Prostate Cancer
Nocturia, Reassurance Prompt Men to Seek Medical Care

Nocturia, Reassurance Prompt Men to Seek Medical Care

Overall, men with LUTS showed remarkably poor knowledge about their symptoms.

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Highest Prostate Cancer Death Rate Linked to Smallest Tumors

Highest Prostate Cancer Death Rate Linked to Smallest Tumors

Association found in patients with lymph node involvement.

Early Chemotherapy Offers No Survival Edge in mCRPC

Early Chemotherapy Offers No Survival Edge in mCRPC

Giving docetaxel before abiraterone does not improve progression-free and overall survival compared with the reverse sequence.

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Raises Suicide Risk

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Raises Suicide Risk

Men with PCa have a 4-fold increased risk of suicidal death within 3 months of diagnosis compared to men who have other solid cancers.

Neutrophil Count May Predict Death Risk in Prostate Cancer Patients

Neutrophil Count May Predict Death Risk in Prostate Cancer Patients

This laboratory measure could be useful in treatment decision algorithms.

MRI-TRUS Biopsy Aids Detection of Locally Recurrent PCa

MRI-TRUS Biopsy Aids Detection of Locally Recurrent PCa

The technique, with cognitive assistance, identified recurrent tumors in 80% of patients.

Perineural Invasion Predicts Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis

Perineural Invasion Predicts Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis

PNI in prostate biopsy specimens are associated with an 11-fold increased risk of bone metastasis.

Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes from Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes from Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Acupuncture's ability to stimulate endorphin production may partly explain the clinical improvements.

Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Better for PCa Risk Statification

Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Better for PCa Risk Statification

It more accurately predicted the actual clinical risk category at final pathology compared with transrectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy.

Biomarkers May Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men

Biomarkers May Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men

A set of genes may identify a prostate cancer subtype in African American patients that needs aggressive treatment.

Spousal Relationship Impacted by Prostatectomy

Spousal Relationship Impacted by Prostatectomy

Surgery for prostate cancer may affect relationship satisfaction among couples, which may ultimately disrupt recovery.

Close Surgical Margins Raise Risk of Prostate Cancer Return

Close Surgical Margins Raise Risk of Prostate Cancer Return

The biochemical recurrence rate after radical prostatectomy is similar to that associated with positive surgical margins.

Robotic Prostate Surgery Preserves Erectile Function Better

Robotic Prostate Surgery Preserves Erectile Function Better

Compared with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy is associated with a 51% increased likelihood of return of erectile function.

ADT Plus Docetaxel Chemo May Increase Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

ADT Plus Docetaxel Chemo May Increase Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Adding chemotherapy to hormone therapy added 14 months to patients' lives in study.

NLR Predicts GU Cancer Outcomes After Treatment

NLR Predicts GU Cancer Outcomes After Treatment

New data suggest a prognosis role for the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio.

Predictors of Incidental Prostate Cancer After HoLEP Identified

Predictors of Incidental Prostate Cancer After HoLEP Identified

In a study, only older age and greater total PSA density were independently associated with an increased risk of a PCa diagnosis.

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