The Thursday news report: March 5, 2009

There are a significant number of relatively long-term news items in today’s report. Of most immediate interest to the majority of prostate cancer patients and educators we include reports on:

  • The fact that over 70 percent of cancers thought to be unilateral at biopsy turn out to be bilateral post-surgery (which has implications for focal therapy)
  • The availability of degarelix for actual prescription and clinical use in the USA
  • The formation of a specialized new urologic oncology research institute at UCLA … READ MORE …