L. Michael Glodé, MD, FACP | Authors

Man With Locally Advanced, High-Risk Prostate Cancer Asks About Adding Chemotherapy to His Treatment

January 15, 2016

A 55-year-old Hispanic male presents with a family history of gastric cancer in one sibling and prostate cancer in an older brother. CT performed in March 2015 for IMT surveillance showed a heterogeneous prostate with local invasion involving the bladder, seminal vesicles, and perirectal fat.

Progress in Prostate Cancer (at Last!)

June 15, 2015

Thanks to the efforts of the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Movember, men of good will (especially those inclined to grow mustaches and raise awareness and funds each year) and their physicians are newly energized to make progress.

A Rare Case of Metastatic Renal Epithelioid Angiomyolipoma

August 15, 2011

The patient is a 43-year-old man who was initially evaluated at an outside institution for unexplained anemia and who was found to have a large right kidney mass. He underwent a radical nephrectomy for a 19-cm large-cell, poorly differentiated neoplasm, consistent with pleomorphic, epithelioid angiomyolipoma (EAML) with extensive necrosis and cytologic atypia.

Humor and Oncology

August 11, 2011

On many occasions, I have been asked by colleagues or patients, “How do you do what you do?” when the topic of taking care of patients with a terminal illness comes up. So, is it possible to write about the topic of humor in oncology without seeming cynical and uncaring? Obviously I think it is.

Is Cancer the Answer?

July 18, 2011

As a medical oncologist who entered the field when there were perhaps 50 or so active drugs, I have become increasingly disturbed by the rising costs of cancer care. Of course, I am not alone in worrying about this.

Prostate Cancer in a Man With Multiple Previous Cancers

April 30, 2007

patient is a 67-year-old male with mild obstructive symptoms and an American Urology Association symptom score of 8.[1] He was noted to have a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level of 3.2 ng/mL. Because this represented a significant increase in his PSA velocity (rate of change over time), he proceeded to have a biopsy, which was positive for prostate cancer. He has no other complaints and visits us for an opinion on the treatment of his prostate cancer.

A 72-Year-Old Man With Prostate Cancer

August 01, 2002

The patient, L.E., is a 72-year-old white male who has been under our care for 10 years. He initially presented to our clinic in 1992, with a diagnosis of localized prostate cancer.