As you consider your treatment options make sure you and your doctor consider all of the options. You may want to seek out a prosthetic urologist. These physicians specialize in the treatments for erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence. They can be an excellent source of information about the risks and benefits of each treatment. Read…
Lethal prostate cancer (PCa) is more likely to develop in men with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level above the median in midlife, according to a new study. Using data from the Physicians’ Health Study, Mark A. Preston, MD, MPH, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues performed a case-control analysis of 234 mostly…
Greatest racial disparity found in Los Angeles, the least in Minneapolis.
Even black men with relatively few comorbidities had increased risks of upgrading or upstaging compared with non-black patients.
Survival was longer in patients who received radium-223 plus abiraterone, enzalutamide, or both.
Skeletal-related events occurred in 38% of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
External beam radiation therapy (EBRT) plus brachytherapy found to offer improved systemic control versus EBRT alone and radical prostatectomy.
Blacks found to be slightly more likely than whites to leave observational management to undergo radiotherapy or surgery.
Study finds no greater burden from untreated cancer among active surveillance patients.