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Understanding Your Bone Scan and Other Bone Imaging 

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Understanding Your Bone Scan and Other Bone Imaging 

Without an understanding of your medical records, you are likely to research the term “prostate cancer” alone, which can lead to a bottomless well of impersonal information. With some understanding of your records, you will learn to research prostate cancer in context of your own biology – your own pathology, PSA pattern, imaging results, and prostate size, to name a few factors. 

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Adjuvant Hormone Blockade (HB) after Surgery for Men with Aggressive Disease

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Adjuvant Hormone Blockade (HB) after Surgery for Men with Aggressive Disease

The term "adjuvant" means treatment “added to” the primary or initial treatment. When the primary treatment is surgery, even when all detectable disease is removed, there remains a statistical risk that the cancer will return due to microscopic cancer cells left behind. Men with high-risk features such as extra-prostatic extension or high Gleason score face a higher risk of recurrence.

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