The PCA3 assay could be particularly useful in finding prostate cancer sooner in African Americans.
A triple combination of brachytherapy, external beam radiotherapy (EBRT), and hormonal therapy is associated with favorable outcomes in men with high-grade prostate cancer and should be considered a viable treatment option in these patients, a study showed.
The imperfections of our nation’s delivery of health care have long been recognized. From poor access for the underinsured and uninsured to potential overutilization by the worried well-insured, the issue has risen to political prominence, with its costs front and center.
Mr. F, a divorced, 53-year-old construction worker, hurt his back while lifting heavy building materials on the job. After the injury, Mr. F went to his primary-care physician (PCP), who diagnosed a cervical and lumbar strain but did not order an MRI.