[-2]proPSA and the detection of prostate cancer: new data

We are starting to see a increase in the publication of data about [-2]proPSA — a specific type or isoform of free PSA — and its potential relevance in the detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Thursday, July 2, 2009

Today’s news reports discuss such issues as:

  • Sextant biopsy in diagnosis of unilateral prostate cancer
  • Aggressiveness of prostate cancer in man diagnosed with PSA < 4 ng/ml
  • The potential of 3T MRI in prostate cancer prognosis pre-surgery
  • Surgical margins and risk for biochemical recurrence post-surgery … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer aggressiveness in diabetic patients

A recently published study has suggested the possibility of an association between the aggressiveness of prostate cancer and degree of glycemic control in some patients with an existing diagnosis of diabetes. … READ MORE …

The Friday news reports (Part A): February 13, 2009

After a relatively quiet news period, the flood gates have opened again, so we shall divide today’s news reports into two postings for easier reading. We have also published a separate report on the possibility of an association between alcohol use and prostate cancer diagnosis. … READ MORE …