Prostate cancer news reports: Saturday, April 3, 2010

Today’s news reports deal with such items as:

  • The effects of antiretroviral drugs for HIV/AIDS on the XMRV virus
  • Diet, milk, and prostate cancer etiology
  • Can saturation biopsies really identify low-risk cancers?
  • Prostate weight and prostate cancer recurrence … READ MORE …

More on obesity and prostate cancer risk

Some prior studies have suggested a relationship between obesity and adverse pathologic features on prostate biopsy and have suggested that obese patients may be at higher risk for prostate cancer-related death after radical prostatectomy. However, other studies have been unable to demonstrate any relationship between obesity and clinical risks from prostate cancer. … READ MORE …