Initial local treatment and long-term survival of men with advanced prostate cancer

We have previously had no really accurate data on a very important question: Does local treatment of men initially diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer impact their long-term survival and mortality rates? … READ MORE …

Is prostate-specific radiation still of any value in men diagnosed with distant metastases? Redux

Sometimes called “cytoreductive treatment” or “debulking,” removal of the primary cancer has been used effectively in other cancers, using either radiation or surgery to increase cancer-specific survival time. … READ MORE …

Debulking the primary tumor in men diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer

There has long been an unanswered question about the value of “debulking” of the primary tumor in men who are initially diagnosed with advanced forms of prostate cancer — i.e., surgical removal of the prostate or some form of definitive radiation therapy of the primary tumor. … READ MORE …