Choosing the Right Prostate Cancer Treatment

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What’s the Right Prostate Cancer Treatment for Me? There are many things to consider when trying to choose the prostate cancer treatment that is right for you. Most men diagnosed with prostate cancer haven’t had the disease spread beyond the gland and may be classified as low risk. Others may have more advanced stages of […]

What to Expect After Prostate Cancer Surgery

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What Happens After Prostate Cancer Surgery? A newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient often have one thing on his mind – prostate cancer surgery. Many patients reached out to us, wondering what they should expect after prostate cancer surgery. According to New York Urologist Dr. David Albala, the most important thing you need to be concerned […]

Is There a Way to Determine If My Prostate Cancer Is Curable?

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How Can I Tell If My Prostate Cancer Is Curable? Prostate Cancer is the second most common cancer among American men. Unfortunately, about 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Some urologists even suggest that in the year 2015, this statistic has risen to 1 in 2 men! With […]

Will Salt Increase Cancer Risk?

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Does Salt Increase Cancer Risk? Salt, scientifically known as sodium chloride, is a mineral essential to life. Although, the overconsumption of salt is becoming increasingly common in the American diet. We know that the most common side effects of consuming salt is hypertension and high blood pressure. But how does this affect our cancer risk? […]

How Does Eating Fruits and Vegetables Affect My Cancer Risk?

Eating Fruits and Vegetables

Will Eating Fruits and Vegetables Lower My Cancer Risk? All our life we’ve heard, “Make sure to eat your greens.” Maybe you’ve even heard, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But how does the consumption of fruits and vegetables affect our cancer risk? This is a question 21st Century Oncology’s Dr. Brian Lawenda […]

What Types of Prostate Cancer Patients Should Choose Active Surveillance?


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 Does Genomic Testing Help Physicians Make Better Treatment Decisions?


Dr. Bevan-Thomas discusses genomic testing Genomic testing assays, like the Oncotype DX test, help physicians treat patients because it gives them a wider range of information. Certainly with cancer and in particular prostate cancer, knowledge is power. The more knowledge that physicians know about a tumor, the better chance they can make an informed decision […]

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 […]

What Happens If I’m Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer?

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Dr. Nelson talks about what happens if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer, your physician will first determine what the grade and stage of the prostate cancer is. If it is a low grade or less aggressive prostate cancer and your PSA is under 10 or 15, it […]

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