Morbidity associated with HIFU at three UK academic centers

A group of three centers in the UK has been investigating the appropriate use of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) since 2004. … READ MORE …

Side effects of surgery among patients diagnosed in the Göteborg screening trial

In July this year, we commented on the 14-year mortality data published by Hugosson et al. from the randomized, population-based, prostate cancer screening trial initiated in Göteborg, Sweden, in 1995. … READ MORE …

The Thursday news reports: March 12, 2009

We have dealt separately with a study on predictors of response to sildenafil (Viagra) following radiation therapy. Other major news reported today deals with:

  • Incidence, morbidity, and mortality of prostate cancer among men of West African ancestry
  • Risks associated with using folate supplements
  • Combination of ADT with EBRT in treatment of intermediate risk prostate cancer … READ MORE …