New decision aid for men with clinically localized prostate cancer

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has just released a new, free decision aid to assist men diagnosed with clinically localized prostate cancer in the assessment of their management options. … READ MORE …

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 …