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What is a PSA test?


Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a protein produced by the prostate and found in the blood. A PSA blood test can detect prostate cancer early, but it may not save lives. Many prostate cancers grow slowly, so a PSA test may save the lives of some men while causing others to have unnecessary surgeries or radiation treatments, which could cause lifelong problems such as erectile dysfunction or incontinence.   Read more

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Going for a Second Opinion is always a Good Idea


When the time of a cancer diagnosis arrives, it might be confusing and frightening and therefore hard to take decisions about treatment options. It is very important for a successful outcome to find a doctor who has experience with your type of cancer and the treatment that best suits you.

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Breast Cancer


Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells usually form a tumor that can often be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump. The tumor is malignant (cancerous) if the cells can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas of the body. Breast cancer occurs almost entirely in women, but men can get it, too.

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3rd Race “Live Life as a Challenge”


The third athletic race “Live life as a challenge” took place last October 2nd. About 300 people attended the event in order to raise funds to continue helping low-income women with cancer through the Group Desafío.

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Common Medical Terminology


Usually, when visiting a medical appointment, the doctor may use a variety of words that non-medical related people can have trouble understanding, this mainly occurs because the world of medicine is so extense in knowledge and so specific in terminology that there are a lot of words that you will only hear when having a medical-related activity.

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What is a PSA test?
second opinion
Going for a Second Opinion is always a Good Idea
Breast Cancer
3rd Race “Live Life as a Challenge”
Common Medical Terminology