The ‘Primary Tumor’ and the Patient’s Cancer Journey

When evaluating a patient’s particular form of cancer, physicians at Regional Cancer Care Associates often look to the primary tumor – the source where cancer originates – to glean information about the cancer, potential treatment options, and the patient’s overall health status. The primary tumor is the first cancerous tumor that forms. In prostate cancer, … Continued

Important Information for Our Patients Regarding the Coronavirus

The well-being of our patients, visitors, and staff is the top priority of Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA). All of our offices are maintaining their regular hours for seeing patients, and we have implemented infection control practices with specific emphasis on minimizing risk of exposure to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) within our offices. We ask that … Continued

Family History of Cancer? Consider These Precautions

A family history of cancer can be intimidating, because it means your risk of getting the disease may be higher compared to those with no family history of cancer. Understanding your risk, however, allows you to take extra precautions to protect you and your family’s health. When you’re armed with the right knowledge and preventative … Continued

The Importance of Healthy Eating After a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the doctors at Regional Cancer Care Associates will take charge of your treatment plan, which usually involves medications, therapies, and surgeries. But there is one part of treatment that you can take charge of: your diet. While changing your diet won’t cure cancer, it may help in other … Continued

Cancer Immunotherapy: Past, Present, and Future

By boosting the body’s natural defenses, immunotherapy has helped countless people in their fight against cancer since the late 1800s. There are several different types of immunotherapy, including T cell therapy, monoclonal antibodies, cancer vaccines, and more. But how did this powerful form of cancer treatment originate? Regional Cancer Care Associates breaks down cancer immunotherapy’s … Continued

Understanding Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in both men and women in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. Many patients with lung cancer have trouble adapting to the life changes that accompany the disease – or dealing with the physical and emotional symptoms it can bring. With help from … Continued

Physical and Mental Benefits of Exercise in Prostate Cancer

For men with prostate cancer, it may seem difficult to forget about the side effects they’re enduring and become motivated to hit the gym. However, exercise is a key component of living a long, healthy life – especially while receiving prostate cancer treatment. Studies show higher survival rates among men with prostate cancer who are … Continued

Andre H. Goy, M.D., Chief Science Officer and Director of Research and Innovation at RCCA to Chair Medicine Symposium in New York City

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a leading resource for continuing medical education, will host the 2nd Annual Precision Medicine Symposium: An Illustrated Tumor Board. The dynamic symposium will take place April 17-18 at InterContinental New York Barclay in New York City and will be chaired by Andre H. Goy, M.D., chairman, executive director, and lymphoma division … Continued

Lung Cancer and Nutrition

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with lung cancer, you might be familiar with the uncomfortable side effects that both the disease and treatment can bring. And for many, those symptoms make it challenging to maintain a healthy, well-balanced diet, something that’s crucial to lung cancer recovery. Here’s a look at some … Continued