Sperling Prostate Center

Category: Prostate Health

Prostate Cancer and Immunotherapy

Prostate Cancer and Immunotherapy - Sperling Prostate Center
When we posted our first blog on immunotherapy at the start of the 2015 New Year, hopes were rosy that immunotherapies were bringing treatment for metastatic prostate cancer to the brink of a new treatment threshold. Since then, it was found that immunotherapy drugs that worked quite well for other metastatic cancers such as melanoma and certain lung cancers... keep reading

Don’t Let That Steak Tempt You

Would You Change Your Diet to Prevent PCa?
Eating red meat has gotten a poor reputation among cardiologist, and a few years ago, a report came out linking grilled red meat—especially well done—with the risk of developing prostate cancer. It was demonstrated that cooking meat over an open flame and charring it at high temperatures causes two chemicals, HCAs and PAHs, to form. keep reading

Statins and Prostate Cancer

Statins and Prostate Cancer
As the song goes, “The hip bone is connected to the thigh bone…” but it fails to mention a unique relationship between the liver and the prostate. Although they are very different in their composition and function, they are indirectly connected by a blood-circulated fat, and a drug used to control its levels. The fat keep reading

Medicine Meets Science Fiction

Medicine Meets Science Fiction
Here is my favorite definition of medicine: the science and art dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease. I like that it includes both science, which strives for repeatable data and results, and art, which is less tangible or predictable but which adds “soul” to science. While we keep reading
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