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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
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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.
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Dr. Snuffy Myers Weekly Video
This week Dr. Myers talks about Zytiga and CYP2D6 genetic testing.
For related articles on PSA testing:
- 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.
- 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.