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The authors found that those in the lifestyle modification group had significantly lower total Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) on repeat testing a median of 8 weeks from the first test The problem withContinue reading
Hi Cancer Coach- I have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. I am considering proton-beam therapy. According to my diagnosis, I have Gleason score of 3/3, PSA of 5.3, and 2 of 26 needle biopsy sites showingContinue reading
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…as many as 60% of men who have initial treatment for low-risk prostate cancer might not have required any therapy in their lifetimes. Most of these men will have at least one long-term adverse effectContinue reading