What Types of Prostate Cancer Patients Should Choose Active Surveillance?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas discusses what kinds of patients should choose active surveillance Active surveillance is generally for patients that have lower grade prostate cancer because those cancers tend to grow more slowly. But, there has been a debate for a number of years about the over- and under- treatment of prostate cancer, and whether some prostate […]

Comparing Toxicity Following Proton Therapy and IMRT for Prostate Cancer

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas discusses proton therapy for prostate cancer One of the challenges that physicians and patients patients face is trying to figure out what is the best therapy for their prostate cancer. There are many different routes of treatment for prostate cancer, like surgery and radiation. There is a subset of patients who can may […]

How Has Genomic Testing Changed Prostate Cancer Treatment?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas discusses how genomic testing has changed prostate cancer treatment Prostate cancer treatment decisions have changed a lot over the last ten years. One of the challenges that physicians have found over last five years or so is the fact that they are finding more and more lower grade prostate cancers. Physicians see patients […]

Has There Been an Overall Increase in High-Risk Prostate Cancer?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas talks about overall increases in high-risk prostate cancer As part of our mission to provide the latest news in terms that patients can understand, in this video Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas at Prostate Cancer Live talks about an interesting presentation from the 2015 Genitourinary Cancer Symposium in Orlando, FL. The topic of this presentation […]

Does testosterone replacement therapy increase the risk of prostate cancer?

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Does TRT cause prostate cancer? Testosterone replacement therapy, or TRT, is becoming increasingly popular for men who are entering middle age. As men age, their testosterone declines. This process is increased by lack of activity and a poor diet. As a result, testosterone replacement therapy has becoming increasingly mainstream. You’ve seen the commercials on TV […]

Is Testosterone Replacement Therapy Safe for My Prostate?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas talks about testosterone replacement therapy Testosterone replacement therapy, or TRT, is becoming increasingly popular for men who are entering middle age. As men age, their testosterone declines. This process is increased by lack of activity and a poor diet. As a result, testosterone replacement therapy has becoming increasingly mainstream. You’ve seen the commercials […]

At What Age and How Often Should You Get Your Prostate Screened?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas talks about prostate cancer screening guidelines Prostate cancer is very survivable if caught early. As is the case with most cancers, early detection is key. But there is a lot of conflicting information out there on when men should be screened. Those with a family history of prostate cancer should be screened much […]

What is a Prostate Biopsy and What Are the Risks and Rate of Infection?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas discusses prostate biopsy A prostate biopsy is something that few men look forward to. But, it’s important to stay informed and take responsibility for your own health. There are a lot of myths around prostate biopsy. But the procedure has come a long way in the past few years. Rates of infection are […]

Do Men Who Ride Bikes Have a Higher Chance for Developing Prostate Cancer?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas discusses the myth that bike-riding increases chances of prostate cancer There has been some discussion about the link between bike-riding and prostate cancer. As with most things reported in the media, it is a bit overinflated. For men who ride their bike for light exercise or pleasure, there is almost no risk. When […]

Does Sex with More Women Decrease Your Chances for Developing Prostate Cancer?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas talks about the recent study showing sex with more women prevents prostate cancer Researchers at the University of Montreal and INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier found that men who had slept with more than 20 women during their lifetime were 28 per cent less likely to develop the disease. While men all over the world were […]


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