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New Study of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Localized Disease

A large prospective study from Canada was recently reported for men receiving HIFU. The follow-up has been short and the results and status of this treatment are discussed in the accompanying video.

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Stendra: A new Impotence Treatment

New Impotence Drug Approved

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Is External Radiation Using the Calypso Tracking System Better than IMRT for prostate cancer?

One of the recent developments for men undergoing radiation is the use of new technology that constantly adjusts the tissue subjected to radiation. The goal has been to reduce the amount delivered to normal tissue and thereby reduce the complications. This video reviews the latest results.

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Does Hormone Therapy Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks?

Over the past several years, concerns have increased about hormone therapy increasing the risk of heart attacks. A new advisory addresses this concern as explained in this video.

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Long Term Implications of PSA Testing

PSA testing has been available for almost 20 years. A new study looks at the additional cancers diagnosed and the impact on lives saved. The results are mixed as explained in this video.

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Provenge Study Shows Significant Improvement in Survival

The results of a long-awaited study using Provenge for men with metastatic disease was recently reported at the American Urological Association. Find out the results and what it may mean for men with metastatic disease no longer responding to medical or surgical castration.

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In the News: Abiraterone

Abiraterone Acetate Abiraterone acetate is now an approved treatment for men with progressive metastatic disease following chemotherapy. It is marketed under the name Zytiga. The drug is taken once a day by mouth in combination with Prednisone. This drug affects the hormones produced in the adrenal gland and also in the tumor. Another study was […]

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In the News: Cognitive Changes Caused by Androgen Ablation

Cognitive Changes Caused by Androgen Ablation Hormone therapy is known to cause a number of side effects.  A recent study looks at changes in mental function in men on this therapy.  Learn the details and what you should do if you are on this therapy.

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