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The Body Show: Prostate Cancer

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New findings on prostate cancer may enable doctors to make better diagnoses and prognoses for patients and provide novel directions for therapies, according to a new study from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Network. Most prostate cancers are detected early while still confined to the prostate, a walnut-sized gland located below the bladder. While most cases remain harmless - benign - for decades, other subtypes of prostate cancers can be aggressive, and spread to other parts of the body (metastasize), making them extremely difficult to treat. It is currently difficult for healthcare providers to distinguish which cancers will remain harmless and which will metastasize.

September is prostate cancer awareness month and here to share the latest is Mr. Gary Kim, a cancer survivor and co-facilitator for the Us TOO prostate cancer support group. He will share the latest in available treatments right here in the islands.

Dr. Kathy Kozak is the host of The Body Show. Mondays at 6:30 p.m. on HPR-1.
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