Making the Most of Regret: Lessons From Patients

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Making the Most of Regret: Lessons From Patients

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. Most men in the United States are diagnosed with relatively early-stage disease. They face a difficult task sorting through the ar-ray of different treatment options to find the one treatment that fits best. 
There is no shortfall of educational resources for patients.

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Our Journey To Establish Prostate SBRT as a Standard of Care

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Our Journey To Establish Prostate SBRT as a Standard of Care

SBRT is a unique modality of radiation treatment. Typically, radiation therapy is delivered in many small doses called fractions (often 40 or more), but studies have been created to explore the possiblity of delivering radiation in fewer, larger doses. This article covers two studies, examining the outcome of hypofractionated (fewer fractions) treatment delivered by SBRT. 

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An Update on Active Surveillance

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An Update on Active Surveillance

Active Surveillance is often the best treatment choice for men with low-risk disease, but new thinking proposes that men with a favorable type of intermediate risk disease may also be candidates for this noninvasive management protocol. Laurence Klotz, MD, the leading expert in active surveillance, addresses this new thinking in this article.

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Clinical Trial: Jeff Lee Mobile Apps For Clinical Trials

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Clinical Trial: Jeff Lee Mobile Apps For Clinical Trials

In this blog PCRI presents an interview from our contributing partner, Prostatepedia. 

Mr. Jeff Lee, a mobile technology veteran, develops clinical trial apps for most major pharmaceutical companies. Prostatepedia spoke with him about how mobile technology streamlines the clinical trial experience for both patients and researchers alike. Here is the interview:

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On Stress: Thoughts from Mark & Mia Moyad

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On Stress: Thoughts from Mark & Mia Moyad

Yes, the PCRI Conference is a community or a village of people coming together to share the latest thoughts and ideas on how to deal with prostate cancer. And this, my friends, provides the ultimate calming effect; not only meeting others like you but also empowering each other with more knowledge and friendships and ultimately more solutions and peace of mind.

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2017 MOYAD + SCHOLZ  MID-YEAR UPDATE  RECAP

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2017 MOYAD + SCHOLZ MID-YEAR UPDATE RECAP

The 2017 Moyad + Scholz Mid-Year Update was an incredible and enlightening experience. Conferences hosted by the PCRI are created to provide education, empowerment, and support for all attendees. This year, patients and caregivers came together to learn the most recent, accurate information on prostate cancer, have the opportunity to ask questions directly to speakers, and find a peaceful environment to interact with others who understand their situation.

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