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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
No meeting in
Next meeting Sept. 12th
St. Luke’s Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer,
Chapel, 2nd floor
(Refreshments will be
Dr. Ara Karamanian (Sept. 12th)
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
where you'll find answers.
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
For related articles on PSA testing:
"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”
- John Hopkins Medicine
For more info click here.
“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..
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