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Genetics Improves Prostate Cancer Detection

Taking a man’s individual genetic makeup into account can produce clinically meaningful improvements in prostate cancer diagnosis, research suggests.
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Bone Biomarkers Linked to Prostate Cancer Survival

High levels of bone formation and loss biomarkers are linked to reduced survival in men with hormone sensitive prostate cancer.
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More Men With Prostate Cancer are Opting For Active Surveillance

The proportion of men choosing active surveillance (AS) over surgery or radiotherapy for prostate cancer has increased approximately threefold in the USA since 2010.
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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.
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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.
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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.


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