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Testosterone and Prostate Cancer Treatment

Testosterone and Prostate Cancer Treatment

Testosterone may offer an inexpensive alternative to other prostate cancer therapies, new research indicates.

Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer

Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer

Men who drank 3 or more cups of Italian style coffee per day had a lower risk of developing prostate cancer.

Multimodal Strategy Shows Promise in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Multimodal Strategy Shows Promise in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

New paradigm of hormone therapy, surgery, and radiation therapy was shown effective at achieving undetectable disease in patients with metastatic prostate cancer.

New Criteria for Appropriate Use of Bone Scintigraphy to Diagnose and Manage Prostate and Breast Cancer

New Criteria for Appropriate Use of Bone Scintigraphy to Diagnose and Manage Prostate and Breast Cancer

Several clinical societies came together to create appropriate use criteria for the use of bone scintigraphy in patients with prostate and breast cancer.

PSA Screening Rates Level Off in United States

PSA Screening Rates Level Off in United States

Decline in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening followed U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.

Family History Does Not Exclude Active Surveillance as Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer

Family History Does Not Exclude Active Surveillance as Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer

Family history does not predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer or suitability for active surveillance as a treatment option.

Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer Responds to Abiraterone Acetate in Some Cases

Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer Responds to Abiraterone Acetate in Some Cases

Abiraterone acetate and prednisone reduced PSA levels in a small group of clinical trial participants with metastatic prostate cancer who did not initially respond to ADT.

E4 Steroid Reduces Testosterone Levels, Treats Advanced Prostate Cancer

E4 Steroid Reduces Testosterone Levels, Treats Advanced Prostate Cancer

Steroid produced by human fetal liver reduces testosterone levels, holding potential as treatment for advanced prostate cancer.

Disparities Growing in Prescreening Discussions About Prostate-Specific Antigen Testing

Disparities Growing in Prescreening Discussions About Prostate-Specific Antigen Testing

Conversations about benefits and drawbacks of PSA testing improved after the USPSTF updated its recommendations on PSA testing; however, some disparities in quality of these discussions increased.

Prostate Cancer Response to Immunotherapy Improved With Combination Therapy

Prostate Cancer Response to Immunotherapy Improved With Combination Therapy

Immunotherapy alone is not effective in prostate cancer; however, combining it with PD-1/PD-L1 and VISTA inhibitors is effective.

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