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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...

Big Dangers when it comes to Pain management

When it comes to “pain management”, most people automatically think of over the counter medications.  They take the prescribed dose, the medication goes to work, and the pain is managed; often times it is short-lived, and they can move on from it.  But, for many...

Actor Stephen Fry reveals he has prostate cancer

Last week, Actor Stephen Fry revealed that for the past few months, he has been battling prostate cancer.  Fry credits early detection: "I felt my life was saved by early intervention so I would urge any of you men of a certain age to get your PSA levels checked." ...

Recurrence Anxiety Strikes Unexpectedly

The fear of recurrence weighs heavily on the minds of every cancer survivor, some more than others.  For some it can be an overwhelming fear experienced on a daily basis, and for others, less frequent.  For many patients, recurrence anxiety strikes most often around...

Dealing With Depression When You Have Cancer

Addressing depression in cancer patients is a vital part of the care provided by healthcare providers. In some cases, healthcare providers should be doing a better job in asking patients going through cancer treatment about their emotional health, and to encourage...

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.

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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.

Prostate Cancer Surgery or Radiation ???

Need Treatment?  YOU NEED THIS STUDY! This fifteen year study compares treatment success rates, following 119,000+ patients treated for prostate cancer, to see who became Prostate Cancer Free.  Treated once. No more treatment. No recurrence. Get your copy of the study to discuss with your family and Doctor.

 

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The Prostate Cancer Free Foundation, reviews the results of hundreds of thousands of men treated for prostate cancer. Tracking them for years. This information is available to you, and others like you, to help find the best prostate cancer treatment. This work takes time, effort, resources all of it done by volunteers. Please help us continue. Please Donate!