Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

calypso treatment for prostate cancer

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Pin point radiation: This a specific system to guide radiation. A kind of radio guidance system is used to aim the radiation beam more accurately.
Dr. Michael Wolff
37 years experience General Practice
Calypso: Calypso is a gps signaling method that allows radiation oncologists to more accurately give radiation treatment to the prostate by monitoring the loca ... Read More
1
1 comment
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Quite a few: Early stage (cancer within prostate): robotic or open surgery, standard radiation; radiation seeds; cryosurgery. For cancer with local spread to nodes ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The stages: Actually confuse. Think of two: dsease confined to prostate or not. Next is complex assessment of "how much on biopsy" and psa level...Perhaps watchfu ... Read More
Dr. James Gulley
25 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Disease continuum: There is a disease continuum from localized disease through advanced metastatic castration resistant disease. Generally localized disease is treated w ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Rt or surgery: External beam radiation or prostate seeding with radiation beads is one therapy. Surgical prostatectomy is another, each has its devotees and advantag ... Read More
9
9 thanks
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Good question: You should choose based on the side effects of treatment and how these would impact ur lifestyle. Observation is used for stable psa, older pts with ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Yes: The necessity and type of treatment would depend on patient age and life expectancy. Treatments such as radiation or surgery may be commonly used. Dep ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Treatment needs to be tailored to the needs of the individual patient. Usual treatments are surgery, external radiation, radiation with implanted seed ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Different opinions: Every doctor has a different opinion on this. Different options have different side effects and risks. Depending on the patients age, extent of cancer ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Choices! They: Range for "watchful waiting"; surgery; radiotherapy. Depending on age, gleason score (and density), psa, these commonly have similar cur/control rate ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
Multiple: If it is localized, surgery both conventional or laparoscopic/robotic, radiation including radioactive seed implant, external beam, gamma knife radiat ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Stage for Stage in : Disease confined to prostate, "cure" is similar; side effects very different: surgery v. Radiotherapy. Subtypes of each and claims of superiority more ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience Pathology
Castration: Medical (lupron) or surgical castration may be indicated in some as decreasing testosterone levels may help slow growth of tumor. Older men with small ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month