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Simple Procedural Change Reduces Complications After Prostate Cancer Surgery

Study data show that creating a small flap in the peritoneum during prostate cancer surgery can substantially reduce the rate of lymphoceles, a common post-operative complication where lymphatic fluid collects in the pelvis.
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Fruits and Veggies Protect Against Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer rates are lower in men who regularly consume lots of fruits and vegetables. This diet may also improve treatment outcome, according to new research from the University of South Australia.

Nine New Genes Found that Increase Prostate Cancer Risk in Blacks  

The study suggests a potential clinical utility of PRS in differentiating between the risks of developing aggressive and nonaggressive disease in men of African ancestry.
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Veracyte’s Genomic Prostate Test Validated for High-Risk Prostate Cancer Prognosis

Diagnostics company Veracyte announced today that data from a study of its Decipher Prostate Genomic Classifier has demonstrated it can improve risk stratification of patients with clinically high-risk prostate cancer.
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ACS: HPV Vaccine Reducing Cervical Cancer Rates, but Prostate Cancer on the Rise

The American Cancer Society (ACS) released their annual report on cancer facts and trends today, Cancer Statistics, 2023, showing overall cancer mortality has declined by 33% in the last 30 years.

Imaging Technique Predicts Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence After Treatment

Prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) PET/MRI can determine risk of cancer recurrence within two years after prostatectomy in men recently diagnosed with intermediate or high-grade prostate cancer.
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Over 80 Variants Linked to Prostate Cancer Found Using Spatial Genomics

The function of 87 inherited genetic variants affecting the risk of prostate cancer have been identified using spatial genomics and many affect genes that are quite distant from them.

Tool Accurately Predicts Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer

A new tool for predicting an individual’s risk of developing prostate cancer could improve testing accuracy and reduce unnecessary and potentially invasive testing for men at low risk.
Illustration showing tumor inside prostate gland and closeup view of prostate cancer cells to the left of the image.

Researchers Develop New Method for Prostate Cancer Screening

Scientists develop new method for prostate cancer screening halving the number of harmless tumors detected, reducing unnecessary treatment.

Genetic Variants Could Predict Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men

Genetic variants may be responsible for early-onset prostate cancer among Black men.


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