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Cancer patients experience many complex issues throughout the trajectory of the disease, ranging from the physical consequences of cancer and treatment to the psychological, social, and spiritual issues associated with living with the disease. At San Cristóbal Cancer Institute we believe that individualized, comprehensive, and......

As our patients know, several types of surgery are helpful to people with cancer and at San Cristóbal Cancer Institute we are committed to partnering with the top physicians across a wide variety of specialties, including the best surgeons in Ponce and beyond. Although we......

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and at San Cristóbal Cancer Institute we want you (and your patients) to be healthy and achieve the best possible results in cancer prevention. We have consulted some of the leading health and cancer research organizations in the US......

At San Cristóbal Cancer Institute, radiotherapy is our specialty. Our cancer care leadership and medical staff have mastered a variety of radiology techniques by effectively treating a wide array of cancers for nearly 30 years. We are now on a mission to restore hope to......

January is Cervical Cancer awareness month and thousands of women of all ages in Puerto Rico are affected by it. The incidence of cervical cancer locally continues to increase, placing its average at 14 per 100,000 women, according to the most recent statistics from the Central......

The rise in the number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer has led to a growing need for improved treatment options that can offer excellent cure rates with minimal side effects at a low cost. Research shows that from 2011 to 2015, the prostate cancer......

According to the American Cancer Society, men face a one-in-two lifetime risk of developing cancer, while women have a one-in-three risk. As these statistics make clear, cancer affects nearly all of us in various ways. Still, few people realize that psychology can play an important......

TrueBeam™ redefines radiotherapy as we know it. Faster to administer than conventional Radiotherapy, TrueBeam rotates around the patient to deliver powerful, specifically targeted beams of radiation with pinpoint accuracy. San Cristóbal Cancer Institute is proud to debut this technology in Ponce, for the benefit of......

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