LDR Brachytherapy for PCa Yields Excellent Outcomes

LDR Brachytherapy for PCa Yields Excellent Outcomes

Long-term data show a local disease recurrence rate of 2.1% at 10 years.

Prostate Cancer ADT Ups Osteoporotic Fracture Risk

Prostate Cancer ADT Ups Osteoporotic Fracture Risk

Among prostate cancer patients, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) recipients are 34% more likely to experience any osteoporotic fracture than those who do not receive ADT.

Genetic Differences in Prostate Cancer Pinpointed in Black Men

Genetic Differences in Prostate Cancer Pinpointed in Black Men

New findings could help explain why men of African ancestry are more likely than white men to die from prostate cancer.

Elevated PSA at Midlife Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Blacks

Elevated PSA at Midlife Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Blacks

A midlife PSA value above the 90th percentile was associated with greater risk of total and aggressive prostate cancer in black men.

Dementia Not Linked to ADT for Prostate Cancer

Dementia Not Linked to ADT for Prostate Cancer

In a study, androgen deprivation therapy did not increase risks for vascular or any other form of dementia among men with prostate cancer who underwent definitive radiation therapy.

Bladder Cancer Risk Higher With Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Bladder Cancer Risk Higher With Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

In a recently published study, external beam radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer was associated with a 35% increased risk of bladder cancer compared with radical prostatectomy.

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

The approval of the expanded age range was based on data from a clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) in 3253 women 27-45 years of age with a median duration of follow-up of 3.5 years post-dose 3.

Erectile Dysfunction More Common Among Male Childhood Cancer Survivors

Erectile Dysfunction More Common Among Male Childhood Cancer Survivors

New study reveals a 29% prevalence of erectile dysfunction, a proportion higher than that of the general population.

Simple Clinical Factors May Aid Prognosis in nmCRPC

Simple Clinical Factors May Aid Prognosis in nmCRPC

A combination of age, comorbidity, and PSA doubling time can risk stratify cause of death among men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, study suggests.

New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

Xyosted carries a Boxed Warning regarding blood pressure increases that may potentially increase the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events.

Cryoablation a Possible Alternative Prostate Cancer Treatment

Cryoablation a Possible Alternative Prostate Cancer Treatment

Medium-term oncologic results are comparable to those of radical prostatectomy and radiation therapy, according to investigators.

Study: Private Payer Coverage of Prostate MRI Lagging

Study: Private Payer Coverage of Prostate MRI Lagging

Only 11% of private insurers in the United States cover prostate MRI in biopsy-naïve patients with suspect prostate cancer.

Surgery + Radiation for Advanced PCa Offers Better Survival

Surgery + Radiation for Advanced PCa Offers Better Survival

Radical prostatectomy plus adjuvant radiotherapy is associated with better cancer-specific and overall survival than radiotherapy plus androgen deprivation therapy in patients with locally or regionally advanced prostate cancer.

High Cholesterol Ups Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

High Cholesterol Ups Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Men in the highest vs lowest tertile of total cholesterol had a 42% increased risk of Gleason 8-10 prostate cancer, Finnish study finds.

Study Zeroes in on Cause of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Study Zeroes in on Cause of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Some prostate cancer cells lack androgen receptor, and they proliferate faster than those that express androgen receptor under androgen-deficient conditions.

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Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Canada is first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

The approval of the expanded age range was based on data from a clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) in 3253 women 27-45 years of age with a median duration of follow-up of 3.5 years post-dose 3.

Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Minimum risk of low-level drinking frequency for all-cause mortality found to be about 3 times weekly.

New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

Xyosted carries a Boxed Warning regarding blood pressure increases that may potentially increase the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events.

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.

Testosterone Prescribing Declining in the US

Testosterone Prescribing Declining in the US

From 2013 to 2016, the relative decrease in testosterone prescriptions was 48% among established testosterone users and 62% among new users.

Men's Health Update Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Canada is first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use

Men's Health Update Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

The approval of the expanded age range was based on data from a clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) in 3253 women 27-45 years of age with a median duration of follow-up of 3.5 years post-dose 3.

Men's Health Update Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Minimum risk of low-level drinking frequency for all-cause mortality found to be about 3 times weekly.

Men's Health Update New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

Xyosted carries a Boxed Warning regarding blood pressure increases that may potentially increase the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events.

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 Testosterone Prescribing Declining in the US

Testosterone Prescribing Declining in the US

From 2013 to 2016, the relative decrease in testosterone prescriptions was 48% among established testosterone users and 62% among new users.

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