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The risk is highest among patients who switch from anti-androgen to GnRH agonist therapy.
The time to PSA progression in men with relapsing or locally advanced PCa was similar with intermittent and continuous androgen deprivation.
PSA doubling time increased from 28 to 76 months in patients performing exercise training.
Long-term use of the antiarrhythmic drug, however, may decrease the risk of high-grade prostate cancer.
Relatively few men with atypical small acinar proliferation are found to have high-grade prostate cancer on repeat biopsy.
New analysis shows no significant difference in 10-year progression-free and overall survival among men with high-risk prostate cancer.
In a study, mean aldosterone levels increased with severity of ED.
Radical prostatectomy was associated with a higher biochemical recurrence-free survival rate compared with radiotherapy.
Men who underwent whole-gland cryoablation had an estimated 5-year biochemical progression-free survival rate of 59.1%.
Urology subspeciality andrologists perform disproportionately higher numbers of procedures.
In a study, computed tomography revealed soft-tissue metastases in 44% of men at initial diagnosis of metastatic disease.
It is a risk factor for low-grade disease, however, Swiss investigators find.
Among men with PCa found on biopsy, those with moderate or high cardiovascular risk are twice as likely to have Gleason 7 or higher tumors.
After 2 years, continence, potency, and freedom from recurrence were achieved in almost half of men who had extended pelvic lymph node dissection.
In studies, subsequent use of chemotherapy and concomitant use of abiraterone or enzalutamide did not raise any new safety concerns.
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