Below you will find some PDF’s that have garnered National attention in the prostate cancer industry. You are encouraged to read through the articles and to discuss your specific treatment options with your doctor.
Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its panel of prostate cancer experts did not approve the application for the noninvasive, high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology as a treatment option for localized prostate cancer, despite the fact that….
Prostate cancer awareness, PSA screening for prostate cancer and the ill-conceived, debilitating radical surgery/robotic prostatectomy “treatment” are generally worthless and harmful, and represent an unbridled scam in public health. For many years, it has been quite clear that most so-called prostate “cancers” behave as noncancerous and are, in fact, more like a pseudo-disease….
DECISION MAKING STEPS on whether to submit for a prostate cancer screening PSA blood test and for any possible evaluation for prostate cancer and its treatment can be extraordinarily difficult. Not only is this true for individual men but…
“Choosing prostate cancer surgery was the worst decision of my life” Patient There is no creditable scientific evidence for significant curative life extension in men treated for prostate cancer through radical prostate surgery/robotics alone. In addition, this one surgery is associated with… Download the Report
Urological surgeons are well aware that most men die with their prostate cancer without impact and not from it, and that generally prostate cancer is overdiagnosed and overtreated. The dilemma for physicians and also for afflicted men is to determine which prostate cancers are significant enough to…. Download the Report
A great number of men who have completed a treatment for their prostate cancer are left without clear benefit from their choice of treatment and with considerable short-term and long-term after effects.
“The United States Preventative Task Force-recently issued a statement that men should no longer get screened for prostate cancer as they found the PSA blood test did not save lives, but instead resulted in needless medical procedures…
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The controversy surrounding the prostatic specific antigen (PSA) is not so much about this blood test being an imperfect marker for prostate cancer but much more about the very negative downstream issues associated with.. Download the Report
I applaud Dr. Vorstman for his excellent articles warning about the risks of surgery and challenging the urologist’s self generated claim that surgery is the gold standard for prostate cancer. I now know surgery is far from being the gold standard and that more informed prostate cancer patients avoid it like the plague. Thanks to the courageous actions of Dr. Vorstman and other urologists who are speaking out about the risks associated with surgery the word is out that this procedure has too high a risk of side effects. An increasing number of health care providers are joining with Dr. Vorstman and recommending minimally invasive treatment of prostate cancer so that risks of side effects are kept low. Since over half of the men diagnosed with prostate cancer still have it treated surgically I now believe those health professionals that are saying the way we treat prostate cancer represents a national public health disaster.
Harold H. Dawley, Jr., Ph.D.