When you walk into Dr. J. Jacques Carter’s office, every surface is piled high with brochures, papers and reports, much of it about prostate cancer.
Patients with metastatic prostate cancer — cancer that has escaped the prostate gland and spread to lymph nodes, bones or organs — have a variety of treatments available to them, but none can cure the disease.
Dr. Drew Wagner, director of minimally invasive urologic surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, provides some guidance if you are considering either robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy or traditional (otherwise known as “open”) radical prostatectomy.
Sunday night’s Patriots game against the Packers at Gillette Stadium is being dedicated to bring attention the NFL’s prostate cancer initiative.
New research finds that adding radiation to hormone therapy for prostate cancer treatment will increase survival chances.