Category: General Prostate

The PIVOTAL Trial: The Safety of Aggressive Radiation for Prostate Cancer

Doctor and Patient - Sperling Prostate Center
Thanks to PSA screening and early detection, most prostate cancer (PCa) is diagnosed while it is still contained in the prostate gland. This implies favorable odds that any whole-gland treatment is potentially curative: radical prostatectomy, beam radiation, brachytherapy (seed implants), cryotherapy (freezing), or HIFU. For patients whose PCa exists as an unifocal disease—that is, an keep reading

The Harsh Economics of Prostate Cancer

Over the years, I have written on various topics related to prostate health. The obvious ones include prostate cancer (PCa): how to detect, diagnose and treat it without wrecking quality of life and masculinity, nutrition, exercise, stress management, and even new drugs like metformin and rapamycin that were developed for other conditions but turn out keep reading
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