Prostate Cancer

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 4:40pm

Most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer face one of just a few options for their treatment plan: watchful waiting—having their physician monitor the level of their prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, to ensure it doesn’t rise incrementally—or curative therapy, usually surgery.

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 11:15am

Nearly all men will experience difficulty getting an erection (erectile dysfunction, or ED for short) for a period of time after undergoing robotic radical prostatectomy.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 1:24pm

One of the most well-known—and controversial—methods of cancer detection is the PSA test. PSA stands for prostate-specific antigen, the marker in blood that can indicate the presence of prostate cancer.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 12:00pm

As Immunotherapy Awareness Month winds down, we want to highlight three different clinical trials being led by physicians at our Center for Immunotherapy of novel immunotherapy approaches for treating genitourinary cancers.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 1:57pm

Many dietary studies have been done showing the connection between nutrition and cancer.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 9:43am

A topic of much debate nationally for years has been the role of “active surveillance” or what used to be called “watchful waiting” for many men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 9:26am

The numbers don’t lie. Approximately 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their life, and 1 in 36 will die as a result of the disease.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 2:26pm

The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling — that companies may no longer patent human genes — resonated across the cancer community, resulting in promising news for cancer patients and researchers.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 2:53pm

Several years ago, my colleagues and I wondered about the impact of dietary practice and its role in prostate cancer. We wanted to further examine the potential link between nutritional intake and this disease.

Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 10:14am

An important study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) that addresses the use of the prostate-specific antigen test, or PSA test, for