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SBRT Offers Prostate Cancer Patients High Cancer Control and Low Toxicity in Fewer Treatments (September 28, 2016)

High dose stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for men newly-diagnosed with low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer results in shorter treatment times, low severe toxicity and excellent cancer control... Continue Reading

Oncotype DX® Predicts Outcomes in Prostate Cancer Patients, Significantly Changes Treatment Recommendations (December 10, 2014)

CancerConnect News: Genomic Health, Inc. today announced results from two studies of the Oncotype DX® prostate cancer test demonstrating its value in low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer to enable... Continue Reading

The Role of Caregivers (April 29, 2014)

Caregivers are individuals who provide care to chronically ill or disabled family members or friends. Helping someone go through a cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery requires understanding, encouragement,... Continue Reading

Getting a Second Opinion (April 29, 2014)

A second opinion is an important part of becoming educated about your cancer and your treatment options. The more you can learn about your diagnosis and your treatment options, the better chance you have... Continue Reading

A Word about Clinical Trials (April 29, 2014)

When you or a loved one are diagnosed with cancer, it is important to know all of the treatment options available in order to make the best decision about your cancer treatment. This may include clinical... Continue Reading

Optimizing Treatment (April 29, 2014)

By proactively understanding and managing aspects of your treatment, you can help ensure the best possible outcome from treatment and maintain some degree of control in your life. Things you can do to... Continue Reading

Introduction to Cancer Treatment (April 29, 2014)

Overview of Prostate Cancer Treatment Choice of prostate cancer treatment is influenced by several factors.  The treatment selected may be influenced by the patient’s age, concurrent health problems,... Continue Reading

Diagnosing Prostate Cancer (April 29, 2014)

What is a cancer diagnosis? Diagnosis is not the same as detection. Cancer may be detected when symptoms occur, an abnormality is recognized on digital rectal exam, or you are found to have an elevated... Continue Reading

What is Prostate Cancer? (April 29, 2014)

Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer A new diagnosis of cancer can be a shock, making you feel out of control and overwhelmed. Getting informed can help alleviate these feelings. Remember, very few cancers... Continue Reading

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