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 […]

What is a Positive Margin After a Prostatectomy?


Dr. Bevan Thomas explains what a positive margin after a prostatectomy means In an ideal world, after radical prostatectomy, the pathologist would send a triumphant report to the surgeon: “I’ve looked at the prostate tissue you removed from Mr. Jones, and all of the edges are clear. Congratulations! You’ve removed all the cancer!” Most often, it […]

Former NFL Player Todd McMillon’s Prostate Cancer Surgery Experience

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Todd McMillon talks about his prostate cancer surgery experience Todd McMillon was diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 39. Knowing that he had a family history and undergoing regular screening is what saved his life. After his diagnosis, he chose to undergo robotic surgery. His experience was positive. For more on Todd’s prostate cancer surgery […]

Treatments to Help Achieve Erections after Prostate Surgery


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 […]

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Prostate Cancer Doctor

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What should I look for in a prostate cancer doctor? It is important for prostate cancer patients to stay informed about their disease as well as their healthcare provider. Patients should ask their doctors how much experience and knowledge they have about the disease and its treatments. Dr. Lanceford Chong advises patients  to seek physicians […]

What to Know About Sex After Prostate Cancer Treatment


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


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 […]

What is Life Like After a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis? One Patient’s Story

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Victor shares the story of his prostate cancer journey. What’s life like after a prostate cancer diagnosis? Victor found out the hard way after being diagnosed at the age of 52. He had radiation treatment to kill the cancerous cells in his body. His PSA levels were okay for awhile, but the cancer eventually came […]

Improving Incontinence after Prostate Cancer Treatment


How do you improve incontinence after prostate cancer treatment? Incontinence can be much more than a nuisance, but it is a treatable condition. There are many things you and your doctor can do to improve your continence. Dr. Roscoe Nelson goes over several different approaches to treating incontinence after prostate cancer treatment in this video. […]

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