Detroit Medical Center
Cell Freezing Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Doctors at Detroit Medical Center are treating prostate cancer with cryoablation, an innovative procedure that freezes cancer cells and preserves surrounding tissue. Patients usually return home the same day as the treatment. ~ Detroit Medical Center
New Prostate Cancer Treatment With Advanced Chemotherapy | Max Hospital
Max Hospital offers new prostate cancer treatment with advanced chemotherapy. Two years ago, Mr Manmohan Singh had become very demoralized following his prostate cancer diagnosis. He thought nothing could help him, but with the encouragement and expertise of the oncologists at Max Onco Daycare Centre, he found the courage to undergo chemotherapy and fight cancer. Watch his beautiful journey here. To know more, visit: https://www.maxhealthcare.in/
Prostate Cancer Research Institute
HIFU and Prostate Cancer: What You Need to Know
PCRI’s Executive Director, Mark Scholz, MD, explains HIFU’s promise as a focal treatment for prostate cancer but also gives explains why he is reluctant to recommend the procedure in its current state to his patients 0:04 High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound is a form of therapy recently approved by the FDA that can be used to destroy the whole prostate gland or individual sections of the prostate gland (known as focal therapy) to treat prostate cancer. 0:33 HIFU is promising as a focal treatment for low-risk patients with small tumors and it is relatively safe in skilled hands. There are certainly those who will be satisfied with their treatment after receiving HIFU. However, in Dr. Scholz’s experience with prostate cancer patients, HIFU has yet to produce acceptable cure rates compared to traditional treatments because the doctors who perform the procedure are still in their learning curves in regard to finding the best margins of treatment to eradicate the cancer without causing unnecessary damage to healthy tissue. 2:09 It is possible that experts will emerge from this learning period who can get good consistent outcomes with HIFU, but Dr. Scholz is not yet aware of anyone and so he recommends treatments with established consistent outcomes for his patients. Don’t know your stage? Take the quiz: Visit http://www.prostatecancerstaging.org To learn more about prostate cancer visit http://www.pcri.org To download the free Staging Guide visit http://www.pcri.org/prostate-cancer-s... Who we are: The Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to helping you research your treatment options. We understand that you have many questions, and we can help you find the answers that are specific to your case. All of our resources are designed by a multidisciplinary team of advocates and expert physicians, for patients. We believe that by educating yourself about the disease, you will have more productive interactions with your medical professionals and receive better individualized care. Feel free to explore our website or call our free helpline at 1 (800) 641-7274 with any questions that you have. Our Federal Tax ID # is 95-4617875 and qualifies for maximum charitable gift deductions by individual donors. The information on the Prostate Cancer Research Institute's YouTube channel is provided with the understanding that the Institute is not engaged in rendering medical advice or recommendation. The information provided in these videos should not replace consultations with qualified health care professionals to meet your individual medical needs. #ProstateCancer #Prostate #MarkScholzMD
Prostate cancer: Brachytherapy’s fight for survival
Brachytherapy has a robust track record as a treatment for prostate cancer. The technique involves positioning radioactive materials inside the prostate to kill the tumour. But this treatment seems to be going out of fashion, in favour of more modern, more expensive alternatives. Since evidence suggests that brachytherapy is cost-effective for some patients, many oncologists are keen to make sure it remains an option. You can find out more in our collection of articles on prostate cancer: https://www.nature.com/collections/gdafefdjba This Nature Video is editorially independent. It is produced with third party financial support. Read more about Supported Content here: https://partnerships.nature.com/commercial-content-at-nature-research/ Sign up for the Nature Briefing: An essential round-up of science news, opinion and analysis, free in your inbox every weekday. https://go.nature.com/371OcVF Correction 31 Oct 2019 : This video has been re-uploaded due to a spelling error in the previously published version. The previous upload has now been deleted. We apologise for any confusion caused.
Mount Sinai Health System
Prostate Radiation Therapy
This video provides a guide for patients on what to expect before and during their prostate radiation treatments, including a daily guide for treatment preparation with the full bladder, empty rectum treatment technique. This protocol is ideal when receiving prostate radiation with the goal of reducing radiation dose to critical structures around the prostate and reducing side effects.