Re-biopsy of patients with an initial diagnosis of high-grade PIN

With the increasing use of initial 12-core biopsy templates, there is a question about the interpretation of the amount of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) found on initial biopsy and risk for prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news update: Saturday, August 23

Todays’ reports contain some interesting data, although it is not entirely clear how they should best be applied in the diagnosis and potential management of patients at risk:

  • A study of patient preferences and decision making about how to be treated
  • Why some Brazilian men reject digital rectal examination (fewer that you might expect)
  • The natural history of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN)
  • The potential of ferumoxtran-10 (Combidex) in diagnosis of lymph node metastases … READ MORE …