If you’re in this situation, learning that you may have cancer, you’re probably more than a little upset and frightened. That’s normal. But it may help you to know that most cases of prostate cancer are treated with a high rate of success.
You’ve had the PSA test – or more likely, several of them – plus the digital rectal exam, and one or both of these suggested that you needed a biopsy. The biopsy was not fun, but you did it, and then you waited for a pathologist to look at the. Read More
When doctors talk about prostate cancer, they use something called the TNM system. The “T” tells you the local extent of the tumor – how big it seems to be within the prostate, whether it has reached the border of the prostate, or whether it has spread locally into the. Read More
Below is a list of questions to ask your doctor when you’re diagnosed with early-stage disease. What is my risk of recurrence after surgery or radiation based on my Gleason score, PSA, rate of PSA rise, and stage? What is my risk of progression over time without therapy? Do I. Read More