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Using CT Scans to Predict A Pending Spinal Cord Compression in Men With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer *

CT scans are often performed in the process of monitoring of advanced prostate cancer disease progression. One of the most serious impacts of advanced prostate cancer is spinal compression, which can lead to paralysis and significant pain. Being able to use the CT scan as a red flag warning about potential spinal cord compression could [...]

A Common Advanced Prostate Cancer Emergency – Spinal Cord Compression

Spinal cord compression is not an uncommon occurrence in men with advanced prostate cancer. Bones are the most common target of advanced prostate cancer, including the spine. Sadly, there is often a delay in diagnosing spinal cord compression resulting from prostate cancer. These delays in diagnosis can influence the eventual functional outcome. Oncologists, primary care [...]

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