Radiation Therapy Improves Survival Benefits for Men with Recurrent Prostate Cancer – A New Study

When I returned from the conference (see yesterday’s post) I kept seeing notices and announcements from a new retrospective study out of John;s Hopkins that showed that men with prostate cancer tumors that recur after prostate cancer surgery are three times more likely to survive their disease long term if they undergo radiotherapy within two [...]

HIFU As A Salvage Therapy After External Beam Therapy

Salvage treatment options for prostate cancer after the failure of radiation as a primary treatment is often seen as a reason to avoid radiation as a primary treatment modality. The common collective wisdom is that after failed radiation our options for additional treatment of recurrent prostate cancer are limited to systematic treatments, hormone therapy, Ketoconazole [...]

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