Prostatectomy was associated with worse incontinence and sexual function at five years than other treatment options for prostate cancer, a study found. ... 2) and 619 men with unfavorable-risk prostate cancer (clinical stage cT2cN0M0, PSA of 20-50 ng/mL,
80 would test positive for prostate cancer if their prostates underwent serial sectioning. ... Sartor said. If prostate cancer is ubiquitous, what is the role of screening?
Surgery was associated with better survival than radiotherapy in men with non-metastatic prostate cancer, according to a large observational study with follow-up as long as 15 years. ... The researchers noted that younger men and those with less
Prostate cancer survivorship care guideline: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline endorsement. ... Follow-up of prostatectomy versus observation for early prostate cancer. N Engl J Med.
In addition, screening programs may prevent approximately three cases of metastatic prostate cancer per 1,000 men screened. ... While PSA is an imperfect tumor marker, it is currently the most widely offered and studied prostate cancer screening test.
ACP's Practice Assessment Tool for screening for breast and prostate cancer is now available online.
The success of PSA screening lies in the biology of prostate cancer, Dr. ... After PSA screening was adopted in the 1990s, prostate cancer detection shot up.
Digital rectal examination (DRE) does not appear to be effective in screening for prostate cancer, according to a recent study. ... They concluded that high-quality data on DRE effectiveness in primary care are lacking and recommended against routine
Researchers applied a prognostic utility, the Total Illness Burden Index for Prostate Cancer (TIBI-CaP). ... After a median follow-up of 6.2 years, overall mortality was 14.5% (n=420), while prostate cancer-specific mortality was only 3% (n=86).
If it does decrease the likelihood of dying of prostate cancer, the effect is small. ... American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer: Update 2010.