Search results for "Prostate Cancer"

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Marie Curie helps patients with metastatic prostate cancer

Radium-223 and Metastatic Prostate Cancer (Summary video from the editors of NEJM). ... Fighting Prostate Cancer with Radium-223 — Not Your Madame’s Isotope (NEJM editorial).
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Circumcision may cut prostate cancer risk

QD: News Every Day--Circumcision may cut prostate cancer risk. Circumcision before first sexual intercourse is associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer, suggesting that the disease, like many other ... They conducted a population-based,
June 2019

Beware how the affect heuristic filters your view of data

They develop data that supports their preconceived notions. We see this in medical debates: screening for prostate cancer, age to screen for breast cancer, whether or not to empirically treat some ... adolescent/young adult sore throats, the value of
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Urinalysis sought for prostate cancer

QD: News Every Day--Urinalysis sought for prostate cancer. A urine screening test for prostate cancer seeks to become an intermediate step before requiring patients to undergo biopsy, researchers reported. ... The anomaly, a fusion between the
June 2019

Aiding patients' decisions on PSA screening

If it does decrease the likelihood of dying of prostate cancer, the effect is small. ... American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer: Update 2010.
July 2011

First do no harm

He was diagnosed with bladder cancer and doctors recommended surgery that had a 50% chance of extending his life. ... I know of another elderly man (a friend's father) who had prostate surgery for prostate cancer, even though he was over 80 years old and
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Statins may decrease prostate cancer mortality risk

QD: News Every Day--Statins may decrease prostate cancer mortality risk. Use of statins after a diagnosis of prostate cancer was associated with a decreased mortality risk, and the effect was ... During a mean follow-up of more than 4 years, there were
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Vitamin E supplements associated with prostate cancer risk

For the prostate cancer study, men from 427 study sites North America were randomized between August 2001 and June 2004. ... Eligibility criteria included a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) of 4.0 ng/mL or less, a digital rectal examination not suspicious
June 2019

Can we unmuddle mammography?

In medicine, 2 decades is just about forever. Perhaps the value of mammography is perennially muddled, if just a bit less so than prostate cancer screening, for the most obvious of ... Breast cancer tends to be more aggressive and progress faster in
June 2019

Parsing the pros and cons of breast cancer screening

In contrast, I do not specifically recommend prostate cancer screening, although I think that's a close call. ... I practice what I preach, of course: I do get colonoscopies, but do not undergo prostate cancer screening, and the women in my family get
June 2019

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