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Radical Prostatectomy Has Lasting Benefit for Localized Cancer

THURSDAY Dec. 13 2018 Men with localized prostate cancer benefit from radical prostatectomy with a mean of 2.9 years gained according to a study published in the Dec. 13 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.Anna BillAxelson M.D....

Radical surgery for some prostate cancers adds three years to life

Reuters Health In men with localized prostate cancer discovered because they had symptoms or noticed during a workup for another medical problem radical prostate surgery leads to an average of three extra years of life compared to a "watchful waitin...

Focal Therapy Evolves Into More Precise Treatment in Prostate Cancer

Historically the management of localized prostate cancer has centered on removal or ablation of the entire gland with either extirpative surgery or radiation. However the subsequent unacceptable adverse events profile can be devastating and life altering f...

Wholebody PETMRI helps stage highrisk prostate cancer patients

In patients with prostate cancer accurate primary staging is important for developing a treatment strategy. A study published in the December issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine found wholebody PETMRI may offer a onestopshop to do so.

Free prostate cancer MRI scans may soon be available in the UK

Free noninvasive prostate cancer screenings using multiparametric MRIwhich combines up to three different types of scans for a clearer image of the prostatemay soon be introduced in the U.K. according to a recent report by BBC News.

Prostate Cancer 3 Years More After Surgery

Men with clinically detected prostate cancer who had a long life expectancy lived for an additional 2.9 years following radical prostatectomy compared with patients who underwent watchful waiting. Medscape Medical News