Data Supports A Radical Prostatectomy Option for Some Localized Advanced Prostate Cancer

I have often had men recently diagnosed with advanced, metastatic prostate cancer call me and ask if surgery makes any sense for them to consider. I have never been sure how to respond given that their cancer is known to be already out of their gland. In response to this common question, researchers from the [...]

Long-Term Results Confirm Value of Adding Radio Therapy to ADT for Prostate Cancer Survival

There were many very interesting and very important items presented at the recent ASCO GU conference. Over the course of the next week or two I will be systematically reviewing many of these finds that have a direct impact on men with advanced prostate cancer. Today’s review is about how to create better results for [...]

Adding Radiotherapy to ADT Increases Survival for a Man Diagnosed with Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer

Men with locally advanced prostate cancer have a better survival chance if they receive radiotherapy along with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). This data was presented at the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2012 conference. Professor Malcom Mason from Whales University discussed a trial he conducted that demonstrated that for a man diagnosed with [...]