Other Tuesday news: November 25, 2008

We have separately addressed the publication of data from the Cleveland Clinic on outcomes in men with Gleason scores of 3 + 4 compared to 4 + 3. Other reports today cover: … READ MORE …

Your Wednesday news summary: November 19, 2008

Today’s reports cover such items as:

  • Disparities in cancer mortality between blacks and whites in the USA
  • Body mass, body fat distribution, and risk for prostate cancer
  • Risk for cancer in male carriers of BRCA mutations
  • A five-SNP genetic marker set and prostate cancer risk
  • Final results of the atrasentan trial in non-metastatic, HRPC patients
  • Is a rising plasma PDGF level an indicator for docetaxel failure? … READ MORE …

More weekend prostate cancer news: Sunday, August 17

Additional prostate cancer news this weekend includes the following items:

  • The role of follow-up pathology in patients with clinical stage T1a (TURP-detected) prostate cancer
  • The impact of the number of risk factors on the likelihood of prostate cancer-specific mortality in patients with intermediate- and high-risk disease
  • Whether a familial history of prostate cancer affects outcomes following brachytherapy for localized disease
  • Whether obese men are at greater risk for delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer and subsequent poorer outcomes based on current PSA screening recommendations … READ MORE …