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Prostate Cancer Surgery after a Steep Gleason Score Jump by Rabbi Ed . Posted Sun 16 Aug 2009 11:03pm Q: My biopsy Gleason score recently jumped to a 9 (out of 10), so there's no question my prostate cancer is more aggressive than I thought it was. I've decided to have robotic surgery. How likely is it that I'll have a prostate cancer recurrence some time after my cancerous prostate is removed? -D. A: I'm sorry to hear the  bad news ... Read on »
The continuing importance of primary Gleason pattern 4 in Gleason 7 prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Thu 06 Jan 2011 12:00am It has long been understood that men with a Gleason score (GS) of 7 could be divided into two groups: those with Gleason 4 + 3 disease (in which Gleason pattern 4 was more common or “dominant”) and those with Gleason 3 + 4 disease (in which Gleason pattern 3 was dominant). It was first suggested many years ago that Gleason 4 + 3 ... Read on »
Gleason score and risk of death from prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 7:03pm Based on a reanalysis of prostate cancer data from the Connecticut tumor registry, Albertsen writes in the World Journal of Urology that, “high risk prostate cancer is best identified by Gleason score 7-10.” However, he further concludes that there is no evidence to support the suggestion that “men with high-grade disease are less likely to b ... Read on »
Fox Chase study finds Gleason scores better predict prostate cancer's recurrence after radiation: by Posted Sat 08 Oct 2011 11:37pm Fox Chase study finds Gleason scores better predict prostate cancer's recurrence after radiation: NCI Cancer Center News In a new Fox Chase Cancer Center study, researchers have found that Gleason scores determined by pathologists at Fox Chase Cancer Center more accurately predict the risk of recurrence than Gleason scores from refer ... Read on »
Avodart Prostate Cancer Drug Appears to Lower Development Risk – Studies or Marketing With Prostate Cancer? by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 02 Apr 2010 9:47am In the news of late we have so many studies appearing and conflicts with the experts on which drug to take and for what problem.  In this case Avodart may work on on problem; however, the risk of heart failure arises, so what does one do now, prescribe Crestor to handle that part of the issue to keep heart disease at bay? What do we rea ... Read on »
Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces Availability of 3 Marker Urine Test For Prostate Cancer, More Specific Than PSA Test Alone by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 25 Sep 2013 6:06pm The MiPS test as you can read in the press release combines the best of two worlds for greater accuracy and as stated will save a lot men having to go through the dreaded biopsy procedure if the doctor can determine if the tumor is low or a high risk.  Nobody like a biopsy and thus any tests with any areas of cancer like this would be greatly a ... Read on »
Prostate Cancer Foundation Home Run Challenge – Raising Money for Prostate Cancer Research by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 10:19am Here’s a chance to win an autographed baseball by identifying the baseball personality and at the same time an opportunity to raise money for prostate cancer research.  You can also find other events and causes through the Charity Navigator as I posted a couple days ago.  Good luck.  BD Each day from June 1st through the end of the Home ... Read on »
Prostate Cancer Treatment versus Prostate Cancer Prevention by Rabbi Ed . Posted Sat 05 Dec 2009 7:02am Most forms of prostate cancer treatment are generally effective but can't be used to prevent this disease. This includes ADT - anti-deprivation therapy to suppress testosterone. Yet some individuals confuse prostate cancer treatment and prevention.This came across recently in some misplaced comments I read on another blog. Its author imparted s ... Read on »
Men with recurring prostate cancer not dying from prostate cancer by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Fri 03 Sep 2010 12:02pm        Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men (second to skin cancer). It is well established that the death rate from prostate cancer is quite low: Men in the U.S. have a 16% lifetime chance of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, but only a 3% chance of dying from it.[1] The five-year and ten-year relativ ... Read on »
Free Prostate Cancer Support Session: Enhancing Sexual Intimacy After Prostate Cancer by Rabbi Ed . Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 12:00am While prostate cancer often has no symptoms, men who undergo prostate cancer treatment are likely to face treatment side effects such as erectile dysfunction. To learn strategies for coping with ED and enhancing sexual intimacy after prostate cancer treatment, join me for a free support session by telephone. Thursday, June 1 ... Read on »