Klotz, Epstein criteria for active surveillance and actual surgical outcomes

There is no broad agreement agreement (yet) across the prostate cancer community about acceptable “standard” criteria for eligibility for active surveillance as a form of first-line management of low-risk prostate cancer. On the other hand, there are two well-characterized and relatively broadly applied sets of criteria: … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news update: Tuesday, August 19

Recent publications reported on today include:

  • Demonstration of the validity of the Epstein criteria in defining pathologically insignificant prostate cancer
  • A review of the value of sildenafil (Viagra) and similar products in treatment of erectile dysfunction among prostate cancer patients
  • A review of the significance of “gene fusion” and its relevance in prostate cancer … READ MORE …