Focal therapy offers middle ground for some prostate cancer patients
For men with low-risk prostate cancer, focal laser ablation treats just the diseased portion of the prostate rather than the entire gland. A phase 1 trial found it was safe. None of the nine men in the study had a significant side effect. Seven of the nine patients had no evidence of disease six months later.
Prostate cancer now detectable by imaging-guided biopsy
Ground-breaking research by physicians and engineers demonstrates that prostate cancer can be diagnosed using image-guided targeted biopsy.
Ryan O'Neal says he's not afraid to die
NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Ryan O'Neal, who is battling prostate cancer, says he is not afraid to die because, if he does, he will see his late partner, Farrah Fawcett.