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Men's Health Update Prostate Cancer: The Price of Fitness?

Prostate Cancer: The Price of Fitness?

Although physical fitness is widely known to prevent cardiovascular disease, its impact on prostate cancer is less clear.

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ADT Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Impaired Thinking

ADT Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Impaired Thinking

Men with a particular gene mutation affected most, researchers find.

PCPs Screening Less with PSA Per USPSTF Recs

PCPs Screening Less with PSA Per USPSTF Recs

Primary care screening patterns have changed as a result of the USPSTF recommendation.

Salvage Cryo Outcomes Similar After EBRT, Brachytherapy

Salvage Cryo Outcomes Similar After EBRT, Brachytherapy

Study reveals comparable rates of freedom from biochemical failure at 5 years.

Early ADT for Recurrent Prostate Cancer May Hike Death Risk

Early ADT for Recurrent Prostate Cancer May Hike Death Risk

This effect appears to occur mainly in men who experience recurrence when they are younger than 65 and in those with low-risk cancer.

DRE Has Limited Value for Prostate Cancer Screening

DRE Has Limited Value for Prostate Cancer Screening

Biopsies triggered by an abnormal DRE alone were significantly less likely to detect clinically significant prostate cancer than biopsies triggered by an abnormal PSA alone.

Post-RP Outcomes Differ for Gleason 8, 9-10 Prostate Cancer

Post-RP Outcomes Differ for Gleason 8, 9-10 Prostate Cancer

Gleason 9-10 tumors are associated with a greater risk of biochemical and clinical recurrence, but not overall survival.

Radical Prostatectomy Offers Excellent Long-Term Outcomes

Radical Prostatectomy Offers Excellent Long-Term Outcomes

Researchers report on a study in which survivors were followed up for a median of 14 years.

Surgical Margin Status Has No Effect on PCa Patient Survival

Surgical Margin Status Has No Effect on PCa Patient Survival

Researchers concluded that margin status is a surrogate for established risk criteria.

Elevated NLR Linked to Worse Post-RP Outcomes

Elevated NLR Linked to Worse Post-RP Outcomes

Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio could have a prognostic role in localized prostate cancer.

RALP Offers Favorable Long-Term Prostate Cancer Control

RALP Offers Favorable Long-Term Prostate Cancer Control

The 10-year rates of biochemical and clinical recurrence are comparable to those of open surgery.

PCa Metastasis Predictors in Active Surveillance Patients ID'd

PCa Metastasis Predictors in Active Surveillance Patients ID'd

A PSA doubling time of less than 3 years and a Gleason score of 8-10 were associated with an increased risk of metastasis.

PCa Active Surveillance Widely Used by Community Urologists

PCa Active Surveillance Widely Used by Community Urologists

Recent study shows that 71% of prostate cancer patients with very-low-risk disease were placed on active surveillance.

Adjuvant Radiation Therapy Underused in High-Risk PCa Patients

Adjuvant Radiation Therapy Underused in High-Risk PCa Patients

Only 7.4% of patients receive ART after radical prostatectomy despite the presence of adverse pathologic features, study shows.

Smoking Adversely Affects Urologic Surgery Outcomes

Smoking Adversely Affects Urologic Surgery Outcomes

Current and former smokers are at higher risk of complications within 30 days after radical prostatectomy or cystectomy.

Docetaxel and Hormone Therapy May Improve PCa Outcomes

Docetaxel and Hormone Therapy May Improve PCa Outcomes

Combination with hormone therapy can extend life by almost a year for prostate cancer patients