VA’s Innovative Oncology Program

According to Medical News Today, 1 in 2 women and 1 in 3 men in the US will develop cancer within their lifetime. Sadly, veterans are no exception.

When Michael “Bing” Crosby, a US Navy veteran, was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he was referred to the VA’s cancer treatment center in West LA. Despite the aggressive nature of his cancer, Michael Rettig, a medical oncologist with the Los Angeles VA, was able to help.

His team used cutting edge, precision oncology techniques to put Michael’s life-threatening cancer into remission. When he relapsed, the VA’s next-generation imaging technology was able to detect the site of the recurrence and restore his health yet again.

Keep watching to learn more about Michael’s experience and the VA’s inspiring and innovative new oncology methods.

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