Prostate Cancer

MRI Biopsy for Prostate Cancer

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Join a panel of prostate caner specialists as they explain the emerging and important role of parametric MRI biopsy for prostate cancer. They physicians will also discuss the new technique – MRI fusion guided biopsy and explain why this procedure is changing how prostate cancer is diagnosed and treated. Q & A to follow presentation. Wednesday, September… read more

Free Prostate Cancer Screening

Posted on: August 5, 2015

September 15 & 16, 2015           Prostate Cancer Screening in Walnut Creek      Have you been meaning to get a free prostate cancer screening? The screening includes a Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) and a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA). The screening is available to: All men ages 50-75 Men between the ages of… read more

The Many Faces of Prostate Cancer in Walnut Creek

Posted on: July 31, 2015

The Many Faces of Prostate Cancer in Walnut Creek, is a free prostate cancer seminar. Did you miss it? Visit our Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence page to learn about physicians and treatment available for prostate cancer in Walnut Creek. Come and experience The Many Faces of Prostate Cancer in Walnut Creek, an event focusing… read more

Prostate Cancer Patient Case Study

Posted on: April 2, 2015

J.D. has had a rising PSA for over 10 years with multiple standard systematic ultrasound biopsies, also over the past 10 years, some at my office (4), one at Stanford University, and one at the University of California at San Francisco, all negative for prostate cancer. This year his PSA reached 14 (normal is less… read more

Avoiding Unnecessary Prostate Biopsies

Posted on: February 24, 2015

Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) holds the promise of avoiding unnecessary prostate biopsies in men with elevated Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood levels. The PSA blood test has been used for over 25 years to screen men for early stage Prostate Cancer. Elevated PSA blood levels can signal the presence of prostate cancer, even when… read more

New Procedure for Prostate Cancer Detection

For patients with elevated PSA’s and enlarged prostates, urologists often recommend a prostate biopsy.  The urologist typically uses the standard 12-core ultrasound biopsy technique – a technology that has had relatively no change since the 1980’s. This procedure obtained samples from the lower portion of the prostate and often resulted in normal or negative biopsies…. read more