Prostate Cancer

Free Prostate Screening

Premier Medical Group and MidHudson Regional Hospital are offering free prostate screening exams to uninsured and underinsured men over 50. Dates:    Tuesday,  October 11   9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Location: Redl Center for Cancer Care 19 Baker Avenue, Suite 101 Poughkeepsie, New York *** Reservations are required *** Please call (845) 483-5997 to make your...
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Dr. Evan R. Goldfischer Appointed to Chairman of the American Urological Association’s Advanced Prostate Cancer Expert Panel

Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley is proud to announce that Dr. Evan R. Goldfischer was recently appointed to Chairman of the Advanced Prostate Cancer Expert Panel by the Public Education Council of the Urology Care Foundation , The official foundation of the American Urological Association. Dr. Goldfischer serves as the Medical Director of...
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Premier’s Prostate Cancer Clinic

A team approach to the complexities of advanced PC care. As  recently as five years ago, there were very few options available for patients with advanced, metastatic prostate cancer,” says Dr. Evan R. Goldfischer, co-CEO of Premier. Today, however, the situation is much brighter. “A number of new drugs have been approved—with new mechanisms of...
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Battling Prostate Cancer…What helps, what doesn’t

Promoting Wellness for Prostate Cancer Patients  Dr. Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH (available on  Many people these days are interested in holistic therapy, and just about everyone would prefer to take something “natural” rather than taking pills. When it comes to prostate cancer and prostate health, patients will ask, “What can I do doc,...
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Robot Assisted Surgery for Prostate Cancer

More than 200,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010. Those of them that need surgery will find a remarkable new tool in their surgeon’s hands. Health statistics tell us that about 1 of every 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. In the years since the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test...
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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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