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?

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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 […]

How Does Genomic Testing Help Physicians Make Better Treatment Decisions?

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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 […]

How Has Genomic Testing Changed Prostate Cancer Treatment?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas discusses how genomic testing has changed prostate cancer treatment Prostate cancer treatment decisions have changed a lot over the last ten years. One of the challenges that physicians have found over last five years or so is the fact that they are finding more and more lower grade prostate cancers. Physicians see patients […]

Survivor Story: Derrick Hall Talks About Prostate Cancer Treatment and the Importance of PSA Testing

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Derrick Hall shares his prostate cancer treatment story Derrick Hall was diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 42. Since then, he has taken a very public role in sharing his story so that other men never have to feel like they are alone. In this video, Derrick talks about his prostate cancer treatment experience. He […]

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 […]

Clinical and Pathological Staging for Prostate Cancer: What’s the Difference?

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What is the difference between clinical and pathological staging for prostate cancer? It is important for cancer patients to be familiar with the staging process and terminology. Many patients get confused when first learning about staging and staging terms. Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas provides a thorough explanation of it all in the video below. A lot […]

What to Expect after a Prostate Cancer Biopsy?

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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 […]

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 […]


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