couple discussing recent cancer diagnosis

Sharing Your Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis can feel like a long road with countless forks in its path, each one presenting a difficult decision you must make. One of these difficult decisions is who to tell about your cancer…
Jerome M. Butler, MD | SERO Doctor | Gaston and Lincoln, NC

Meet Dr. Jerome M. Butler, Jr., SERO’s November Provider of the Month

At SERO, we are committed to fostering meaningful relationships between patients and providers. Connecting on a deeper level allows our physicians to deliver exceptional and personalized care. To…

Welcome SERO’s Newest Advanced Practice Provider | SERO

Since 1977, SERO’s compassionate medical professionals have provided high-quality care to the Charlotte metro area. This month, advanced practice provider Jennifer Smith joins the team, bringing more…
Bo Doline, MD | Charlotte NC Cancer Treatment Doctor

Meet Dr. Robert Doline, MD, SERO’s October Provider of the Month

Radiation oncology is rooted in trust. When cancer patients seek treatment at SERO, they are placing their lives in the hands of our dedicated medical professionals. We do not take that lightly. To…
man discussing prostate cancer survival rates with doctor

Prostate Cancer Survival Rates

Outside of skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the US. The likelihood of developing prostate cancer increases with age, and some 60% of cases are found in men 65 and above.…
couple at the lake

Prostate Cancer and Erectile Dysfunction

In men, prostate cancer affects the prostate gland that produces seminal fluid, which nourishes sperm. The blood vessels and nerves surrounding the prostate are very sensitive and therefore respond…
woman experiencing skin irritation after radiation therapy

How to Care for Skin During Radiation

Radiation is one of the best treatments we have in fighting and curing cancer. While modern radiation treatments have fewer side effects than their predecessors, treatments may still irritate the…
Cancer patient and cancer caregiver holding hands

What is a Cancer Caregiver?

A cancer diagnosis does not just affect the patient. Spouses, children, parents, siblings, friends, and other loved ones may all be called upon to help. A cancer caregiver is someone who helps a person…
patient talking to doctor about prostate cancer

What Are the Stages of Prostate Cancer?

SERO reviews the four stages of prostate cancer and the staging systems used to identify the progression of prostate cancer.
A couple discussing cancer costs

The Cost of Cancer