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CDC Reports Screening Drop in Breast, Cervical, and Prostate Cancers

CDC Reports Screening Drop in Breast, Cervical, and Prostate Cancers

CDC investigators found that from 2000 to 2015, screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancers decreased significantly.

Hypnosis: A Comparison of the Efficacy of an Intervention Across Patient Populations

Hypnosis: A Comparison of the Efficacy of an Intervention Across Patient Populations

Researchers sought to determine if men with prostate cancer would derive the same benefits from hypnosis as women with breast cancer. Their results highlight significant differences in what is helpful for men vs women.

Dinner Hour and Sleep Habits Affect Risk of Breast, Prostate Cancers

Dinner Hour and Sleep Habits Affect Risk of Breast, Prostate Cancers

A population-based, case-control study identified a link between timing of meals and interval between last meal and sleep with risk of cancer, particularly of the breast and prostate.

Bariatric Surgery Reduced Risk of Some Cancers in Obese Patients

Bariatric Surgery Reduced Risk of Some Cancers in Obese Patients

Weight loss associated with bariatric surgery could reduce risk of hormone-related cancers, but an increased risk for colorectal cancer was seen in patients who underwent gastric bypass.

USPSTF Updates Guidelines for PSA-Based Screening for Prostate Cancer in Older Men

USPSTF Updates Guidelines for PSA-Based Screening for Prostate Cancer in Older Men

In updating its 2012 recommendations, the US Preventive Services Task Force changes its stance on PSA-based screening for prostate cancer in men older than 50. The new guidelines advocate for a patient-physician discussion of the benefits of testing vs the potential harms.

FDA-Approved Prostate Cancer Drug Treatments

Approved prostate cancer drug treatments including formulations and usual dosing.

Overall Survival Benefit With Prostate Cancer Vaccine Not Duplicated in Phase 3 Trial

Overall Survival Benefit With Prostate Cancer Vaccine Not Duplicated in Phase 3 Trial

Latest findings do not confirm an overall survival (OS) benefit found in a previous randomized phase 2 trial.

No Improvement in OS, DFS With MP + Adjuvant ADT for High-Risk Prostate Cancer

No Improvement in OS, DFS With MP + Adjuvant ADT for High-Risk Prostate Cancer

The addition of mitoxantrone and prednisone (MP) to adjuvant androgen-deprivation therapy did not increase survival among patients with high-risk prostate cancer.

Smoking During Primary Therapy Worsens Oncologic Outcomes in Prostate Cancer

Smoking During Primary Therapy Worsens Oncologic Outcomes in Prostate Cancer

A meta-analysis of 11 studies revealed the effects of smoking outcomes of primary radical radiotherapy or radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.

ADT Affects Sexual Function, Intimacy in Early Prostate Cancer Treatment

ADT Affects Sexual Function, Intimacy in Early Prostate Cancer Treatment

Researchers report on a study investigating effects of ADT on prostate cancer health-related quality of life, sexual function, sexual bother, and mood for patients with prostate cancer and their partners.

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