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Prostate Cancer

10 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN DIAGNOSED WITH PROSTATE CANCER

Prostate cancer often presents unique challenges to patients and physicians alike. It can be indolent and non-aggressive, or life-threatening, and everything in between. With the multiple treatments (surgery, radiation, hormonal ablation, HIFU, cryoablation) that are available, patients, family members, physicians and even the non-expert urologist are often confused and frustrated. Unlike most cancers that have...
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Fallacies and Pitfalls: The Prostate Cancer Narrative

  “My doctor never checked, and he said that no one ever dies from it,” was Robert’s response when I asked him why he had never been screened for prostate cancer. At age 66, he had just retired 1 year ago from his construction job. He had recently started having right leg pain which would...
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