Understanding the Risk Categories for Prostate Cancer

Understanding the Risk Categories for Prostate Cancer

on-air1-150x150This Hangout on Air covered the different risk categories for prostate cancer. Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas discussed the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s classification guidelines, digital rectum exams, and his view that every patient should empower themselves as much as they can as it relates to prostate cancer risk.

For more, you can watch the entire event below:

Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas
Dr. Bevan-Thomas is the Medical Director for Prostate Cancer Live. A graduate of Duke University, Rich received both a master’s degree in anatomy and his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed residency training in urologic surgery at the University of Texas Houston Health Science Center and the renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center, also in Houston. In 2002, he received two top honors in his field; the Pfizer Scholar in Urology and the Gerald G. Murphy Scholar in Urology. Dr. Bevan-Thomas will remain on the leading edge of robotic surgery and cryosurgery at USMD Prostate Cancer Center and will continue offering patients the latest clinical trials in prostate cancer treatment. He continues his teaching and physician proctoring interests as well as instructing in robotic surgery.


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