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An Introduction to Prostate Cancer Treatment

With the exception of skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men.  Despite an estimated 161,000 new prostate cancer cases diagnosed each year, many men don’t understand their treatment options for the disease.

We recently sat down with Dr. Murali Murty and Dr. Darshil Shah to discuss prostate cancer.

For more information about Prostate Cancer treatment options visit Ironwood Radiation Oncology  and Ironwood Oncology or call 480-821-2838.

Ironwood Doctors Visit Sonoran Living to Discuss Prostate Cancer

The month of September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  Ironwood Cancer and Research Physicians Dr. Kevin Bigelow and Dr. Rick Miller visited the ABC TV show Sonoran Living this month to discuss how they are helping men with prostate cancer.

More than 160,000 men will be diagnosed with Prostate Cancer this year yet many people don’t know what the prostate does or what the current screening for the disease should be.

For more information on Dr. Bigelow, Dr. Miller, or Prostate Cancer treatments at Ironwood, visit http://ironwoodcrc.com  or call (480) 821-2838.

 

Why is prostate cancer testing so confusing?

If you’re a man wanting to learn more about prostate cancer testing, you’ve probably learned it is confusing.   Although one in eight men will develop prostate caner in his lifetime, the testing and treatment recommendations can be confusing to patients and providers alike.  This is tragic because early detection is key to prevent the disease from becoming larger or metastatic.

We spoke with Dr. Darshil Shah to discuss prostate cancer testing and ask questions about the disease.

For more information about Prostate Cancer treatment options visit Ironwood Medical Oncology or call 480-821-2838.

Why is prostate cancer so common?

It is estimated that there will be 161,000 new cases of prostate cancer in 2017.   About 6 cases in 10 are diagnosed in men aged 65 or older, but it in can occur in younger men.

Despite how common prostate cancer is, few men can answer what the prostate’s function is or why prostate cancer is so common.

We recently sat down with Dr. Darshil Shah to discuss basic questions about Prostate Cancer.

For more information about Prostate Cancer treatment options visit Ironwood Oncology or call 480-821-2838.

Introduction to Prostate Cancer with Dr. Douglas Masson at Ironwood Urology

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  Prostate cancer is expected to account for 9.6% of new cancer diagnosis in the US this year.  We met with Ironwood Urology’s Dr. Douglas Masson to discuss the advanced treatment he offers his patients.

For more information on Dr. Douglas Masson, Ironwood Urology, or Prostate Cancer treatments visit http://ironwoodcrc.com/ironwoodurology/ or call (480) 821-2838.