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 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 […]

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 […]

Prostate Problems: What Tests Are Available for Men?


Dr. Nelson talks about tests available for men with prostate problems When a man has prostate problems, they will typically go see their primary care physician. Your physician will typically begin with a urine analysis, a PSA test, or a digital rectal exam. Digital rectal exams are often forgotten, but about 15% of prostate cancers […]

How Science is Cutting Prostate Cancer Mortality in Older Men


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 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 […]

What Happens If I Have an Elevated PSA Level? What Are My Options?

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Dr. Nelson talks about your options if you have an elevated PSA level If your doctor thinks prostate cancer might be present, usually because your PSA is elevated or because you have an abnormal exam, you’ll be be sent to urologist. Typically, if the PSA is elevated, your doctor will recheck it, as all faith […]

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