Prostate Cancer ADT Linked to Higher Risk of Liver Diseases

Prostate Cancer ADT Linked to Higher Risk of Liver Diseases

Men who received androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer were 54% more likely to be diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease than those who did not, a study found.

Prostate Cancer AS Loss to Follow-Up Risk at 2 Years Estimated at 10%

Prostate Cancer AS Loss to Follow-Up Risk at 2 Years Estimated at 10%

The risk being lost to follow-up while on active surveillance for prostate cancer is higher among blacks than whites, according to a study.

Male Bladder Bacteria, LUTS Severity Linked

Male Bladder Bacteria, LUTS Severity Linked

Lower urinary tract symptom severity in men is associated with detectable bacteria in urine obtained via catheter, new study suggests.

LDR Brachytherapy Beneficial In High-Risk Prostate Cancer

LDR Brachytherapy Beneficial In High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Low-dose-rate brachytherapy is associated with excellent long-term biochemical control and survival, new study finds.

Prostate Cancer Risk Lower In Men in Physically Demanding Jobs

Prostate Cancer Risk Lower In Men in Physically Demanding Jobs

Even low cumulative exposure to physical strain at work is associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer, study finds.

Prostate MRI Use Ups Odds of Prostate Cancer Observation

Prostate MRI Use Ups Odds of Prostate Cancer Observation

In a study, men with low-risk prostate cancer were nearly 2-fold more likely to be managed with observation if they had a prostate MRI during the diagnostic work-up.

Multiple Erectile Dysfunction Drug Prescriptions Predict Worse Health

Multiple Erectile Dysfunction Drug Prescriptions Predict Worse Health

Men prescribed 3 different phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors had nearly 3-fold increased odds of having a Charlson Comorbidity Index of 1 or higher than men not prescribed the drugs.

Decline in Surgical Overtreatment of Prostate Cancer Reported

Decline in Surgical Overtreatment of Prostate Cancer Reported

At a major tertiary referral center, the use of radical prostatectomy for insignificant prostate cancer decreased from 15% in 2009 to 3% in 2016, a study found.

Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Increase Men's Suicide Risk

Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Increase Men's Suicide Risk

A patient's risk of suicide is doubled within the first year following a prostate cancer diagnosis, according to a new meta-analysis.

Obese Prostate Cancer Patients Do Worse After Radical Prostatectomy

Obese Prostate Cancer Patients Do Worse After Radical Prostatectomy

Study of Korean radical prostatectomy patients showed that those who were obese had significant increased odds of biochemical recurrence and cancer-specific mortality

Cytoreductive Surgery for Metastatic PCa Linked to More Complications

Cytoreductive Surgery for Metastatic PCa Linked to More Complications

Cytoreductive radical prostatectomy (RP) for metastatic prostate cancer (PCa) is associated with higher complication rates and longer hospital stays than RP for non-metastatic PCa.

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

From 2000 to 2015 screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancers decreased significantly, whereas screening for colorectal cancer increased significantly.

Use of Post-RP High Dose Radiotherapy Increasing

Use of Post-RP High Dose Radiotherapy Increasing

Physicians increasingly are prescribing high dose and very high dose radiation therapy after radical prostatectomy despite an absence of randomized trials supporting the practice.

First-Line Enzalutamide May Confer a Survival Benefit for mCRPC

First-Line Enzalutamide May Confer a Survival Benefit for mCRPC

Patients may benefit from earlier lines of enzalutamide for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

SBRT Appears Effective for Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

SBRT Appears Effective for Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

Stereotactic body radiation therapy achieves good local control of metastases in patients with recurrent prostate cancer following primary treatment.

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Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

From 2000 to 2015 screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancers decreased significantly, whereas screening for colorectal cancer increased significantly.

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Over 20 years, a 1-L reduction in alcohol intake was linked to 3.9 percent drop in overall cancer mortality.

Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Incidence rates decreased among men from 2008 to 2014, remained stable among women.

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Pivotal trials supporting these approvals often lack randomization, double-blinding, control groups.

AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

Association will advocate for policies inclusive of LGBTQ workers.

Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Association seen between marital status and risk, prognosis of coronary heart disease or stroke

Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Reduction also seen in CVD mortality with antecedent depression in association with high fitness level.

Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Men who have sex with men and persons who inject drugs report missed testing opportunities.

Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health

Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health

Even among those exposed to high radiation doses, one-third not concerned about developing cancer.

Many Physicians Not Prepared for End-of-Life Talks With Patients

Many Physicians Not Prepared for End-of-Life Talks With Patients

Additional training, reimbursement may foster these critical conversations, authors say.

Men's Health Update Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

From 2000 to 2015 screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancers decreased significantly, whereas screening for colorectal cancer increased significantly.

Men's Health Update Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Over 20 years, a 1-L reduction in alcohol intake was linked to 3.9 percent drop in overall cancer mortality.

Men's Health Update Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Incidence rates decreased among men from 2008 to 2014, remained stable among women.

Men's Health Update Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Pivotal trials supporting these approvals often lack randomization, double-blinding, control groups.

Men's Health Update AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

Association will advocate for policies inclusive of LGBTQ workers.

Men's Health Update Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Association seen between marital status and risk, prognosis of coronary heart disease or stroke

Men's Health Update Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Reduction also seen in CVD mortality with antecedent depression in association with high fitness level.

Men's Health Update Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Men who have sex with men and persons who inject drugs report missed testing opportunities.

Men's Health Update Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health

Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health

Even among those exposed to high radiation doses, one-third not concerned about developing cancer.

Men's Health Update Many Physicians Not Prepared for End-of-Life Talks With Patients

Many Physicians Not Prepared for End-of-Life Talks With Patients

Additional training, reimbursement may foster these critical conversations, authors say.

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