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Which prostate cancer treatments are most effective, leaving men Prostate Cancer Free.
Which prostate cancer treatments are most effective, leaving men Prostate Cancer Free.

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More American men with low-risk prostate cancer are being persuaded by their doctor to reject immediate surgery and/or radiation in favor of active surveillance.  This move is sparing men’s sexual health without increasing their risk of death.  A study…
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The goal of active surveillance (AS) is to delay treatment, avoiding its associated adverse effects for as long as appropriate, while insuring that selective delayed intervention will still result in a good outcome. This management strategy has been under…
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A new prostate cancer prognostic test is in the works and soon-to-be available worldwide.  MDxHealth recently signed an agreement that gives it licensing rights to market and manufacture the test.  The test, InformMDx, looks at the recently validated…
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It’s a simple fact anatomical fact that women will never have to worry about receiving their own prostate cancer diagnosis.  Prostate cancer has long been referred to as a “man’s disease,” one must not overlook the burden that is shared by the patient’s…
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Researchers at the University of Surrey and National Health Service in the U.K. have developed a web-based online cognitive behavioral therapy sessions and both filmed and interactive peer support.  Every year, over 47,000 men are diagnosed  with prostate…
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This Commentary is prompted by two items relevant to this rapidly advancing field: “The Prostate,” April 2018, published: “Meeting report from the Prostate Cancer Foundation PSMA-directed radionuclide scientific working group,” by multiple authors…
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For many people, the words, “you have cancer” are synonymous with a death sentence.  Many people start to think of all the people they knew who died within a year of their diagnosis.  Within this fear, people tend to think they need the most…
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As of January 1, 2018, a new technology called SpaceOAR™ Hydrogel is now a covered procedure by Medicare. This product helps to protect the rectum from unintended damage during radiation therapy for prostate cancer. SpaceOAR™ is a gel that is placed…
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At the 2018 Genitourinary Session of the American Association of Clinical Oncology two presentations reported similar findings which offer management guidance for men whose PSAs are rising despite androgen suppression but have no objective evidence of…
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