Tag: prostate cancer

Six, Not a Bad Score

Gleason 6 prostate cancer may sound like a dangerous type of prostate cancer. Luckily that is not the case, Gleason 6 prostate cancer does not spread. This means men with Gleason 6 can be safely monitored through active surveillance and avoid the side effects that come with treatment.

Active surveillance is not synonymous with watchful waiting, and it no longer means periodic random biopsy. Learn the active surveillance protocol and discover a Gleason 6 lifestyle.

The Beat on Big Prostates

Get the inside scoop on prostate size. Learn about BPH diagnosis, treatments, and potential implications for prostate cancer. If your last PSA test come back elevated or you’re having symptoms such as frequent, urgent, urination一are you now convinced you have prostate cancer?

Before you get too worked up, listen to this episode. Join us and hear a few answers from Dr. Richard Lam this month on PROSTATE PROS.

Your problem may simply be a large prostate!

Just Cut it Out!

Radical prostatectomy is one of the most popular treatments for prostate cancer. Surgery is broadcasted all over the media as the gold standard of prostate cancer treatment. But does surgery really live up to the hype?

This episode of PROSTATE PROS covers the “Just Cut it Out!” mentality, the surgery versus radiation debate, and the side effects of the radical prostatectomy.

PCRI Helps Men Research Their Options with Guest Alex Scholz, CEO

PROSTATE PROS invites Alex Scholz, CEO of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI), to discuss how the PCRI helps educate men and caregivers. Scholz gives us a look inside the PCRI’s annual and mid-year patient conferences, the PCRI helpline, and all the ways they provide free, expert-reviewed information on all aspects of prostate cancer. ABOUT

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