A guide to PSA screening guidelines

For those who would like to have access to a sound summary of the recommendations of groups around the world on screening for prostate cancer, we can recommend a recent, relatively brief, and straightforward review article recently published in BJU International. … READ MORE …

ASCO, CCO issue new guidelines for management of metastatic prostate cancer

The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in conjunction with Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), has just issued revised guidelines for the management of metastatic prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

ACS issues new prostate cancer survivorship care guidelines

As long-time readers of this column will be aware, The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink has been less than enthused by some of the attitudes of the American Cancer Society (ACS) when it comes to education of physicians and patients about prostate cancer. However, praise is important when praise is due! … READ MORE …

Shared and emotion-free decision-making with respect to PSA-based screening

The following is (slightly edited) report by Jeffrey J. Tomaszewski, MD, on behalf of UroToday.com, of a state-of-the-art lecture by David Penson, MD, presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in Orlando. We hope that UroToday will forgive us for this direct “theft”, but the topic is one of enormous relevance to the patient community. … READ MORE …

AUA issues urologists with a “pocket guide” on management of CRPC

Some readers may be interested in seeing a new “pocket guide” on the management of non-metastatic and metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) that is being made available to urologists here in America by the American Urological Association (AUA). … READ MORE …

EAU updates guidelines on screening, diagnosis, and management of localized prostate cancer

The European Association of Urology (EAU) has just updated its guideline document “EAU guidelines on prostate cancer. Part 1: Screening, diagnosis, and local treatment with curative intent”. … READ MORE …

AUA issues new toolkit on prostate cancer screening

In a message sent out to its members this morning, the American Urological Association (AUA) has announced the availability of a new “toolkit” of materials designed to help doctors and patients in discussions about the pros and cons of testing individuals for their risk of prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

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