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Combining testing of urinary T2:ERG, PCA3 at thresholds that detected aggressive prostate cancer improved specificity from 18% to 39%.
The investigators found that the percentage of patients diagnosed with stage I cancer increased significantly from 2013 to 2014 after the ACA was implemented.
Only luminal B prostate cancers were significantly associated with postoperative response to ADT in a subset analysis in retrospective cohorts.
A majority of active surveillance patients under age 60 did not progress to definitive prostate cancer treatment.
Targeting PI-RADS 4 and 5 lesions for confirmatory biopsy improves detection of clinically significant cancer.
Median overall survival was 9.3 months longer for black versus white patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Fusion biopsy has improved over the last decade and increasingly detects clinically significant prostate cancer, according to data trends from one institution.
Highest quartile of alkaline phosphatase velocity in men who experience biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy is associated with 2-fold higher risk.
Systematic biopsy parameters identified patients at higher risk of positive surgical margins.
The laser procedure was successful for 7 selected patients with enlarged prostates and LUTS harboring low-risk prostate cancer.
The new risk models improve upon PI-RADS version 1.0 and ERPSC risk calculators used for prostate biopsy decisions.
Nomogram based on a cohort of men with high-risk prostate cancer is more accurate than the CAPRA and MSKCC nomograms, researchers report.
Each 10 mg/dL increase in total cholesterol is associated with a significant 23% greater odds of high-grade prostate cancer.
Men who present with prostate cancer bone metastasis and no visceral metastases have a median survival time of 37 months, study finds.
But PSA density and body mass index are associated with prostate cancer reclassification.
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