It is associated with fewer positive surgical margins and reduced need for additional treatment.
In a trial, more patients taking sildenfail citrate than placebo daily had functional erections at 24 months.
Blood loss is reduced and hospital stays are shorter compared with retropubic radical prostatectomy, but oncologic outcomes are similar.
Compared with standard-dose radiotherapy, higher-dose radiotherapy was associated with better cancer control at 10 years.
High intake appears to be especially protective against lethal PCa, data show.
High PSA and short PSA double time are associated with a greater likelihood of a positive bone scan.
Elevated serum estradiol is associated with increased libido in men receiving TST.
D'Amico criteria incorrectly classified 37.5% of patients as having low-risk disease.
Transperineal technique should be offered as an option because it is associated with less sepsis than the transrectal approach.
Men with prostate cancer on active surveillance should be informed of the risk of complications.
A prostate cancer diagnosis was 54% more likely in men with metabolic syndrome.
In men aged 44 years or less, total testosterone levels drop off significantly after 9 AM, study shows.
In a Swedish study, three different radical prostatectomy approaches were associated with 9%-11% rates of hospital readmission.
Use of the drugs does not lower the risk of prostate cancer overall or of lower- or higher-risk disease.
Agency pointed to recent studies citing possible heightened heart risk tied to the treatments.