A. Oliver Sartor, MD | Authors

Radium-223 in Bone-Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Current Data and Future Prospects

July 15, 2015

This article will describe the historic background of Ra-223; outline the clinical studies which led to phase III trials of this agent; highlight key results of these phase III studies; and explore possible future directions for use of Ra-223 and other alpha particles-both in prostate cancer and for management of other diseases.

Surveillance for Prostate Cancer: Are the Proceduralists Running Amok?

June 15, 2013

In my experience, being treated for low-volume Gleason 6 tumors is the norm, not the exception, for men in the United States. Surveillance may be discussed as an option, but it is not taken seriously.