Treatment choices are generally based on the patient's age, the stage and grade of the cancer, overall health status, and the patient's personal preferences for the risks and benefits of each therapy.
Patients should be aware that doctors may be biased to prefer a specific treatment depending on their specialty, with urologists and medical oncologists tending to recommend watchful waiting, surgery, or hormone therapy and radiation oncologists recommending radiation therapy. It is always...Read more
My father's prostate cancer journey was definitely interesting and one of the big issues he needed to rethink at the time was his diet. He... Read more »
After robotic prostate surgery that is performed for cancer, the patient will have a foley catheter (a small drain that is placed in the... Read more »
Two news bulletins that hit the health news scene: (1) Chemotherapy may be a new and viable treatment option for Testicular Seminoma -... Read more »
Dear Dr. Greenstein, I was diagnosed with localized prostate cancer and I have chosen to have radiation therapy. My radiation oncologist... Read more »