ASCO abstracts now available on line

The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) just released the abstracts for the hundreds of presentations and posters that will be given at the upcoming annual meeting of ASCO in June in Chicago. … READ MORE …

ASCO abstracts to go on line at 5:00 p.m. Eastern on May 14

According to a statement made by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) this afternoon, the abstracts for papers being presented at the 50th annual meeting of ASCO will be posted on the meeting web site at 5:00p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, May 14 upcoming. … READ MORE …

Serial biopsies, sexual and erectile function, active surveillance, and related issues

There has long been a concern that having multiple biopsies over a period of time (for whatever reason) could be associated with a risk for decline in sexual and erectile function. However, as far as we are aware, there has never been any compelling evidence to support or deny this concern. … READ MORE …

Follow-up PSA testing after surgery for low-risk prostate cancer

One of our regular readers has suggested we comment on a recent paper questioning the need for annual, lifelong PSA testing after radical prostatectomy for patients treated for low-risk prostate cancer. … READ MORE …