21 Jul 2017
July 21, 2017

Best course on cancer unclear

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A new study of prostate-cancer outcomes confirms what earlier reports have hinted at. While men with aggressive forms of the disease might be helped by surgery, for patients with slow-moving tumours, the benefits are less obvious. Read more  read more →

It took seven emergency room visits, two urgent care visits and two private appointments before doctors understood why I was suffering from bouts of excruciating pain. My chest X-rays, lab tests and an abdominal CT scan all came back normal. Then I had a sonogram. Read more  read more →

Half of urologists are unaware of newer, more sensitive biomarker tests for detecting prostate cancer, according to a survey of 300 of the specialists worldwide. Read more  read more →

In this video, William Dale, MD, PhD, of the City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte, California, discusses the management approach for prostate cancer in older patients, including when screening is appropriate and how geriatric assessments can guide treatment decisions. Read more read more →

Crispino, in remission from prostate cancer diagnosed when he was just 44, is so respected in the medical community that he was part of the panel that developed guidelines for treatment of localized prostate cancer — they were recently adopted by the American Urological Association, American Society for Radiation Oncology and the Society of Urologic.. read more →