Prostate volume and risk for acute GU side effects after IMRT

There’s a new article in the radiation therapy literature suggesting a direct correlation between prostate volume and risk for severe, acute, genitourinary toxicity when prostate cancer patients with large-volume prostates are treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Today’s news reports address:

  • Prevalence of comorbidities in black and white patients
  • PSA screening and the criteria for biopsy
  • Screening and management of men > 65 years of age
  • Genitourinary toxicity of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) … READ MORE …