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10/05/2016

Questions to Ask Before Starting Chemotherapy

 Questions to Ask Before Starting Chemotherapy: Since my PSA is rising again, do we discontinue the androgen deprivation therapy ("hormone therapy")? Why or why not? Are there additional hormone therapy approaches that we should explore? Should I get a bone scan or CT scan to determine if the cancer has. Read More

10/03/2016

Questions to Ask your Doctor: Recurrence of Prostate Cancer

When it is caught early, prostate cancer is usually curable. However, some men may see a return of their cancer after approximately 5 years. Generally, this will be noticed because of a rising PSA, and your doctor may recommend more treatment. Here are a few questions to ask your doctor before. Read More

10/03/2016

Questions to Ask your Doctor: Early Stage Prostate Cancer

If you have been diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer (cancer is only found in the prostate and has not spread to other organs or lymph nodes), there are a variety of treatment options to consider, and information to take into account before making any decisions. You want to be. Read More

09/02/2016

Questions to Ask Your Doctor: If Your PSA is Rising During Hormone Therapy

In some men, PSA levels will rise during hormone therapy.  If this happens to you, this may be a sign that your cancer has become resistant to this form of treatment. Recurrent prostate cancer is a major area of research, and new treatments are being developed all the time.  Now is. Read More

09/02/2016

Questions to ask your Doctor: If you’re Considering Undergoing Radiation Therapy

Radiation involves the killing of cancer cells and surrounding tissues with directed radioactive exposure.  Some forms of radiation therapy can also be used in men with advanced, or recurrent, prostate cancer.  Here are some questions to ask your doctor if you are considering radiation therapy. What radiation technique will be. Read More