Prostate Biopsy Complications Deter Patients From Re-Biopsy

Prostate Biopsy Complications Deter Patients From Re-Biopsy

Study participants with acute urinary retention after TRUS-guided prostate biopsy were 4.5 times more likely to skip a recommended re-biopsy than men who had no initial biopsy-related complications.

Study: Non-Bothering Nocturia Worth Treating

Study: Non-Bothering Nocturia Worth Treating

Over 12 weeks of treatment, the mean number of nocturia episodes decreased by 1.1 and 0.9 in men who were and were not bothered by their symptoms, a non-significant difference between groups.

Long-Term Data Support Finasteride for PCa Prevention

Long-Term Data Support Finasteride for PCa Prevention

Clinicians can rest easier about recommending finasteride to more men, according to experts.

Erectile Dysfunction Strongly Predicts Cardiovascular Events

Erectile Dysfunction Strongly Predicts Cardiovascular Events

Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) are almost twice as likely to experience a cardiovascular event as those without ED.

Biparametric MRI Improves Detection of Significant PCa

Biparametric MRI Improves Detection of Significant PCa

If externally validated, bpMRI could be used to triage men for prostate biopsy.

Abiraterone for mCRPC May Benefit Blacks More Than Whites

Abiraterone for mCRPC May Benefit Blacks More Than Whites

Abiraterone plus prednisone was associated with significantly greater PSA progression-free survival among patients who are black compared with white patients.

Enzalutamide for Advanced Prostate Cancer Does Not Worsen HRQoL

Enzalutamide for Advanced Prostate Cancer Does Not Worsen HRQoL

Enzalutamide decreases the risk of clinically meaningful deterioration in HRQoL compared with placebo in men with non-metastatic CRPC, new study finds.

AUA Updates Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Clinical Guideline

AUA Updates Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Clinical Guideline

"We are confident this guideline is fully aligned with the latest science on treatments for patients with non-metastatic and metastatic CRPC," said Michael Cookson, MD, member of the 2018 amendment panel.

Current Smokers at Risk for Worse Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Current Smokers at Risk for Worse Prostate Cancer Outcomes

In a meta-analysis, smokers had an 89% greater risk of dying from prostate cancer compared with nonsmokers.

FDA Approves Yonsa for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

FDA Approves Yonsa for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

The approval of Yonsa was based on 2 randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter Phase 3 studies in patients with mCRPC.

Nocturia More Bothersome Than Daytime LUTS

Nocturia More Bothersome Than Daytime LUTS

Clinicians tend to focus on the number of voids, but patients worry more about interrupted sleep.

Predictors of Adverse Pathology After Prostate Cancer Surgery ID'd

Predictors of Adverse Pathology After Prostate Cancer Surgery ID'd

High PSA levels and larger number of positive biopsy cores are associated with positive surgical margins and extracapsular extension/seminal vesicle invasion after radical prostatectomy.

USPSTF Updates Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations

USPSTF Updates Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations

The new statement emphasizes shared decision-making on screening for men aged 55 to 69 years who are at average risk for prostate cancer.

Surgical Overtreatment of Prostate Cancer May Be Decreasing

Surgical Overtreatment of Prostate Cancer May Be Decreasing

Canadian study shows that nearly all men undergoing radical prostatectomy in Eastern Ontario in recent years have clinically significant prostate cancer.

Gleason 4+3 vs 3+4 PCa Tied To Higher Risk of Metastasis at Diagnosis

Gleason 4+3 vs 3+4 PCa Tied To Higher Risk of Metastasis at Diagnosis

Men with Gleason score (GS) 4+3 prostate cancer have a 3-fold higher risk of distant metastasis at diagnosis than those with GS 3+4 PCa.

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Increase in Global Cancer Incidence, Drop in Death Rates

Increase in Global Cancer Incidence, Drop in Death Rates

From 2006 and 2016, smallest increase seen in high Sociodemographic Index countries.

