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Commentary Nutrition Advice Challenged — Again

Nutrition Advice Challenged — Again

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

Expert Q&A Sidestepping Sepsis via TP Biopsy: Interview with Jeremy Grummet, MBBS, MS, FRACS

Sidestepping Sepsis via TP Biopsy: Interview with Jeremy Grummet, MBBS, MS, FRACS

Rising readmission rates of subsequent sepsis have given urologic surgeon Jeremy Grummet, MBBS, MS, FRACS, pause.

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Should urologists increase use of transperineal prostate biopsies?

Researchers have proposed that TP prostate biopsies be offered an option to all men.

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Prostate Brachytherapy On the Decline

Prostate Brachytherapy On the Decline

Use of this treatment for localized prostate cancer has been decreasing since 2002, perhaps due to increasing use of radical prostatectomy.

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Cuts PCa Death Risk in Higher Risk Patients

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Cuts PCa Death Risk in Higher Risk Patients

Researchers observe benefit in prostate cancer patients with 2 or more adverse pathologic features.

Robotic Prostate Surgery Implicated in PLND Decline

Robotic Prostate Surgery Implicated in PLND Decline

Pelvic lymph node dissection in high-risk patients is 2.5 times more likely in those undergoing open rather than robotic-assisted surgery.

Preop MRI Benefits Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Preop MRI Benefits Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Men with non-palpable tumors had a 46% lower risk of positive surgical margins.

Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Safe Long Term

Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Safe Long Term

Patients are more than 9 times more likely to die from causes other than PCa, a new study shows.

Blood Type O Predicts Lower Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

Blood Type O Predicts Lower Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

It is associated with a 34.7% decrease in biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy versus patients with blood type A.

Adding ADT to Radiotherapy Improves Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Adding ADT to Radiotherapy Improves Prostate Cancer Outcomes

The combined treatment was associated with a reduced risk of biochemical and clinical progression compared with radiotherapy alone.

Osteoporosis May Be Present Before Prostate Cancer ADT

Osteoporosis May Be Present Before Prostate Cancer ADT

Danish study reveals a 10% prevalence of osteoporosis among men due to start androgen-deprivation therapy.

Tadalafil Not Helpful for ED in PCa Post-Radiotherapy

Tadalafil Not Helpful for ED in PCa Post-Radiotherapy

Drug no better than placebo in preventing erectile dysfunction after radiotherapy for prostate cancer.

PSA Nadir in ADT Recipients: The Lower, The Better

PSA Nadir in ADT Recipients: The Lower, The Better

The nadir should be below 0.01 ng/mL because even levels of 0.01 to 0.2 ng/mL predict an increased risk of adverse outcomes.

Use Transperineal Biopsy More, Researchers Say

Use Transperineal Biopsy More, Researchers Say

Men who need a prostate biopsy should be offered TP as a possible alternative to TRUS-guided biopsy.

Radiotherapy After Prostate Cancer Surgery Improves Outcomes

Radiotherapy After Prostate Cancer Surgery Improves Outcomes

It is associated with a decreased risk of disease progression compared with a wait-and-see approach.

MRI Improves Detection of Higher Risk Prostate Cancer

MRI Improves Detection of Higher Risk Prostate Cancer

Magnetic resonance imaging can identify men more likely to harbor intermediate- and high-risk tumors.

CTCs Predict Survival in Men with Metastatic CRPC

CTCs Predict Survival in Men with Metastatic CRPC

Higher circulating tumor cell counts are associated with an increased risk of death.

Primary ADT Not Beneficial in Most Cases of Early Prostate Cancer

Primary ADT Not Beneficial in Most Cases of Early Prostate Cancer

The treatment, however, is associated with a decreased risk of all-cause mortality in men at high risk of disease progression.