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.
From an investigational cancer therapy being studied as a treatment for COVID-19 to the NBA and NHL helping to raise over $500,000 for prostate cancer research, here’s what’s making headlines in the cancer space this week.
Patients with prostate cancer who were getting ready to receive androgen‐deprivation therapy (ADT) saw sustained improvements in quality of life and their cardiovascular events risk profile after taking part in a supervised exercise program
Patients with prostate cancer are facing a unique situation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the resources the Prostate Cancer Foundation is offering to help patients in this turbulent situation.
Decision regret — ranked on a scale of 0 to 100 — was low in patients with localized disease, with a mean score of 14, and there was no significant difference in decision regret between open versus robotic surgery.
A study of the Veterans Affairs health system found that, despite trends suggesting otherwise, African American men with prostate cancer had similar survival outcomes, compared with non-Hispanic White men.