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Prostate And Other Male Cancers

PSA Testing Varies by Race

Black men may be getting the message that they are at increased risk of prostate cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (2008;17:636-644).

Hemodilution Lowers PSA Levels

Hemodilution from increased circulating plasma volumes could explain why obese men with prostate cancer have lower serum PSA levels than non-obese men with the malignancy, according to researchers.

Novel Agent May Benefit Men with Metastatic HRPC

CHICAGO—A new compound that specifically inhibits production of the cell-survival protein clusterin appears to be well tolerated and produces PSA responses when given in combination with docetaxel and prednisone in men with metastatic hormone refractory prostate cancer (HRPC), a study found.

PCa Death Decline Tied To Screening

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Declines in prostate cancer deaths are associated with an increase in PSA screening, although the effect is greater in white than in black men, according to researchers at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Testosterone Considered Safe for Older Men

TORONTO—Six months of testosterone supplementation in older men with moderately low testosterone levels appears to be relatively safe, with little or no negative effects on the prostate, according to researchers in The Netherlands.

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