Many patients with localized prostate cancer don’t understand the differences between their treatment options, a new study suggests. READ MORE
Patients with high-risk prostate cancer initiating long-term hormone therapy will likely benefit from two new treatments with comparable efficacy and safety profiles.
Older men with prostate cancer are more likely to be treated with radiation when their doctors own radiation machines - even those who may be too old to benefit from the treatment.
Androgen-deprivation therapy is associated with an increased risk of heart failure in men with localized prostate cancer who have no pre-existing cardiovascular disease.
In patients with prostate adenocarcinoma, postdiagnosis statin use was associated with reduced mortality both from prostate cancer and from all causes.
Research in Review
Quality improvements are needed to help optimize the implementation of active surveillance among urologists and practice settings.
Research suggests that age can impact the risk of disease progression in low-risk prostate cancer managed with active surveillance.
Current National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines and Gleason scores cannot reliably stratify patients with risk of prostate cancer for the presence or absence of pathogenic germline variants.
Groundbreaking results of a trial have shown that the combination of a new drug with androgen deprivation therapy significantly improves overall survival and radiographic progression-free survival in patients with high-risk metastatic hormone-naïve prostate cancer.