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Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis & Treatment

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Prostate Cancer Research Institute - Prostate Cancer 101: What's the deal with the PSA test? - 6:00 minutes

Knowing your PSA is crucial, despite what you may have heard. Learn the facts so that unnecessary biopsies and over treatment can be avoided, and so you can stay on top of your health.

 

Prostate Cancer Research Institute - Prostate Cancer 101: The Gleason Score Demystified - 6:50 minutes

The Gleason score is a grade for your prostate cancer, determining how aggressive or nonaggressive it is. Watch this video to learn more and understand what this score really means.

 

Urology Care Foundation - Prostate Biopsy: What You Should Know - 2:55 minutes

In this Urology Care Foundation patient education video, Dr. John Lynch of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital discusses what patients should know about the basics of a prostate biopsy. For more information on prostate health or to find a urologist near you, go to UrologyHealth.org, the Urology Care Foundation's website.

 

Mayo Clinic Radio - Diagnosis and treating prostate cancer - 18:30 minutes

On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Derek Lomas, a Mayo Clinic urologist, discusses prostate cancer, including a new biopsy method.

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American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) - Prostate Cancer: Radiation Therapy Treatment - 9:55 minutes

Learn what to expect during radiation treatment for prostate cancer with this patient education video featuring Lowell General Hospital.

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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center - What is Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer? - 3:15 minutes

 

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Books at the Resource Library

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Resources provided by the Cancer Resource Library are for informational purposes only. The information in these materials may or may not apply to your specific condition, and should not be construed as medical advice. We strongly encourage you to consult your healthcare provider to review anything you learn through these resources.

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