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Tests for Prostate Cancer

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A digital rectal examination (DRE) is a simple procedure doctors use to examine the lower rectum and other internal organs. DRE is done for a number of reasons. For...  More
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A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test measures the level of PSA in a man's blood. PSA is a protein produced by the cells of the prostate, a small gland just b...  More
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There's an on-going debate within the medical community about the merits of routine screening for prostate cancer. Get the latest information and one expert'...  More
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Transrectal Ultrasound of Prostate
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Prostate Cancer

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If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, your doctor will discuss different options for treatment. If your cancer is only inside the prostate gland and has ...  More
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Retropubic Prostatectomy
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If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, your doctor will discuss different options for treatment. If your cancer is only inside the prostate gland and has ...  More
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Perineal Prostatectomy
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Cryotherapy of Prostate
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Robot-Assisted Laproscopic Radical Prostatectomy
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Medical Procedures for Prostate Cancer

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Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses concentrated radiation beams to kill cancer cells. The most common type of radiation therapy is external beam radi...  More
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External Beam Radiotherapy
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Watchful Waiting
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Chemotherapy is an aggressive form of chemical drug therapy meant to destroy rapidly growing cells in the body. It is usually used for cancer, as cancer cells grow ...  More
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Intravenous chemotherapy
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Prostate seed implantation--also called brachytherapy--has become more and more popular in recent years as a treatment option for prostate cancer, and...  More
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Testosterone Replacement Therapy
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Prescribed Medications for Prostate Cancer

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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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FLUTAMIDE (FLOO ta mide) blocks the effect of the male hormone called testosterone. It is used in combination with another medication to treat prostate cancer.  More
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BICALUTAMIDE (bye ka LOO ta mide) blocks the effect of the male hormone testosterone on the prostate. This medicine is used to treat advanced prostate cancer in men...  More
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PREDNISONE (PRED ni sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated inc...  More
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DOCETAXEL (doe se TAX el) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat m...  More
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MITOXANTRONE (MYE toe ZAN trone) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to ...  More
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GOSERELIN (GOE se rel in) is similar to a hormone found in the body. It lowers the amount of sex hormones that the body makes. Men will have lower testosterone leve...  More
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ESTRAMUSTINE (ES tra MUS teen) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat prostate cancer.  More
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LEUPROLIDE (loo PROE lide) is a man-made hormone. It is used to treat the symptoms of prostate cancer. This medicine may also be used to treat children with early o...  More
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NILUTAMIDE (nye LOO ta mide) blocks the effect of the male hormone called testosterone. It is used with surgery to treat prostate cancer.  More
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TRIPTORELIN (TRIP toe rel in) decreases testosterone in men and estrogen in women. It is used to treat advanced prostate cancer and endometriosis.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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HISTRELIN (his TREL in) is used to treat the symptoms of advanced prostate cancer. The implant contains a drug that is like a natural hormone in the body called gon...  More
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Alternative Procedures for Prostate Cancer What's this?

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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Prostate Cancer What's this?

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Vitamin D is found in many dietary sources such as fish, eggs, fortified milk, and cod liver oil. The sun also contributes significantly to the daily production of ...  More
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Green tea is made from the dried leaves of Camellia sinensis , a perennial evergreen shrub. Green tea has a long history of use, dating back to China approximately ...  More
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The Romans used lime (calcium oxide), clacked lime (calcium hydroxide), and hydraulic cement in construction works. Calcium (Latin calx , meaning lime) was first is...  More
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Red clover is a legume, which like soy contains phytoestrogens (plant-based chemicals that are similar to estrogen and may act in the body like estrogen or may actu...  More
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WARNING : THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN RECALLED FROM THE U.S. MARKET AND SHOULD NOT BE USED. PC-SPES® is an herbal combination product that was produced and mark...  More
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Pectins are gel-forming polysaccharides from plant cell walls, especially apple and citrus fruits. Pectins are a type of viscous dietary fiber and vary in the lengt...  More
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The Romans used lime (calcium oxide), clacked lime (calcium hydroxide), and hydraulic cement in construction works. Calcium (Latin calx , meaning lime) was first is...  More
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