Testicular Self-Examination Outreach:
The goal of this West Virginia based program is to provide state-wide education about testicular cancer to educators and to teach young men the appropriate technique for testicular self-examination in order to increase rates of early detection and cure.
The Testicular Self-Exam program has been a sucess providing education for as many as 5 states.
Funding for this project is being provided through grants from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and the Jambes B. Chambers Memorial Foundation.
Men’s Health Center:
As men grow from children, to teenagers, and from young men into their mature years, they experience a full range of health issues unique to males. The Men's Health Center is offering care for all these stages in a man’s life.
Mapping Biopsy :
Dose De-escalation Protocol:
A prospective randomized trial evaluating the effect of a 12% reduction in prescription dose (125 Gy vs. 110 Gy) on the ultimate cure and complication rates for low risk prostate cancer.
High-risk Androgen Deprivation Therapy Protocol:
A prospective randomized trial designed to determine the role of androgen deprivation therapy in high risk patients.