The role of radical prostatectomy in older males with high-risk prostate cancer

Data reported earlier this year from the PIVOT study and separately from the long-term Scandinavian study have shown that the surgical treatment of prostate cancer in the patients enrolled in these trials showed no median prostate-cancer specific or overall survival benefit compared to watchful waiting in patients of > 65 years of age. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Saturday, June 13, 2009

Today’s news reports include information on:

  • Outcomes comparing two types of radiation therapy
  • Outcomes of younger vs. older men after radical prostatectomy
  • The activity and safety of AZD0530 in CRPC … READ MORE …