Prostate cancer risk calculators and the decision to have a prostate biopsy

A new paper in the Journal of Clinical Oncology provides some interesting insights into the relative merits of the two major prostate cancer risk calculators widely used today in North America: the original PCPT-based risk calculator (PRC) and the Sunnybrook risk calculator (SRC). … READ MORE …

Diet and supplement use in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial

A new report states that there is minimal evidence of any well-defined effect of diet, nutrition or supplement use on the prevention of prostate cancer based on data collected as part of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT). … READ MORE …

A sudden squall about selenium

Apparently the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) “is threatening to sue” Bayer HealthCare “for ‘misleading men’ about the benefits of” two of its selenium-containing One-A-Day products, … READ MORE …