Marita Truax, BSN, RN

Marita Truax, BSN, RN

Marita Truax is the radiation oncology nurse at the Academic Urology Prostate Center. She has been a nurse for 30 years. She is currently certified in clinical research and has prior certification in Emergency and Trauma nursing. Prior to coming to work at The Prostate Center, she worked as a surgical research coordinator and nurse navigator at the Barbara Brodsky Comprehensive Breast Center in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. For more than 10 years she worked with breast cancer patients managing their care from diagnosis through survivorship. Marita obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at Neumann University in 1988. Upon graduating, she worked as an Emergency and Trauma nurse for over 20 years. Her many years of experience, along with her cheerful personality, help our patients and their families feel at ease during their course of treatment.

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Academic Urology Welcomes Dr. Melanie Amster MD

Monday January 4, 2021

Dr. Amster is a graduate of Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed her Urology residency at New York Medical College.

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Ninth Annual Survivors Day Draws 400 Academic Urology Patients and Families

Thursday July 19, 2018

On June 3, 2018, Academic Urology sponsored its ninth Survivors Day celebration. Approximately 400 patients and family members came together to celebrate.

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Prostate Center Patients Celebrate Survivors' Day

Sunday June 4, 2017

Over 400 people--patients and family members--joined physicians and staff from the Academic Urology Prostate Center and Fox Chase Cancer Center Medical Group on June 4th at the Valley Forge Casino & Resort in King of Prussia to mark the annual National Cancer Survivors’ Day.

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