Prostatepedia

A list of article published by Charles "Snuffy" Myers, MD

  • Genomics Clinical Trials - July 2019

    This issue is devoted to the genetics and genomics of prostate cancer, which is one of the most promising and exciting areas of prostate cancer research. Already, this line of investigation is having … more

  • Helping Other Patients - June 2019

    In June, we’re talking about ways in which you as a patient can benefit from and in turn contribute to the prostate cancer community. 

    What do we mean by that? Chances are, when you were first told … more

  • Clinical Trials - May 2019

    In May, we’re talking about clinical trials for prostate cancer patients. We also have an ulterior motive: we would love it, if after reading this issue, each and every one of you asks your doctor if … more

  • Focal Therapy - April 2019

    This issue is devoted to focal therapies. Interest in focal therapy is fueled by the promise of cancer control with fewer side effects than are seen after radiation or radical prostatectomy. From the … more

  • Biochemical Recurrence - March 2019

    This issue focuses on treatment issues for men with an increasing PSA after prostatectomy or prostate radiation. In this introduction, I will review some basic concepts that should help you follow … more

  • Heart Health and Prostate Cancer - February 2019

    This issue is devoted to cardiovascular risk in prostate cancer patients. It turns out that the relationship is complex. Men with cardiovascular disease have a higher incidence of prostate cancer. … more

  • Immunotherapy - January 2019

    The goal of this issue is to capture the current state of the art in immunotherapy of prostate cancer. We live in a time when immunotherapy is making major contributions to the treatment of many … more

  • Diet, Exercise and Prostate Cancer - December 2018

    This month, Prostatepedia talks about things you can do to help yourself—diet and exercise. There is a clear consensus that it is a good idea to get thin and exercise. First, it is good for your … more

  • Imaging and Prostate Cancer - November 2018

    Tags: prostate cancer

    This month, Prostatepedia is talking about newer imaging techniques for prostate cancer. As our ability to image prostate cancer becomes ever more precise, controversy over what to do with this newer … more

  • Zytiga, Xtandia and Erleada - October 2018

    The development and FDA approval of the new anti-androgens, Zytiga (abiraterone), Xtandi (enzalutamide) and Erleada (apalutamide), represent a major advance in prostate cancer treatment. This issue … more