PSA Test for Prostate Cancer. Making sense of your PSA. PSA density, PSA velocity, PSA free and total
The first line therapy for metastatic prostate cancer is evolving. New evidence suggests chemo and hormones should be given simultaneously.
Prostate Cancer Cures. Treatment options for prostate cancer discussed including surgery, radiation, cryotherapy, brachytherapy, and chemotherapy.
Prostate Cancer Treatments: Treatment options for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer including Zytiga, Xtandi, Provenge & Xofigo
What Options Exist for Advanced Prostate Cancer? There are now several drugs for advanced prostate cancer that are available. Taxotere, Zytiga, Jevtana, and Provenge may help with prostate cancer that has spread beyond the prostate and is no longer able to be controlled by hormone therapy.
What is Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer? Cryotherapy is a form of treatment for prostate cancer in which the cancerous cells are destroyed through freezing. What do you need to know about this important alternative therapy?
What Should I Know About the Bone Scan for Prostate Cancer? The bone scan is an important test used to detect prostate cancer that has spread to the bones. Many men who have prostate cancer will undergo this test at some point. So, why is it important and how does it work?
What Happens if Prostate Cancer Is Not Treated? Untreated prostate cancer can progress (or not progress) in a number of different ways. While, most men undergo some form of treatment for their prostate cancer, some men today choose to not be treated for their prostate cancer. Prostate cancer, if left untreated indefinitely, can spread to other local tissues or distantly to other sites in the body. Read all about it here.
How Does the D'Amico Classification System Work? The D’Amico risk group classification system was developed to estimate the likelihood of recurrence for any patient using a given set of parameters, and is widely used as one of many individualized risk assessment tools. Read all about this important classification system.