Clinical and Pathological Staging for Prostate Cancer: What’s the Difference?

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What is the difference between clinical and pathological staging for prostate cancer? It is important for cancer patients to be familiar with the staging process and terminology. Many patients get confused when first learning about staging and staging terms. Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas provides a thorough explanation of it all in the video below. A lot […]

What to Expect after a Prostate Cancer Biopsy?

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What happens after a prostate cancer biopsy? A prostate cancer biopsy uses ultrasound imaging to guide several small needles through the rectum wall into areas of the prostate. These needles extract tissue samples to test for cancerous cells. What happens next? Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas goes over what happens after a prostate cancer biopsy in this […]

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 […]

Measuring the Effectiveness of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

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How do Doctors Measure the Effectiveness of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer? After radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients may be wondering how well it worked. Dr. Lanceford Chong offers some insight on how doctors measure these outcomes. Post-radiation followup is a series of procedures used to help doctors determine how well your treatment worked. […]

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 […]

What to Know About Sex After Prostate Cancer Treatment

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When can I have sex after prostate cancer treatment? Nearly all men will experience difficulty getting an erection for a period of time after surgery, even if they have a “nerve-sparing” operation. This will usually pass with time. You should know what to expect, but there is no reason that you shouldn’t resume normal sexual […]

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 […]

Penis Injections as a Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

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Are penis injections used as a treatment for erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction has a varieties of treatments. Generally, erectile dysfunction is treated with medications taken orally. Some commonly used medications are Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra. If pills don’t work, doctors will often recommend penis injections. Dr. Roscoe Nelson discusses how the benefit of using penis […]

Caring for Your Bones after a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

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How do you care for your bones after a prostate cancer diagnosis? You may not be thinking about your bones after a prostate cancer diagnosis, but you should be. Patients with prostate cancer often undergo hormone deprivation therapy. Recent research has found a link between hormone deprivation therapy and osteoporosis. Physician’s Assistant Jennifer Wilson is […]

How to Increase Bone Mass in Patients with Prostate Cancer

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Can you increase bone mass in patients with prostate cancer? Androgen-Deprivation treatment can increase a man’s risk for developing bone loss. Several hormones protect bones from losing density and testosterone is one of theses. Androgen-Deprivation treatment causes testosterone levels to go down and bone loss starts to occur at an increasing rate. There are some […]


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