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Advances in Prostate Cancer Treatments

From the Show: Managing Cancer
Summary: For most men diagnosed with prostate cancer, there are many treatment options. How do you decide which one is best for you?.
Air Date: 10/25/13
Duration: 10 Minutes
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Evan Pisick, MD
Evan Pisick MD 2 resized squareDr. Evan Pisick earned a bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Rochester; and his medical degree from Boston University. Thereafter, Dr. Pisick completed an internship and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, followed by a fellowship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. His extensive research on small cell and non-small lung cancer, as well as malignant mesothelioma, has been published in a variety of scientific journals, including Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, Anticancer Research and the Journal of Experimental Therapeutics and Oncology.
    Advances in Prostate Cancer Treatments
    For most men diagnosed with prostate cancer, there are many treatment options.

    How do you decide which one is best for you?.

    In recent years, there have been many advances in prostate cancer treatment technology, such as robotic surgery, targeted GPS-guided radiation, and major advances in chemotherapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy.

    Understanding the benefits and risks of each treatment can help men navigate through the process of selecting proper treatment.

    Join special guest, Dr. Evan Pisick, MD, as he shares information on the newest treatments available.

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