Month: July 2017

Kissing Prostatectomy Goodbye?

This headline got my immediate attention: “No Benefit with Surgery for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer.” The July 12, 2017 article by MedPage Today Senior Associate Editor Charles Bankhead is based on the most recent follow up findings from the PIVOT randomized trial. They suggest that radical prostatectomy (RP) does not offer men with localized prostate cancer keep reading

10 Key Warning Signs of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is considered highly curable when it is detected early! This is also when a patient has the most treatment choices, including Active Surveillance and focal therapy with minimal side effects. No symptoms in early stages The problem is, early stage prostate cancer is a silent lurker with no symptoms. However, a growing tumor keep reading
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