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Prostate Cancer Survival vs. Side Effects

Men with early prostate cancer often say they’d trade survival odds for a better quality of life with fewer treatment side effects.

By Diane Domina
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Prostate Cancer and Your Mental Health

Men with prostate cancer suffer high rates of depression and anxiety. Here's why mental haelth care is an important part of your treatment plan.

By Sheila M. Eldred
Senior man discussing treatment options for prostate cancer with his doctor.

A Easy Overview of Advanced Prostate Cancer

If you have advanced prostate cancer, here's the basics you should know, as well as information about treatment options like hormone therapy and immunotherapy.

By Jay Motola, M.D.
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Can Hormones Make Prostate Cancer Worse?

A new study shows that some types of prostate cancer can grow and spread in response to standard hormone treatments.

By Diane Domina
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Genetic Counselor Explains BRCA

When should you get a genetic test for BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations? Here's what you should know about genetic testing and what it says about your cancer risk.

By Elizabeth Millard
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Analyzing Tumor Changes in Prostate Cancer

Looking at how prostate cancer tumors change over time may help determine how aggressive the cancer is and how it should be treated, according to a new study.

By Diane Domina
Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer: When Is It Risky?

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer?

Should men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer be offered active surveillance as a treatment? Learn what new research suggests.

By David Levine
Costs to Treat Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Vary

Costs of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Treatments

If you're a man with low-risk prostate cancer, consider this study that found a significant cost variation among competing prostate treatments.

By David Levine
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HIFU Not a Magic Cure for Prostate Cancer

If you have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, here’s why you should think twice before considering high intensity focused ultrasound.

By Tim Gower
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Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Immunotherapy offers new hope for men with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

By Tim Gower