Print Issue: December 01, 2006

Network May Improve Transplant Care

TORONTO—A new online communication system under development promises to allow the tracking of every tissue or organ from donor to recipient in the United States. Such a system could reduce morbidity and mortality from donor-derived diseases.

Medication Protects Bone in PCa Patients

PHILADELPHIA—Prostate cancer patients treated with luteinizing hormone- releasing hormone (LHRH) have increased bone turnover and rapid bone loss within six months. A recent study suggests that this can be prevented with risedronate 35 mg once a week.

Lower PSA Biopsy Cutoff Supported

African-American (AA) men with nonpalpable prostate cancer have greater cancer volumes and higher prostatectomy Gleason scores than white men with similar PSA levels at the time of biopsy, according to a study.

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