Prostate Cancer

Follow along on our guide to Prostate Cancer, an exploration of the latest recommendations and research on diagnosis, treatment, and management of this most common cancer in men (after skin cancer) and one of the most common cancers overall. Each monthly installment of the Medical Journey will delve into another aspect of prostate cancer, including warning signs and symptoms, genetic factors, related conditions, treatment options, coping strategies, the importance of early detection, and lessons learned from unique case studies -- all of which have undergone expert review. Every installment will also include a separate, downloadable, printable information resource for patients.

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Prostate Cancer: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

–Introductory overview about the second most common cancer in men worldwide

The Latest on Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

–PSA screening, active surveillance, and promising molecular and genetic tests

Case Study: What Is Causing This Painful Abdominal Mass and Systemic Symptoms?

–Here are the many steps to the correct diagnosis for this 85-year-old man

Choosing Among the Many Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer

–Physicians play a key role in helping patients decide and understanding the differences

Prostate Cancer: Choosing the Best Radiation Therapy for Individual Patients

–Multiple available options can now deliver prostate radiotherapy safely and effectively