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High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone

Hypogonadal men are more likely than those with normal testosterone to have prostate biopsy results showing high-grade PCa.

Some Hypogonadism Guidelines Need Updating, Review Finds

Some Hypogonadism Guidelines Need Updating, Review Finds

Quality studies are still needed to answer crucial questions about TRT and prostate cancer, cardiovascular risk.

Black Men Twice as Likely to Die of Prostate Cancer

Black Men Twice as Likely to Die of Prostate Cancer

Study in England shows that that 1 in 12 black men die from the malignancy compared with 1 in 24 white men.

Erectile Function Worsens In Most Men After Prostate Biopsy

Erectile Function Worsens In Most Men After Prostate Biopsy

Results of a prospective study have implications for patient counseling.

Biomarkers Help Distinguish Prostate Cancer from Prostatitis

Biomarkers Help Distinguish Prostate Cancer from Prostatitis

The biomarkers PHI and PCA3 demonstrated high diagnostic accuracy in discriminating prostate cancer from prostatitis in re-biopsy candidates.

Statin Use Fails To Prevent Progression to Lethal Prostate Cancer

Statin Use Fails To Prevent Progression to Lethal Prostate Cancer

Statin use following diagnosis of localized PCa does not significantly reduce the risk of metastasis or death from PCa.

Gleason Score Predicts BCR in High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Gleason Score Predicts BCR in High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

The finding is based on a study of men who underwent radical surgery for pT3aN0/NxR1 tumors but received no adjuvant or neoadjuvant therapy.

Study: Erectile Dysfunction Should Prompt Diabetes Screening

Study: Erectile Dysfunction Should Prompt Diabetes Screening

Men with ED had more than twice the odds of undiagnosed diabetes.

Novel BPH Procedure Eases Symptoms, Preserves Sexual Function

Novel BPH Procedure Eases Symptoms, Preserves Sexual Function

Prostatic urethral lift is minimally invasive and, according to a new study, the procedure's beneficial effects are durable out to 3 years.

Gout Increases Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Gout Increases Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Gout is associated with an elevated likelihood of both organic and psychogenic ED.

Erectile Dysfunction More Prevalent in Illicit Users of Amphetamine

Erectile Dysfunction More Prevalent in Illicit Users of Amphetamine

Amphetamine users were twice as likely as non-users to experience erectile dysfunction.

Latest Dietary Advice for Prostate Cancer

Latest Dietary Advice for Prostate Cancer

A range of foods, nutrients, and dietary patterns are being studied for prostate cancer prevention or treatment.

Targeted Prophylaxis Prior to Prostate Biopsy May Cut Antibiotic Use

Targeted Prophylaxis Prior to Prostate Biopsy May Cut Antibiotic Use

Pre-biopsy rectal swabs can be used to guide selection of a single antibiotic.

Finasteride Can Decrease TURP-Related Blood Loss

Finasteride Can Decrease TURP-Related Blood Loss

Neither drug decreased operative time, prostate volume, or weight of gland resected.

Genomic Prostate Score Predicts PCa Recurrence, Adverse Pathology

Genomic Prostate Score Predicts PCa Recurrence, Adverse Pathology

Each 20-unit increment in GPS was associated with a more than 2-fold increased likelihood of recurrence.

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