, or hear a loved one say.   They fought the battle once and now their cancer is back and in a new location in their body.  Metastatic cancer is a cancer that has spread from the place where […]

 

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When Cancer Comes Back

 

Study Found Proteins in Urine Can Indicate Pancreatic Cancer According to a new study, published in the August 3 edition of Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, researchers have found three proteins in urine that indicate early stage pancreatic cancer.  For the study, researchers analyzed 488 urine samples, including […]

 

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Study Found Proteins in Urine Can Indicate Pancreatic Cancer

 

Study Confirms Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy Effectiveness for Early-Stage Lung Cancer According to research from a phase III randomized international study from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, patients with operable stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) could achieve better overall survival rates if treated with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), also known as […]

 

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