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When you or a loved one is diagnosed with prostate cancer, you will have many questions. We have assembled lists of resources, including prostate cancer informational guides, to help with these and other questions.

10/12/2016

Interview With An Expert: Why the Biopsy Is Not Perfect

Your prostate feels like a pincushion, and you’ve been waiting for the biopsy results. They’re finally here. Now what? That’s a good question. You might think that the diagnosis of prostate cancer would be a fairly straightforward thing – especially if you’ve been through several biopsies and watched your PSA. Read More

10/12/2016

On the Horizon: Radiation Plus Immunotherapy

The body’s immune system has incredible power.  When it turns on something it recognizes as an enemy, its effects can be brutal; just ask anyone suffering from an autoimmune disease. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could somehow harness these cell-killing abilities and use them against cancer?  A great idea. Read More

10/12/2016

How to Find an Expert Radiation Oncologist

Even if hospitals offer the same treatment, by no means does this mean that this treatment is interchangeable. This information can help if radiation is right for you. Read More

10/12/2016

Treatment for Prostate Cancer: External-Beam Radiation Therapy

If you have localized prostate cancer that needs curative treatment, you have two good options:  Radiation and surgery.  (You can read more about surgery here.)  More than 60,000 American men opt for radiation every year, and the cure rates are excellent.  It doesn’t require anesthesia, and this makes it an. Read More

10/12/2016

What Stage is My Prostate Cancer?

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

10/12/2016

Interview with An Expert: African Ancestry and Prostate Cancer

If you are a man of African ancestry, prostate cancer needs to be on your radar.  This is because, of all the men in the world, you are in the group that prostate cancer hits the hardest.  Prostate cancer is different in you than it is in other men.  It. Read More

10/12/2016

Which Procedure is Better – Robotic or Open Prostatectomy?

“Robot vs. Human Prostatectomy: It’s a Tie, At Least So Far.” “Robots as Good as Human Surgeons, Study Finds.” Headlines can be deceptive and not very helpful if you’re trying to choose the right treatment for prostate cancer. From these headlines, it almost sounds like an event took place –. Read More

10/12/2016

Why Did I Get Prostate Cancer? It Begins With Inflammation

Believe it or not, there once was a time when the Grand Canyon was just a ditch. Before that, it was a rough patch in the desert with a river running through it. It took a very long time for that canyon to form, and the conditions had to be. Read More

10/12/2016

Biopsy: Things You Need to Know

The first thing you should know is that there’s still plenty of room for confusion after a biopsy. Learn more about this procedure — and what happens next. Read More

10/12/2016

How to Find an Expert Surgeon

Please Read This Before You Go Under the Knife: How to Find an Expert Surgeon If you have ever talked to a group of men who have had surgery for prostate cancer, you may have heard some stories that just break your heart.   We have.  Those stories are particularly upsetting. Read More