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Physician Polls Is a 15-year follow-up after PCa treatment reasonable?

Is a 15-year follow-up after PCa treatment reasonable?

A study suggests that a planned follow-up of at least 15 years after PCa treatment is reasonable.

Commentary Nutrition Advice Challenged — Again

Nutrition Advice Challenged — Again

Human beings are unique in the animal kingdom when it comes to nutrition.

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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.

Biking Tied to PCa, But Not Reproductive Health

Biking Tied to PCa, But Not Reproductive Health

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal.

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.

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.

New Findings May Explain PSA Bounce

New Findings May Explain PSA Bounce

Transient rises in PSA after radiotherapy may be due to late damage to healthy prostatic tissue, evidence suggests.

Prostate Cancer Progression Linked to Obesity

Prostate Cancer Progression Linked to Obesity

Increased long-term risk observed in men on active surveillance.

Active Surveillance Underused for Low-Risk PCa

Active Surveillance Underused for Low-Risk PCa

Most physicians report that their patients are not interested in active surveillance.

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.

Small Prostates Predict Gleason Score Upgrading

Small Prostates Predict Gleason Score Upgrading

Other predictors include the presence of more than 1 positive biopsy core and a greater tumor burden.