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Early Stage Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Choice of Treatment

Proceedings (International Congress Series No 841)

by F Labrie

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Published by Elsevier Science Ltd .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsA. Dupont (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7532051M
ISBN 100444812237
ISBN 109780444812230

To address the immediate world of patients in the midst of being told of a disease and making a decision, it is important to describe the relevant risks and benefits of treatments without losing the precision and realistic risk communication capacity of numbers. Hormonal therapy is, therefore, usually used when cancer has spread from the prostate. The theoretical roots are in economics, ethics, psychology and medicine. There's a bit of evidence to suggest a daily dose of Aspirin might reduce prostate cancer risk, but the side effects of such a regimen likely outweigh the potential benefits, according to the Mayo Clinic.

How effective is my treatment likely to be? Questions to ask your doctor or nurse You may find it helpful to keep a note of any questions you have to take to your next appointment. Health literacy research shows that even highly educated patients who are worried and stressed by a difficult health decision prefer simple, every-day language that is easy to read quickly. Treatment The treatment plan for prostate cancer depends on several factors and can vary widely, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Post-treatment White men suggested that the emotional impact of treatment be more strongly addressed as illustrated by the following comments: "But this doesn't deal with You do not need all imaging tests to stage prostate cancer. Blocking DHT often causes prostate cancer to stop growing and even shrink. We inquired specifically about text passages that described risk numbers, results of a randomized clinical trial, the meaning of laboratory tests and their implications for mortality and treatment.


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Relying on modern technology, such as miniaturization, fiber optics, and the like, laparoscopic radical prostatectomy is a minimally invasive prostate cancer treatment but is technically demanding and seldom done[ citation needed ] in the USA. Ninety-three percent of all respondents stated that they had discussed treatment options with a physician.

Symptoms tend to improve over time except erections which typically worsen as time progresses. TA focuses on the quality of the medical evidence, levels of rigor of evidence and providing symmetry in describing risks and benefits of all patient options. Interventional radiologists have started to treat prostate cancer with minimally invasive therapies such as cryoablationHIFUradiofrequency ablationand photodynamic therapy that permit focal therapy by utilizing image guidance.

The cancer is not likely to have spread. Since then, HIFU has been shown to be effective at destroying malignant tissue in the brain, prostate, spleen, liver, kidney, breast, and bone. Cryosurgery[ edit ] Cryosurgery is another method of treating prostate cancer in which the prostate gland is exposed to freezing temperatures.

A plain language approach incorporates social marketing principles and is often used by pharmaceutical companies, patient advocacy groups, and others to deliver compelling messages. Open-ended questions asked men their perception of the DA main message.

External beam radiation therapy[ edit ] External beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer is delivered by a linear accelerator, such as this one. Your doctor should only use imaging tests if your Gleason score and PSA level suggest that the cancer has spread.

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The organizing principle was to describe each treatment option in a complete synopsis on its own on two facing pages of the booklet, or on sequential web pages under one button. White men While all found the booklet professional and a good source of information, there were differences in what issues the groups discussed.

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Three major challenges lay at the heart of the plain language translation: 1 introducing the social and emotional context, 2 translating the outcome and side effect rates into plain language, and 3 encouraging shared decision making. The central message promotes active patient participation, followed by making, sharing, or delegating the decision.

The prostate gland is a small, walnut-shaped gland that sits below the bladder and surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body. Imaging tests take pictures inside the body. These seeds emit lower-energy X-rays which are only able to travel a short distance. We did not find that patients Early Stage Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Choice of Treatment book plain language as "talking down".

They do not assume the reader knows either the technical meaning of words or the background context in which they are used. PSA is a protein made in the prostate. Ketoconazole can cause liver damage with prolonged use, and aminoglutethimide can cause skin rashes.

Age, overall health and family history are all important factors to consider when deciding whether to get screened for prostate cancer. Radiotherapy uses ionizing radiation to kill prostate cancer cells. In these cases, your doctor should order a CT, PET, or bone scan to find out whether the cancer has spread outside the prostate gland.

Reported rates of both complications vary widely depending on how they are assessed, by whom, and how long after surgery, as well as the setting e. Each session lasted between 1. The protein ZIP1 is responsible for the active transport of zinc into prostate cells.

Prostate cancer is very uncommon in men younger than 45, but becomes more common with advancing age. Some men objected to numbers shown both as a percentage and minus that percentage to rigorously frame each in both positive and negative.Radiation therapy is commonly used in prostate cancer treatment.

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