Todd Gersten, MD

Todd Gersten, MD

Medical Reviewer

Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, Florida. Medical reviewer for VeriMed Healthcare Network.

Latest Articles by Todd Gersten, MD

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Breast Cancer

10 Things to Know About Metastatic Breast Cancer

The more you know about the recurring forms of breast cancer, the better prepared you will be to continue your fight against it.

Hugging a friend who has cancer.
Breast Cancer

The 10 Things Your Friend with MBC Wants You to Know

It can be difficult to understand what others with breast cancer are going through. This is what your loved one needs you to know but might be scared to tell you.

Predicting the Course of Metastatic Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer

Predicting the Course of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Not all metastatic breast cancers are the same. This new mathematical model could give you more specific information about your prognosis.

A hand writing the word myeloma.
Multiple Myeloma

Spotting Signs of Recurrent or Relapsed Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer for which symptoms usually do not appear early. That’s unfortunate because symptoms are what motivate people to seek help. It’s important to understand the difference between signs and symptoms.

Older couple having serious discussion with doctor.
Breast Cancer

Living Longer with Metastatic Breast Cancer: A New Report

Many people think metastatic breast cancer is a death sentence, but more women are living longer despite this serious diagnosis.

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Stomach Cancer

Gastric Cancer Risk Factors You Should Know

Want to know what puts you at risk for stomach cancer? Age, sex, dietary habits, and other factors are key.

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Stomach Cancer

9 Tips for Eating After a Gastrectomy

This chef and stomach cancer survivor offers great post-gastrectomy cooking and eating tips.

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Stomach Cancer

Best Resources for Stomach Cancer Support

Looking for information or a support network after a stomach cancer diagnosis? Check out these organizations to find help.