Does eating mushrooms prevent prostate cancer?

Well, maybe, … at least among men living in in the Miyagi and Ohsaki prefectures, in Japan. … READ MORE …

Three generations of Sonablate HIFU equipment … the data from Japan

Over the weekend, one of our regular commentators brought to our attention a newly published, retrospective analysis of data on the risks and benefits of treatment of localized prostate cancer with three successive generations of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) equipment from the company now known as Sonocare Medical. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Thursday, September 17, 2009

Today’s news reports deal with such issues as:

  • Prostate cancer screening guidelines in Japan
  • Assessing and interpreting “satisfaction with care” scores
  • PSA flare in response to chemotherapy … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

This morning’s reports deal with:

  • New Japanese guidelines on prostate cancer screening
  • PCA3 — “from bench to bedside”
  • Impact of hormonal therapy on bone mineral density and risk for fractures
  • The initial results of the RENEW trial … READ MORE …