Howard Wolinsky takes another step on his active surveillance travels

In his latest post on the MedPage Today web site, Howard Wolinsky (a freelance journalist based in the Chicago area), who has been on active surveillance since 2010, writes about the result of his most recent rebiopsy. His last one was in 2013. There was (again) “no evidence of malignancy” in the post-biopsy pathology report. … READ MORE …

The clinical significance of high-grade PIN — an update

A newly published mini-review in BJU International deals with the biologic and clinical significance of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HG-PIN) as a sole finon an initial biopsy for risk of prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

The Tuesday news update: March 3, 2009

Today’s news covers:

  • The ongoing trial of toremifene 20 mg in prevention of prostate cancer
  • Interleukin-6 in the development of prostate cancer
  • Preservation of the fascia and recovery of erectile function post-surgery
  • The use of urethral wall stents and delayed artificial urinary sphincters to treat men with severe, recurrent bladder neck contracture and incontinence after radical prostatectomy … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news update, PART A: Tuesday, July 28

There’s a lot of news this morning, so we are breaking it up into two sections (Parts A and B) to make it easier to read. … MORE …