Prostatectomy was associated with worse incontinence and sexual function at five years than other treatment options for prostate cancer, a study found. ... 2) and 619 men with unfavorable-risk prostate cancer (clinical stage cT2cN0M0, PSA of 20-50 ng/mL,
80 would test positive for prostate cancer if their prostates underwent serial sectioning. ... Sartor said. If prostate cancer is ubiquitous, what is the role of screening?
ACP's Practice Assessment Tool for screening for breast and prostate cancer is now available online.
Prostate cancer survivorship care guideline: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline endorsement. ... Follow-up of prostatectomy versus observation for early prostate cancer. N Engl J Med.
Digital rectal examination (DRE) does not appear to be effective in screening for prostate cancer, according to a recent study. ... They concluded that high-quality data on DRE effectiveness in primary care are lacking and recommended against routine
Surgery was associated with better survival than radiotherapy in men with non-metastatic prostate cancer, according to a large observational study with follow-up as long as 15 years. ... The researchers noted that younger men and those with less
The success of PSA screening lies in the biology of prostate cancer, Dr. ... After PSA screening was adopted in the 1990s, prostate cancer detection shot up.
Researchers applied a prognostic utility, the Total Illness Burden Index for Prostate Cancer (TIBI-CaP). ... After a median follow-up of 6.2 years, overall mortality was 14.5% (n=420), while prostate cancer-specific mortality was only 3% (n=86).
Researchers enrolled 790 men with metastatic prostate cancer between July 2006 and November 2012. ... prostate cancer, the group of patients who experienced the most benefit in the current analysis.
If it does decrease the likelihood of dying of prostate cancer, the effect is small. ... American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer: Update 2010.