Pain in the Hip


Al is a 92 year old man who is having trouble walking. He tells you that he has prostate cancer. He undergoes a CT chest and pelvic XR. The PSA blood test returns at 48. paininthehip1.jpg paininthehip2.jpg


  1. Describe why you think prostate cancer is the problem.
  2. As the ward intern, how would you manage this gentleman?


Here is a copy of the oncologist's thoughts about this case - what was said and the presentation

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