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Bone scans in diagnosis of prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor of a patient with metastatic prostate cancer. Bone scans are very good at identifying abnormalities in bone... that the bone scan is showing metastatic prostate cancer. By contrast, however, in a patient with significant...
Drug Shows Promise In Prostate Cancer Spread To Bone by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy A new drug demonstrated dramatic and rapid effects on prostate cancer that had spread to the bone... complete resolution of uptake on bone scan. Bone scans assess the degree to which cancer is in the bone...
PET scanning and prostate cancer management today by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor ” (the agents used to help to highlight cancer cells), when it comes to prostate cancer, PET scanning is not... or prostate cancer that has metastasized to the bones. Because of this, also, Medicare does not...
A connection between bone mineral content and high-risk prostate cancer? by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor  between the bone mineral content (BMC) of men who developed life-threatening types of prostate cancer and men... density scans can be used as a method to test for  risk of prostate cancer. This study...
Other important tests in the diagnosis of prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor scan is a test that is used to clearly visualize metastatic prostate cancer in the pelvis, the spine... of prostate cancer, as you will know by now, are: The digital rectal examination or DRE The prostate...
The weekend prostate cancer news: November 8, 2008 by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor and 1.5 T endorectal MRI in prostate cancer diagnosis The role of bone scans in diagnosis of men with PSA..., bisphosphonates, endorectal MRI, bone scan This weekend’s prostate cancer news includes information...
The over-use of imaging studies in low-risk prostate cancer patients by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor prostate cancer patients included radioisotope-based bone scans, computed tomography of the pelvis (CT... use of such scans in low-risk prostate cancer patients since at least the early 1990s i.e., for nearly 20 years...
Who really needs a bone scan at time of diagnosis? by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor ) actual metastatic prostate cancer to their bones at the time of diagnosis. At least two major sets... Every year tens of thousands of men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer are given...
Radioisotope shortage may impact availability of bone scans by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor used in bone scans for patients suspected to have metastatic prostate cancer to their bones. Ther basic...” Prostate Cancer InfoLink suspects that, over the next 12 months or so, some patients who ask about bone...
Metastatic Prostate Cancer by MensHealth .. ANNOUNCER: When disease returns after a man has been treated for prostate cancer, hormonal therapy... has been hormonal therapy. Prostate cancer is driven by the male hormone testosterone. So by taking testosterone...

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Diagnosis ... ing tissue. An isotope bone scan - this test uses radiation to detect any abnormalities ... » Read on
What it is used for ... Ultrasound waves do not pass through bone, air or gas. Therefore, its use in examining some parts of ... » Read on