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Staging Advanced Prostate Cancer

Staging cancer, including advanced prostate cancer, is a way of determining whether cancer has spread from it’s original location and if so, how far it has spread. This helps your doctor provide recommendations for the best possible treatment. TNM cl...

By Eileen Bailey

Why It's Important for Men Like Bret Hart to Talk More Openly about Their Prostate Cancer and Health

Bret Hart, a former professional WWE wrestler and winner of world heavyweight titles, bravely disclosed his prostate cancer diagnosis on Monday through social media. After undergoing multiple injuries and surgeries throughout his career, Bret Hart no...

By Yumhee Park

A New Minimally Invasive Option for Treating Prostate Enlargement

There are some clear signs that you may have an enlarged prostate. How many are you checking yes to? Frequent urination Weak urinary stream Decrease in the force of the urinary stream Medications Many different options exist for treating enlarged pro...

By Jay Motola, M.D.

Stages of Prostate Cancer: From I to IV

Testing, treatment, and management are important when it comes to prostate cancer, particularly advanced prostate cancer. This infographic provides descriptions of each stage of prostate cancer, the symptoms that come with advanced prostate cancer, a...

By Yumhee Park

How to Find Support

You have been diagnosed with advanced stage prostate cancer. You are scared. You aren’t sure what the future holds. You are worried about your family, about finances, about your health. There are a million thoughts swimming through your head and you ...

By Eileen Bailey

Prostate Cancer Risk Factors

The exact cause of prostate cancer is not fully understood, however, there are some risk factors scientists have identified that can increase the likelihood of developing cancer. Some of these risk factors are lifestyle choices which you can change, ...

By Yumhee Park

New Study Results Show Promise

Some men, especially those with BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, with advanced stage prostate cancer might benefit from a drug used to treat ovarian cancer. The drug olaparib, has been shown to slow down or halt tumor growth, lower the number of tumor cells in ...

By Eileen Bailey

Recently Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer?

If you have just been diagnosed with prostate cancer, chances are you are feeling scared and overwhelmed. You might not know much about prostate cancer or what is involved in treatment. The first step is to learn about the disease, the treatments and ...

By Yumhee Park

Symptoms of Advanced Prostate Cancer

In the early stages of prostate cancer, you might not experience any symptoms. That is because symptoms are often caused when the tumor grows and presses against the urethra or other internal areas, such as your spinal cord. Prostate cancer often gro...

By Eileen Bailey

When Early Treatment is Best

Chemotherapy using the drug docetaxel is usually used once prostate cancer is in an advanced stage. However, a recent study has shown that adding this type of chemotherapy early in treatment can help extend the life of those with this type of cancer. ...

By Eileen Bailey