Ductal adenocarcimoma of the prostate is “rare” but aggressive

Pure ductal adenocarcinoma of the prostate (dPC) is thought to be found in just 0.4 to 0.8 percent of men who get diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. … READ MORE …

The accurate assessment of risk profiles among high-risk prostate cancer patients

A key question in management of prostate cancer is the risk that a particular patient has disease — at the time of diagnosis — that will progress over time to become metastatic. The ability to answer this question with accuracy is fundamental to the need for aggressive, early treatment. … READ MORE …

Your Wednesday news report: April 1, 2009

So let’s be completely clear … none of the items reported below are April Fool’s Day spoofs!

  • Oxidative damage to DNA and risk for prostate cancer
  • Accuracy of the Kattan nomograms whenb applied to non-US populations
  • Salvage radical prostatectomy in Brazil … READ MORE …