Toxicity Analysis of Lymph Node Irradiation for Men with Prostate Cancer Treated with IMRT

The standard of treatment for men who have a localized recurrence in lymph nodes (LN) after surgery is intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) as well as with men who have high-risk prostate cancer which includes cancer in both the prostate and seminal vesicles (SV).  As with all treatments the use of IMRT comes with many [...]

Mortality is Directly Related to Both Time to Recurrence and Risk Level of Prostate Cancer

Mortality prospects after a prostate cancer recurrences following a radical prostatectomy has always been assumed to be directly related to the early development of metastases. A study from Melbourne Australia indicates that men with low-risk prostate cancer have good mortality prospects even when they experience early biochemical recurrence. The first author of the study, Anthony [...]

Yes It Is Real, That PSA Creep Is Really Happening

I had written, about a month ago, about my feelings of distress because it appears that after my greatly loved ‘vacation’ from ADT might be entering the its final stage. Well, it is true. Yesterday, I received the latest PSA results and it has continued to escalate. I am now at 0.11. Yes, the number [...]