Latest Articles by H. Ballentine Carter, M.D.
Immunotherapy: A Promising Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Immunotherapy offers new hope for men with castration-resistant prostate cancer.
MRI Scan Could Spare You From Prostate Biopsy
If your doctor suspects you have prostate cancer, having an MRI scan might spare you the medical risks of a prostate biopsy.
What Is Prostate Cancer?
Prostate cancer is a serious and common health problem among American men. Here's what you should know, including symptoms, screening, and diagnosis.
Making Sense of Prostate Cancer Tumor Stages
The TNM staging system describes how far prostate cancer has spread and helps determine appropriate treatment options.
What's Your Prostate Cancer Risk Group?
Prostate cancer risk can range from very low to high-risk, and your treatment options depend on where you fall on that scale.
Taking a "Drug Holiday" With Prostate Cancer
An on-off treatment cycle may help boost your response if androgen treatments are becoming less effective. Here’s what you should know.
Understanding Prostate Cancer Risk Factors
Prostate cancer risk can be determined by age, race, and family history, as well as diet and lifestyle factors. Here's what you should know.
Prostate Cancer Treatment: When to Wait
If you have low-risk prostate cancer, don't jump right into treatment. A wait-and-see approach could be the right way to go.