01 July 2013
Japanese research shows that patients with T1 or T2 prostate cancer who do not undergo mechanical bowel preparation prior to laparoscopic prostatectomy fair no worse than patients who do.
10 June 2013
Research shows that clinical complications after transperineal prostate biopsy are common, but rarely result in hospital admission.
03 June 2013
A US study has found that rates of bone mineral density testing in men with prostate cancer receiving androgen deprivation therapy are highest among those whose primary care physician is involved in their care.
27 May 2013
Intensity-modulated radiotherapy is equivalent to conventional conformal radiotherapy in terms of morbidity and cancer control outcomes in the treatment of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy, shows a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
13 May 2013
Research shows that men with prostate cancer have a significantly reduced risk for death if they took statins prior to their diagnosis.
06 May 2013
Study results add further support to the use of circulating tumor cells as an effective prognostic marker in prostate cancer, and suggest that they could be used to monitor metastatic disease progression.
06 May 2013
A study of US servicemen shows that, despite being eligible for active surveillance, the overwhelming majority of young men diagnosed with very-low-risk prostate cancer opt for immediate treatment.
12 April 2013
Men should be warned that the chances of harm from screening with the prostate-specific antigen test outweigh the likelihood of benefit for most men, says the American College of Physicians in a guideline statement on prostate cancer screening.