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10th May 2021 Site

VF Webinar Series: In Person vs. Virtual Healthcare

We present a panel of leaders in the healthcare field who will give viewers a look into the future of serving patient needs.

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07th May 2021 Site

Prostate Cancer Recurrence and Its Treatment

Are you stressed out about your prostate cancer’s recurrence?

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07th May 2021 Site

The Vattikuti Fellowship: A commitment to your future

Applications are now open for the 2021-2022 Vattikuti Fellowship program.  The deadline to apply is Friday, May 2, 2021.  Please click on the title above to read Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari's thoughts on the exciting opportunities this program provides.

05th May 2021 Site

VF Blog: Decision Making In the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Are you having trouble making the right choice for your prostate cancer treatment? Here is information you need to know to help you make the right decision.

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03rd May 2021 Site

VF Blog: All About Prostate Biopsy

A  prostate biopsy is a procedure where small samples of your prostate gland are removed and examined under a microscope after a process to determine the grade (level of agreesiveness) of your prostate cancer. The prostate is a gland right under the bladder and is responsible for making semen.  This blog describes the risks and benefits of this procedure.

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28th Apr 2021 Site

VF Blog: How Prostate Cancer is Diagnosed

Prostate cancer is the most commonly found malignant cancer in males above the age of 65 years old. It originates in the peripheral zone of the prostate. It forms when there is an abnormal and uncontrolled growth of the cells, which exceeds the rate of cell death.

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27th Apr 2021 Site

How is Prostate Cancer Staged and Graded?

According to the World Cancer Research Fund, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer that occurs in men. It is also the fourth most common cancer that occurs overall. Cancer.net has also predicted that an estimated 248,530 men will be diagnosed with this condition in the United States in 2021. Like other cancers, treating prostate cancer can be a challenge.

This blog shares facts about the different stages of prostate cancer.

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26th Apr 2021 Site

UPDATE: THE RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE on our website:

https://vfrsi.vattikutifoundation.com/video

We are excited to have two top Bariatric Robotic Surgeons who joined us on April 23 for a patient-centric Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series program on managing obesity. Obesity is the mother of many non-communicable diseases and is rapidly becoming a source of great concern among healthcare professionals. This webinar will cover the current concepts of etiology, complications, prevention, medical and surgical management of this disease.

 We invite you to watch this highly informative Webinar. 

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26th Apr 2021 Site

VF Blog:  What You Need to Know About the Prostate Gland

The prostate gland is a glandular tissue found in males, and it is present at the bottom of the bladder. Read this blog to find out all you need to know about the prostate gland.

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24th Apr 2021 Site

VF Blog:  Radical Prostatectomy and Its Side Effects

Risk factors associated with robotic-assisted prostatectomy are similar to those of open prostatectomy. Read this blog to find out more about Radical Prostatectomy and its side effects.

 

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