Prostate Cancer

Protons 101: Prostate Cancer: Summary of Current Data

DISCLAIMER / About the Blog – Please read once if you haven’t. And please note – today, I just talk about traditional fractionation schedules or modestly hypofractionated data. Today, I’m refreshing a post from may of 2019 where I reviewed prostate cancer radiation outcome data. That post made me focus on intermediate risk disease, and […]

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Protons 101: Prostate Cancer: Summary of Current Data

LAST UPDATED: August 2019 to reflect the new August 3rd Lancet randomized prostate cancer trial. Summary of Current Prostate Cancer Outcome Data for Patients Treated with Radiation: Below is a table summarizing recent trials that have been published on prostate cancer. This table simply attempts to summarize current data comparing external beam radiation (both 3D […]

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Benefits of Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer

TOTAL DOSE: A SIMPLE EXAMPLE SHOWING JUST HOW MUCH LESS WE TREAT WITH PROTON THERAPY. One of the more commonly treated cancers with Proton Therapy is prostate cancer. It’s use for prostate cancer has been a controversial topic for decades as people argue costs vs. benefits. In general, I think this is because men with […]

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