Cytoreductive Surgery for Metastatic PCa Linked to More Complications

Cytoreductive Surgery for Metastatic PCa Linked to More Complications

Cytoreductive radical prostatectomy (RP) for metastatic prostate cancer (PCa) is associated with higher complication rates and longer hospital stays than RP for non-metastatic PCa.

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

From 2000 to 2015 screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancers decreased significantly, whereas screening for colorectal cancer increased significantly.

Use of Post-RP High Dose Radiotherapy Increasing

Use of Post-RP High Dose Radiotherapy Increasing

Physicians increasingly are prescribing high dose and very high dose radiation therapy after radical prostatectomy despite an absence of randomized trials supporting the practice.

First-Line Enzalutamide May Confer a Survival Benefit for mCRPC

First-Line Enzalutamide May Confer a Survival Benefit for mCRPC

Patients may benefit from earlier lines of enzalutamide for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

SBRT Appears Effective for Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

SBRT Appears Effective for Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

Stereotactic body radiation therapy achieves good local control of metastases in patients with recurrent prostate cancer following primary treatment.

Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy Outcomes Linked to PSADT

Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy Outcomes Linked to PSADT

Shorter PSA double times are associated with worse disease-specific, metastasis-free, and overall survival, study finds.

Prostate Cancer Outcomes Improve With Tailored Post-RP Treatment

Prostate Cancer Outcomes Improve With Tailored Post-RP Treatment

Radiation therapy dose escalation, pelvic lymph node irradiation, and hormone therapy duration are prescribed based on patient and tumor characteristics.

Prostate Cancer Risk Reduced in Men with Very Low Free Testosterone

Prostate Cancer Risk Reduced in Men with Very Low Free Testosterone

Men in the bottom 10th of free testosterone level vs those with higher levels were found to have a 23% decreased risk of prostate cancer.

Study Supports Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance for Younger Men

Study Supports Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance for Younger Men

Younger men with prostate cancer are less likely to experience Gleason score upgrading and pathologic progression on repeat biopsy.

Aquablation Safe, Effective in LUTS Sufferers With Large Prostates

Aquablation Safe, Effective in LUTS Sufferers With Large Prostates

Significant improvements in symptoms, peak flow rate, and post-void residual volume observed in men with prostate volumes of 80 to 150 cc.

Salvage RARP Feasible, Effective

Salvage RARP Feasible, Effective

According to researchers, 57.3% of men who underwent salvage robot-assisted radical prostatectomy were pad-free at 12 months.

Shorter ADT Course May Suffice for High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Shorter ADT Course May Suffice for High-Risk Prostate Cancer

New study shows no significant difference in overall survival between 18 and 36 months of androgen deprivation therapy used in combination with radiation therapy.

Aggressive Therapy Warranted for Gleason 10 Prostate Cancer

Aggressive Therapy Warranted for Gleason 10 Prostate Cancer

Regardless of treatment modality, men with Gleason 10 prostate cancer have high 5-year overall survival rates, new study finds.

PET/CT May Improve Imaging of Recurrent Prostate Cancer

PET/CT May Improve Imaging of Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Early study results are encouraging, but high-quality data that validate PET/CT against a reliable reference standard are lacking.

Adding MRI Does Not Boost Prostate Cancer Upgrading Rate

Adding MRI Does Not Boost Prostate Cancer Upgrading Rate

MRI with targeted prostate biopsy plus systematic biopsy fails to improve detection of upgrading in men on active surveillance for prostate cancer vs systematic biopsy alone.

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Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

From 2000 to 2015 screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancers decreased significantly, whereas screening for colorectal cancer increased significantly.

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Over 20 years, a 1-L reduction in alcohol intake was linked to 3.9 percent drop in overall cancer mortality.

Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Incidence rates decreased among men from 2008 to 2014, remained stable among women.

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Pivotal trials supporting these approvals often lack randomization, double-blinding, control groups.

AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

Association will advocate for policies inclusive of LGBTQ workers.

Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Association seen between marital status and risk, prognosis of coronary heart disease or stroke

Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Reduction also seen in CVD mortality with antecedent depression in association with high fitness level.

Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Men who have sex with men and persons who inject drugs report missed testing opportunities.

Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health

Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health

Even among those exposed to high radiation doses, one-third not concerned about developing cancer.

Many Physicians Not Prepared for End-of-Life Talks With Patients

Many Physicians Not Prepared for End-of-Life Talks With Patients

Additional training, reimbursement may foster these critical conversations, authors say.

Men's Health Update Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

From 2000 to 2015 screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancers decreased significantly, whereas screening for colorectal cancer increased significantly.

Men's Health Update Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Over 20 years, a 1-L reduction in alcohol intake was linked to 3.9 percent drop in overall cancer mortality.

Men's Health Update Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Incidence rates decreased among men from 2008 to 2014, remained stable among women.

Men's Health Update Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Pivotal trials supporting these approvals often lack randomization, double-blinding, control groups.

Men's Health Update AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

Association will advocate for policies inclusive of LGBTQ workers.

Men's Health Update Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Association seen between marital status and risk, prognosis of coronary heart disease or stroke

Men's Health Update Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Reduction also seen in CVD mortality with antecedent depression in association with high fitness level.

Men's Health Update Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Men who have sex with men and persons who inject drugs report missed testing opportunities.

Men's Health Update Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health

Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health

Even among those exposed to high radiation doses, one-third not concerned about developing cancer.

Men's Health Update Many Physicians Not Prepared for End-of-Life Talks With Patients

Many Physicians Not Prepared for End-of-Life Talks With Patients

Additional training, reimbursement may foster these critical conversations, authors say.

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