Category: Prostate Cancer

Intense Exercise May Extend Life for Advanced PCa Patients

I have previously written about the role of exercise in lowering the risk of developing prostate cancer (See http://sperlingprostatecenter.com/news-flash-exercise-may-decrease-risk-prostate-cancer/). In fact, quite a bit of research has been published about actual changes in the gene mechanisms that control tumor activity as a result of exercise. As a firm believer in our ability to prevent prostate keep reading

Another Reason Reconsider Radiation Treatment: Low Testosterone

Men with localized prostate cancer (PCa) are usually given three treatment choices: radical prostatectomy (RP), external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) or Active Surveillance (AS). Although patients are rarely told about minimal-to-noninvasive treatments that can be applied as focal therapy, it’s somewhat heartening that urologists and radiologists are increasingly supportive of AS for low-risk patients. This keep reading