Learn more about prostate cancer types, symptoms and treatment from Washington University surgeons at Siteman Cancer Center.
AAES Foundation award recognizes Brown’s investigations in new therapies for aggressive thyroid cancer.
Learn more about the up-to-date screening guidelines and tests for eligible patients at risk of colorectal cancer.
Surgeons use virtual reality headsets for intraoperative planning of DIEP flap breast reconstruction.
Learn more about lung cancer types, symptoms and treatment from Washington University surgeons at Siteman Cancer Center.
Screening guidelines updated in 2021 nearly double the number of eligible individuals.
Sarcomas are a cancerous condition that manifests in different types of tissue. Symptoms include progressively enlarged or painful lumps that are superficial, deep or in the joints. There are many options for diagnosing sarcomas, and their progress or stage determines treatment options. Sarcoma is a rare type of cancer that often doesn’t cause symptoms, which makes screenings vitally important if you develop any new and unidentified lumps.
Prostate cancer is among the most common types of cancer. Learn more about the connection between prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction.
Hyperthermic or heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) surgery is a two-step procedure that treats certain cancers in the abdomen. This is a procedure conducted by surgeons in the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Cancer staging is an essential step in the cancer treatment process. When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, staging tests indicate the extent and progress of cancer. Knowing this information assists physicians in deciding treatment options and can also predict health outcomes for the patient.
Washington University cardiothoracic surgeons, in partnership with Siteman Cancer Center, have expanded their services to patients living in Illinois.
What does the legacy of excellence in endocrine surgery at Washington University School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center mean for patients? Our surgical oncologists have experience with a high volume of complex cases, making them experts in endocrine surgery.
Sean Glasgow, MD, explains the the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s new recommendations on when to get screened for colorectal cancer.
Siteman Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation’s top cancer facilities by U.S. News & World Report.
Lung surgeon Benjamin Kozower, MD, MPH, explains new lung cancer screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Yin Cao, ScD, MPH, is researching the troubling rise of early-onset colorectal cancer. In a series of publications, Cao’s research points to risk factors for the condition and offers some methods of prevention and improved screening.
Results of an international study including School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center researchers show improved outcomes for patients with advanced cases of rectal cancer.