What’s wrong with the following “press release” about prostate cancer and sexual function-The article in general and the title in particular…Please comment…come on you can do this!

New Robotic Surgery Technique Maintains Sexual Function After Prostate Cancer Surgery The SMART Technique (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique) Enhances Surgical Precision and Maintains Sexual Wellbeing After Prostate Cancer Treatment Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center knows the wide …

Five reasons not to have a robotic radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.

Patients often choose their treatment for prostate cancer not by which has the best cure of the cancer rather which treatment best blends cure with the risks. Prostate cancer differs in this regard  from most other cancers and why many prostate cancer men choose radiation. Dirty little secret: patients understand and full well know the …

When it comes to prostate cancer…”Just the facts mam, just the facts.”

what one does betters what's doneSee how the articles written for mass consumption leave a lot to be desired. They paint with "broad strokes." In the young patient below we are not told his PSA, volume on biopsy of disease nor his Gleason's score. Readers of this blog, readers of my book should be able to …

Pin, active surveillance and prostate cancer….iceberg feinberg it’s all the same to me…..PIN the new Active Surveillance

Here is a thought for you...So your PSA is high and you get a biopsy. The biopsy shows PIN. No cancer is seen. You are told, " Uh Oh...you have a higher percentage of having prostate cancer if we do another biopsy. So here is my thought. If you have the bad cancer or the very large volume …

Don’t “drink the koolaid” and don’t “eat the yellow snow.” When you put epidemiologists in charge of prostate cancer at the American Cancer Society this is what you get. This is from the ACS website…you cannot make this up!

The Red Sock-Be sure to read this and the comment that follows this post. Is it that the 10% of prostate cancer patients with the aggressive form of prostate cancer are "just not worth the time and money?" Spreading myths, lowering the public's and the male's guard, and for what reason? It must be for …

“The Decision” A Prostate Cancer Decision Guide By Northeast Georgia Urologist John McHugh M.D. – A Finalist In The Eric Hoffer Award For Health

  Eric Hoffer Category Finalists  After our rigorous first round of judging, less than 10% of the titles become category finalists.  We consider this a distinction of its own merit and, in 2008, began officially listing these titles on-line. Finalists are selected by category scoring. There are typically 1-6 books per category selected as a …

what’s wrong with the reports of Chavez having prostate cancer-prostate cancer message boards and news reporting of medical issues?

It is surprising to me how often news reports are so off and misinformed when it comes to medical reporting in general and prostate cancer reporting in particular. A few weeks ago they reported about a man having incidentally being found to have prostate cancer in his femur. It then was reported that he then had the …

When it comes to prostate cancer and early detection…it’s about awareness stupid. Men are fixated on the thought that if there are no symptoms there is no prostate cancer. Wrong!

Hell no men don't know the risk factors….it's about the economy stupid….I mean awareness stupid. British Men Unaware Of Key Risk Factors For Most Common Cancer In Men British men lack a basic understanding of their prostate cancer risk, despite it being the cancer they are most likely to get. Research by male cancer campaign, …