The Wednesday news reports: February 18, 2009

Today’s news reports contain two articles (on adjuvant radiotherapy in men progressing after first-line surgical treatment  and on thalidomide in combination with intermittent androgen deprivation) that were discussed last month on this blog. Two additional articles are of clinical interest, but most of today’s news reports again fall into the “dense” scientific category. … READ MORE …

Thursday news update, Part A: October 30, 2008

There’s a lot of news today, so we will break it into two sections for reading convenience. In Part A, we deal with information about:

  • Physicial activity and prostate cancer risk
  • Vasectomy and prostate cancer risk
  • The use of surveillance and watchful waiting in men in Sweden
  • A modification to Walsh’s nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy
  • The risks of “multimodal” therapy in high-risk patients and
  • A new, long-acting form of testosterone therapy … READ MORE …