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Time from Definitive Therapy to ADT Predicts mCRPC Risk

Time from definitive therapy for localized prostate cancer to the start of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) independently predicts the risk of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) and death, a new study suggests. The study, led by Neeraj Agarwal, MD, of the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, included 253…
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Prostate Cancer Risk After Single Negative Biopsy Quantified

Almost one quarter of men who have a single negative prostate biopsy are eventually diagnosed with prostate cancer (PCa) within 20 years, according to investigators. The finding is from a study of 95,675 men who had a negative first transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsy from January 1994 to October 2014. The 5-, 10-, 15, and…
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Online Calculator May Aid In Individualizing Prostate Cancer Care

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have proposed an online calculator to aid patients with localized prostate cancer (PCa) in deciding whether surgery or radiation therapy is their best treatment option, a question that randomized trials have not fully addressed. “Helping guide men with localized prostate cancer through their initial treatment decision…
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