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Mark ScholzMD

Introduction To Treatment | Azure

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Introduction To Treatment | Azure

Once the proper Stage of Blue is assigned, the different treatments appropriate for that Stage can be considered. Overall, there are four broad categories of treatment available for prostate cancer: observation, local treatments, systemic treatments, and combination therapy...

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Azure - High Risk Prostate Cancer

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Azure - High Risk Prostate Cancer

With Azure, the first step is to make sure no detectable metastases exisit outside the pelvic lymph nodes. Since scanning technology is far from perfect, questionable lesions are often detected by a bone scan. These can be further evaluated with...

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Unorthodox Therapies for High Azure

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Unorthodox Therapies for High Azure

In a large randomized trial called STAMPEDE, men with High-Azure showed a survival improvement when six cycles of Taxotere was added to TIP plus radiation compared to men treated with TIP plus radiation without...

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Fitness and Longevity

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Fitness and Longevity

The risk of a sedentary lifestyle is about the same as a pack-a-day smoking habit. “Sitting is the new smoking.” After age 60, just through the normal aging process, men lose 1% of their muscle every year. Hormonal treatments accelerate...

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