When it comes to prostate cancer decision making…It’s all about you!

Pt's often ask their doctor, " What would you do if you were me? or as it pertains to prostate cancer, "What would you recommend if I were your father?" I am also frequently asked, " What would you do if it were you?" (Most patients that I see and particularly the newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients don't …

prostate cancer and the history of the “finger”…ps- that’s not the one we use to do the prostate exam

a urologist examines the prostate of a patient and tells him that it is normal. the patient says, " I want a second opinion." the urologist then re-examines the man's prostate with two fingers. " Well there's your second opinion. It's still normal." Be careful what you ask for! Ignorance is bliss and ignorance kills. …

trifecta

In betting on horses, a trifecta is when one not only picks the top three winners, but picks them in order as well. It now has been adapted to prostate cancer and relates to three important post treatment variables.   That is, how did the patient do in terms of continence, potency and cure of prostate …