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Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Appropriate for Blacks

Active surveillance (AS) is an appropriate management strategy for black men with favorable-risk prostate cancer (PCa) who adhere to a standardized protocol of regular PSA tests and biopsies, investigators reported. The prospective, multi-institutional cohort Canary Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Study (PASS), which included 1315 men on AS, found that black men were at no higher…

Whole Pelvis Radiotherapy for High-Risk Prostate Cancer May Improve Outcomes

Whole pelvis radiotherapy (WPRT) may improve treatment outcomes among patients with intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer compared with prostate-only radiotherapy (PORT), a new study suggests. A team led by Peter J. Hoskin, MD, PhD, of Southampton General Hospital in Southampton, UK, compared the approaches in a prospective cohort study that included 812 men with intermediate-…

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