What’s being presented at the AUA in May: Part III

In the “Outstanding Posters” sessions at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association meeting upcoming in Orlando, there are several posters that deal specifically with prostate cancer-related issues. … READ MORE …

“Best care” doesn’t equate to better outcomes! That’s not good!

A poster by Schroeck et al. — to be presented on May 20 at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) — presents the latest set of data suggesting that “best care” does not lead to appropriate outcomes quality for men receiving standard forms of treatment for localized prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

What’s being presented at the AUA in May: Part II

Here is information about more papers being presented at the annual meeting on the American Urological Association annual meeting in May. … READ MORE …

What’s being presented at the AUA in May: Part I

This is the first of several summary posts commenting briefly on new data to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) this year. Individual presentations of important new data will be separately addressed … READ MORE …

Circumcision and risk for prostate cancer: an unresolved debate

For more than 70 years there has been an ongoing if sporadic debate about whether circumcision (in infancy or later in life) has any impact on risk for prostate cancer … or not. … READ MORE …

Another potential genomic test for prostate cancer aggression

In a presentation given last Saturday at the annual meeting of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) in Vienna, a Canadian research team introduced yet another potential test that may be helpful in differentiating between patients at relatively high or low risk for metastasis, based on biopsy tissue. … READ MORE …

AUA abstracts now accessible on line

As suggested in a post yesterday, the abstracts accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) are now all accessible and searchable on line.

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