Agent Orange, prostate cancer, and risks for other urologic cancers

A new article on the Medscape Oncology web site provides a summary update of information related to risk for prostate cancer and other urologic cancers specific to U.S. veterans who served in Vietnam. … READ MORE …

Another link between Agent Orange and aggressive prostate cancer

A multi-center analysis involving nearly 1,500 veterans has suggested that those exposed to Agent Orange were at higher risk for recurrence after radical prostatectomy. … READ MORE …

Thursday’s PC news: November 6, 2008

Today’s news items address such matters as:

  • The potential importance of the “new” (International Society of Urological Pathology) rules for reporting Gleason scores
  • Post-operative surgical outcomes among African Americans
  • Post-brachytherapy outcomes and exposure to Agent Orange
  • “Masculinity” and prostate cancer treatment among low income African Americans and Latinos
  • The adverse effects of ADT among elderly prostate cancer patients … READ MORE …

The weekend prostate cancer news update: Saturday, August 9

Today’s prostate cancer news contains important information for Vietnam veterans from a study carried out on the incidence of prostate cancer among veterans cared for through the Northern California VA Health System. It is also of considerable significance regarding prostate cancer risk among the Vietnamese people. … READ MORE …