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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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Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

Meta-analysis shows that use of medication is associated with an 18% lower risk.

Low-dose Brachytherapy Provides Better Outcomes in Intermediate PCa

Low-dose Brachytherapy Provides Better Outcomes in Intermediate PCa

Low-dose-rate brachytherapy boost (LDR-PB) achieves better rates of biochemically disease-free outcomes in prostate cancer.

Short-Term ADT+Radiotherapy Does Not Help Intermediate PCa Survival

Short-Term ADT+Radiotherapy Does Not Help Intermediate PCa Survival

Adding short-term androgen deprivation therapy to radiotherapy does not improve overall survival in intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

Early Bicalutamide Aids Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

Early Bicalutamide Aids Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

Adding bicalutamide improves overall survival among patients with advanced nonmetastatic hormone-naïve prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Outcomes Vary by Disease Risk

Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Outcomes Vary by Disease Risk

Cancer-specific and overall survival is decreased in men with intermediate-risk versus low-risk tumors.

Statins Plus ADT After Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Ups Survival

Statins Plus ADT After Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Ups Survival

Researchers observed a significant 36% decreased overall and prostate cancer-specific mortality.

New Tool Could Spare Men Unnecessary Prostate Biopsies

New Tool Could Spare Men Unnecessary Prostate Biopsies

The 4Kscore enables better identification of men who harbor high-grade prostate cancer.

Radiation Plus ADT Beneficial in Node-Positive Prostate Cancer

Radiation Plus ADT Beneficial in Node-Positive Prostate Cancer

The 5-year risk of overall mortality is decreased by 50% compared with androgen deprivation therapy alone.

Better mCRPC Survival with Docetaxel Followed by Abiraterone

Better mCRPC Survival with Docetaxel Followed by Abiraterone

This medication sequence was associated with longer progression-free and overall survival compared with the reverse.

Genitourinary Cancer in Siblings Raises Personal Risk

Genitourinary Cancer in Siblings Raises Personal Risk

Researchers found elevated familial risks for testicular, prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers.

Adding Statins to ADT May Delay PCa Progression

Adding Statins to ADT May Delay PCa Progression

Prostate cancer progression was delayed by a median 10 months in statin users.

Testicular Cancer May Raise Risk of Prostate Tumors

Testicular Cancer May Raise Risk of Prostate Tumors

A history of testicular cancer was associated with a greater likelihood of prostate cancer overall and intermediate- or high-risk disease.

Delaying Prostatectomy Appears Safe for AS Patients

Delaying Prostatectomy Appears Safe for AS Patients

No higher risk of adverse pathology among men on active surveillance who delayed surgery until signs of disease progression.

Higher-Risk Prostate Cancer On the Rise

Higher-Risk Prostate Cancer On the Rise

The proportion of men diagnosed with intermediate- or high-risk disease rose 6% from 2011 to 2013, study finds.

Suicide Among Genitourinary Cancer Patients

Suicide Among Genitourinary Cancer Patients

Risk factors include male gender, distant disease, increasing age, race/ethnicity