Is Testosterone Replacement Therapy Safe for My Prostate?


Dr. Bevan-Thomas talks about testosterone replacement therapy Testosterone replacement therapy, or TRT, is becoming increasingly popular for men who are entering middle age. As men age, their testosterone declines. This process is increased by lack of activity and a poor diet. As a result, testosterone replacement therapy has becoming increasingly mainstream. You’ve seen the commercials […]

Survivor Story: Advice for Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer Patients


John shares his advice for newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients Being diagnosed with prostate cancer is tough. Your entire life turns on a dime. But it always helps to hear from someone who has been there. John was diagnosed with prostate cancer in his 50s. He wants you to know that you’re not alone. In […]

Survivor Story: Choosing Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery


John talks about his decision to undergo robotic prostate cancer surgery There are many options available in treating prostate cancer. Robotic surgery has become much more prevalent in the last ten years. It benefits both surgeons and patients. Surgeons like the enhanced abilities the robot provides, and patients experience much less pain and have a […]

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 […]

What are the Biggest Fears of a Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer Patient?


Dr. Bevan-Thomas covers common fears of newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients It goes without saying that being diagnosed with prostate cancer can be scary. Nobody wants to hear the words: “you have cancer.” However, not all prostate cancer are the same. Some are high-risk and aggressive, some are lower-risk and may not even require treatment. […]

What is Watchful Waiting for Prostate Cancer?

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Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas explains when physicians will recommend watchful waiting for prostate cancer. Watchful waiting for prostate cancer is pretty much what it sounds like. In cases where men are of advanced age or expected to outlive the cancer’s development, doctors will monitor the disease without intervening. It is in these cases that early treatment […]

What Role Does PSA Level Play When Assessing Risk and Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer?

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How doctors use the PSA level to determine prostate cancer risk and treatment options. The time during a prostate cancer diagnosis can be very stressful. It is a lot of information to digest, on top of biopsies and tests and numbers. One constant a recently diagnosed prostate cancer patient will hear often is the PSA […]

What to Expect after a Prostate Cancer Biopsy?


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 […]

IsoRay Medical’s First Patient Cancer Free after Ten Years


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 […]

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