The Wednesday news reports: January 7, 2009

Wednesday’s news reports include  items on:

  • The occurrence of “clinically insignificant” prostate cancer in an autopsy series
  • The value of a patient decision aid in management of localized prostate cancer
  • The clinical value of the 2005 International Society of Urologic Pathology Gleason Grading Consensus score (ISUP GS)
  •  Outcomes of radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer discovered incidental to a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
  • Outcomes of 11 cases of salvage robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy … READ MORE …

The Saturday prostate cancer post: November 1, 2008

There are a lot of news items this weekend. This first batch addresses studies on:

  • The incidence of clinically insignificant prostate cancer
  • Bladder and rectal cancers as side effects of radiotherapy for management of localized prostate cancer.
  • Fatigue in cancer patients in general (and prostate cancer therapy specifically).
  • The appropriate use of androgen deprivation therapy
  • Second line chemotherapy for castration-resistant prostate cancer. … READ MORE …>