The news update for Friday, September 19

Today’s news items are focused on issues affecting risk for prostate cancer and risk for progression after treatment, and the ways these risks can be affected by available data:

  • Does the regular use of NSAIDs affect risk for prostate cancer, or just affect PSA levels?
  • Do prostate size and intensity of biopsy sampling impact risk for Gleason sum upgrading post-surgery?
  • Are there other specific factors that affect risk for Gleason sum upgrading (or downgrading) post-surgery?
  • How do other factors discovered at the time of surgery that affect risk for biochemical progression? … READ MORE …