Muscle mass and fatigue in men with advanced prostate cancer

A newly published study from a Dutch research group has suggested that higher muscle mass is associated with less risk for fatigue in men with advanced prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Just how often do biopsy and blood samples get mixed up?

We know it happens. You are told your PSA has risen unexpectedly … but when you get it retested, it hasn’t. Worse still … you are told you have cancer when you don’t! … READ MORE …

Cardiovascular side effects of ADT

A poster presentation given the other day at the annual meeting of the Canadian Urological Association addressed the relative cardiovascular risks of LHRH agonist and antagonist therapies. … READ MORE …

Can the Decipher test accurately project risk for metastasis post-surgery?

A newly published article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that the Decipher test may be able to predict risk for metastatic prostate at 10 years post-surgery. However, … READ MORE …

New tests for advanced and aggressive forms of prostate cancer

Recent media releases have provided initial information about new tests for “advanced”, BRCA mutation-associated and for “aggressive” forms of prostate cancer that need immediate intervention. … READ MORE …

Physical activity and cancer recurrence: a detailed review

Readers with a strong interest in the relationships between exercise and risk for cancer recurrence may want to download and read the full text of a recent article by Friedenreich et al. … READ MORE …

Race and decision-making in prostate cancer management

An article in Oncology Nurse Advisor notes that “Black and white men prioritize certain treatment-related factors differently when considering prostate cancer treatment options.” … READ MORE …