Prostate Cancer

7 Things Every Man Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer 101: What Every Man Should Know Knowing the facts, symptoms, risk factors, and screening tests can help bring awareness to prostate cancer. Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed or you’re trying to prevent the disease altogether, keep reading for seven things you should know about this extremely prevalent condition. 1. Prostate cancer is a

By |2021-09-02T18:15:47+00:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on 7 Things Every Man Should Know About Prostate Cancer

How to Celebrate Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month In honor of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we are sharing information on how you can spread awareness and support loved ones with prostate cancer — a disease that affects approximately 1 in 9 men in the United States. Second to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most

By |2021-09-02T17:33:52+00:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on How to Celebrate Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Questions to Ask Your Urologist About Prostate Cancer

Questions to Ask Your Urologist: Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men. In fact, 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. But, no matter how common it is, we understand that a condition like prostate cancer can leave you with more questions than

By |2021-08-12T14:44:05+00:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on Questions to Ask Your Urologist About Prostate Cancer

How To Get Involved In Charlotte’s Annual ZERO Race

ZERO Prostate Cancer Race: What It Is, Why We Support It & How To Get Involved Last year, we became the host sponsor for ZERO Prostate Cancer Race for the first time. This year, we’re at it again and could not be more thrilled to do our part in putting an end to prostate cancer. 

By |2021-05-13T18:15:07+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on How To Get Involved In Charlotte’s Annual ZERO Race

Active Surveillance Treatment As Option For Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

A Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Treatment Active surveillance is one of the 6 viable treatment options for men with prostate cancer who do not undergo immediate radical treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Cancer of the prostate often grows slowly; therefore active surveillance is used as a strategy to manage early stage, low risk prostate

By |2021-05-13T18:15:14+00:00July 17th, 2017|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on Active Surveillance Treatment As Option For Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

6 Treatment Options for Localized Prostate Cancer

  About 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis that plays a vital role in male reproduction. More than 3 million cases of prostate cancer are reported in the U.S. each year. There are a lot

By |2020-05-19T17:15:24+00:00May 9th, 2017|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on 6 Treatment Options for Localized Prostate Cancer

HIFU Approved for Prostate Cancer Treatment

Perhaps you scheduled a trip to the Bahamas last holiday season—to get HIFU prostate cancer surgery? That’s right, before high intensity focused ultrasound (better and more easily known as HIFU) was legal in the United States, Charlotte’s very well-known Dr. Samuel Peretsman traveled outside the country to help his Charlotte-based patients get this procedure done.

By |2020-05-19T17:30:25+00:00January 20th, 2016|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on HIFU Approved for Prostate Cancer Treatment

What to Expect After Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer: Post-Op While there are several options for treatment when it comes to prostate cancer, surgery is unfortunately necessary in some cases. Prostate cancer surgery, which typically involves removing the prostate and any areas around the prostate found to contain cancer, is a major surgery that will require about six weeks for you to

By |2020-05-19T17:37:13+00:00September 30th, 2015|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on What to Expect After Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer

4 Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Your prostate cancer will need to be diagnosed and given a proper stage in order to discuss treatment options with your doctor. You may decide to do one treatment, or you and your doctor may decide it’s best to combine several treatments. These treatments will be based on your specific diagnosis, your age, and any

By |2020-05-19T17:37:23+00:00September 25th, 2015|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on 4 Treatments for Prostate Cancer

How to Prevent Prostate Cancer

Preventing prostate cancer—like preventing many other diseases—requires you to tend to your overall health, not just one specific factor. Since the body functions as a whole, you’ll need to keep up with all aspects of your health to try to prevent this disease. While there are certain risk factors one cannot control such as age,

By |2021-05-13T18:15:17+00:00September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on How to Prevent Prostate Cancer