Non-ASTRO-related news update: Thursday, September 25

Additional, non-ASTRO-related news today  includes the following:

  • Screening, treatment, and mortality in Medicare-eligible populations
  • Genetic variants and relationships to clinical and pathological variables
  • The application of MRI in prostate cancer management
  • Predictors of aggressive biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy … READ MORE …

All the prostate cancer news for Friday, August 8

Today’s news items all focus on issues that are closely connected to the recent and controversial  guidelines issued by the US Preventive Services Task Force:

  • The accuracy of current methods for predicting the likelihood of clinically insignificant (indolent) prostate cancer
  • The management of patients found to have incidental prostate cancer on treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and
  • The risks of overtreatment of men in their 70s and 80s after a diagnosis of prostate cancer … READ MORE …