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Black men are more at risk from prostate cancer, but we won’t let it stay that way – an update from Prostate Cancer Research

- CHARITY FOCUS - Focusing on all of disease characteristics, societal factors, and better communication gives us real potential to fix a disparity that has persisted for too long. When it comes to health inequity, the numbers are stark. Black...

Serum cholesterol and risk of high-grade prostate cancer: results from the REDUCE study

This study examined a cohort of non-statin using patients who participated in the REDUCE study. The REDUCE study included men who had an elevated prostate specific antigen (PSA) and a negative baseline prostate biopsy who then underwent year two and...

Is TRUS and biopsy obsolete as a diagnostic test for prostate cancer: refining the perineal biopsy technique?

Whilst there has been a dramatic shift in how patients are investigated for potential prostate cancer, transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) and biopsy remains the most commonly used technique for tissue sampling. In this single centre, retrospective analysis, 634 men, over a...

Trade-offs between risks and benefits of localised prostate cancer treatments – the COMPARE study

We know little about the trade-offs men make when considering the oncological and functional outcomes of individual treatment options for localised prostate cancer, and decisions are often influenced by physician opinion. The likely compromised functional results are viewed as a...

Prostate Cancer Focus

The ‘Prostate Cancer Focus 2021’ supplement from Urology News collates a range of articles covering the latest in the management of prostate cancer. The last year has seen plenty of innovation in the management of the condition, while the all-consuming...

Prostate Cancer UK warns of over 8,600 ‘missing men’ as referrals drop by 52,000

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to around 52,000 (28%) fewer urgent prostate cancer referrals in England alone, according to statistics shared by Prostate Cancer UK. It’s estimated that more than 8,600 fewer men started treatment for...

EAU Update on Prostate Cancer

AACR: Advances in Prostate Cancer Research