Prostate cancer news reports: Monday, March 29, 2010

News reports over the weekend included:

  • Various review articles dealing with such matters as Gleason grading, numbers of cores taken at biopsy, the need for lymph node dissection, surgical technique and surgical margin control, and cryotherapy
  • The effect of a water extract of white cocoa tea on prostate cancer cells in vitro and in a mouse model … READ MORE …

Of RALP and positive surgical margins post-surgery

The apex of the prostate (the tip end of organ, farthest from the bladder) is the most common site in which positive surgical margins seem to be found after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP). … READ MORE …