The Prostate CAncer gene 3 (PCA3) assay vs. the Free PSA….a prostate cancer title fight..”and in this corner…”

Decisions...decisions.... Sounds very straight forward to me. How about you? Not to pick on the American Cancer Society, but what if the discussion about whether to consider the PSA was the status quo in the diagnosis of breast cancer and mamograms? "Mrs. Smith. Before you consider a mamogram, it may be positive and that may …

Top Google Search for Prostate Cancer: What is PIN? Another good question!

Non-Cancerous Prostate Biopsy Results: PIN What percent of atypia results in cancer on followup biopsy? PIN: Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasm----Most likely no big deal. Think of the actual individual prostate gland cell...the nucleus  isn't right. For a cell to be "cancerous" it has to invade tissue. In PIN there is no  invasion, just a funny looking nucleus. …

Which of the following guidelines regarding screening protocols for prostate cancer would have saved Frank Zappa or Richard Albin’s father? Hmmmmmmmmm.

   Pepe the Prostate....the interview....  Brawley and Brooks are "Public Health" types and this explains their position on screening. "Making decisions for the masses"  with an emphasis on what is cost effective. Why such a descreptancy between the ACS  and the doctors (AUA) who are actually treating the disease?  I mention this so that you  will "take with …

Bill Aucoin, Kiss, Billy Idol, Cutthroat Trout, and Post Modern Music, Fly fishing, and of course that ole chestnut…Prostate cancer.

Each fall  for about 15 years some friends and I went hiking and fishing out west to some of the nicest trout waters and areas in the world. Above is one of my favorite pictures. On this particular occasion we were in Idaho on the Selway river in the Bitteroot Wilderness very near where Lewis and Clark traversed in …

HIFU-Is this the up and coming “new robotic” for prostate cancer?

Randy Owen of band Alabama treated for prostate cancer with HIFU  Video of HIFU Procedure  RE: HIFU Procedures / Advice  by DocTV on Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:00 AM  Quote | Reply I had my Sonablate HIFU treatment in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. My procedure was done on March 29, 2008. This is a new Sonablate clinic that was set …

katie couric… I feel your pain… a guy with prostate cancer now has to do the other evaluation that every man hates….colonoscopy… I’d have a rectal exam any day!

Colon cancer?...Prostate cancer?..... the check up for prostate cancer is sooooooo much easier. Tomorrow I have my second colonoscopy that will be done with one of my best friends. So...a rectal exam and a PSA versus colonoscopy. Have you had to fast with liquids only all day and then the "cathartic stuff" just to get …