PCRI's Team Takes Second Place at 2017 Grand Prix of Scottsdale

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PCRI's Team Takes Second Place at 2017 Grand Prix of Scottsdale

This year, Scottsdale celebrated it’s 3rd Annual Grand Prix. You may remember that the prostate cancer car won the race in last years Grand Prix! So, PCRI was proud to partner again with Fabio Almeida, MD, a member of our board of directors, as he also represented his practice Phoenix Molecular Imaging. This year...

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2017 Prostate Cancer Conference Recap

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2017 Prostate Cancer Conference Recap

The 2017 Prostate Cancer Patient Conference was yet another incredible conference with presentations from some of the best medical professionals. The conference featured topics covering active surveillance, radiation therapy, sexual and urinary dysfunction...

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Things to know about SpaceOAR

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Things to know about SpaceOAR

SpaceOAR is a new rectal protection product for men with prostate cancer undergoing radiation therapy. SpaceOAR reduces the risk of rectal toxicity, also known as radiation enteropathy, a potential side effect of radiation that can be permanent after radiation..

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Twelve Years on  Active Surveillance

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Twelve Years on Active Surveillance

Back in 1996, I watched my steadfast father’s quality-of-life crumble as he descended into the world of prostate cancer (PC). Treatments (castration, radiation, etc.) rendered a once proud man a shadow of his former self, which was the result of gruesome side effects. Consequently, when I was diagnosed in 2005 at the age of 55...

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Prostate Cancer Staging Guide

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Prostate Cancer Staging Guide

The Prostate Cancer Staging Guide is a game-changing educational resource for the prostate cancer community. This handbook, which is also available online, gives an overview of prostate cancer, every avail-able treatment, and side effects. It succinctly explains which treatments apply to each stage...

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WHOLE FOOD, PLANT-BASED EATING: BETTER THAN EXERCISE

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WHOLE FOOD, PLANT-BASED EATING: BETTER THAN EXERCISE

Nutrition instruction is not part of my professional practice – I’m a 35-year exercise professional – so my clients always express disbelief when I tell them their eating habits are probably more important to their health than their exercise habits. Yes, you’d think I’d be biased toward the benefits of exercise, but personally I’ll bet on...

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