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Learn the Top Ten Steps, a guide through knowledge about the prostate, prostate cancer, diagnosis and treatment. Watch our video, introducing Edward Weber, MD. and hear his advice to men just diagnosed with prostate cancer. Get expert advice for your fight against Prostate Cancer.
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Prostate Cancer Recurrence.
For Some, Cancer Returns After Treatment. Compare Treatments. Increase Your Odds of Remaining in Remission.
Treating Prostate Cancer.
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PROSTATE CANCER FREE MISSION
The Prostate Cancer Free Foundation is here to help you quickly learn about the prostate gland, cancer of the prostate, prostate cancer treatments and treatment side effects. If you are recently diagnosed with prostate cancer, you have a choice in your prostate cancer treatment. If diagnosed early, there are many options. The decision can be more complicated for patients with more advanced disease where the risk of cancer relapse is greatly increased. Relapse or recurrence is the return of cancer, requiring additional treatment. This website features information to help you determine which prostate cancer treatments are the most successful at eliminating localized cancer. Increase the odds of remaining prostate cancer free for the rest of your life.
When prostate cancer is discovered early, the risk of relapse of recurrence can be low. But if you have been diagnosed with cancer that has spread, or is more aggressive, you may fall into the Intermediate to High Risk Group. For men in these groups, choosing the best treatment, or combination of treatments provides the best chance to remain in remission following treatment. Recurrence is discovered by regularly scheduled PSA blood tests, at established intervals following treatment. Prostate Cancer Free offers a study comparing the different prostate cancer treatment outcomes for over 129,000 men, highlighting which men remained in remission and for how many years. See which treatments are most likely to keep men in remission, with no return of cancer.
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PROSTATE CANCER NEWS
PCa Commentary #173 – MANAGING BIOCHEMICAL FAILURE AFTER RADIATION THERAPY — The Importance of Considering Both PSA and PSA Doubling Time.
The set-point for biochemical failure was standardized in 2006 based on a consensus conference of experts in Phoenix, Arizona. The value agreed upon was “PSA + 2 ng/mL above the post-radiation PSA nadir — hence the “Phoenix Definition.” (Roach et...
PCa Commentary #172 – METASTASES DIRECTED THERAPY (MDT): Can Concomitant Hormone Suppression Be Avoided?
Metastases Directed Therapy refers to targeted radiation, i.e., such as CyberKnife, directed at a few metastatic lesions, (osseous or nodal), usually 3 - 5, for the purpose of controlling all imageable disease, delaying cancer progression and, if not accompanied by...
PCa Commentary #171 – Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: The “Ides” of Androgen Receptor Inhibition – Enzalutamide, Apalutamide and Darolutamide.
Nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) is a transient, heterogeneous state that progresses to metastatic disease. nmCRPC is defined as a rising PSA after primary therapy in association with a castrate level of testosterone (<50 ng/mL) while...
Remission versus Recurrence?
Relapse of prostate cancer is way more common than you might think. Many men treated for prostate cancer have their cancer return, which can lead to a lifetime of treatment. Prostate Cancer Free studies treatment outcomes documented in "The STUDY", recently updated for 2021. Take this Study to your doctor, and discuss your chance of cancer recurrence. The Study is available with the new, just released booklet, to help you learn about prostate cancer. Both the Prostate Cancer Free Study and the booklet, “What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer” are available NOW for you to VIEW, PRINT or DOWNLOAD.
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