Androgen Blockade For Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Dr. Gerald Chodak outlines controversy over antiandrogens

Men fighting metastatic prostate cancer may be frustrated to discover that doctors disagree with one another. For example, a lot of controversy surrounds the question of whether to block male hormones from the adrenal gland by use of a drug such as bicalutamide (Casodex). In a video, Dr. Gerald Chodak, a Chicago urologist, discusses how to maximize survival.

Two Robots Better Than One for Prostate Surgery

Adding A Second Robot May Help Surgeon to Spare Nerves Controlling Erections

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a new technique that may improve robotic prostate surgery by using a second robot for taking three-dimensional ultrasound images of the prostate and surrounding structures during the procedure. These images can potentially help surgeons spot the nerve bundle that controls erectile function.