BALTIMORE – At the John’s Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, researchers have been working for years to figure out how prostate cancer cells are able to move from one infected organ and spread to other parts of the body. Read more read more →

African American men have the highest incidence of prostate cancer in the United States and are more than twice as likely to die from the disease as Caucasians, according to the National Cancer Institute Read more read more →

I’ll never forget the morning of my prostate surgery. A nurse came in to start my IV. I asked her if it was a busy surgical day. She said they had to cancel the prostate surgery of the man in the next room because he got hungry, so he ate breakfast right before his surgery. Read.. read more →

31 Jul 2017
July 31, 2017

The 10 best prostate cancer blogs

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Being diagnosed with prostate cancer may trigger a range of feelings, including fear, anxiety, depression, and disbelief. While everyone finds their own way to cope with a diagnosis, prostate cancer blogs may help you to feel as though you are not alone. We have selected the best prostate cancer blogs. Read more read more →

Active surveillance and watchful waiting are emerging as important management options for men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer.1-3 Patients do not, however, always understand the differences between these distinct approaches. Read more  read more →

21 Jul 2017
July 21, 2017

Best course on cancer unclear

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A new study of prostate-cancer outcomes confirms what earlier reports have hinted at. While men with aggressive forms of the disease might be helped by surgery, for patients with slow-moving tumours, the benefits are less obvious. Read more  read more →

It took seven emergency room visits, two urgent care visits and two private appointments before doctors understood why I was suffering from bouts of excruciating pain. My chest X-rays, lab tests and an abdominal CT scan all came back normal. Then I had a sonogram. Read more  read more →

Half of urologists are unaware of newer, more sensitive biomarker tests for detecting prostate cancer, according to a survey of 300 of the specialists worldwide. Read more  read more →

In this video, William Dale, MD, PhD, of the City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte, California, discusses the management approach for prostate cancer in older patients, including when screening is appropriate and how geriatric assessments can guide treatment decisions. Read more read more →

Crispino, in remission from prostate cancer diagnosed when he was just 44, is so respected in the medical community that he was part of the panel that developed guidelines for treatment of localized prostate cancer — they were recently adopted by the American Urological Association, American Society for Radiation Oncology and the Society of Urologic.. read more →