Another reason why prostate cancer may be “different” in African-American men

It has long been suspected that “intrinsic biological differences” play a role in why different racial groups appear to have different risk levels for prostate cancer incidence and mortality. … READ MORE …

The biology and pathology of “young age” prostate cancer

A recent article in the Journal of Clinical Pathology reviews available data about the epidemiology, biology, and clinical pathology of “young age” prostate cancer, which the authors define as clinically significant cancer in men under 55 years of age. … READ MORE …

The biological evolution and metastasis of prostate cancer

A new research letter in the journal Nature has addressed issues related to the ways in which prostate cancer evolves over time from an initial, small, localized tumor to widespread, metastatic disease. … READ MORE …

Does surgical experience trump tumor biology (at least for patients at very high risk)?

We know from prior studies that recurrence of prostate cancer after a radical prostatectomy is related to tumor biology and to surgical surgical skill and experience, but is one more important than the other? … READ MORE …