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Commentary Prostate Cancer Genetics: Ready for Clinical Use?

Prostate Cancer Genetics: Ready for Clinical Use?

For decades, prostate cancer risk (PCa) stratification was based primarily on the architectural pattern of the tumor.

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Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Overused for Urological Surgeries

Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Overused for Urological Surgeries

In community practice, overall rate of compliance with AUA Best Practices is less than 60 percent

Oral Therapies Improve Potency After Nerve-Sparing Prostatectomy

Oral Therapies Improve Potency After Nerve-Sparing Prostatectomy

Potency was observed in 51% of unilateral surgery patients and 71% of bilateral surgery patients who received oral therapy.

Study Hints At a Better Way to Lessen Prostate Biopsy Pain

Study Hints At a Better Way to Lessen Prostate Biopsy Pain

Patients reported significantly less pain with pelvic plexus block than conventional periprostatic block.

PCa Family History Screening May Decrease Mortality

PCa Family History Screening May Decrease Mortality

In men with a positive family history of prostate cancer, screening correlated with a trend toward decreased prostate cancer-specific mortality.

Addressing Prostate Cancer Patient Concerns

Addressing Prostate Cancer Patient Concerns

Many U.S. survivors have unresolved physical, mental health issues long after cancer.

VA Study Reveals No Race Disparities in Prostate Cancer Outcomes

VA Study Reveals No Race Disparities in Prostate Cancer Outcomes

African-American and Caucasian men have similar tumor burden, treatment choices, and survival.

Erectile Function Recovery More Likely After Robotic Prostate Surgery

Erectile Function Recovery More Likely After Robotic Prostate Surgery

Nerve-sparing surgery by robot-assisted laparoscopy was associated with a 2.4 times increased odds of regaining potency versus open surgery

Bipolar Androgen Therapy Helps Hormone Therapy-resistant PCa

Bipolar Androgen Therapy Helps Hormone Therapy-resistant PCa

Small study suggests alternating testosterone levels may make hormonal therapy work longer for prostate cancer patients.

More Vegetables, Less Alcohol for Prostate Cancer Prevention

More Vegetables, Less Alcohol for Prostate Cancer Prevention

Research supports recent guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle.

ADT-RT Combo Offers Better Outcomes

ADT-RT Combo Offers Better Outcomes

Longer cancer-specific and overall survival seen in older men with locally advanced or high-risk PCa

Music Found to Lessen Prostate Biopsy Pain, Anxiety

Music Found to Lessen Prostate Biopsy Pain, Anxiety

Classical music played during the procedure also improved satisfaction and willingness to undergo a repeat biopsy.

Targeted MR-TRUS Prostate Biopsy Accurate

Targeted MR-TRUS Prostate Biopsy Accurate

Magnetic resonance-transrectal ultrasound image fusion correctly identified index tumor locations in 95% of cases.

Medical Marijuana Helps Cancer-Related Nausea, More

Medical Marijuana Helps Cancer-Related Nausea, More

Medical marijuana may be beneficial for nausea and vomiting, pain and weight loss, but more research is needed to determine potential harms.