Prostatepedia

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

  • Chemotherapy - September 2021

    This issue is focused on when to use Taxotere (docetaxel) chemotherapy. Taxotere (docetaxel) is most commonly used after hormonal therapy options have lost their effectiveness.

    However, the CHAARTED … more

  • Imaging - June 2021

    This issue is focused on the PSMA scan, which represents a major advance in prostate cancer imaging. This technique allows us to image prostate cancer metastases to bone and other sites down to 2-4 … more

  • Testing - April 2021

    This issue represents a rather detailed look at the current state of blood and tumor tissue testing in prostate cancer. The PSA is the classic example against which new tests can be compared. The PSA … more

  • Immuno-Oncology and PARP Inhibition - November 2020

    Three topics dominate this issue: the current status of the Provenge (sipuleucel-T) vaccine, the status of other immunotherapy techniques under development, and the use of poly ADP ribose polymerase ( … more

  • Chemotherapy - August 2020

    This issue marks a new era for this publication as it is the first to be published under the NASPCC umbrella. We anticipate that this will allow us to reach a much larger audience.

     As an old hand … more

  • Imaging - October 2019

    This month we’re talking about” “imaging for prostate cancer.” “Imaging technology is advancing” “rapidly and is transforming” “both prostate cancer diagnosis” “and offering new insight into” “how … more

  • Erectile Dysfunction - September 2019

    For men just diagnosed with prostate cancer, the threat treatment poses for sexual function looms large and can play a major role in which treatment they choose. It can even lead some men to choose … more

  • 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