How important is hanging onto your job during a recession?

There’s a new paper in an open-access journal called eCancer Medical Science that is asking a really tough question about links between unemployment and risk for prostate cancer mortality in the European Union nations. … READ MORE …

This year’s crop of ASCO abstracts now available on line

Before we have even made it to the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA, starting in New Orleans tomorrow), the abstracts for the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO, starting in Chicago in another couple of weeks) have now been made available. … READ MORE …

In memoriam — Michael Katz, MBA

This has just a very little to do with prostate cancer but everything to do with cancer patient advocacy. … READ MORE …

Abstracts for annual meeting of the AUA now on line

Readers interested in looking through the 2,600 or so abstracts of papers to be presented at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) can now do so. … READ MORE …

“Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a Surgery”

Whether one agrees with Ms. Angelina Jolie Pitt’s decisions about preventive surgery or not (and some will argue that her decisions are controversial), there is one thing that is very clear. She has used her celebrity to explain, very publicly, the decisions she has been making as a patient about her risk for cancer and what she is doing about that risk. … READ MORE …

The recent “hiatus” in the PCa news

Your sitemaster apologizes for the recent hiatus in new postings to the web site. He was out of the country for several days, without access to the Internet. Hopefully by about Monday he will have been able to “catch up” on any really important news and be back on track. At least he has been able to deal with the outstanding 400+ emails in his inboxes!

Nothing to do with prostate cancer … but the temptation was too strong …

As most readers of this blog will be aware, there are things that men worry about even more than their risk for prostate cancer. So … here is some information from a study just published on-line in BJU International that (for some strange reason) has already been widely picked up by the media. … READ MORE …

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,283 other followers