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Patients are more likely to receive intensity-modulated radiation therapy if they are managed by urology practices with an ownership interest in the modality, study finds.
The six-month cumulative incidence of myocardial infarction was 2.0% and 0.7% in patients with cancer and controls, respectively.
Prostate cancer patients accurately report their comorbidities, and participants in cancer clinical trials report more adverse events than trial investigators.
Improvement in BMD was seen with denosumab, which also reduced the incidence of new radiographic vertebral fractures in one high-quality trial.
Men with 1 high-risk factor experience better outcomes following treatment than those with 2 or 3 high-risk factors, study finds.
Study of men with intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer finds facility-level racial disparity in use of definitive treatment.
A detectable PSA nadir combined with shorter time to nadir after prostate cancer surgery is associated with a higher risk of biochemical recurrence.
63% of patients were managed initially with observation.
Nearly 1 in 3 patients diagnosed with Gleason 3+4 favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer had their disease upgraded or upstaged at radical prostatectomy.
Most common infection in prostate biopsy was E. coli, followed by mild bleeding.
Throughout the study, a total of 115 lobes were treated and 82% achieved absent clinically significant cancer.
Researchers calculated that the absolute increase in lifetime risk of prostate cancer associated with vasectomy was just 0.6%.
Study reveals that a quarter of men with low-volume intermediate-risk prostate cancer had adverse pathologic features found at radical prostatectomy.
Every additional 4 inches of height was associated with a 21% increase in risk of being diagnosed with high-grade prostate cancer, and a 17% increased risk of dying from prostate cancer.
Randomized trial found no significant difference in all-cause and cancer-specific survival between radical prostatectomy and observation for localized prostate cancer.
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