Bladder Cancer

What You Need to Know About Bladder Cancer

It’s the sixth most common cancer diagnosed in the U.S. (the fourth most common for men), and while the number of cases has been rising, cure-rates are very good when the disease is diagnosed early. The most important thing to know about bladder cancer is that smoking tobacco is the greatest risk factor for developing...
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Bladder Cancer Health Forum – Tuesday, March 10

Are You or a Loved One Affected by Bladder Cancer? Please join us for a discussion about the latest challenges, successes, and questions that you are experiencing in your Bladder Cancer journey. DATE: Tuesday, March 10 TIME: 5:30 p.m. LOCATION: Premier Medical Group 50 Eastdale Avenue North Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 To register, or for more...
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Annual Urology Teaching Day with Vassar Brothers Medical Center

We invite you to join Premier Medical Group and Vassar Brothers Medical Center for the annual Urology Teaching Day. This year’s focus will be on bladder cancer. This is a day provided by professionals, for professionals. This activity is designed for physicians and allied health professionals in family practice, internal medicine, oncology, and urology, who...
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What you Need to Know about Bladder Cancer

It is estimated that before this year is over, more than 72,000 Americans—most of them over age 55 and two-thirds of them male— will be diagnosed with bladder cancer. When found in its earliest stages—as it is for approximately 75 percent of bladder cancer patients—the cure rate is high. Which makes it all the more...
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The Pathologists are in

Having an in-house pathology lab guarantees that Premier’s labwork is done promptly and efficiently—with two pathologists reviewing every “positive” specimen— so our patients won’t have to endure anxious waits to learn about the next step in their treatment. What is the major benefit of having a dedicated “in-house” pathology department? On this question, the physicians...
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