September is National Prostate Health Month

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Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Offering FREE Prostate Cancer Screenings LEESBURG, VA – September 15, 2015 – In recognition of National Prostate Health Month, Inova Loudoun Hospital is offering FREE prostate cancer screenings on Thursday, Sept. 24, 5 – 7 p.m. at Inova Loudoun Hospital, Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100, Leesburg. Inova Loudoun Hospital physicians…

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Prostate Cancer Is the Second Most Common Cancer in American Men

Dr. Aragon-Ching serves as the Clinical Program Director of Genitourinary Cancers within the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute. Schedule an appointment or learn more about Dr. Aragon-Ching. Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Prostate cancer is the most common cancer, apart from skin cancer, that occurs among American men. In 2015 alone, a projected 220,000…

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New Men’s Health Clinic coming this summer

NEW Men’s Health Clinic at Inova Mount Vernon Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of its new men’s health clinic this summer! The clinic specializes in treating the unique conditions associated with male health, including BPH (enlargement of the prostate), prostate cancer, sexual dysfunction and wellness. The program offers all the…

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Urologist at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital helps firefighter overcome prostate cancer with robotic surgery

Firefighter Takes Action to Extinguish His Cancer Four years ago, when firefighter/paramedic Dwan Starks had a prostate exam, his high prostate-specific antigen (PSA) score signaled that something might be wrong. Given his family history of prostate cancer, Starks’ urologist closely monitored his PSA level over the next few years. So last year, when his PSA…

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Prostate Cancer: To screen or not to screen?

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Recommendations vary based on risk factors Alexandria, VA – (September 17, 2012) – September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month which brings with it questions about prostate cancer screenings, specifically the use of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) testing. There are studies that suggest that PSA testing leads to unnecessary treatments. Many urologists know that PSA…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Now Offering Radioactive Seed Implant for Prostate Cancer Patients

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Procedure Targets Cancer, Limits Exposure to Surrounding Tissue Leesburg, VA  – (September 18, 2007) – Inova Loudoun Hospital is now offering radioactive seed implantation for patients with early-stage prostate cancer.  Using radioactive seeds implanted directly at the site of the tumor, the procedure spares surrounding healthy tissue with fewer side-effects than standard therapies. “Prostate seed implant is…

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