IMRT probably no better than 3D-CRT after radical prostatectomy

In another relatively unsurprising finding, a paper in JAMA Internal Medicine has suggested that– from a clinical point of view — there is little difference in the outcomes of men treated with older rather than newer forms of radiation therapy after first-line surgery for localized prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

An interesting report on GU and other complications after PBRT

A new article on the WebMD web site appears under the heading “Targeted radiation may help men avoid impotence,” but it is the incidence of adverse genitourinary (GU) obstructive symptoms during and after treatment that is of greater interest to The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink. … READ MORE …

Intraductal carcinoma of the prostate (IDCP)

Intraductal carcinoma of the prostate is occasionally (but rarely) diagnosed on prostate biopsy and is more commonly evident in radical prostatectomy specimens. Basically, this is a type of prostate cancer in which malignant epithelial cells fill large acini and prostatic ducts, and has other specific pathological features. … READ MORE …