Dr. Mark Scholz Discusses Treatment Issues For Advanced Prostate Cancer

At the recent 2011 Prostate Cancer Research Institute Dr. Mark Scholz discussed care issues for men with advanced metastatic prostate cancer. In his presentation he stressed the importance of closely monitoring each man’s individual, on-going response to treatment to determine its effectiveness. He made a case that without close monitoring; treatment decisions would lag behind [...]

Disease Risk, Not Age, Should Influence Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions

Should treatments offered to older men with high risk prostate cancer be different than for younger men? Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco found that older men were denied more aggressive treatments because of their age. Men older than 75 years of age with high-risk prostate cancer often are under-treated when compared to [...]

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