Information on some prostate cancer treatments is readily available, but for 2015 there is new book on ten treatments that your doctor may not have told you about.  Right up to date, it is written by a prostate cancer patient who searched four continents to find a cure.  In 2013 the writer underwent Proton Beam Therapy in South Korea.

Written by a layman for laymen, it nevertheless comes with recommendations from specialists and is highly rated on Amazon. This book has been three times the best seller in the urology category.

As well as the authors own story and analysis of treatments, the latest diagnostic tests are discussed, as well as lots of questions you can ask your doctor.

Did your doctor tell you about these prostate cancer treatments?

Barry is thankful for Prostate Cancer Survival. Here is his story:

It began for mPsalm 91v2e with going for a routine blood test about a year ago. This showed my PSA level to be somewhat high at 13.6. I was advised to have a biopsy, the results of which showed that of the nine samples taken three had cancer growths. The Gleason score was 8 out of 10, which is somewhat aggressive. This was quite a shock to my wife and me. Read more …

Confused Man on Prostate Cancer FactsProstate cancer facts are not so hard to talk about.  At least, not for the doctor or urologist explaining it to you. For us lesser mortals, it is one thing to vaguely understand it in theory but it is quite something else when it is possible to see a well crafted visual guide of the prostate cancer facts. See here.

This is highly recommended viewing for those who just want to know more as well as for those who know they have prostate cancer and want to understand prostate cancer facts better.

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chromosomesA test for the aggressiveness of prostate cancer would be extremely useful in working out whether to take direct action or to continue watchful waiting.

Recently, a study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has identified eight gene mutations known as gene fusions which indicate aggressive forms of prostate cancer. This gives great hope for improved strategies for treatment. Read more …

cane toad for prostate cancer?Poison from cane toads has been shown to be effective in killing prostate cancer cells. In China medicine made from toad poison is called chan su and is used to treat heart failure, sore throats, skin conditions and other ailments. Read more …

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment changes your life.

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment QuestionmarkMany decisions become urgent about treatments, lifestyle, family and cost. You will need to make some challenging decisions that could affect your day-to-day life for the future. Usually, prostate cancer is diagnosed in men who do not have debilitating symptoms. This means you can make decisions without the added setback of physical pain. Read more …

Cannabis can cure prostate cancer according to Dusty Frank. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in October 2013 according to his story.  He says he did lots of research and then took the huge risk of going with an alternative treatment.  Read more …

 

 A brief summary of the three main prostate problems in men.

BPH is Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy is also known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. More commonly it is often just referred to as Enlarged Prostate. BPH is not linked to cancer and does not increase your risk of getting prostate cancer—yet the symptoms for BPH and prostate cancer can be similar.*

Prostatitis is an infection of the prostate. This can be non-bacterial, (the most common form), or bacterial.Having this condition does not increase your risk of any other prostate disease.* 

Prostate Cancer occurs when some cells grow out of control and may spread to other parts of the body.

*National Cancer Institute (US)

Stan's Story 4 buttonProstate biopsy results were due from my  TURP operation  and I had an appointment with the urologist. The most important point of this was to get the results of the histology, that is, the testing of the tissue samples from the TURP. I had also been asked to have a psa test taken a week before the appointment.

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Prostate Cancer Diagnosis is not always easy to understand. Here is one of the clearest explanations we have seen.

This excellent video explains the symptoms of prostate cancer, how prostate cancer is diagnosed and what happens if you are sent for tests for prostate cancer. Read more …