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Is the digital rectal exam needed? No, it's not

Our newest evidence is that digital rectal exams (DRE) looking for prostate cancer in men is probably not effective for diagnosis. ... DRE for screening of prostate cancer is no longer recommended. In fact, in 2016 a large study in a little read journal,
July 2020

Many with prostate cancer do not benefit from surgery

Surgery unneeded for most early-stage prostate cancer, study says (Los Angeles Times). ... Prostate Cancer--Uncertainty and a Way Forward (New England Journal of Medicine editorial).
July 2020

National panel advises against prostate cancer screening

48 of the men will end up being diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo treatment. ... Screening for Prostate Cancer: A Review of the Evidence for the U.S.
July 2020

Separating anecdotes from evidence in prostate cancer screening

Separating anecdotes from evidence in prostate cancer screening. I have been thinking a lot about cancer screening tests. ... We were out to dinner with our wives, and I mentioned our upcoming trip and how a man our age was dealing with metastatic
July 2020

Remembering Gene

Jake" Jacobson, M.D. Gene fought prostate cancer for more than 20 years. ... The cancer eventually caused his kidneys to fail, and rather than decide to start undergoing dialysis treatments, Gene and his wife Deone elected hospice and comfort care to cure
July 2020

Amidst the cacophony, cancer counsel you can trust

And some, like prostate cancer, are right on the line. We have tests to find prostate cancer, and we have effective treatment. ... The American Urological Association, for instance, has always offered more aggressive prostate cancer screening
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Circumcision may cut prostate cancer risk

QD: News Every Day--Circumcision may cut prostate cancer risk. Circumcision before first sexual intercourse is associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer, suggesting that the disease, like many other ... They conducted a population-based,
July 2020

Muddled guidance at menopause

They have recently reached just such a conclusion regarding prostate cancer screening, assigning a letter grade of “C.”. ... Much decision-making takes place between these obvious extremes, and such decisions should, like those for prostate cancer
July 2020

Breast cancer screening: of chances and choices

For quite some time, we were confident that prostate cancer screening was a good idea. ... In time, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a group of highly qualified experts to which fools and fanatics need not apply, came to recommend against
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Urinalysis sought for prostate cancer

QD: News Every Day--Urinalysis sought for prostate cancer. A urine screening test for prostate cancer seeks to become an intermediate step before requiring patients to undergo biopsy, researchers reported. ... The anomaly, a fusion between the
July 2020

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