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Physician Polls Has the proportion of your patients undergoing prostate brachytherapy been declining?

Has the proportion of your patients undergoing prostate brachytherapy been declining?

Prostate cancer patients undergoing radical prostatectomy increased by double digits while those undergoing brachytherapy decreased.

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'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.

Prolonged Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Raises Fracture Risk

Prolonged Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Raises Fracture Risk

Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for more than 1 year is associated with a 2.5 times higher odds of fracture in prostate cancer patients.

Rising PSA with Testosterone Gel Linked with Specific Factors

Rising PSA with Testosterone Gel Linked with Specific Factors

Greater PSA increases seen in older men and those with lower baseline testosterone.

BRCA Carriers Face Worse Outcomes After Prostate Cancer Treatment

BRCA Carriers Face Worse Outcomes After Prostate Cancer Treatment

Compared with noncarriers, BRCA carriers experience metastatic prostate cancer sooner and have shorter survival.

New Guideline for Radiation After Prostatectomy Endorsed by ASCO

New Guideline for Radiation After Prostatectomy Endorsed by ASCO

Guideline outlines use of adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after surgery for prostate cancer.

New Tool Can Test Prostate Cancer Drug Potential

New Tool Can Test Prostate Cancer Drug Potential

AMACR enzyme is being developed to test the potential for prostate cancer drugs.

Early Prostate Cancer Post-Operation PSA Values Useful

Early Prostate Cancer Post-Operation PSA Values Useful

PSA levels at day 30 found to predict biochemical relapse risk in men with positive surgical margins.

Blacks with Recurrent Prostate Cancer More Likely To Regret Treatment

Blacks with Recurrent Prostate Cancer More Likely To Regret Treatment

Racial differences in prostate cancer (PCa) treatment regret more pronounced among those without sexual problems.

Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) Raises Heart-Related Death Risk

Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) Raises Heart-Related Death Risk

But overall risk of heart-related death risk from prostate cancer treatment is small, researchers say.

Men with More Female Partners Have Lower Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Men with More Female Partners Have Lower Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Men who have slept with more than 20 female partners are less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer (PCa).