As part of Kaiser Permanente’s integrated and data-driven health system, MAPRI’s scientists research new tr...
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A local gastroenterologist shares what you need to know about the diagnosis and how to screen for the disease.
Dr. Dana Sloane hopes the headlines about Chadwick Boseman won't fade, but will encourage people to screen themselves for colon cancer at home.
Actor Chadwick Boseman’s death from colorectal cancer at 43 was a shock to many, but it’s indicative of a trend doctors haven’t been able to explain yet.
FIT tests can be a viable first option to screen for colon cancer for most average-risk patients.
With our multidisciplinary medical expertise, we combine current technology, analysis of the latest cancer research, teamwork, and compassion — all to meet our high standards for our patients' care.
Neelesh Kantak, MD, a plastic surgeon with the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, tells the story of helping a member remain self confident following breast cancer and reconstruction surgery.
Learn about our integrated care model and how it led Angela to say “Dr. Kantak is a wonderful doctor.”
Targeted therapy uses medicines to attack specific targets or processes of cancer cells. Unlike other treatments, it affects only the cancer cells and not the other cells of the body.
Dr. Shanique Palmer, MD, explains how immunotherapy boosts the body's natural defenses to fight cancer.
Our multidisciplinary Breast Care Clinics, which allow our members to receive coordinated care from a team of specialists that include surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists.
The robotic surgery services we offer our members, including robotic colonoscopies, enable surgeons to operate with enhanced vision and precision.
Radar localization provides a more advanced level of precision that allows better surgical planning to improve cosmetic results because less tissue may need to be removed.
Our members can have their breast skin and nipples fully intact even with complete mastectomies and immediate reconstructions.
Ruhal Tevar, MD, believes that Kaiser Permanente “provides the best care in the world – bar none.” Learn why our integrated approach to health care makes that possible.
After many years of relatively slow, incremental progress, the field of cancer treatment has erupted and is progressing rapidly.
As part of Kaiser Permanente’s integrated and data-driven health system, MAPRI’s scientists research new treatments and techniques to better help today’s patients recover and manage their health.
A new cancer diagnosis can seem overwhelming, and the stress can make important treatment decisions even more difficult. Our team of oncologists and caregivers support you every step of the way.
Dr. Kim is a urologic oncologist who works with teams of physicians and oncologists to create a treatment plan designed for each patient.
Kaiser Permanente doctors coordinate with cancer care teams and develop therapies for each patient. Watch chief of medical oncology, Dr. Leon Hwang, explain why beating cancer takes a team.
If you have cancer, you’re still in control of your life and have choices about your care.