How important is hanging onto your job during a recession?

There’s a new paper in an open-access journal called eCancer Medical Science that is asking a really tough question about links between unemployment and risk for prostate cancer mortality in the European Union nations. … READ MORE …

The beginnings of a real, national US prostate cancer registry

For much of the past 6 years, The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink has regularly argued in favor of the need for a real, national, US-based registry system designed to collate and track data on the diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of men with prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

A national radiation therapy registry for localized prostate cancer treatment?

As most regular readers and experienced prostate cancer advocates will be aware, there is a constant stream of published case series reporting data on outcomes of men treated with a variety of different types of radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer … but very little data (actually near to none) comparing one type to another. … READ MORE …

National Proactive Surveillance Network goes live in Baltimore and Los Angeles

As reported previously, in May 2010, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, in association with Johns Hopkins and the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center announced their intention to develop a national initiative to track the management of men with prostate cancer using active monitoring  (“active surveillance”) as opposed to invasive treatment. … READ MORE …