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DIAGNOSING PROSTATE CANCER: New MRI imaging with state-of-the-art 3T Multi-parametric scanner is more reliable that a random, 12 needle biopsy. READ MORE

Meeting Announcement

Date: No meeting in August
Next meeting Sept. 12th
Time:
7:00 pm
Place:
St. Luke’s Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer, Youth Chapel, 2nd floor (Refreshments will be available)
Speaker:
Dr. Ara Karamanian (Sept. 12th)

Topic:
MRI Guided Focal Laser Ablation for Prostate Cancer:  Preserving quality of life

On a range of topics:
  * Treatment Options
  * Recurring Cancer Issues
  * Coping with Side Effects
  * There is no charge
  * Spouses are welcomed

PSA TESTING - ASK DR. CHARLES MYERS

If you are a prostate cancer survivor, activist, support group leader, or someone whose family has been affected by prostate cancer, you have questions. Ask Dr Myers is where you'll find answers. Click here.

Medical oncologist and prostate cancer survivor, Dr. Charles Snuffy" Myers was a key player in creating AZT, Suramin, and Phenylacetate while working at the National Institute of Health. With over 250 research papers published, Myers is one of the leading developers of today's prostate cancer canon on both the research and treatment side of the test tube. Prostate Forum is the educational arm of his world-renowned practice that is dedicated to providing men with the comprehensive care that saved his own life.

To view Dr. Myers's monthly newsletter visit the Prostatepedia.

For related articles on PSA testing:

  1. John Hopkins Medicine
    "PSA screening is the best test available for the detection of cancer cells in the prostate. Rather than discontinuing use of the only test available to detect the disease early and treat it successfully, efforts should focus on reducing harm”
    For more info click here
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  2. M.D. Anderson
    “Men should not write off the PSA test,” says John W. Davis, M.D., assistant professor in MD Anderson’s Department of Urology. “It is still an effective way to track trends in your prostate over time.” For more info click here..
  3. M.D. Anderson Research Participants
    Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center are looking for honest feedback on a presentation of ideas for a mobile application (app) to increase physical activity in cancer survivors. Participation in this research study would consist of a two hour time commitment one day this summer as! your schedule allows. For more info click here

 

 

 
 

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