Clinicians Somewhat Favor Shared Decision-Making in Older mCRPC Patients

Clinicians Somewhat Favor Shared Decision-Making in Older mCRPC Patients

This survey assessed the opinions of oncologists, urologists, and oncology nurses on the use of shared decision-making in older men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Darolutamide Improves Metastasis-Free Survival in CRPC

Darolutamide Improves Metastasis-Free Survival in CRPC

Median metastasis-free survival was longer with darolutamide than with placebo: 40.4 vs 18.4 months.

PCa Grade Group Better Predicts Pathologic Outcomes, Recurrence

PCa Grade Group Better Predicts Pathologic Outcomes, Recurrence

In a "real world" study, biopsy and surgical grade groups 2, 3, 4, and 5 each were associated with incrementally higher risks for adverse pathologic features and biochemical recurrence.

Guidelines for Germline Genetic Testing in PCa Insufficient

Guidelines for Germline Genetic Testing in PCa Insufficient

A high percentage of men with prostate cancer have 1 or more potentially pathogenic germline variants, but would not be eligible for mutation testing under current NCCN guidelines.

Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Increasing in the US

Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Increasing in the US

From 2010 to 2015, active surveillance/watchful waiting increased from 14.5% to 42.1%, according to a new study.

Low Carb Diet + Walking May Ease ADT's Adverse Effects

Low Carb Diet + Walking May Ease ADT's Adverse Effects

In a small study, men on androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer lost weight and experienced improved hemoglobin A1C and lipid profiles.

Good Quality of Life Reported Even in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Good Quality of Life Reported Even in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Men with advanced disease report health-related quality of life similar to that of those with localized disease.

First-Year Post-ADT Weight Loss Predicts Higher PCa Death Risk

First-Year Post-ADT Weight Loss Predicts Higher PCa Death Risk

Weight loss in the first year after starting androgen deprivation therapy in men who have undergone radical surgery for prostate cancer ups the risk of metastatic disease and death from prostate cancer.

Longer Androgen Suppression With RT Superior for Advanced PCa

Longer Androgen Suppression With RT Superior for Advanced PCa

Study finds 18 vs 6 months of androgen suppression and radiotherapy for locally advanced prostate cancer is associated with a 30% decreased risk of death from the disease.

Adding Docetaxel to ADT Not Beneficial in High-Risk PCa

Adding Docetaxel to ADT Not Beneficial in High-Risk PCa

In a study of men with nonmetastatic high-risk prostate cancer who have rising PSA after primary therapy, investigators found no significant difference in PSA progression-free survival.

Prostate Cancer ADT May Reduce Autoimmune Disease Risk

Prostate Cancer ADT May Reduce Autoimmune Disease Risk

Androgen deprivation therapy recipients had a significantly lower risk for autoimmune diseases overall and for Graves' disease, uveitis, and psoriasis.

Prostate Cancer Death Risk Linked to Post-EBRT Time to PSA Nadir

Prostate Cancer Death Risk Linked to Post-EBRT Time to PSA Nadir

Men with unfavorable-risk prostate cancer who had a detectable PSA nadir and a time to PSA nadir less than 12 months had a 5-fold increased risk of dying from their disease.

Prostate Cancer AS Can Be Safe for Men Younger Than 60

Prostate Cancer AS Can Be Safe for Men Younger Than 60

Five-year rates of biopsy progression-free, treatment-free, and cancer-specific survival are similar for men younger than 60 and those aged 60 and older when placed on active surveillance.

Fusion Biopsies in Prostate Cancer AS Predict Progression Risk

Fusion Biopsies in Prostate Cancer AS Predict Progression Risk

Negative findings on a confirmatory fusion biopsy are associated with a lower risk of Grade Group progression.

Aquablation, TURP Outcomes Similar at 1 Year

Aquablation, TURP Outcomes Similar at 1 Year

Randomized trial reveals no significant difference between Aquablation and TURP in improvements in lower urinary tract symptoms, peak urinary flow, and post-void residual volume.

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E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation

E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation

One-year abstinence higher with e-cigarettes than other nicotine replacement products

Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors

Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors

Substantial portion of medical cannabis users stop taking or self-adjust dosage of pharmaceuticals

Many New Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Hepatitis Status

Many New Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Hepatitis Status

Large proportion of participants with newly diagnosed cancer learned of infection through study.

FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications

FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications

Agency cannot accept new fees or applications until the shutdown is over

Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents

Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents

Preventable injuries are the third leading cause of death in the United States.

Endurance Exercise Tied to Anti-Aging at Cellular Level

Endurance Exercise Tied to Anti-Aging at Cellular Level

Effect seen with aerobic endurance and high-intensity training but not resistance training

Exercise Linked to Reduced Mortality for Patients With Cancer

Exercise Linked to Reduced Mortality for Patients With Cancer

Mortality rate lower for habitually active patients and for those who started exercising after diagnosis

CDC Identifies Drugs Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths

CDC Identifies Drugs Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths

Oxycodone, heroin, and fentanyl ranked first in 2011, 2012-2015, 2016; cocaine ranked second or third

Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Reports include chest pain, severe headaches, prolonged erections after taking Rhino products.

FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

So far, 32 people across 11 states have become sick with E. coli after eating romaine lettuce.

Men's Health Update E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation

E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation

One-year abstinence higher with e-cigarettes than other nicotine replacement products

Men's Health Update Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors

Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors

Substantial portion of medical cannabis users stop taking or self-adjust dosage of pharmaceuticals

Men's Health Update Many New Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Hepatitis Status

Many New Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Hepatitis Status

Large proportion of participants with newly diagnosed cancer learned of infection through study.

Men's Health Update FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications

FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications

Agency cannot accept new fees or applications until the shutdown is over

Men's Health Update Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents

Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents

Preventable injuries are the third leading cause of death in the United States.

Men's Health Update Endurance Exercise Tied to Anti-Aging at Cellular Level

Endurance Exercise Tied to Anti-Aging at Cellular Level

Effect seen with aerobic endurance and high-intensity training but not resistance training

Men's Health Update Exercise Linked to Reduced Mortality for Patients With Cancer

Exercise Linked to Reduced Mortality for Patients With Cancer

Mortality rate lower for habitually active patients and for those who started exercising after diagnosis

Men's Health Update CDC Identifies Drugs Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths

CDC Identifies Drugs Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths

Oxycodone, heroin, and fentanyl ranked first in 2011, 2012-2015, 2016; cocaine ranked second or third

Men's Health Update Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Reports include chest pain, severe headaches, prolonged erections after taking Rhino products.

Men's Health Update FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

So far, 32 people across 11 states have become sick with E. coli after eating romaine lettuce.

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