myCTCA Patient Portal CTCA
The myCTCA portal is designed to allow secure communication. Do not share your myCTCA portal username or password. If you have technical issues with your my CTCA portal, call the help line 24/7 at 1-800-234-0482. This number is for technical issues only and not for medical-related questions. If you need emergency medical assistance, dial 911.
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Life After Breast Cancer CTCA
Follow-up health care. After-treatment care is just as important as during-treatment care, especially for breast cancer survivors. Consider creating a follow-up schedule, which may include routine doctor visits, pelvic exams, mammograms, bone density tests, monitoring and more. Keep a good record of all of your appointments, test results and follow …
10 cancer symptoms you may overlook CTCA
Knowing your body, monitoring your health and taking action when known symptoms last longer than two weeks can make a big difference in spotting cancer in its early stages. In my experience, 10 key symptoms of cancer people often overlook include: Unexplained weight loss; Fever of unknown origin ;
Cancer Symptoms in Men They Should Not Ignore CTCA
Symptoms: Changes in the penis. Thickened skin or changes to the color of the skin on the penis—including small, crusty bumps or growths that are flat and bluish-brown. Lump on the penis. Sore that bleeds or doesn’t heal. Rash under the foreskin that is velvety, reddish. Smelly discharge or bleeding under the foreskin.
Do wireless devices cause cancer
In 2015, a group of 250 scientists signed a petition to the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) communicating their “serious concern” about the health risks related to the electromagnetic fields that are released by wireless devices. The scientists pointed to data showing electromagnetic fields generated by cell phones
Risk factors and associated cancers. Most cases of lymphadenopathy aren’t caused by cancer. Malignancies are reported in as few as 1.1 percent of primary-care patients with swollen lymph nodes, according to a review in American Family Physician.. Two factors that are more associated with a possible cancer diagnosis: swelling that lasts longer than two …
How to Read Blood Test Results, Normal Ranges in …
Women: 150,000 to 450,000/dL. Men: 150,000 to 450,000/dL. Keep in mind that there are many reasons that certain levels could be abnormal. Factors such as recent diet and activity may affect the results. Your cancer care team can help you understand your results, catch things early and avoid complications.
Who should get an esophageal cancer screening
Diagnostic procedures for esophageal cancer and Barrett's esophagus. An upper endoscopy or endoscopic screening test is the primary diagnostic procedure to screen for and diagnose Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer. Through an upper endoscopy (EGD), your physician is able to look at the inner lining of the upper digestive tract.
BCG Treatment for Bladder Cancer and Side Effects CTCA
Bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG), a type of intravesical immunotherapy, helps the immune system destroy cancer cells and is often used to treat early-stage bladder cancer.BCG is commonly used after TURBT (transurethral resection of bladder tumor) surgery to keep the cancer from coming back.. Considered a type of intravesical therapy, BCG treatment injects a …
Pancreatic Cancer Radiation Therapy Types & Side Effects
Side effects may last a few weeks after treatment, or sometimes longer. Because radiation therapy is targeted to certain areas of the body, pancreatic cancer patients have an increased risk of certain side effects, including: Nausea. Fatigue. Skin reactions (usually mild) Loose bowel movements or diarrhea. Upset stomach.
Your CTCA Health Information Management teams will continue be the custodian of your CTCA medical records. In addition to the myCTCA Patient Portal, you may also contact the following CTCA Health Information Management Team with future medical records needs: CTCA Atlanta. Health Information Management. Phone: (770) 400-6100.
Common myths about diet, supplements, antioxidants and alcohol
Common myths about diet, supplements, antioxidants and alcohol. Reducing or eliminating fried foods, sugar and alcohol have been shown to help prevent diseases such as heart disease or cancer. It’s pretty much an established fact that eating a healthy, well-balanced diet in sensible portions—in addition to other lifestyle habits—helps
New imaging agent helps doctors hunt down metastatic prostate …
Recently, however, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new imaging agent called piflufolastat F-18 (Pylarify ®) to help make metastatic prostate cancer easier to find. The radioactive agent is designed to provide more complete information to doctors treating men diagnosed with recurrent or metastatic prostate cancer, giving
Telehealth post-pandemic: Video doctor visits look like they
A six-week study of telehealth video visits during the pandemic at Houston Methodist Cancer Center showed that, of the 1,762 patients offered a telehealth visit, 83.8 percent took part in one. Of those participants, 92.6 percent were satisfied with their telehealth video visits, as were 65.2 percent of the doctors involved.
TURP Procedure: Transurethral Resection of the Prostate CTCA
A transurethral resection of the prostate removes the inner section of the prostate gland to relieve the pressure on the urethra. It’s performed under general anesthesia, which puts the patient to sleep, or spinal anesthesia, which numbs the lower part of the body. During the TURP procedure, the doctor uses a resectoscope, which is a thin
The dangers of fake medical news CTCA
A flood of fake stories. Fake medical stories are all over the Internet. They contain inaccurate and misleading information. Bogus information packaged to look like real news is such a concern that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently published a list of 187 phony cancer “cures” that consumers should avoid.
Tumor Markers: What are Cancer Markers CTCA
A tumor marker is a substance found in your body produced by either cancer cells or healthy cells in response to cancer. Tumor markers are sometimes called cancer markers or biomarkers. They provide important information about your cancer, such as: Which treatment may work best. Whether the current treatment is working.
Ronald Bauer Breast Surgeon Phoenix, AZ CTCA
Dr. Ronald Bauer joined Cancer Treatment Centers of America ® (CTCA) in May 2022. As a Breast Surgeon at CTCA ® Phoenix, Dr. Bauer evaluates and treats patients with all types and stages of breast cancer. He has amassed extensive experience as an oncological surgeon in various health care settings since 1992, including 11 years running his