Parker County Today August 2017 - Page 39

Metastatic Prostate Cancer. New Drug Combo Improves Outcomes. “There is nothing more important to me as a physician than your cancer treatment. I’ve been in practice for nearly two decades and have had the privilege of telling many patients that there is life beyond cancer. As president of The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, I want to lead by example, practicing a firm belief that all patients should receive the finest medical care available, with the same concern and compassion as a cherished member of the family.” Ray Page, D.O., Ph.D. President and Medical Oncologist The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most com- mon cancer in American men. About 1 man in 6 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Prostate cancer occurs mainly in older men. About 6 cases in 10 are diagnosed in men aged 65 or older, and it is rare before age 40. The average age at the time of diagnosis is about 67. Prostate cancer can be a serious disease, but most men diagnosed with prostate cancer do not die from ] [X [ܙH[ HZ[[ۈY[[H[]Y]\]BY[XYۛY]]H[\]YH[\H[[]H^K[Y[]HX\Y\YH\X\Hۙ[YHB]H]H[YHوXYۛ\[\H\HH\Y]HوX] BY[X\[Y[\X[[[ݘ[ ]X^JKYX][ۈ\\H Z]\^\[X[H܈YY[\[Kܞ[\\K܈][؜\][ۋ܈YHY[Z\]H[\Y\XY\[]X[\\K[HHۛ]]H[\[B[][]Yܛ\\H\\ۙKY[]X\B[\X\H[[Y]X[X[HH\[Z\\\ۙH\]H][ˈ\[HXY]YH\BX[[[ݘ[وH\X\ \][ۊH܈]ܛ[ۘ[\\Y\ [\[H][H[X[ۊH]\B\ۙHX[ۋ\HY\\\X[Hܚ[˜۝H]H[\܈H]YX\˂܈Y[\HXYۛY]Y[Y]H[B\X]Y[\]Y[[ܙHYX]H\X\][\H][[\\H[]HY][ۂوH]\ܛ[ۘ[Y[ X\]\ۙH ]YJKX\]\ۙH\H[][Z[[[[YB]\[Y[[\\ۙHX[ۋ\YܙBY\[]H[\[[H[ܙHܛX[]KBYHYX\H\X[H]X[ܙH\XH[[]KB\[[\\HY˂X\[ܙHX][\\H\Y\܈ۜ[]H\XX[X]H[\XYۛ\۝X\] MˍNM ˂\ܝ\X\ݚYYNY[H\[Y[H[[Ž MMNML ܈ۛ[H]˝X[\ BH]YH\[Y\[[Y\]HY[˜X\]\ۙHܛ[ۙH\]][ۈ\\HX\Y\[BXYۛ\H[YHܙ\[ۈو[\[ܙH[XYH M[۝ [۝ˈ\[H܈܈\\YX[][ۜ۝[YH^ B[H\][وY[]Y]\]X]H[\