Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate: Epidemiological Trends, Screening, Diagnosis, and Surgical Management of Localized Disease
- Prostate cancer: Do screenings help? // Getting the Most for Your Medical Dollar;Feb95, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p7
Evaluates three procedures that are used to screen for prostate cancer. Digital rectal examination (DRE); Transrectal ultrasound; Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test; Increased number of radical prostatectomies in the United States; Cost of the increase.
- Corrections. // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Jul2015, Vol. 68 Issue 7, pe2
A correction to the study "Variation Between Specialist Uropathologists in Reporting Extraprostatic Extension After Radical Prostatectomy," by R. J. Bryant, A. J. Schmitt and I. S. D. Roberts, published in the 2015 issue is presented.
- New Prostate Center in Focus. // Renal & Urology News;May2013, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p20
An interview with Dr. Ashutosh K. Tewari, head of the Center for Prostate Cancer at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, is presented. He boasts the excellence of the hospitals in the treatment of prostate cancer. Tewari confirms that robotic prostatectomy is a...
- Prostate cancer: Do screenings help? // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Oct94, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p5
Focuses on the effectiveness of screening tests for prostate cancer. Increase in incidence of prostate cancer; Factors associated with the disease; Three procedures for screening prostate cancer: digital rectal examination (DRE), transrectal ultrasound and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test;...
- Prevalent vs Incident PSA Screen-detected Prostate Cancer. Ershler, William B. // Clinical Oncology Alert;Jan2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p4
Prostate cancer (pc) screening remains controversial, and whether regular screening can decrease cancer-specific and overall mortality rates remains to be determined. However, it is clear that screening has led to a downward migration in age at diagnosis and lower stage and Gleason scores, all...
- Genetic Risk and PCa Treatment. Uzzo, Robert G. // Renal & Urology News;Sep2013, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p6
The article presents the author's insights regarding the genetic risk of prostate cancer (PCa) and the use of prophylactic prostatectomy as preemptive surgery for PCa.
- Diagnostic value of ADC in patients with prostate cancer: influence of the choice of b values. Thörmer, Gregor; Otto, Josephin; Reiss-Zimmermann, Martin; Seiwerts, Matthias; Moche, Michael; Garnov, Nikita; Franz, Toni; Do, Minh; Stolzenburg, Jens-Uwe; Horn, Lars-Christian; Kahn, Thomas; Busse, Harald // European Radiology;Aug2012, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p1820
Objectives: To evaluate the influence of the choice of b values on the diagnostic value of the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) for detection and grading of prostate cancer (PCa). Methods: Forty-one patients with biopsy-proven PCa underwent endorectal 3-T MRI before prostatectomy. Different...
- Is Surgery Superior for Localized Prostate Cancer? // Cleveland Clinic Men's Health Advisor;Jun2014, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p1
The article focuses on a study published in the March 6, 2014 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine," which suggests an advantage of radical prostatectomy over observation, depending on a man's age. It is noted that 200 of 347 men in the surgery group and 247 of the 348 men in the...
- The effect of urologist experience on choosing active surveillance for prostate cancer. Chu, William; Kim, Brian; Slezak, Jeff; Harrison, Teresa; Gelfond, Joy; Jacobsen, Steven; Chien, Gary // World Journal of Urology;Nov2015, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p1701
Purpose: To evaluate the impact of the urologist's experience in selecting active surveillance (AS) versus immediate treatment (IT) for low-risk prostate cancer. Methods: Men with low-risk prostate cancer were enrolled from March 2011 to August 2013 at 13 medical centers in Kaiser Permanente...