Dallas, TX (PressExposure) March 11, 2012 -- Highlands Oncology Group, the premiere comprehensive cancer services center in Arkansas, is pleased to announce that they offer the latest prostate cancer treatments to its patients. With a focus on drug therapy, custom-tailored chemotherapy, prostate radiation brachytherapy, and groundbreaking clinical trials, Highlands Oncology Group's renowned physicians form a plan for your individual prostate cancer needs. As the only medical site in Arkansas to offer some of these state-of-the-art treatments and pioneering trials, H.O.G. is leading the way as the premiere prostate cancer care and research center available. Seeking to deliver on its mission of providing its patients with the most complete and respectful prostate cancer care services, Highlands Oncology Group as part of its drug therapy program, offers pharmaceutical trials as well.
Making up part of a man's reproductive system, the prostate is a small, walnut-sized gland that controls certain aspects of sexual secretion. Prostate cancer happens when cancerous cells begin forming on the gland. Prostate cancer may cause complications in the act of urination, pain or discomfort, problems of a sexual nature, or erectile dysfunction. The exact causes of prostate cancer remain unknown to scientists but family genetics and age appear to be the main predictors of risk. The disease is very rare for men under the age of 45 but grows more common as men advance in age.
There is no one perfect treatment for prostate cancer that is right for everyone. Individuals should educate themselves as much as they can about the variety of treatment plans available. Since most men diagnosed with prostate cancer today may live for many years, treatment decisions must be weighed and considered carefully as the effects will most likely be reverberating for a long time. There are pros and cons to all treatments, so all treatments should be considered. Highlands Oncology Group is a multidisciplinary prostate cancer clinic that can provide the most comprehensive assessment of the available treatments and expected outcomes for whichever treatment plan is right for you.
"We are very proud to be the premiere prostate cancer treatment facility in Arkansas. Prostate cancer is a disease that has affected many of our families personally. So we understand that each individual and their circumstances are different. We want to assure our patients that they will get the best care available," a Highlands Oncology Group spokesperson stated. "Here at H.O.G., we are committed to the quality and dignity of life and your well-being."
Dr. T. Thaddeus Beck, Dr. Daniel Bradford and Dr. Malcolm Hayward started the Highlands Oncology Group practice in June of 1996. H.O.G. is committed to the idea of providing not only comprehensive care for prostate cancer that is coordinated and developed by competent cancer care providers, but also providing highly competent health professionals who will pay attention to unique needs and circumstances as well. Their patients receive access to the most appropriate treatment plans available and quality cancer care that is culturally competent, ethical, and cost-effective.