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Blacks with Recurrent Prostate Cancer More Likely To Regret Treatment

Blacks with Recurrent Prostate Cancer More Likely To Regret Treatment

Racial differences in prostate cancer (PCa) treatment regret more pronounced among those without sexual problems.

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Outcomes Worse in Smokers

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Outcomes Worse in Smokers

Patients who smoke during external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) are at increased risk of distant metastases and dying from prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Risk Not Linked to Fertility

Prostate Cancer Risk Not Linked to Fertility

Fathering of dizygotic twins, a marker of high fertility, was not associated with increased risk of prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Death Risk Higher After External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) than Surgery

Prostate Cancer Death Risk Higher After External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) than Surgery

Mortality was greater with external beam radiotherapy across treatment-specific nomograms for predicting biochemical recurrence.

In Black Prostate Cancer Patients, Active Surveillance Safe

In Black Prostate Cancer Patients, Active Surveillance Safe

Researchers confident in this approach because candidates for active surveillance are a heavily screened population.

Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery Widely Used

Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery Widely Used

Growth in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) use especially pronounced among surgeons at urban hospitals.

Smoking Raises Prostate Cancer Death Risk

Smoking Raises Prostate Cancer Death Risk

Meta-analysis shows that the risk is increased 20% with each 20 cigarettes smoked per day.

Drinking Coffee Boosts Athletic Ability in Men

Drinking Coffee Boosts Athletic Ability in Men

Objective evaluation of the methyl xanthines and their effects often shows advantage to caffeine consumption.

Low Peptide Levels May Explain Some Male Infertility

Low Peptide Levels May Explain Some Male Infertility

Low levels of human β-defensin 1 (DEFB1) in sperm may explain some of the common causes of male infertility.

Understanding Desire May Optimize Sexual Relationships

Understanding Desire May Optimize Sexual Relationships

When it comes to sexual desire, men and women manifest significant differences.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in Middle-Aged Men Linked to Depression

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in Middle-Aged Men Linked to Depression

When it comes to erectile dysfunction (ED) in middle-aged men, testosterone may not be a key factor.

Prostate Biopsy Complication Rates Increasing

Prostate Biopsy Complication Rates Increasing

Urologic complications requiring hospital admission grew from 3.6% in 2000 to 3.9% in 2008, largely because of infections.

Good Prostate Cancer (PCa) Outcomes Possible Despite Salvage Radiation Failure

Good Prostate Cancer (PCa) Outcomes Possible Despite Salvage Radiation Failure

Men who had PSA relapse after receiving post-radical surgery salvage radiation therapy had a median overall survival of nearly 14 years.

Early Adjuvant Radiotherapy Benefits Selected Prostate Cancer Patients

Early Adjuvant Radiotherapy Benefits Selected Prostate Cancer Patients

Radiotherapy given within 6 months of radical prostatectomy reduces cancer-specific mortality in men with highly aggressive disease.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drug Taken 15 Minutes Before Sexual Activity Approved

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drug Taken 15 Minutes Before Sexual Activity Approved

FDA has approved a supplemental new drug application for Stendra (avanafil) taken early as ~15 minutes before sexual activity.

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