Francis Lacey’s second bout with prostate cancer was much tougher that his first, this time it had spread to his bones and was resistant to standard treatments, so the 85-year-old’s doctor offered him a new option.
Despite a diagnosis of stage 3 prostate cancer at 50 years of age, John didn’t give up. He had three questions: What were his chances of beating the cancer? Was robotic-assisted surgery a viable option? What would happen if his surgeon found that the cancer had spread? John turned to the prostate cancer specialists at the Kimmel more »
For John LeBude, the first indication that he might have cancer came after a blood test during his annual physical, which showed that his PSA had risen to 11. He was 57 years old at the time. After a biopsy revealed that he had prostate cancer, John came to the multidisciplinary clinic at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals more »
November 4, 2003. The date is deeply etched in James Eisenhardt’s memory. On that day eight years ago, Jim’s long journey as a cancer patient began. That day also happens to be his wife’s birthday. November 4 was when this South Jersey man went for a colonoscopy in an effort to learn what was making more »