Tools for Living Well With Prostate Cancer

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October 24, 2018




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An online audience of prostate cancer patients and their caregivers joined us virtually for a recent webcast in association with The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and the Patient Empowerment Network to hear the latest treatment and research news and tips for living well with prostat cancer.

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Conversations With Your Care Team: How Does Personalized Medicine Influence Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions?

How do doctors evaluate which treatment is right for each prostate cancer patient? Expert Dr. Maha Hussain discusses treatment options considerations and how treatment decision-making is guided in precision medicine.


What Treatment Side Effects Do Prostate Cancer Patients Experience?

Adult nurse practitioner Brenda Martone discusses a range of common side effects prostate cancer patients may experience after surgery or radiation. Tune in to find out more.


Fear of Making the Wrong Decision: Finding the Appropriate Prostate Cancer Treatment for You

How can prostate cancer patients who weighing the risks, benefits and side effects of treatment options feel confident in their choice? Watch now to learn from experts.


Coping With a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Solid tumor social worker Catherine Cassingham from Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center explains how prostate cancer patients can learn to cope with their condition. Watch to hear her expertise.


Modified Guidelines for Prostate Cancer Radiation

What is the role of radiation in prostate cancer care? How have the standards changed over time? Watch now to hear Dr. Maha Hussain discuss recent developments.


Making Treatment Decisions: What Are the Indications for Prostate Cancer Surgery?

Who is surgery right for? When do patients on active surveillance require therapy? Watch now to hear prostate cancer expert Dr. Maha Hussain explain.


What Are Doctors Monitoring During Active Prostate Cancer Surveillance?

What is the protocol for patients on active prostate cancer surveillance? Tune in to hear prostate cancer expert Dr. Maha Hussain explain who is put the process.


What Do a PSA and a Gleason Score Mean for Prostate Cancer Patients?

Leading prostate cancer expert Dr. Maha Hussain from Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center explains the significance of PSA and the Gleason Score to patients. Watch now to learn more.


A Life-Changing Diagnosis: Gary’s Prostate Cancer Story

Watch now to hear prostate cancer Gary Andrus share his treatment journey and discuss the series of significant lifestyle changes he made after coping with the shock of a cancer diagnosis.


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Host & Guests

Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Two-Time Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate


This is a Patient Empowerment Network program produced by Patient Power in partnership with Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. We thank Astellas, Clovis Oncology and Pfizer for their support.

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