In the 21st century, medicine has seen unrivaled advances, enabling patient care that includes finding cures for previously incurable diseases. Surgical intervention has moved into a minimally invasive platform, with illness being treated in manners that allows for rapid return to work. Patients in the U.S. are constantly benefitting from the... Read more
My prostate was 170 grams (very large) and I could not urinate. On April 17, 2012
I went to the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and they performed the HOLEP (laser surgery)
Procedure. Within 3 days I was off the pain pills. Within a week, I was back to work. Within a month I was sexually active with my wife. They removed 130 grams and no cancer was... Read more
It’s estimated that 90 percent of prostate cancer cases remain dormant and do not require clinical attention. However, when the cancer does show signs of growth, prostate cancer treatment generally is very effective. Nearly 100 percent of men survive the cancer five years after diagnosis, after 10 years the survival rate is 98... Read more
A new drug may offer another treatment option to men with advanced stages of prostate cancer.
While early-stage cancers can be monitored, but not necessarily acted on, advanced versions often require an invasive procedure, either through surgery or radiation. But the new drug, Zytiga, may provide an alternative to those... Read more