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Multiparametric MRI/Transrectal Ultrasound Fusion

  Multiparametric MRI/Transrectal Ultrasound Fusion Multiparametric MRI/Transrectal Ultrasound Fusion is a new modality that now is available at Miami Valley Hospital and Dayton Physicians Urology.  Many patients with an elevated PSA undergo prostate biopsy using standard transrectal ultrasound guidance. When the biopsy result is negative, and the PSA continues to rise, it is not uncommon for patients to undergo 3 and 4 sets of prostate biopsies. This can prove frustrating for both physician and patient. Now we have a technique


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Xofigo-Therapy for Prostate Cancer Bone Pain

Bone pain due to metastatic prostate cancer hurts; we’re here for you with a new treatment to ease your pain. An exciting new drug has been released for patients with metastatic prostate cancer to bone. Xofigo is a radioactive drug that homes in on just the areas in the bone where cancer is active. Once there, it gets taken into the bone and gives off a radioactive alpha particle to shrink the cancer. An alpha particle is a helium nucleus


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Advanced/Recurrent Prostate Cancer

We treat advanced/recurrent prostate cancer right here, close to home. Historically, advanced/recurrent prostate cancer was treated with anti-androgen based therapy to achieve very low levels of testosterone (androgen). When that therapy stopped working, the cancer was called – castrate resistant prostate cancer. A decade ago, for those patients with castrate resistant prostate cancer and who were in pretty good health, the next step would be to try an older chemotherapy agent – Mitoxantrone. Thankfully, we have come a long way


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