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 […]

Measuring the Effectiveness of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

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How do Doctors Measure the Effectiveness of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer? After radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients may be wondering how well it worked. Dr. Lanceford Chong offers some insight on how doctors measure these outcomes. Post-radiation followup is a series of procedures used to help doctors determine how well your treatment worked. […]

Explaining Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

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What does radiation therapy for prostate cancer entail? There are many different ways to treat prostate cancer presently. Which treatment a patient receives depends on a variety of factors. Radiation therapy itself is performed in various ways. Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas describes several different approaches to radiation therapy for prostate cancer in this video. Learn what […]

Who is a Candidate for Cryoablation for Prostate Cancer

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The process of cryoablation for prostate cancer explained. One of the many treatment options for prostate cancer is called “cryoablation.” Cryoablation for prostate cancer involves the controlled freezing of the prostate gland in order to destroy cancerous cells. This treatment does not discriminate from cancerous from non-cancerous cells. Healthy tissue will be destroyed as well. […]

I Have an Elevated PSA, What Next?

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What’s next after receiving an elevated PSA result? The PSA test measures the blood level of Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA), a protein that is produced by the prostate gland. The higher a man’s PSA level, the more likely it is that he has prostate cancer. There are other reasons for having an elevated PSA level, and […]

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

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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 […]

Choosing Surgery or Radiation for Prostate Cancer Treatment

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Dr. Crawford explains the benefits and drawbacks of the two most common prostate cancer treatments, surgery and radiation. The two main treatments for prostate cancer are surgery and radiation. Dr. Crawford says the difference in outcome for surgery and radiation are basically same, and both have their own sets of complications both short term and […]

A Message for Prostate Cancer Patients from Survivor Dan Hennessey

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Prostate cancer is a difficult disease and treatment often brings with it several side effects. However, Dan Hennessey, who has been a prostate cancer survivor for 7 years, says that the side effects have been worth it for him because the alternative was death. “Don’t be embarrassed. Don’t be ashamed. Don’t be afraid — be […]

When To Take the Oncotype DX Test

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The Oncotype DX test for prostate cancer patients helps patients and their doctors determine how aggressive a prostate tumor is and whether or not active surveillance is an option for them. Learn about when a patient would receive the Oncotype DX test in this video with Dr. Eric Klein. The Oncotype DX is best used […]


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