A compound genetic/genomic and microenvironmental risk classification for localized prostate cancer

As we become more knowledgeable about the underlying genetic and other factors that affect the risk for, and the risk for progression of, apparently localized prostate cancer, we also become more able to predict such risks … but this is a very complex topic. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: January 6, 2010

Recent reports have addressed the following issues related to prostate cancer:

  • How many biopsy cores is the right number?
  • How “open” surgeons have adapted to laparoscopic surgery
  • Hypoxia, the tumor environment, and how it affects treatment
  • Gefitinib + radiation therapy in intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer
  • Fractures, prostate cancer, and androgen deprivation … READ MORE …