Active surveillance and radical prostatectomy in high risk prostate cancer patients.

Dr. Barken interviews Dr. Chodak about active surveillance and radical prostatectomy in high risk prostate cancer patients. 

For the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on

Tuesday, May 22nd at 6pm Pacific

Time:  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. 

Question Of The Week:

 

Do age and Gleason grade make a difference when deciding

between active surveillance or radical prostatectomy?

The related article of the week:

Individualized Estimation of the Benefit of Radical Prostatectomy

from the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group Randomized Trial.

Vickers, A,  Eur Urol 2012 Apr 19.

Dr. Gerald Chodak has been a urologist and prostate disease

specialist for almost 30 years.  He has extensive experience in

teaching and educating patients and physicians about prostate

cancer and benign prostate disease.  Dr. Chodak’s book,

Winning The Battle Against Prostate Cancer is available on

Amazon.com. Dr. Chodak has a video blog on his web site,

www.ProstateVideos.com.

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