A follow-up on active surveillance and the MEAL study

A couple of weeks ago, the full report on the Men’s Eating and Living (MEAL) study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. It has generated a lot of discussion, some of which is distinctly misguided. … READ MORE …

Diet and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study analysis

The idea that one’s diet may affect one’s risk for prostate cancer in general — or perhaps for one’s risk of more aggressive forms of prostate cancer — is not exactly new. … READ MORE …

All the early Tuesday news: January 6, 2009

There are multiple news reports available today, including coverage of the following:

  • Vegetable consumption and prostate cancer risk
  • Anti-hypertensive medications and prostate cancer risk
  • Prostate cancer incidence among South Indian and Pakistani immigrants to the United States
  • Bladder neck contracture and type of surgery
  • Cytotoxic and targeted chemotherapies in the managment of prostate cancer
  • The impact of race on prostate cancer detection and choice of treatment … READ MORE …