Part of an oncologist’s job is to give people bad news. Once that conversation occurs, everything changes and things will never be the same again. Professor Tia Higano reveals her approach to tackling cancer and supporting her patients.
The answer to reducing fatalities from prostate cancer is PSA screening but it is a double-edged sword according to Professor Peter Carroll of San Francisco. The key is to detect the disease, carefully evaluate the risk and then treat selectively, ensuring the man understands all his options.