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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the busiest shopping days of the year. Support us when you shop on Amazon on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday season. Begin your Amazon shopping on this link: smile.amazon.com/ch/27-4434212 and Amazon donates to the...

Early diagnosis is key to surviving prostate cancer

Dr. Gregory Merrick says the key to surviving prostate cancer is to undergo screening for early prostate cancer detection.  That combined with a healthy lifestyle is key to men's health. You can read his whole interview here: "Early Diagnosis Remains Key to Surviving...

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime.  It's important to talk to your family and friends about the risk of prostate cancer, and the importance of screening....

Prostate Cancer isn’t Just a “Man’s Disease”

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 partner.  A...

SpaceOAR Hydrogel Now Covered by Medicare

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 through a needle...

PCa Commentary

Expert Commentary On The Latest Prostate Cancer Topics

Written by Dr. Ed Weber

PCa Commentary is a well-researched, clearly presented commentary targeted to medical providers and others interested in current prostate cancer treatment. Each PCa Commentary edition offers an analysis of new developments in the field of prostate cancer with essays discussing and evaluating treatment management options for this disease.

THE AXUMIN PET/CT SCAN: ITS CLINICAL UTILITY — AN UPDATE

It has been one year since the Commentary featured the Axumin PET/CT in the November 2017 issue [control+click link to follow].  A great deal of new research about this scan performance has been published since then. The material in this issue is based on this...

  UNDERSTAND PROSTATE CANCER.

Prostate Cancer

What is Prostate Cancer?

What is Prostate Cancer, the Symptoms, Risk Factors? What does the Prostate do, where is it located?

Prostate Cancer Tests and Diagnostics

Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer?

What tests confirm the presence of prostate cancer? Learn how doctors diagnose prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Treatments

Treating Prostate Cancer.

Patients have options when it comes to the prostate cancer treatments. Learn about your options.

Explore Common Prostate Cancer Terms

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Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

Which TREATMENTS are most likely to leave patients PROSTATE CANCER FREE?  Testing PSA  levels in thousands of patients for years following treatment, identifies which are most effective.  See which course of therapy worked best for patients with low to high risk cancer.   Get your copy of the study to discuss with your family and Doctor.

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