Artigos da tag: prostate

PCF Young Investigator, Leigh Ellis, talks intercepting cancer and improving the lives of patients in an in-depth one-on-one with the Prostate Cancer Foundation. For more information on intercepting cancer before it spreads visit pcf.org The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world's leading philanthropic organization accelerating cutting-edge prostate cancer research, and funding life-saving treatments for patients.
Prostate cancer is the leading death among men in America. Like any cancer, early diagnosis is key to survival. There are many treatment options available and they can be a bit confusing. Each has its own benefits and risks and may not be an option for each person. Many treatment options depend on...
Prostate Cancer Treatment Options There are different types of prostate cancer treatment options for men who have different stages of tumor development. There is low, intermediate and high risk localized and locally advanced prostate cancer and then tumors that return after initial treatment. Due to advancing research there is a lot of prostate...
Advanced prostate cancer often metastasizes to the bone. Metastatic prostate cancer survival rate when the cancer spreads to the bone is very low. However, the prognosis is still slightly better compared to liver metastases.When someone is diagnosed too late with prostate cancer, there is 60 percent chance that the cancer will spread to the bone. When the cancer has...
Prostate Cancer Treatment Options Treatment for prostate cancer has traditionally been surgery, where the prostate is removed in whole or in part, and radiotherapy, where radioactive emissions are used to burn cancerous cells away. For decades these were the only effective procedures that could eliminate prostate cancer. Newer treatments have arisen in...
StoreMD™ for Physician Videos: http://store.preop.com Your doctor has recommended that you undergo a Trans Urethral Resection of the Prostate - or TURP. But what exactly does that mean? The prostate gland is a walnut-sized organ that is part of your reproductive system. It provides some of the fluid contained in semen. The prostate is located just under the...
Spreading awareness...by spreading our cheeks. Check out more awesome videos at BuzzFeedVideo! http://bit.ly/YTbuzzfeedvideo THANKS Special thanks to the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. To learn more about prostate cancer, visit http://cancer.ucla.edu/patient-care/understanding-cancer/cancer-types-101/prostate-cancer Special thanks to Mark Hedstrom and Movember! Start your own team at https://www.movember.com and grow mustaches to raise awareness for men's health!! MUSIC Symphony Number 1 - Jupiter, Paper Dogs, Jolly...
As the term suggests, chemotherapy is done using chemicals to kill rapidly dividing cells. At some point, one of the disadvantages of chemotherapy is that it also kills normal cells that divide rapidly. Since most cancer cells are really fast in splitting and dividing compared with the normal cells, most chemicals used for this type...
One of the health issues that face men as they age is Prostate infection. Prostate infection is one of the causes of Protatitis, or infection of the prostate. Prostate infection symptoms in both acute and chronic bacterial prostatitis are identical. But before we discuss the clinical manifestations and the corresponding treatments for each category,...
High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) prostate cancer treatment is one of the most rapidly growing treatment methods around the world. HIFU is a therapy option for localized prostate cancer that may offer a balance between eliminating cancer and maintaining quality of life. HIFU in India offers a non-invasive alternative to the traditional treatments for uterine...