PSMA | Prostate Cancer Theranostics

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PSMA | Prostate Cancer Theranostics

The mainstays of diagnostic investigations for prostate cancer for many decades have been physical examination, blood tests for PSA levels, and biopsy. Imaging investigations, mainly CT, bone scan, specialized MRI techniques, and the recently developed PSMA theranostic imaging, give additional…

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Agent Orange & Prostate Cancer

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Agent Orange & Prostate Cancer

Agent Orange was used during the Vietnam War in an herbicidal warfare program known as Operation Ranch Hand. The United States military sprayed Agent Orange in the jungles of Vietnam and the Korean demilitarized zone to remove

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Gadolinium Contrast Agent & The New FDA Warning

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Gadolinium Contrast Agent & The New FDA Warning

In 2017 the FDA has placed a warning on gadolinium contrast agents commonly used for MRI and wants more research on which agents remain in the body and any short and long-term safety information on these things. In the meantime, it would be smart to look at the chart provided by the FDA (see below) to see which ones appear to be safer…

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Prostate Digest | Spring 2018, Volume 21, Issue 1

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Prostate Digest | Spring 2018, Volume 21, Issue 1

The Prostate Cancer Research Institute is delighted to announce Prostate Digest, the new format for what was formerly Prostate Insights Magazine. Prostate Digest still contains articles from the most prestigious doctors in the field, clinical researchers, support group leaders, and PCRI’s staff. However, Prostate Digest comes in a newspaper! As before, we offer all articles online. If you prefer, you can receive articles directly to your email. Enter your email here or call us at 310-743-2116. To learn more about PCRI, our Medical Review Board, and our Board of Directors, click here

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