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Prostate cancer is not one illness

Prostate cancer is an umbrella term covering a broad range of conditions ranging from totally innocuous to seriously life-threatening. Encompassing such a wide spectrum, treatment must be selected judiciously and personalized according to the unique profile of each individual.

UNDIAGNOSED

Most men over age 40 are already host to some type of prostate cancer but don’t know it. Autopsy studies of men dying from unrelated causes show that the likelihood of harboring prostate cancer is the same as putting a percentage sign after his age. Read more »

Normal PSA

Abnormal PSA

NEWLY DIAGNOSED

The power of a single word—CANCER—can’t be underestimated. Its deadliness is famous. Often patients have previous experiences with cancer striking a friend or family member. Read more »

Localized

Locally Advanced

Metastasis

PERSISTENT DISEASE

Over 60,000 men relapse after surgery or radiation each year. With other types of cancer, colon or lung for example, relapse is detected when a scan shows metastases. Read more »

Positive Margins

Local Relapse After

PSA Relapse

Hormone Refractory

Bone Metastasis

Read the articles below to learn more about prostate cancer
Principles of Treatment
  • • The goal is survival, with a good quality of life.
  • • Quality of life priorities are always personal.
  • • Personalized care comes through patient education.
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  • 2015-09-11
    2015 SEPTEMBER PATIENT CONFERENCE | Friday, Sep 11, 2015, 7:00am – Sunday, Sep 13, 2015, 2:00pm @ Los Angeles Airport Marriott
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  • 2015-04-23
    Dr. SCHOLZ SPEAKS ON HORMONE THERAPY TO PROSTATE FORUM OF ORANGE COUNTY, CA | Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM | @ 838 North Euclid Street, Fullerton, CA 92832
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    2015 APRIL MID-YEAR CONFERENCE | Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 12:00pm – 5:00pm @Los Angeles Airport Marriott ---- Spend a Saturday afternoon learning about the latest in men's health and prostate cancer imaging from renowned medical experts. Fabio Almeida, MD of Arizona Molecular Imaging and Daniel Margolis, MD from UCLA will be presenting the latest information about prostate cancer imaging for all stages of prostate cancer. Early bird registration is only $25. Seating is limited.
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    CHECK OUT A FULL CALENDAR AND ANNOUNCMENT POST HERE https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/prostateoncology
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