Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy: Quality of Life vs. Possible Risks

The evolution of prostate cancer (PCa) treatment often seems like a moving target. Suddenly there’s a revolutionary new treatment, or an exciting development in an existing one. Patients benefit from technological advances, gains in experience, and improved scientific knowledge—but even the most promising must survive the test of time, since unintended consequences can show up keep reading

A PROMIS is a Promise for Multiparametric MRI

In the world of prostate cancer (PCa) diagnosis, the year 2017 began with the January 19 online publication of another brilliant study out of the University College London and other British centers of clinical research.[i] The study, called PROMIS, was a comparison between multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) vs. TRUS biopsy in terms of diagnostic accuracy. Actually, keep reading

Diet, Cancer and You

You’re having a dream. In it, you’re in the lunch line at a fast-food restaurant, anticipating a tasty burger, fries and soft drink. Part of you feels a bit guilty because you had junk food just last week, but you have to be at an early afternoon meeting and road construction tied up traffic. There’s keep reading

Molecules, Math and MRI

Miomolecular MRI Imaging - Sperling Prostate Center
The renowned British poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning composed one of the most famous love sonnets of all times: How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. It is a declaration of the love she had for her husband, Robert Barrett. Had she been a 21st century radiologist with an equal gift for words, keep reading
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