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Disease-Specific Mortality Comparable Among Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer

Disease-specific mortality rates for men with prostate cancer are comparable for 3 treatment options: active surveillance, radical prostatectomy, and external-beam radiotherapy.

Racial Disparity Exists in Receipt of High-Quality Prostate Cancer Care

Racial Disparity Exists in Receipt of High-Quality Prostate Cancer Care

Despite that most patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer receive high-quality care, a racial disparity exists, a recent study has shown.

ADT for up to 36 Months Not Associated With Cognitive Decline

ADT for up to 36 Months Not Associated With Cognitive Decline

The long-term use of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for up to 36 months does not appear to be associated with cognitive decline in patients with prostate cancer.

Incidence of Early Stage Prostate Cancer Lower After USPSTF Recommendation Against PSA Testing

Incidence of Early Stage Prostate Cancer Lower After USPSTF Recommendation Against PSA Testing

Following the USPSTF recommendation against routine PSA testing in all men, incidence rates of early stage prostate cancer in men 50 years and older declined substantially, according to a recent study.

Distress Increases Likelihood of Choosing Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer

Distress Increases Likelihood of Choosing Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer

Emotional distress is associated with an increased likelihood of opting for surgery among men with localized prostate cancer.

Race Does Not Predict Prostate Cancer Metastasis Development

Race Does Not Predict Prostate Cancer Metastasis Development

Race is not associated with the development of metastases in patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), according to a recently published study.

Predictors Identified for Switching to Active Treatment in Prostate Cancer

Predictors Identified for Switching to Active Treatment in Prostate Cancer

Ethnicity influences patient decision to pursue active treatment and serial biopsies in active surveillance

ADT May Reduce Survival in African American Men With Favorable-risk Prostate Cancer

ADT May Reduce Survival in African American Men With Favorable-risk Prostate Cancer

Use of androgen suppression therapy may negatively impact survival in African American patients with favorable-risk prostate cancer.

Salvage Radiotherapy at Lower PSA Levels May be Beneficial

Salvage Radiotherapy at Lower PSA Levels May be Beneficial

As salvage radiotherapy (SRT) outcomes may be affected by factors associated with prostatectomy findings, they may be positively affected when used at lower prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels.

Quality of Life Not Affected by Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer

Quality of Life Not Affected by Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer

Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease

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