ASCO endorses AUA/ASTRO/SUO guidelines on treatment of localized prostate cancer

We are delighted to note that the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has now endorsed 66 of the 68 guidelines issued in April 2017 on the treatment of localized prostate cancer by a joint working group from the American Uriological Association (AUA), the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), and the Society for Urologic Oncology (SUO). … READ MORE …

Abstracts of presentations at the upcoming AUA meeting now on line

The American Urological Association (AUA) made abstracts of (nearly) all presentations to be given at this year’s upcoming annual meeting available on line this morning. Those who are interested can click here to review all the abstracts.

AUA annual meeting abstracts now on line

For those interested in combing through the abstracts of presentations and posters at this year’s annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA), to be held in San Diego on May 6 through May 10, those abstracts are now up on line.

What’s being presented at the AUA in May: Part VI

There are five sessions on prostate cancer detection and screening at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) this year that include 92 presentations and posters. For each session we have tried to identify at least one of the more interesting posters from the data to be presented. … READ MORE …

What’s being presented at the AUA in May: Part IV

There are numerous sessions at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association that focus on basic research and technical topics. A few of our readers may be interested in a very few of these presentations and posters, but the vast majority of these presentations and posters are about very early stage scientific research. … READ MORE …

Abstracts of papers to be presented at AUA annual meeting

For those who are interested in doing their own “hunting” for new data being presented at the upcoming meeting of the American Urological Association (in May), the abstracts of papers to be presented at that meeting are now available on line in the Journal of Urology, and should soon be openly available in a searchable format on the meeting web site. … READ MORE …

AUA issues full, formal comments on USPSTF draft recommendation

On November 8, the American Urological Asociation (AUA) issued its full, formal comment letter on the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)’s draft recommendation of a “D” grade for the use of PSA screening in healthy men with no symptoms of prostate cancer. The AUA also issued a formal statement for the media.