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Radiation and Hormone Therapy | Prostate Cancer | Mark Scholz, MD [Video]

In this video, PCRI's Alex asks Mark Scholz, MD, questions from our YouTube comments about radiation and hormone therapy for prostate cancer. Dr. Scholz is a medical oncologist specializing exclusively in prostate cancer. 0:07 What is the risk of developing secondary cancers after radiation for prostate cancer? 2:07 Is the use of SpaceOAR universal among radiation oncologists? What is the SpaceOAR process like? 3:34 Is taking testosterone safe after radiation and hormone therapy? 6:08 How does a man monitor if testosterone is safe? Can any physician order those kinds of blood tests? 6:31 If there is only one or two metastatic sites, should they be treated with radiation? 8:19 Is proton therapy cause fewer side effects (or have less risk of side effects) compared to other forms of radiation? 9:55 What is the optimal treatment for someone with a PSA of 13 and a Gleason 3+4? Don’t know your stage? Take the quiz: Visit http://www.prostatecancerstaging.org To learn more about prostate cancer visit http://www.pcri.org Sign up for our newsletter here to receive the latest updates on prostate cancer and the PCRI: https://pcri.org/join Who we are: The Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to helping you research your treatment options. We understand that you have many questions, and we can help you find the answers that are specific to your case. All of our resources are designed by a multidisciplinary team of advocates and expert physicians, for patients. We believe that by educating yourself about the disease, you will have more productive interactions with your medical professionals and receive better individualized care. Feel free to explore our website or call our free helpline at 1 (800) 641-7274 with any questions that you have. Our Federal Tax ID # is 95-4617875 and qualifies for maximum charitable gift deductions by individual donors. The information on the Prostate Cancer Research Institute's YouTube channel is provided with the understanding that the Institute is not engaged in rendering medical advice or recommendation. The information provided in these videos should not replace consultations with qualified health care professionals to meet your individual medical needs. #ProstateCancer #MarkScholzMD #PCRI