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How can I support someone with advanced prostate cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Advanced ProsCa

Can be painful to have, and painful to watch.
There are other aspects beside bone pain. Cancer interventions need to be balanced for benefit vs. Toxicity and cost for measure gained) - the new products abiraterone and alpharadon look good. When cancer intervention stops, palliative care: pain, comfort supplies (bed, o-2, shower chair etc), respites for caregiver, for in home pal care/hospice.

In brief: Advanced ProsCa

Can be painful to have, and painful to watch.
There are other aspects beside bone pain. Cancer interventions need to be balanced for benefit vs. Toxicity and cost for measure gained) - the new products abiraterone and alpharadon look good. When cancer intervention stops, palliative care: pain, comfort supplies (bed, o-2, shower chair etc), respites for caregiver, for in home pal care/hospice.
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