(June 10, 2014 – Sarasota, FL)  This week Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytherapy Research Institute became the first independent physician practice in the U.S. to offer men with advanced metastatic prostate cancer an injectable isotope of radium, marketed by Bayer as Xofigo® (zoh-fee-go).  This new pharmaceutical was recently FDA approved for use in men with […]

Complex New Guidelines

Complex New Guidelines From Multiple Organizations Confuses Men About Prostate Cancer Screening WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Members of America’s Prostate Cancer Organizations are concerned that the issuance this morning of yet another set of new guidelines on screening for prostate cancer is only adding to the confusion most men already feel about whether they […]

Ignorance is Bliss When it Comes to Prostate Cancer

American Cancer Society: Ignorance is Bliss When it Comes to Prostate Cancer By Rick Lyke The American Cancer Society is telling men to pull up their pants, roll down their sleeves and not to worry about that prostate cancer thing. In a guidance issued on Wednesday, the group – which carries a huge amount of […]

Pros and Cons to Prostate Surgeries

Study Finds Pro and Cons to Prostate Surgeries By RONI CARYN RABIN Published: October 13, 2009 Prostate cancer patients who chose minimally invasive surgery rather than more extensive operations to remove the prostate were less likely to experience complications like pneumonia, but reported higher rates of long-term problems, including impotence and incontinence, according to one […]

Prostate Cancer Treatment Chart Released

Prostate Cancer Treatment Option Facts “Prostate Cancer Treatment Options – The Facts” is a comprehensive factual description of 17 mainstream prostate cancer treatment options that was premiered at the Prostate Cancer Research Institute’s annual international conference in Los Angeles on September 6th, 2008. Sarasota, Florida – September 12, 2008 — Prostate cancer is the second […]

Regrets After Prostate Surgery

August 27, 2008, 9:26 am Regrets After Prostate Surgery By TARA PARKER-POPE One in five men who undergoes prostate surgery to treat cancer later regrets the decision, a new study shows. And surprisingly, regret is highest among men who opt for robotic prostatectomy, a minimally invasive surgery that is growing in popularity as a treatment. […]

Tools for Fighting Prostate Cancer

Experience and knowledge are tools for fighting prostate cancer Published: Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 2:31 a.m. Regarding Sunday’s front-page article, “As prostate drug gets new look, it stirs new debate”: I’d like to comment. Having spent more than 25 years studying prostate cancer, and treating more than 10,000 men, I am well aware of […]

A Doctor’s Cancer Journey

It cost him $100,000 — but it saved his life April 07, 2008 Denise Davy The Hamilton Spectator BURLINGTON (Apr 7, 2008) When a Burlington doctor discovered he had prostate cancer, he went in search of the best medical care money could buy. It took him to the United States and cost him $100,000, but […]

Dual Therapy

Dual therapy can control high-risk prostate cancer David Douglas Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:14pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – High rates of tumor control over the long term are possible with combination treatment using external beam radiation followed by brachytherapy in high-risk prostate cancer patients, according to researchers. Health “These patients have been followed […]

Purging Prostate Cancer

The latest technology at Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytherapy Research Institute By: Virginia ‘Ginya’ Carnahan, APR, CPRC Michael Dattoli, MD, and Richard Sorace, MD, PhD, have shared a challenge for more than two decades. The radiation oncologists have sought a better way to treat prostate cancer – a definitive treatment that will defeat the cancer […]