Fatigue and Hormone Therapy

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Fatigue and Hormone Therapy

Hormone blockade otherwise known as androgen deprivation or we call it testosterone inactivating pharmaceuticals—these are medicines like Lupron, Casodex, Zytiga, Xtandi—fatigue is far and away the most common complaint, and this occurs primarily because low testosterone causes loss of muscle.

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Video:  3T vs. 1.5T MRI

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Video: 3T vs. 1.5T MRI

A common question we get at the PCRI is related to these new very popular MRIs. What’s the difference between a 3 Tesla MRI and a 1.5 Tesla MRI with an endorectal coil?

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Video: Local Relapse after Surgery or Radiation for Prostate Cancer | Prostate Cancer Staging Guide

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Video: Local Relapse after Surgery or Radiation for Prostate Cancer | Prostate Cancer Staging Guide

In this video we’re going to review what we call “Low-Indigo.” Indigo is a category of relapsed prostate cancer, but there are many types of relapses. You can have cancer that comes back just in the prostate area or in the prostate, and that’s what we call “Low-Indigo.” You can also have early spread into the lymph nodes, which we call “High-Indigo.” And then you can kind of have a grey

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Video: Radiation for Relapsed Prostate Cancer (Indigo Stage)

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Video: Radiation for Relapsed Prostate Cancer (Indigo Stage)

In this video we’re going to talk about five different types of radiation for men with relapsed prostate cancer after previous surgery or previous radiation.

It’s always irresistible for me to at least talk about this myth that you have to do surgery first to protect against the possibility of relapse so you can do radiation as salvage

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Video: Metformin & Prostate Cancer

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Video: Metformin & Prostate Cancer

Metformin is a prescription medicine (now generic, it has been out for decades) that is used by diabetics to lower blood sugar levels. It’s very popular. It’s a relatively safe diabetic medicine because with many diabetic medicines you’ll see sometimes a marked decline in blood sugar levels. Metformin doesn’t do that as….

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