BY Karen Vollmering

For many years, brachytherapy has been used to treat low-risk, intermediate-risk, and high-risk prostate cancer. But more recently, doctors have been using a more advanced form of brachytherapy called MRI-assisted radiosurgery (MARS), which enables them to deliver the radiation directly to the tumor while protecting the healthy tissues nearby.

We discussed the benefits of MRI-Assisted Radiosurgery used with brachytherapy treatment...

Steven Frank, M.D., holds the MRI positive-contrast marker that was developed at MD Anderson for the treatment of prostate cancer.

BY Mark Hood

When my prescription reading glasses snapped in two without warning in November 2016, I had no idea how much my life was about to change.<...

BY Debora Batchelor

I don’t like change. But sometimes you have to be willing to make one in order to survive.

That’s what I did. I’m a small town girl...

BY Mena El-Sharkawi

As an executive at an oil and gas service company, Andy Moriarty often shares safety messages with his employees. Lately, these messages have become a lot more personal and health-centered.

“I’m not bashful about this disease,” says Andy, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 57. “I caught it so early because every October, I pick up the phone and schedule my annual physical.”

During his last checkup, a blood test...

Cancerwise blog post: Survivor uses prostate cancer treatment story to motivate others into getting prostate cancer screenings

BY Carla Dickerson

For me, curling up with a good book is a relaxing evening. I particularly enjoy reading autobiographies. Other times, when my creative juices...