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Baseline PSA levels measured at midlife predict risk of aggressive prostate cancer in black men

"Our findings suggest that targeted screening based on a midlife PSA might identify black men at high risk of aggressive prostate cancer while minimizing screening in those at low risk." "Black men in ... read more

More men with low-risk prostate cancer are rejecting aggressive treatment, new study suggests

A sea change is occurring among men with low-risk prostate cancer ... incentives for the salaried physicians to recommend more aggressive treatment. Jonathan Simons, president of the Prostate Cancer F... read more

Summary of diagnostic prostate cancer test study suffers from overreach

It is also the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men. Some prostate cancers are more aggressive ... telling someone that treatment is unnecessary because the tumor appears to be low-ri... read more

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More Good News for SBRT in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

SAN ANTONIO -- Fewer, higher-dose radiation treatments proved to be as effective as longer-course radiation treatments for men with prostate cancer ... groups: low-risk, favorable intermediate-risk, a... read more


Men with low-/intermediate-risk prostate cancer benefit from fewer, higher-dose radiation treatments

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is a safe and effective treatment for men with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer ... more than half (55.3 percent, n=1,185) had low-risk ... read more

Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation Announce $4M in Research Grants

Researchers in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver use genetics to find more ... study low-risk prostate cancer that has not spread outside the prostate and is likely to be slow growing. Active surveillanc... read more

More men with prostate cancer are opting for surveillance

The approach helps avoid more aggressive treatments ... used data from 10,472 men with localized prostate cancer treated at 45 U.S. urology practices between 1990 and 2013. Overall, the use of surveil... read more

Baseline PSA Levels in Midlife Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men

"Our findings suggest that targeted screening based on a midlife PSA might identify black men at high risk of aggressive prostate cancer while minimizing screening in those at low risk." "Black men in ... read more

Low risk prostate cancer not always low risk

More and more men who believe they have low-risk prostate cancers are opting for active surveillance, forgoing treatment and monitoring the ... visualize and target lesions during the biopsy. "Prostat... read more



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