A list of article published by Charles "Snuffy" Myers, MD
Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive - January - February 2023
This issue covers some of the advances made in treating men with metastatic prostate cancer who have not yet received hormonal therapy.In patients with high-volume metastatic disease, the current … more
Chemotherapy - November - December 2022
It is now customary to treat men with newly diagnosed advanced prostate cancer with Lupron and Docetaxel. In a major advance, we now know adding the androgen blocking drugs abiraterone or … more
Immunotherapy - October 2022
Immunotherapy has an interesting status in prostate cancer treatment research. It has attracted some of the best minds in prostate cancer research and motivated innovative laboratory and clinical … more
Testing - July 2022
The processes involved in cancer treatment are and the greater the odds you will defeat your enemy. As you read this issue, consider how you might use additional testing to improve your treatment … more
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
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
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