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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month at Chicago Prostate Cancer Center

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Chicago Prostate Cancer Center is encouraging men to spread awareness and take charge of ...

What is Brachytherapy?

Chicago Prostate Cancer Center features one of the most effective prostate cancer treatments: LDR Brachytherapy. Over the past twenty years, techno...

BrachyTherapy Side Effects

BrachyTherapy is a procedure that uses seed implantations to emit ionizing radiation directly into a malignant tumor. It is typically a quick proce...

Surgery not necessarily the best option for prostate cancer

Blood sample positive with PSA (prostate specific antigen) More evidence that surgery may not be the best option for men with early-stage prost...

Slade star undergoes brachytherapy to treat prostate cancer

Check out the blog quoted below, posted by British company BXTAccelyon, about Jim Lea and his struggle with high-risk prostate cancer.  Bass play...

VA offers successful and cost-effective seed implant as their better choice of prostate cancer treatment

A recent radio program highlighted how a Veterans Administration facility, located in Richmond, Virginia, successfully uses LDR brachytherapy (al...

Is there a big drop in prostate cancer treatment, or just a drop in screening?

Since it’s development in 1984, the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test has revolutionized diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up for prostate...

Treat Older Prostate Cancer Patients According to Fitness, Not Age

Fitness and Prostate Cancer Treatment Men with prostate cancer should be treated based on their health status, not their age, according to the Int...

Mustache campaign promotes prostate cancer awareness

During the month of November, men around the world will grow out their mustaches for prostate cancer awareness. Participants will ask for donation...

Manning Up at Chicago Prostate Cancer Center Screening Event

Why I got screened at Chicago Prostate Cancer Center “I would tell guys to get checked, especially if they have a family history of prostate canc...

STPB Improves Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer

In a recent blog , we described the practice of Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer and CPCC’s guidelines for patients who choose to safely mo...

Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer: Active Surveillance or Active Treatment? If you were diagnosed with prostate cancer, what would you do after the news settled in...