High Occupational Exercise Level Tied to Early Mortality in Men

High Occupational Exercise Level Tied to Early Mortality in Men

High-level occupational physical activity linked to 18% increased risk of early death in men only.

Cancer Incidences and Burden Expected to Shift in HIV-Positive

Cancer Incidences and Burden Expected to Shift in HIV-Positive

Prostate and lung cancer expected to emerge as the most common types by 2030.

Older Adults Agree Sex Is Important Part of Relationships

Older Adults Agree Sex Is Important Part of Relationships

More than half of older adults surveyed agree that sex is important to their overall quality of life.

5 Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add 10 Years to Life

5 Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add >10 Years to Life

Reduced risk for all-cause, cancer, cardiovascular mortality for adults with 5 vs 0 low-risk factors.

Pros and Cons for E-Cigarettes As Aid to Smoking Cessation

Pros and Cons for E-Cigarettes As Aid to Smoking Cessation

Researchers present evidence supporting their use, and discuss the limits and hazards of use

Higher Mortality Risk Seen for 'Night Owls'

Higher Mortality Risk Seen for 'Night Owls'

Higher prevalence of mortality, CV and metabolic dysfunction for definite evening type individuals

Review: Lowest Mortality Risk Seen With 100 g Alcohol/Week

Review: Lowest Mortality Risk Seen With ≤100 g Alcohol/Week

Alcohol consumption roughly linearly linked to higher risk of stroke, coronary disease, heart failure

Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues

Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues

Structure demonstrated to be part of the submucosa, supported by network of thick collagen bundles

CDC: Many Adults Not Receiving Sexual Risk Assessments

CDC: Many Adults Not Receiving Sexual Risk Assessments

47% of women, 23% of men with recent sexual activity received risk assessment in past year

Men's Health Update Increase in Global Cancer Incidence, Drop in Death Rates

Increase in Global Cancer Incidence, Drop in Death Rates

From 2006 and 2016, smallest increase seen in high Sociodemographic Index countries.

Men's Health Update High Occupational Exercise Level Tied to Early Mortality in Men

High Occupational Exercise Level Tied to Early Mortality in Men

High-level occupational physical activity linked to 18% increased risk of early death in men only.

Men's Health Update Cancer Incidences and Burden Expected to Shift in HIV-Positive

Cancer Incidences and Burden Expected to Shift in HIV-Positive

Prostate and lung cancer expected to emerge as the most common types by 2030.

Men's Health Update Older Adults Agree Sex Is Important Part of Relationships

Older Adults Agree Sex Is Important Part of Relationships

More than half of older adults surveyed agree that sex is important to their overall quality of life.

Men's Health Update 5 Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add 10 Years to Life

5 Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add >10 Years to Life

Reduced risk for all-cause, cancer, cardiovascular mortality for adults with 5 vs 0 low-risk factors.

Men's Health Update Pros and Cons for E-Cigarettes As Aid to Smoking Cessation

Pros and Cons for E-Cigarettes As Aid to Smoking Cessation

Researchers present evidence supporting their use, and discuss the limits and hazards of use

Men's Health Update Higher Mortality Risk Seen for 'Night Owls'

Higher Mortality Risk Seen for 'Night Owls'

Higher prevalence of mortality, CV and metabolic dysfunction for definite evening type individuals

Men's Health Update Review: Lowest Mortality Risk Seen With 100 g Alcohol/Week

Review: Lowest Mortality Risk Seen With ≤100 g Alcohol/Week

Alcohol consumption roughly linearly linked to higher risk of stroke, coronary disease, heart failure

Men's Health Update Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues

Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues

Structure demonstrated to be part of the submucosa, supported by network of thick collagen bundles

Men's Health Update CDC: Many Adults Not Receiving Sexual Risk Assessments

CDC: Many Adults Not Receiving Sexual Risk Assessments

47% of women, 23% of men with recent sexual activity received risk assessment in past year

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