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Prostate Cancer

Overview of Royal - Recurrent Prostate Cancer

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Overview of Royal - Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Royal is defined as the presence of metastases located outside the pelvic lymph nodes or the development of resistance to one of the Lupron-like drugs. Royal is the most life threatening of all the Stages and requires aggressive treatment. The goal is to...

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The PSA Blood Test | Royal

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The PSA Blood Test | Royal

PSA plays a variety of roles, the most familiar being screening to detect prostate cancer at an early stage. PSA also helps to define the Stages of Blue. Another role of PSA is to detect cancer relapse after surgery or radiation. Lastly, rises or declines in PSA after hormone therapy or chemotherapy help determine whether a treatment is working...

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Pain Management In Prostate Cancer

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Pain Management In Prostate Cancer

Pain can occur for a variety of reasons, many of which may be unrelated to cancer. Therefore, the cause of the pain needs to be accurately diagnosed to ensure that optimal treatment is selected. Generally, the situation should be analyzed with a five-step process...

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Health Issues For Men With Prostate Cancer

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Health Issues For Men With Prostate Cancer

The surveillance policy, after surgery or radiation, is to check PSA quarterly for the first two years, biannually for the next three, and annually thereafter. For radiation patients, a yearly digital rectal examination is also recommended. After treatment with...

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