How Science is Cutting Prostate Cancer Mortality in Older Men

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas talks about cutting prostate cancer mortality in older men In this video, Dr. Bevan-Thomas discusses about a recent study that came out talking about prostate cancer in older man. But first, who is who is an older man? Generally, we are talking about men who are 70+ years old. When older men are […]

What Tools Should My Prostate Cancer Doctor Doctor Be Using?

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Dr Bevan-Thomas explains common tools that prostate cancer doctors use Prostate cancer treatment has changed quite a bit in the past ten years. Doctors now have many more tools at their disposal. More tools means more personalized treatment, because not all prostate cancers are the same. In the past, a “one-size-fits-all” approach was taken. But […]

Why is it Beneficial to Know the Biology of a Prostate Cancer Tumor?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas explains why knowing the biology of a prostate cancer tumor is important You may not know, but prostate cancer treatment has come a long way in the past decade, Previously, physicians used a “one-size-fits-all” method of treating prostate cancer, regardless of the aggressiveness of the tumor. Physicians are now able to analyze the […]

IsoRay Medical’s First Patient Cancer Free after Ten Years

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According to KVEW-TV, the first man to undergo IsoRay therapy for prostate cancer recently announced that he was free of cancer 10 years later. Chuck Moore’s life was saved using IsoRay’s Cesium-131 seed, a tiny titanium capsule filled with radioactive material that fights cancer. Dozens of the tiny capsules are injected directly into a cancerous […]

Treatments to Help Achieve Erections after Prostate Surgery

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What types of treatments are there to help achieve erections after prostate surgery? There are a number of treatments available to help men with erectile dysfunction. Several different drugs are currently on the market that help maintain an erection. Cialis and Viagra are among those most commonly used. Penile pumps are another tool that can […]

Who is Eligible for the Oncotype DX Test?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas explains what type of patients can benefit from the Oncotype DX test Choosing active surveillance for prostate cancer is not always an easy decision. It is difficult to know that you have been diagnosed with a disease like prostate cancer, yet choose to just monitor the progress rather than directly treat the disease […]

Baseball Hall-of-Famer Joe Torre Kicks Off Prostate Cancer Education Campaign

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Joe Torre kicks off “Your Prostate Your Decision” in response to lack of awareness about treatment options In partnership with with baseball legend Joe Torre and three of the leading national patient advocacy organizations, Men’s Health Network, Prostate Health Education Network, ZERO – the End of Prostate Cancer, Genomic Health has launched Your Prostate Your Decision to […]

How Does Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Work?

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What is prostate cancer hormone therapy and how does it work? Prostate cancer hormone therapy is used quite often when treating prostate cancer patients. This therapy does not involve the patient actually receiving hormones. Rather, doctors try to suppress the hormone testosterone. Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas tells us that prostate cancer cells actually use testosterone for […]

How Does Genetic Testing Help Doctors Personalize Prostate Cancer Treatment?

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Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas explains how doctors use the Oncotype DX Test. Have you heard about genomic testing? Advances are being made daily in the fight against prostate cancer. In the past decade, doctors have learned quite a bit more about prostate cancer and have a more complex understanding of how the disease works. These strides […]

Benefits of Robotic Surgery and Open Surgery for Prostate Cancer

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A closer look at the benefits of robotic and open surgery. Robotic surgery and open surgery each offer several benefits for prostate cancer treatments. Robotic surgery surgery and open surgery  several benefits including less blood loss and a shorter hospital stay. “Typically, in robotic surgery, the blood loss is from 150 to 200 cc and in […]


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