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... Traditionally, it was felt that testosterone (T) replacement in men who had low T (called "hypogonadism") would increase the risk...
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... A TURP stands for transurethral resection of the prostate. It is a procedure done through the penis/urethra where the urologist uses an...
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Prostate cancer is marked by abnormal growth of cells in the prostate. It is the most common form of cancer in American men (after skin cancer) and...
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...As far as when the cancer is gone, it may take 18-24 months for the radiation to clear the cancer from your prostate gland. The PSA should go down...
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... You could do intermittent hormonal therapy (IHT) and hold off on further hormones until your PSA goes higher and then plan to just take 6-9...
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... Good-news-bad-news. The LHRH agonist (Lupron is one brand) is critical to the success of prostate cancer treatment for many men and sounds like...
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Prostate cancer screening is controversial. Some doctors and organizations recommend regular screening while others don't. The American Cancer...
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In 2008, researchers from Duke, M.D. Anderson, UNC, U. Michigan, and NCI published their findings on the use of flaxseed supplementation as a...
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Brachytherapy is a form of radiation therapy used to treat prostate cancer. During the procedure, radioactive seeds are implanted into the prostate...
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This is a great question. Luckily, Medicare provides a great web site for folks to check out what’s covered and what isn't covered in its list of...
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Cancer cells are exquisitely sensitive, and in fact stimulated to grow by testosterone. So before a man is put on testosterone therapy, it’s...
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Aggressive treatments are merely designed to remove the cancer, get it out of your body. If it’s aggressive and we pursue a conservative approach, we...
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OK. There are a number of different factors that play into whether this prostate cancer is going to be significant. Obviously we want to know the...
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The problem with prostate cancer is that there really are not any obvious symptoms. Men can present getting up at night to urinate, going frequently...
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Prostate cancer can have a significant hereditary component. Men whose fathers, brothers, uncles grandfathers have had prostate cancer, they’re at a...
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