Study compares after-effects of prostatectomy, active surveillance, radiation, hormone therapy for prostate cancer
Estimates of long-term bowel, bladder, and sexual function after localized prostate cancer treatment may enable men to make informed choices about care, the authors said.
28 Jan 2020
This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Jan 2024
This free activity is recommended for physicians who have limited experience in practice assessment or are new to the health care quality improvement process, and is eligible for up to 20 CME credits and 20 Maintenance of Certification Practice Assessment points.
3 Jul 2018
Prostate cancer requires men to work through a multitude of treatment options, and if the patient ends up settling on active surveillance, then the internist's role is even more important moving forward.
1 Nov 2017
The authors recommended against routine screening with this method in primary care to minimize unnecessary diagnostic testing, overdiagnosis, and overtreatment.
20 Mar 2018
Data were collected from a nationwide Danish registry on tumor characteristics, drug use, primary prostate cancer therapy, comorbid conditions, and socioeconomic variables for men with incident prostate adenocarcinoma between 2000 and 2011.
5 Mar 2019
Blame the rising rate of prostate cancer on better testing. Blame it on the ubiquity of the disease as men age. Just don't blame it on the pathologists. They feel bad enough.
1 Jul 2008
Prostate-specific antigen-based screening programs in men ages 55 to 69 years may prevent approximately 1.3 deaths from prostate cancer over approximately 13 years per 1,000 men screened, as well as approximately three cases of metastatic prostate cancer per 1,000 men screened, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) found.
15 May 2018
Joseph R. Mikhael, MD, FACP, reviewed practical approaches to two premalignant conditions, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis (MBL).
1 Jul 2023
Little difference found among prostate cancer treatments regarding clinical results, patient-reported outcomes
More men in the active-monitoring group developed metastases than in the surgery or radiotherapy groups, and there were higher rates of disease progression in the active-monitoring group than in the surgery or radiotherapy groups.
20 Sep 2016