Statin use by men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for advanced PCa was associated with decreased risk of overall and cancer-specific mortality.
Mean 2.9 years gained after 23 years of follow-up among men with localized prostate cancer
Combination of the strategies identifies the most clinically important prostate cancers.
IBD is associated with a nearly 5-fold increased risk of prostate cancer, study finds.
More than half of UK specialists surveyed said measuring testosterone levels in patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer was not their routine practice.
Men with Gleason score 9 to 10 prostate cancer derive no significant survival benefit from androgen deprivation therapy.
Well demarcated hypoechoic areas in suspicious regions on MRI identify men more likely to have Gleason 7 or higher prostate cancer found on biopsy.
In a study, taking lipid-lowering drugs for 10 or more years was associated with a 32% lower risk prostate cancer.
Patients whose radical prostatectomy was delayed more than 6 months had a nearly 2-fold increased risk of biochemical recurrence, a study found.
Men with very high-risk (VHR) PCa are more likely to have adverse pathologic features and outcomes after radical prostatectomy than those with high-risk but not VHR PCa.
Study compared radical prostatectomy plus adjuvant EBRT or ADT, or both, with a triple combination of EBRT, brachytherapy, and ADT for Gleason score 9-10 prostate cancer.
Study of men who underwent salvage radical prostatectomy for radiorecurrent prostate cancer found a 10-year rate of biochemical progression-free survival of 33%.
Many patients with extraprostatic extension on biopsy experience biochemical recurrence after surgery and require early multi-modal therapy.
In a study, heart failure was nearly twice as likely to develop among ADT recipients compared with non-recipients.
Investigators conclude that microarray-generated cell cycle progression score should not be assumed to be a valid surrogate for qRT-PCR-generated scores.
As stearic acid and total fatty acid intake increased from one quintile to the next, prostate risk increased by 23% and 21%, respectively.
Patient selection and physician-patient commitment to careful follow-up surveillance are key.
Findings from a large contemporary cohort of men on active surveillance for prostate cancer shows that disease characteristics, not socioeconomic factors, are driving prostate cancer management.
Mistrust, lack of knowledge, unfavorable attitudes are barriers to genomic testing, study participation
New multidisciplinary guideline for early-stage prostate cancer developed by 3 professional societies.
The 3-year survival rate was 81% for patients who underwent EBRT plus standard care vs 73% for those who had standard care alone.
Trials show high survival rates, freedom from recurrence for low-, intermediate-risk prostate cancer.
Long-term data show a local disease recurrence rate of 2.1% at 10 years.
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.
New findings could help explain why men of African ancestry are more likely than white men to die from prostate cancer.
A midlife PSA value above the 90th percentile was associated with greater risk of total and aggressive prostate cancer in black men.
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.
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.
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.
Men in Puerto Rico have higher prostate cancer incidence rates than other Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites.
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