Prostatepedia

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

  • Theranostics - May 2022

    This issue is devoted to the first successful theranostic treatment for prostate cancer.

    The strategy involves a two step approach and derives it's name from the combination of the terms … more

  • Radiation Therapy - March 2022

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    This issue offers a concise overview of the major trends in radiation therapy. This is timely as some of these advances are already altering treatment in a major way.

    From the patient's … more

  • Immuno-oncology - December 2021

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    We only have one FDA-approved immunotherapy for prostate cancer, Provenge (sipuleucel-T). However, that may be about to change. Research on how to harness the immune system to treat cancer is … more

  • 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