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Mental Illness Develops in 20% of Elderly Prostate Cancer Patients

Mental Illness Develops in 20% of Elderly Prostate Cancer Patients

Risk is greater in patients managed with watchful waiting than in those who undergo radical treatment.

Moderate-to-Severe Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) Undertreated

Moderate-to-Severe Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) Undertreated

Only 10% of men aged 45-69 years who progress from no or mild to moderate or severe lower urinary tract symptoms are treated, study finds.

Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

In a study, none of the 62 men who had the treatment experienced erectile dysfunction or urinary incontinence.

MRI Highly Accurate in Detecting Significant Prostate Cancer

MRI Highly Accurate in Detecting Significant Prostate Cancer

Diffusion-weighted technique found to have a sensitivity and specificity of 89%-91% and 77%-81%, respectively.

Erectile Dysfunction Undertreated, Study Finds

Erectile Dysfunction Undertreated, Study Finds

Of 6.2 million men diagnosed with the condition, only 25.4% of them filled a prescription for a medical treatment.

Post-Brachytherapy Erectile Function Preserved in Most Men

Post-Brachytherapy Erectile Function Preserved in Most Men

At 5 years after seed implantation, 59% prostate cancer patients had preserved erectile function.

Advanced Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Melatonin

Advanced Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Melatonin

Urinary levels of a melatonin metabolite below the median were associated with a 4-fold increased risk versus levels above the median.

Novel Urine Prostate Cancer Test Shows Promise

Novel Urine Prostate Cancer Test Shows Promise

It is more sensitive than digital rectal examination and transrectal ultrasound and more specific than PSA and PSA density, researchers report.

Sugary Beverages Reduce Semen Quality

Sugary Beverages Reduce Semen Quality

Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption adversely affects sperm motility.

Obesity Diminishes Sexual Function in Young Men

Obesity Diminishes Sexual Function in Young Men

Obesity can lead to a deterioration of erectile function in young men.

Neglected Side Effects of Radical Prostatectomy

Neglected Side Effects of Radical Prostatectomy

A questionnaire-based study revealed significant side effects that are not commonly discussed.

Lower PSA Predicts Favorable Salvage Radiotherapy Outcomes

Lower PSA Predicts Favorable Salvage Radiotherapy Outcomes

Reduced likelihood of biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer also linked to concomitant hormonal therapy and positive surgical margins.

Prostate Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk of Second Malignancies

Prostate Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk of Second Malignancies

Study reveals a 2-fold greater likelihood of primary kidney and bladder cancer compared with men in the general population.

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Compared with standing, sitting was associated with significantly lower post-void residual volume.

Substance Abuse May Worsen Advanced Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Substance Abuse May Worsen Advanced Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Patients with substance use disorder are more likely to be hospitalized and to make emergency department visits.

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