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Erectile Dysfunction Risk Not Lowered by Aspirin, Other NSAIDS

Lack of association found in a study of men in the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial.

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Raises Suicide Risk

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Raises Suicide Risk

Men with PCa have a 4-fold increased risk of suicidal death within 3 months of diagnosis compared to men who have other solid cancers.

Neutrophil Count May Predict Death Risk in Prostate Cancer Patients

Neutrophil Count May Predict Death Risk in Prostate Cancer Patients

This laboratory measure could be useful in treatment decision algorithms.

MRI-TRUS Biopsy Aids Detection of Locally Recurrent PCa

MRI-TRUS Biopsy Aids Detection of Locally Recurrent PCa

The technique, with cognitive assistance, identified recurrent tumors in 80% of patients.

Perineural Invasion Predicts Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis

Perineural Invasion Predicts Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis

PNI in prostate biopsy specimens are associated with an 11-fold increased risk of bone metastasis.

Combo Superior for Overactive Bladder in BPH Patients

Combo Superior for Overactive Bladder in BPH Patients

Symptom improvement was greater in patients receiving tamsulosin plus darifenacin compared with tamsulosin monotherapy.

Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes from Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes from Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Acupuncture's ability to stimulate endorphin production may partly explain the clinical improvements.

Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Better for PCa Risk Statification

Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Better for PCa Risk Statification

It more accurately predicted the actual clinical risk category at final pathology compared with transrectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy.

Biomarkers May Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men

Biomarkers May Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men

A set of genes may identify a prostate cancer subtype in African American patients that needs aggressive treatment.

Spousal Relationship Impacted by Prostatectomy

Spousal Relationship Impacted by Prostatectomy

Surgery for prostate cancer may affect relationship satisfaction among couples, which may ultimately disrupt recovery.

Close Surgical Margins Raise Risk of Prostate Cancer Return

Close Surgical Margins Raise Risk of Prostate Cancer Return

The biochemical recurrence rate after radical prostatectomy is similar to that associated with positive surgical margins.

Testosterone Therapy Has No Effect on Atherosclerosis Progression

Testosterone Therapy Has No Effect on Atherosclerosis Progression

Use of testosterone gel for 3 years did not alter the rate of change in carotid intima-media thickness or coronary artery calcium.

Robotic Prostate Surgery Preserves Erectile Function Better

Robotic Prostate Surgery Preserves Erectile Function Better

Compared with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy is associated with a 51% increased likelihood of return of erectile function.

Normalized Testosterone Levels Linked to Fewer Heart Attacks, Strokes

Normalized Testosterone Levels Linked to Fewer Heart Attacks, Strokes

Men with normalized testosterone levels following TRT had significantly lower risks of heart attacks and strokes, study finds.

Predictors of Incidental Prostate Cancer After HoLEP Identified

Predictors of Incidental Prostate Cancer After HoLEP Identified

In a study, only older age and greater total PSA density were independently associated with an increased risk of a PCa diagnosis.

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