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Roscoe Nelson, MD

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By Roscoe Nelson, MD

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Prostate Cancer Stages Created: Sunday, May 24, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      It is important to know the prostate cancer stages. The stage of your prostate cancer determines a lot about what treatment options you will have, what your prognosis will be, and what types of te...
    • Prostate Cancer Rates Created: Saturday, September 26, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Prostate cancer risk increases with increasing age and is uncommon before the age of 40. It's prevalence increases quickly after the age of 40, however. How many men of a given age actually have p...
    • Overview of Advanced Prostate Cancer Created: Friday, October 28, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Advanced prostate cancer is an often-misunderstood description of later-stage prostate cancer. How is this treated? How is it diagnosed?" itemprop="description" Wednesday, July 02, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      A condition where the prostate becomes inflamed due to an infection or another cause. Often painful or irritating. May cause an elevated PSA level. Often cured with antibiotics if caused by infe...
    • Prostate Cancer Treatment Created: Monday, May 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Prostate Cancer Cures. Treatment options for prostate cancer discussed including surgery, radiation, cryotherapy, brachytherapy, and chemotherapy.
    • Prostate Cancer Recurrence Created: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Prostate cancer recurrence is something that all men with prostate cancer hope to avoid. How do you know if your prostate cancer has come back after initial treatment? What are the next steps if ...
    • Stage 4 Prostate Cancer Created: Thursday, April 08, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      How advanced is stage 4 prostate cancer? How much has prostate cancer spread if it is stage 4?" itemprop="description"> Wednesday, December 02, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      What do we know about prostate cancer progression? How fast does prostate cancer usually grow? When and where does it commonly spread? Is there anyway to know when it has begun to spread?"
    • What Tests Are Used for Staging Prostate Cancer? Created: Saturday, June 28, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Prostate cancer staging is one of the most important factors used when determining your overall prognosis and which treatment option is the best for you. Virtually all prostate cancer patients und...
    • Definition of Benign Created: Monday, May 25, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      What does benign mean? What is the definition of benign?
    • What to Know About the Prostate Cancer TURP Procedure Created: Tuesday, March 02, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Prostate cancer TURP procedure. You may be familiar with the TURP (transurethral resection of the prostate) procedure commonly used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), but did you know th...
    • Prostate Cancer Treatment Created: Thursday, May 29, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Today, many treatment options for prostate cancer exist. This guide will help you sort through the options and give you a summary of the most important treatments to know about. From surgery to r...
    • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Created: Sunday, June 22, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Hormone therapy is one of the primary treatment options available today for prostate cancer. What should you know about hormone therapy for prostate cancer?" itemprop="des$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop="...
    • What Types of Doctors Are Involved in Prostate Cancer Care? Created: Sunday, June 29, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      During the course of your prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care you will likely be working with a number of different types of physicians. It is important to have a basic idea of...
    • PET Scan for Prostate Cancer Created: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The PET scan for prostate cancer is an often misunderstood test which is sometimes used to determine the extent of spread of prostate cancer. Learn all about the PET scan for prostate cancer and w...
    • What Can Cause a Falsely Elevated PSA? Created: Monday, October 04, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The PSA test is one of the most important tests available to doctors to detect prostate cancer. What can result in a falsely elevated PSA level?
    • How Will My Prostate Cancer Be Staged Created: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Prostate cancer staging is one of the most important factors used when determining your overall prognosis and which treatment option is the best for you. Virtually all prostate cancer patients und...
    • All About the Prostascint Scan Created: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The Prostascint scan is a relatively new addition to the numerous tests that can be used to detect the spread of prostate cancer to other parts of the body. Learn all about the Prostascint scan he...
    • Definition of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Created: Sunday, October 19, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Definition of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
    • Detection of Prostate Cancer Metastasis Created: Monday, December 08, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Detection of prostate cancer metastasis (or spread) is an important aspect of proper prostate cancer care. So, what should you know about detection of prostate cancer metastasis?"
    • Will I Be Able to Have an Erection After Prostate Cancer Treatment? Created: Friday, June 03, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Many men who are facing a prostate cancer diagnosis, or who have undergone prostate cancer treatment, are worried about whether or not they will be able to have an erection after prostate cancer.
    • An Overview of the Most Common Complications Following Treatment Created: Monday, June 09, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Unfortunately, for many men who have undergone treatment for prostate cancer, complications of their treatment is a fact of life. What are the most frequent complications that can occur following ...
    • Understanding Your Digital Rectal Exam Results Created: Monday, May 25, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The results you receive from your digital rectal exam (DRE) can tell you and your doctor a great deal. What should you know about what your results might mean?" itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
    • All About Bones Scans and Prostate Cancer Created: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      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 h...
    • What Happens if Prostate Cancer Is Not Treated? Created: Monday, November 28, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      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 pro...
    • Can I Still Have an Orgasm After Prostate Cancer Treatment? Created: Friday, April 01, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Many men are concerned about their ability to have an orgasm after prostate cancer treatment. Is it still possible?
    • What Are The Warning Signs of Prostate Cancer? Created: Thursday, August 18, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Are there signs and symptoms that could point to underlying prostate cancer? What are some prostate cancer warning signs?
    • Is BPH Dangerous? Created: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Is BPH dangerous? BPH is extremely common among older men, but is it actually dangerous? Read on to find out.
    • Prostate Problems Created: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Prostate problems are not uncommon. Problems ranging from simple inflammation to metastatic cancer can originate from the prostate. It important to know which problems can affect the prostate and...
    • The Prostate Gland Created: Monday, May 25, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The prostate gland is an important structure present only men. Because prostate cancer and other conditions can develop within the prostate, it is important to understand what it is and what it do...
    • PSA: What does it mean? Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      PSA Test for Prostate Cancer. Making sense of your PSA. PSA density, PSA velocity, PSA free and total
    • Definition of Adjunctive Therapy Created: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The definition of adjunctive therapy. Find out the meaning of adjunctive therapy and what is means for prostate cancer treatment.

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