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Recurrence Anxiety Strikes Unexpectedly

Recurrence Anxiety Strikes Unexpectedly

The fear of recurrence weighs heavily on the minds of every cancer survivor, some more than others.  For some it can be an overwhelming fear experienced on a daily basis, and for others, less frequent.  For many patients, recurrence anxiety strikes most often around...

Dealing With Depression When You Have Cancer

Dealing With Depression When You Have Cancer

Addressing depression in cancer patients is a vital part of the care provided by healthcare providers. In some cases, healthcare providers should be doing a better job in asking patients going through cancer treatment about their emotional health, and to encourage...

Tips for meeting with your doctor

Tips for meeting with your doctor

Before you meet with your doctor for the first time, it’s a good idea to formulate a list of questions you want answered.  Be sure to write them down, so you don’t forget to ask any of them.  Also, bring someone along for moral support.  Having them there will help...

FAQ’s to Help Overcome Your Fears of a Prostate Biopsy

FAQ’s to Help Overcome Your Fears of a Prostate Biopsy

Your Urologist felt a “suspicious lump” and wants to schedule you for a prostate biopsy.  Two emotions come to the forefront….anxiety and fear.  The source of these emotions are from the unknown- not knowing what expect during the procedure and not wanting to know the...

How to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse After Your Prostatectomy

How to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse After Your Prostatectomy

A study published in the journal Research and Reports in Urology found that the rate of prostatectomy-related regret increases over time, with up to 47 percent of men reporting regret five years after surgery.  You can read the original article here: "How to Avoid...

Prostate Cancer: It’s Not Just an Old Man’s Disease

Prostate Cancer: It’s Not Just an Old Man’s Disease

While a man’s risk of prostate cancer does increase with age, men in their 40’s and 50’s are still diagnosed, affecting some men as young as 30 with this disease. You can read the entire article here: "Prostate Cancer: It's Not Just an Old Man's Disease" Certain...

Multiparametric MRI

Multiparametric MRI

Multiparametric MRI by, Dr. James W. Borrow With improvements in equipment, the introduction of new imaging sequences and studies involving thousands of men with prostate cancer, dedicated MRI has been shown to be a valuable tool in the diagnosis, treatment choice and...

PCa Commentary

Expert Commentary On The Latest Prostate Cancer Topics

Written by Dr. Ed Weber

PCa Commentary is a well-researched, clearly presented commentary targeted to medical providers and others interested in current prostate cancer treatment. Each PCa Commentary edition offers an analysis of new developments in the field of prostate cancer with essays discussing and evaluating treatment management options for this disease.

UNDERSTANDING PROSTATE CANCER

Prostate Cancer

What is Prostate Cancer?

What is Prostate Cancer, the Symptoms, Risk Factors? What does the Prostate do, where is it located?

Prostate Cancer Tests and Diagnostics

Prostate Cancer Recurrence.

For Some, Cancer Returns After Treatment.  Compare Treatments. Increase Your Odds of Remaining in Remission.

Prostate Cancer Treatments

Treating Prostate Cancer.

Patients have options when it comes to the prostate cancer treatments. Learn about your treatment options.

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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The Prostate Cancer Free Foundation, reviews the results of hundreds of thousands of men treated for prostate cancer. Tracking them for years. This information is available to you, and others like you, to help find the best prostate cancer treatment. This work takes time, effort, resources all of it done by volunteers. Please help us continue. Please Donate!