What’s Next? Winter 2019/2020
Treating prostate cancer with fewer side effects.
by Bradley Jones
Some Prostate Cancer Patients Face a Difficult Decision
Surgery and radiation have similar benefits but different side effects.
by Stephen Ornes
Holding Off on Treatment
Patients diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer are increasingly opting against immediate surgery or radiation in favor of regularly monitoring their disease.
by Jon Kelvey
Breaking Down a Cancer Diagnosis
During her husband's treatment for metastatic prostate cancer, Jan Manarite learned what questions to ask. Now she shares what she learned with others.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Revised Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Proposed
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggests an individualized approach to prostate cancer screening.
Screening Gets Personal
Conflicting and changing cancer screening guidelines have led to uncertainty and controversy. Can screening recommendations tailored for groups or individuals enhance benefits and reduce harms?
by Kate Yandell
A Report Card on Active Surveillance
Many men with untreated prostate cancer are not getting proper follow-up.
by Heather Stringer
In Support and Service
Retired Army colonel and prostate cancer survivor Jim Williams asks men to pay better attention to their health.
by Lauren Gravitz
Learning Emotional Judo
Psychiatrist Andrew Roth helps prostate cancer patients identify and take control of their emotions.
by Kate Yandell
From the Editor-in-Chief
Early-Stage Prostate Cancer: To Treat or Not To Treat
Strategies for prostate cancer screening and surveillance are still being refined.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD