Treatment Options for Stage III Prostate Cancer


What are the options for Stage 3 prostate cancer? A diagnosis of Stage 3 prostate cancer means the cancer is present outside the prostate gland. Advanced imaging techniques are generally needed to make the diagnosis. Once diagnosed, there are several different treatment options available for patients. Dr. Howard Tay is a Urologist with experience in […]

Treatment Options for Stage II Prostate Cancer

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What are the treatment options for Stage II prostate cancer? If prostate cancer has progressed to Stage 2, that generally means that your doctor has found a lump or nodule on the prostate. Usually the prostate must be removed. There are several ways surgeons can do this. Dr. Howard Tay is a Urologist experienced with […]

I Have No Symptoms, How Can I Still Have Prostate Cancer?

Types of Catheters Used After Prostate Surgery

How can you have prostate cancer without symptoms? The prostate is a gland that wraps around the urine channel. It may be hard to believe that a man could have prostate cancer without symptoms. Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas, Urologist & Prostate Cancer Specialist, discusses how this may be possible in the video below. Matters of the […]

Using the PSA Test to Diagnose Prostate Cancer


How is the PSA test used to diagnose prostate cancer? Prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, is a protein produced in the prostate gland. The PSA test is used to measure the amount of that protein in a man’s blood. PSA levels in men with prostate cancer are generally high. Doctors use this test along with other […]

What Makes a Good Candidate for Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer?


Cases where active surveillance is a treatment option for prostate cancer. Some cancers are aggressive, and some are not. Men who have aggressive cancers generally need to have treatment right away. Those with less aggressive types may be good candidates for active surveillance. Some men never need treatment. Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas discusses what is involved […]

Is Active Surveillance Right for You?

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Is active treatment a good treatment option for some men with prostate cancer? Patients electing active surveillance for prostate cancer has become commonplace in the United States in recent years. Recent advances in technology have made what used to be an option for older men available for men of all ages who’s prostate cancer has […]

Taking Responsibility as a Prostate Cancer Patient

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What type of responsibility does a prostate cancer patient have? Joel Nowak learned about his responsibility as a prostate cancer patient the hard way. After his prostate cancer surgery Joel’s urologist was running his PSA tests to keep tabs on the cancer. Once he stopped seeing his urologist he believed his rheumatologist was running them. […]

The Oncotype DX Test


What is the Oncotype DX test? The Oncotype DX test is relatively new in the fight against cancer. It is a genetic test which looks at the tumor biology of your prostate cancer biopsy tissue. Doctors use this test with a patient’s PSA score and clinical stage to more accurately determine the aggressiveness of your […]

Why do prostate cancer patients need to learn about prostate cancer?


Patient advocate Joel Nowak stresses the importance of prostate cancer patients educating themselves. Prostate cancer patients should learn everything they can about their disease. Every patient’s cancer is different. Your treatment will be personalized so it is important to be informed when making decisions. Cancer survivor Joel Nowak believes men diagnosed with prostate cancer should […]

Types of Support for Metastatic Prostate Cancer Patients

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What types of support are available for metastatic prostate cancer patients? Metastatic, or advanced prostate cancer patients know they have no potential of being cured. Joel Nowak was diagnosed with this form of cancer twelve years ago. He is younger than most metastatic prostate cancer patients, which can make it difficult to find other men […]

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