The Prostate Net empowers consumers, patients, survivors and their families and caregivers to make the appropriate decisions relative to treating prostate diseases and insuring the desired quality of life.
Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
There is an increasing demand from patients for the laparoscopic prostatectomy surgery done with robotic assistance. Dr. Ihor Sawczuk has been in the forefront of this technology and gives “Need To Know” information to those considering the procedure.
Understanding the PSA Test
Dr. Isaac Powell addresses the controversy of PSA screening and why the PSA test remains an important and relevant diagnostic tool.
Managing the Side-Effects of Treatment
In many cases the person treated for prostate cancer will experience side effects that can have a temporary or possibly permanent impact. Dr. Lee discusses how these side effects can be best managed.
Managing Bone Health
Dr. Susan Slovin talks about the impact of disease, medication and treatment protocols on the bones and on the importance of maintaining a strong skeletal structure.
The New PSA Test Standard
Dr. Catalona talks about this important new PSA standard in the management of the disease.