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 […]

Survivor Story: AZ DBacks CEO Derrick Hall Shares His Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Story


Derrick Hall shares his prostate cancer diagnosis story Known throughout the game of baseball for his never-ending positivity and pioneering spirit, D-backs President & CEO Derrick Hall turned the franchise into a model organization focused on a fan experience and corporate culture that was second-to-none, paired with the goal of competing for a championship on […]

Former NFL Player Todd McMillon Shares His Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Story

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Todd McMillon shares what it was like to be diagnosed with prostate cancer For a man who has just experienced a prostate cancer diagnosis, it always helps to hear from someone who has been there. Todd McMillon, former defensive back for the Chicago Bears was just 39 when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and […]

Must-Know Links Between Diet and Prostate Cancer


Dr. Bevan-Thomas talks about┬ádiet and prostate cancer It’s no secret that Americans are eating an increasingly poor diet, rife with trans-fats and sugars. There are a host of environmental causes of prostate cancer, and one of those issues is diet. When it comes to the relation between diet and prostate cancer, our parents were right: […]

Survivor Story: John’s Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

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John shares his prostate cancer diagnosis story Doctors can provide a lot of comfort, but it always helps to hear from someone who is there. A prostate cancer diagnosis is not an easy time in a man’s life. It’s filled with fear, confusion, and a lot of emotion. But it always helps to hear from […]

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 […]

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 […]

Preparing for Your Prostate Cancer Doctor’s Visit

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How should I prepare for a prostate cancer doctor’s visit? Joel Nowak is a three time cancer survivor. He has had prostate cancer twice. In this video offers some advice on how to prepare for a prostate cancer doctor’s visit. He always recommends patients bring someone with them. Patients may hear their doctor differently from […]

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 ┬áto seek physicians […]

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