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Prostate

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Prostate Cancer Awareness
Receiving a diagnosis of prostate cancer can be frightening and confusing. Understanding the details of your specific cancer and how they relate to your prognosis and treatment planning is an important first step toward shared decision-making between you and your physicians. In these CURE Connections programs you will learn the meaning of the PSA test, prostate cancer staging and grading, and how these factors are used to determine which treatment approach is right for you. Management of prostate cancer related symptoms, available treatments, and how to deal with side effects are also discussed. In addition, you will hear from patients and caregivers about their personal experiences with prostate cancer.
Hitting a Nerve: Nerve Damage From Cancer Treatment Can Impair Sexual Function
BY Mark Cantrell
Nerve and other damage from cancer treatments can impair men’s sexual function, and adjusting can be a challenge.
Personalizing Treatment With ctDNA in Prostate Cancer
BY Jason M. Broderick
Since it is found in the majority of patients with mCRPC, circulating tumor DNA may be able to lead the way to more personalized prostate cancer care.
Combination Is Active in Prostate Cancer
Durvalumab and Lynparza (olaparib) provided a response for patients in a small study.
Genetic Testing Can Predict Metastasis and Death in Prostate Cancer
BY Silas Inman
The Decipher test can be used to predict death and metastases in some patients with prostate cancer, according to findings that were recently presented.
Study Supports Novel Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
BY Angelica Welch
Padeliporfin vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy may be a promising option for men with low-risk prostate cancer, according to the results of a recent study.
The Addition of Hormone Therapy Improves Survival in Recurrent Prostate Cancer
BY Allie Strickler
Adding hormone therapy to radiation therapy after surgery showed significant survival improvements in a recent study involving men with recurrent prostate cancer.
New Marker Identifies Men With Prostate Cancer at Risk for Death
BY Allie Strickler
Findings from a recent study lay out the groundwork to help identify men who are at higher risk from dying of prostate cancer.
Expert Discusses Using Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer
BY Danielle Bucco
CURE spoke with David Albala, M.D., about the impact robotic surgery has had on patients with prostae cancer.
Fewer Men Are Being Treated for Prostate Cancer After Screening Recommendations Changed
BY Allie Strickler
A recent study found that there has been a sharp decrease in the percentage of men who are being treated for prostate cancer.
Patient Anxiety Influences Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions
BY Ellie Leick
A team of researchers at the University of Buffalo investigated the role that patients' stress and anxiety plays in deciding on treatment. 
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Treatment
Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy
Prostate Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of prostate cancer.
Prevention, Genetics, Causes
Information related to prevention, genetics, risk factors
Prostate Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing prostate cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Screening and Testing
Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures
Prostate Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for prostate cancer.