High-Grade Prostate Cancer More Likely To Be Found in Sicker Men

High-Grade Prostate Cancer More Likely To Be Found in Sicker Men

SAN DIEGO—Multiple comorbidities at the time of a prostate cancer (PCa) diagnosis is associated with higher biopsy Gleason scores, independent of age, according to study...

Baseline PSA at Age 55-60 Predicts Prostate Cancer Risk

Baseline PSA at Age 55-60 Predicts Prostate Cancer Risk

SAN DIEGO—Baseline PSA levels in men aged 55–60 years strongly predict the future risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer (PCa), researchers reported at the American...

Prostate Cancer Patients Taking Statins Lived Longer

Prostate Cancer Patients Taking Statins Lived Longer

HealthDay News — Statins may help lower mortality in patients with 4 common types of cancer, according to a study presented at the European Society of Cardiology's Frontiers in...

Prostate Cancer Mortality Rate Highest Among Older Men

Prostate Cancer Mortality Rate Highest Among Older Men

Men older than 70 years are more likely than younger men to die from prostate cancer (PCa) at any PSA level, according to a new study. In a study of 230,081 US veterans, of...

Prostate Cancer Death Rate Higher Among Blacks in Most Big Cities

Prostate Cancer Death Rate Higher Among Blacks in Most Big Cities

Black men die from prostate cancer (PCa) at a significantly higher rate than white men in the United States, and the degree of this racial disparity varies considerably across...

Multimodal Therapy Found to Benefit Men With LN-positive PCa

Multimodal Therapy Found to Benefit Men With LN-positive PCa

Survival may differ by treatment choice among patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer (PCa) who have positive lymph nodes (LN) found at radical prostatectomy, new study...

Surgery May Offer Better Survival for Younger Men With High-risk PCa

Surgery May Offer Better Survival for Younger Men With High-risk PCa

Men younger than 60 years with high-risk prostate cancer (PCa) have better overall survival when their initial treatment is radical prostatectomy (RP) rather than radiation...

Radical Prostatectomy Use for High-Risk Prostate Cancer Rises Sharply

Radical Prostatectomy Use for High-Risk Prostate Cancer Rises Sharply

The proportion of men with high-risk localized prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy (RP) increased dramatically from 2004 to 2013 such that by the end of the study...

Not All High-Risk Prostate Cancers Are the Same

Not All High-Risk Prostate Cancers Are the Same

Researchers have identified distinct subgroups of men with high-risk prostate cancer (PCa) who experience different outcomes following treatment with a combination of high-dose...

Post-RP Radiotherapy Benefits Selected Men With Elevated PSA

Post-RP Radiotherapy Benefits Selected Men With Elevated PSA

Postoperative radiotherapy for men who have persistently elevated PSA levels following radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer is associated with improved survival among...

How to get your heart rate up

How to get your heart rate up

How to get your heart rate up February 2018 : How to get your heart rate up How to get your heart rate up It’s essential that some of your exercise make your heart beat faster...

Radiation Minus Androgen Deprivation Better for Certain PCa Patients

Radiation Minus Androgen Deprivation Better for Certain PCa Patients

Unfavorable-risk prostate cancer (PCa) patients with co-existing conditions, predominantly a prior heart attack, do not have a survival benefit from combined radiation treatment...