What is the Life Expectancy of Prostate Cancer?


What is the life expectancy of prostate cancer? After the shock of a prostate cancer diagnosis, many men wonder about life expectancy. “Will I survive?” is a common question. The good news is that when prostate cancer is caught early, it is a very survivable disease. That’s why early screening and detection is so important. […]

Survivor Story: What Was Prostate Cancer Recovery Like?


John describes his prostate cancer recovery Being diagnosed with prostate cancer can is difficult. But it always helps to hear from someone who has been there. John was diagnosed with prostate cancer in his 50s. He’s sharing his journey in hopes that no man will ever feel like they are facing prostate cancer alone. John […]

Survivor Story: Preparation for Cryoablation Surgery


Victor shares what preparation for cryoablation surgery is like Cryoablation is a process that uses extreme cold (cryo) to destroy or damage tissue (ablation). In recent years, it has become a common tool in the treatment of prostate cancer. Cryoablation uses sub-zero temperatures to reduce or eliminate cancer cells.. Victor underwent this process after being […]

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 […]

Survivor Story: What Was Your Prostate Cancer Experience Like?


Prostate cancer survivor Victor shares his story Have you wondered what prostate cancer is like? While doctors can provide some comfort, it always helps to hear from someone who was there. Victor was an otherwise healthy man who was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He chose cryoablation (freezing the prostate cancer cells) as a treatment option. […]

Who is Eligible for the Oncotype DX Test?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas explains what type of patients can benefit from the Oncotype DX test Choosing active surveillance for prostate cancer is not always an easy decision. It is difficult to know that you have been diagnosed with a disease like prostate cancer, yet choose to just monitor the progress rather than directly treat the disease […]

What is Prostate Cancer Treatment Like?

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He’s been there: Victor describes his prostate cancer treatment. It’s safe to say that no one looks forward to prostate cancer treatment. There are many misconceptions about what life with prostate cancer entails. It always helps men who have been diagnosed to hear from someone who has been there. Victor was diagnosed with prostate cancer and […]

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 Look For in a Prostate Cancer Doctor

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What should I look for in a prostate cancer doctor? When selecting a cancer specialist there are certain things a prostate cancer patient should look for. After all, you’d want to know a bit of background on a new mechanic before taking your car in to his shop, right? Why should your body be any different? […]

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