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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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Medical Marijuana Helps Cancer-Related Nausea, More

Medical Marijuana Helps Cancer-Related Nausea, More

Medical marijuana may be beneficial for nausea and vomiting, pain and weight loss, but more research is needed to determine potential harms.

Consider cT2c Prostate Cancer Intermediate Risk

Consider cT2c Prostate Cancer Intermediate Risk

Patients with these tumors should be counseled appropriately and offered treatment options for intermediate-risk disease.

PSA Doubling Time Predicts Salvage Radiation Outcomes

PSA Doubling Time Predicts Salvage Radiation Outcomes

PSA doubling time of 6 months or less and seminal vesicle invasion were significant predictors of biochemical recurrence.

Salvage Cryotherapy a Valid Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Salvage Cryotherapy a Valid Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer

In a study, the treatment was used in men who experienced prostate cancer recurrence after primary radiotherapy.

Robotic Prostate Surgery Offers Good Long-Term Results

Robotic Prostate Surgery Offers Good Long-Term Results

A study of 4,803 patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy had long-term outcomes on par with other surgical approaches.

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase PCa Risk in Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase PCa Risk in Hypogonadal Men

Long-term testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men is safe, an observational study suggests. New cases of prostate cancer were lower than expected.

Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Frequently Overtreated

Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Frequently Overtreated

Most men aged 66 to 79 years receive aggressive treatment even though their life expectancy is less than 10 years.

Complete Family History May Improve Prostate Cancer (PCa) Screening

Complete Family History May Improve Prostate Cancer (PCa) Screening

For Caucasian males, a complete family history of prostate cancer among close and distant relatives may gauge personal risk with greater accuracy.

Urology Referrals for Elevated PSA Unchanged

Urology Referrals for Elevated PSA Unchanged

New study examined the effect of a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force 2012 recommendation against routine PSA screening.

'Jekyll & Hyde' Molecule Could Lead to Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

'Jekyll & Hyde' Molecule Could Lead to Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

Prostate cancer (PCa) patients who have the Endo180 protein present in their tumors tend to have a more aggressive form of the disease.

Overweight Men Face Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

Overweight Men Face Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

Obese men are at a greater risk of developing more advanced forms of prostate cancer (PCa).

Statin Plus Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer Relapse Risk

Statin Plus Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer Relapse Risk

Dual use of both drugs significantly reduced the risk of biochemical prostate cancer recurrence after radical surgery.

Walnuts Slow Prostate Cancer Tumor Growth

Walnuts Slow Prostate Cancer Tumor Growth

Diets rich in walnuts or walnut oils slow prostate cancer (PCa) tumor growth in mice.

Optimal PSA Threshold For Targeted Biopsy Identified

Optimal PSA Threshold For Targeted Biopsy Identified

Diagnostic usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound (MRI/US) fusion targeted prostate biopsy optimized in PSA level of 5.2 ng/mL or higher.

Prostate Cancer Tumor Growth Halted Through Injection

Prostate Cancer Tumor Growth Halted Through Injection

Scientists have discovered a way to "switch off" prostate cancer (PCa) cell production in mice with a thrice-weekly injection.