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Safest for Favorable-risk Prostate Cancer: Surveillance
The goal is to avoid treating men who don’t need surgery or radiation. A new long-term study points to the potential of surveillance as a treatment option.
Paradox: Asthma Resists Lethal Prostate Cancer
Lethal prostate cancer is less—not more—likely to develop in patients with asthma. The Health Professionals Follow-up Study answers key questions about why.
Where You Live Affects How Inappropriately Imaging is Used
Inappropriate imaging for low-risk prostate cancer and low-risk breast cancer varies by region.
Baldness in Middle Age May Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
A large trial found that men with moderate baldness at age 45 had an increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer compared with men with no baldness.
Low Testosterone May Indicate Prostate Cancer Progression
Low testosterone levels may indicate disease worsening in men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer who are being evaluated by active surveillance, according to a new study.
Cialis Fails to Prevent Erectile Dysfunction From Prostate Cancer Treatment
In a recent study, the drug tadalafil (Cialis) did not improve erectile function in men undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
Study: Primary ADT Not Effective in Localized Prostate Cancer
Patients with localized prostate cancer treated with primary androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) without radiation therapy or surgery derived no survival benefit, according to the results of a large study.
Commentary on the USPF's Recommendations on PSA Testing
A video series from James Mohler of Rosweel Park Cancer Institute on PSA testing in the wake of changing guidelines from the US Preventive Task Force.
Video: Who's at Risk for Prostate Cancer?
James Mohler, MD, Roswell Park Cancer Institue, discusses risk factors for prostate cancer.
Video: What To Tell Your Patients About PSA Testing
James Mohler, MD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, defines who is at risk for prostate cancer, how to decide who should be screened, and how to talk to patients about the test and their results.
Video: Criticism of the US Task Force Preventive Services Taskforce Study of PSA Testing
James Mohler, MD, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, points out the flaws in the TaskForce analysis.
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