• About Paul G. Curcillo II MD, FACS

    Paul G. Curcillo II MD, FACS, is the Director, Minimally Invasive Surgical Initiatives and Development at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Curcillo specializes in minimally invasive surgery, breast surgery colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, general surgery of benign disease, ventral hernias. For an appointment, please call 888-FOX CHASE. Follow on Twitter: @FCCCSurgOnc


    My doctor told me I have a “precancerous” lesion. Do I have cancer?

    by  • August 13, 2013 • Cancer Screening, Surgery

    Receiving the news that you have a precancerous lesion can cause considerable confusion and stress. Naturally, questions will arise as to the risks of getting a “cancerous” lesion, whether treatment is necessary and, if necessary, what treatment options are appropriate. It’s important to keep in mind that precancerous lesions can be found almost anywhere...

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    Is Single Port Surgery Right for Me?

    by  • June 27, 2013 • Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Single Port Surgery, Surgery

    Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery: Over the past twenty years, minimally invasive surgery has been successful in reducing the large scars associated with traditional surgery to a few scars less than one inch in length. As a result, our patients have experienced faster, easier recoveries with less pain and fewer complications.  During the past...

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