Active surveillance is a viable choice for African-American prostate cancer patients with low- or intermediate-risk disease, enabling long treatment-free periods and reasonable post-treatment outcomes, new Cleveland Clinic research shows.
A new study shows that advanced urologic oncology training significantly increases a urologist’s likelihood of detecting prostate cancer via biopsy.
Data from nearly 2,000 patients showed that certain adverse pathological features were more common in men with very high-risk prostate cancer.
Innovative diagnostic tools and treatments are refining management of prostate cancer, and helping clinicians and patients make better decisions.
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Prostate cancer patients treated with moderately hypofractionated IMRT show good tumor control and low toxicity even 10 years later.
Cleveland Clinic researchers conducted a retrospective study to determine whether NGS-based testing results alter clinical treat-ment decisions and ultimately if such changes or interventions can prolong survival in mCRPC patients.
The paradigm for prostate cancer screening with PSA continues to evolve, as do complementary testing tools. Here’s one take from a longtime urologist.
New findings suggest a noninvasive method of monitoring the metabolic status of prostate tumors in real time and have clear implications for the future of prostate cancer imaging.
The most prepared men were the most satisfied with recovery of postoperative urinary function and experiences surrounding surgery, and felt expectations had been met.
Clinicians and patients are often concerned that biopsies miss occult high-grade prostate cancer. This study helps affirm that with a negative confirmatory biopsy, active surveillance is the right choice.