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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.

HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate Preserves Sexual Function

HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate Preserves Sexual Function

Following surgery, improvement in sexual satisfaction correlated with improvements in all lower urinary tract symptoms.

Lethal Prostate Cancer Linked to Vasectomy

Lethal Prostate Cancer Linked to Vasectomy

Study finds a 19% increased risk of distant metastases or death from the cancer.

Depressed Men With Prostate Cancer Fare Worse

Depressed Men With Prostate Cancer Fare Worse

Those with depression, intermediate- or high-risk disease undergo less treatment.

Cranberry May Ease Radiotherapy Cystitis

Cranberry May Ease Radiotherapy Cystitis

Men who took cranberry capsules during and after external beam radiation treatment experienced less severe symptoms of cystitis.

Anticoagulants May Benefit Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Anticoagulants May Benefit Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Use of low-molecular-weight heparin decreased the risk of death by 52%.

Robotic Surgery Offers Durable Prostate Cancer Control

Robotic Surgery Offers Durable Prostate Cancer Control

In a study, the biochemical recurrence-free and metastasis-free survival rates were 73% and 97.5%, respectively, at 10 years.

Testosterone Supplements Not Linked to Heart Attacks

Testosterone Supplements Not Linked to Heart Attacks

Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say.

Severe Erectile Dysfunction May Respond to Shockwave Therapy

Severe Erectile Dysfunction May Respond to Shockwave Therapy

Researchers compared with low-intensity shockwave therapy with sham treatment.

Prostate Cancer Outcomes May Improve Under Affordable Care Act

Prostate Cancer Outcomes May Improve Under Affordable Care Act

Prostate cancer patients with health insurance are less likely to present with metastatic disease or die from the cancer than uninsured patients.

New Study Supports Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance

New Study Supports Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance

After 5 years, nearly two thirds of men remained on active surveillance.

Prostate Cancer Death Risk Tied to Age at Diagnosis

Prostate Cancer Death Risk Tied to Age at Diagnosis

Men aged 61 and older at diagnosis are more likely to die from the malignancy than men aged 50 or younger.

High-Risk PCa More Likely to Be Diagnosed in Non-Whites

High-Risk PCa More Likely to Be Diagnosed in Non-Whites

Compared with whites, blacks and Hispanics have 42% and 23% increased odds, respectively, of being diagnosed with high-risk prostate cancer.

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