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  1. MRI-GUIDED FOCAL LASER THERAPY of PROSTATE CANCER
    FOCAL PROSTATE CANCER LASER THERAPY * risks of focal treatment of prostate cancer discussed, hematospermia, hematuria, urine infection, urinary obstruction, rectal bleeding, fever and chills, recurrence * on day of therapy, no symptoms of acute illnesses * no anticoagulants * enema prior to procedur…
  2. PSA and PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING? MAYBE. CAREFULLY and SELECTIVELY.
    “Did you come in here sick or are they going to make you sick?” (Overheard at a hospital entrance years ago when one friend greeted another. It still rings true today.) A Government panel-The United States Preventative Task Force-recently issued a statement that men should no longer get screened…
  3. Prostate Cancer Myths
    A myth is an imagined but UNREAL event. As prostate cancer is a major health issue and not all prostate cancers are the same, it is vitally important that men and their spouses deal with FACTUAL information only. Myth: if you don’t have urinary symptoms, you do not have prostate cancer FACT. M…
  4. Recurrent Prostate Cancer
    There are six treatment options for prostate cancer,HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound), Cryoablation(freezing),Radiation,Surgery,Active Surveillance (AS) and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). The last two,AS and ADT (“hormone shots”) are NOT definitive treatment options while HIFU,cryo,r…
  5. New device spots kidney disease and prostate cancer in an instant
    Detection of kidney disease and prostate cancer is now made easier with a new device that tests urine samples. Brighan Young University chemist Adam Woolley and his students made a new device that can detect markers of kidney disease and prostate cancer in an instant. The new device is a tiny tu…
  6. ROBOTIC PROSTATE CANCER SURGERY: A PUBLIC HEALTH NIGHTMARE
    Prostate cancer awareness, PSA screening for prostate cancer and the ill-conceived, debilitating radical surgery/robotic prostatectomy “treatment” are generally worthless and harmful, and represent an unbridled scam in public health.   For many years, it has been quite clear that most so-c…
  7. Doctors Pushing for 15-Year Followup for Prostate Cancer Patients
    For many cancer patients, surviving 10 years past cancer treatment is a cause for celebration, as they can be declared cancer-free. Yet prostate cancer is one form of cancer that has a higher risk of late recurrence or a recurrence occurring 10 to 15 years after a perceived successful treatment. B…
  8. HIFU for Prostate Cancer Treatment Shows Promise in Preserving Erectile Function
    For men who have prostate cancer, the treatments often carry side effects that are worse than the disease itself. Erectile dysfunction is one of these. This problem was the subject of a study performed by British researchers at the London NHS Trust, and the research was reported at the American Urol…
  9. Waiting Before Starting Hormone Therapy May Be Best Option for Prostate Cancer Recurrence
    Do men who are showing signs of a prostate cancer relapse need to start hormone therapy immediately? New research from the American Society of Clinical Oncology says no. Dr. Clifford A. Hudis, president of the Society, has produced a study that shows that starting hormone therapy at the first sign o…
  10. British Doctors Testing Potential Cure for Prostate Cancer
    Radiotherapy has long been the chosen treatment for aggressive prostate cancer for many doctors, but the risk of side effects, including sexual and urinary dysfunction, has created concern in the minds of physicians and patients alike. A new treatment being tested in British hospitals may change tha…
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