About

I am a medical oncologist and Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. I became interested in prostate cancer upon arriving at CU about 30 years ago, when I had the privilege of helping organize the first trials of leuprolide in patients with advanced prostate cancer. Since then, my lab worked on various treatments, and I have collaborated on numerous clinical trials in GU oncology with my colleagues here and around the world. My interest in “blogging” grew out of experience with Internet technology when I helped my professional society set up one of the first of such webpages, ASCO Online. It has been an interesting way to help patients and their families understand various aspects of prostate cancer. I will never provide specific advice to a patient here, but I welcome comments and general questions. The opinions expressed are my own and are not intended to be used by anyone for any medical decision making. Patients are urged to contact their own physicians regarding personal health care issues.

11 responses to “About

  1. Dr. Glode’s blog on PCa is very informiative!

    Nice Job!!

    Craig

  2. Dr. Glode, I am an RCC patient rather than prostrate but I ran across your bog on the ASCO site (http://spedr.com/10gma) and want to commend you on taking up the pen, so to speak, and publishing your thoughts on cancer treatment therapies and other matters. We patients are constantly warned about online research, that there is a lot of misinformation (which is true), but the medical profession can’t seriously expect all patients with life-threatening diseases are going to be passive. Therefore, the more well-informed and professional information that can be found, the better off both fellow oncologists and patients will be. So thank you for helping to lead the way.

  3. Joe Blue

    I would like to echo Chris Battle’s comments – thank you very much for what you do.

  4. Jessie Duda

    Dr. Glode,
    I would also like to echo these comments of thanks. You are doing great work for patients. We need more people like you in this world. I was hoping you might be willing to talk to me about the patient experience with choosing a center for treatment. I am trying to develop a site to help patients more easily find care and would like to find out as much about the treatment process as possible. If you would be willing to speak with me, that would be so very helpful. My email is jessica.duda@tufts.edu. I hope to hear from you soon!

    Thank you for everything,
    Jessie

  5. John C. Miller

    Dr Mike:
    As one of your patients, happy to see your sphere of influence widen
    John

  6. Nathan Lubie

    Look forward to receiving more interesting information. I am 83, 210lbs,
    6,’3″, healthy but with a 14 psa. Never had a biopsy and on a wait and see watch.
    Kind regards,
    Nathan Lubie

  7. Nicole Lascurain

    Hi Dr. Glode,

    I am happy to inform you that your blog has made Healthline’s list of the Best Prostate Blogs of 2015! Healthline’s editors carefully selected each winner based on quality, frequency of updates and contribution to the community. You can see the full list here: http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/best-prostate-cancer-blogs

    We created a badge to help you publicize your achievement: http://www.healthline.com/health/prostate-cancer/best-blogs-badge-2015 We encourage you to embed this badge on your site and share your status with your followers.

    Thank you again for providing a great resource to the Prostate community! I’m happy to answer any questions you may have.

    Best,

    Nicole

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  8. Robert Driggers

    I have just found your blog and I absolutely love it. I’m 57. A Pharmacist. Diagnosed with stage1 3+3 off if a 18 core Trus, then a 3TMPMRI. I was diagnosed in April of this year and finished treatment in Augustbif this year.
    I choose pencil Beam IMPT radiation at Provision in Knoxville under Dr bFagundes. My first 3 month PSA was 1.4 down from my last pretreatment of 2.8. I go back in January for my second one.

    Thank you,
    Robert Driggers

  9. Richard dreskin

    Michael — I think the link to your old blog entries https://www.everydayhealth.com/blogs/browse is a dead link.

    Best regards

    • Thanks Rick
      I will take it down. Looks like “everyday health” must have redesigned their website. Most of my blogs there were really old anyway, so other than being lost “for humanity”, no big deal. They were paying me a small fee in the beginning presumably as they started to create content, then when they started putting up ads, I switched to wordpress and paid my own way. At least they got me started blogging. I’m still not into tweeting however 🙂

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