August 10, 2021
Brachytherapy: A Highly Targeted and Effective Option for Treating Pro...
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men, with about 250,000 new cases diagnosed each year. It starts when cells inside the prostate gland, which is located below the bladder and in front of the rectum, begin to grow out of control... read more
January 8, 2020
Hereditary Prostate Cancer: What Every Man Should Know
On a typical day, an average of nearly 480 men in the U.S. are newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. Most men facing this cancer don’t have a family history of the disease. Still, a family history does raise the risk of prostate cancer. For example, having... read more
September 11, 2019
The Truth About Prostate Cancer
Updated May 20, 2021 Reviewed by Andres F. Correa, MD These days, it can be tough to determine if and when you should be screened for prostate cancer. Screening recommendations have gone through significant shifts over the years. Men are urged to have... read more
August 20, 2019
What Every Man Should Know About Prostate Cancer
After receiving a diagnosis of prostate cancer, it’s natural that your first instinct would be to begin treatment immediately. The idea of cancer growing in your body is, understandably, upsetting for many patients. But, prostate cancer treatments like... read more
August 1, 2019
Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Puts Patient Choice First
Current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations state that men ages 55 to 69 should decide for themselves whether to undergo a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test after discussing the potential benefits and harms with their doctor.... read more
July 23, 2019
Prostate Cancer Survivors: This Blog Is For You
Urinary incontinence is a possible side effect of many cancer treatments. It’s especially problematic for men who’ve had prostate cancer. Although it may seem like a touchy topic, there’s no room for embarrassment or shame if you’re a prostate cancer... read more