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Prostate Biopsy and Alternatives

BY MARK SCHOLZ, MD It seems we have a national passion for prostate biopsies. A million men are biopsied every year. Two hundred thousand of them will be diagnosed with prostate cancer …

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Preventing Hormone Therapy Side Effects

BY MARK SCHOLZ, MD A number of interventions are available that can substantially reduce adverse side effects from testosterone inactivating pharmaceuticals (TIP).  Side effects vary from patient to patient and are influenced by the …

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Jevtana and Provenge

BY MARK SCHOLZ, MD New prostate cancer drugs come to market quite rarely because the studies mandated by the FDA cost hundreds of millions of dollars. The FDA requires these studies to randomly allocate men into …