“Prostate Cancer Today” — patient education meeting in Virginia Beach

This is another reminder that Prostate Cancer International will be holding its second annual prostate cancer patient meeting (“Prostate Cancer Today: Living Well; Choosing Wisely”) on October 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, near Norfolk, Virginia, USA. … READ MORE …

Why do men get prostate cancer?

The answer to this question, some 70 to 80 years after we started to see if we could answer it, is still: “We haven’t got a clue.” But every so often people come up with a new or a revised hypothesis, and it can take years to work out whether each specific hypothesis is viable. … READ MORE …

A death … and a wife’s thoughts thereon

Ellen’s husband of 40+ years died just over a week ago from metastatic prostate cancer. We offer her our sincere condolences. We also thought that many of our readers might want to see what Ellen wrote to Ask Amy last night (click here).

How can shared decision-making work well if we aren’t starting from the same point?

Now here is a very interesting set of data from (admittedly) a small pilot study by a group of Italian researchers. … READ MORE …

InfoLink hiatus for a week

Your sitemaster is going to be “off the grid” for the next week and therefore will not be posting news or addressing other items before Monday 23 July at the earliest. Hopefully, nothing too significant will happen while he is away.

VPCa gets new web site on line

The organization known as Veterans Prostate Cancer Awareness (VPCa) was initially founded by Mike (“Bing”) Crosby back in 2016. … READ MORE …

Can stem cell therapy “cure” ED?

Data from eight patients in a small clinical trial have suggested that stem-cell therapy may be able to restore erectile function in men treated for prostate cancer by radical prostatectomy. … READ MORE …