Search results for "Prostate Cancer"

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High-value management of patients with GI symptoms

Cheatham. Another etiology of rectal bleeding is radiation proctitis, which typically develops one to two years after radiation exposure in those treated for cervical cancer or prostate cancer, he noted. ... Cheatham. Finally, he said, cancer is an
June 2017

The gravity of misinformation

Fish oil causes prostate cancer, except that it doesn’t.
November 2019

New Pap smear guidelines: right care or rationed care?

HPV is the most common sexually-transmitted disease and aside from causing cervical cancer is also the cause of genital warts. ... to 26 that immunize them from the subtypes of HPV that cause cancer.
November 2019

Prostate screening controversy far from settled

Case closed, right? Hardly. The prostate cancer screening debate has been raging for the past decade. ... So, where do we go from here? Prostate cancer screening is an ideal topic to include patient input.
November 2019

PSA: To screen or not to screen

2. Prostate cancer is still a leading cancer killer for men in the U.S. ... 2. Just because you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, doesn't mean you need to treat it.
November 2019

Healthy skepticism

to. When it came back at 4.10 ng/dL (threshold 4.00), he went for biopsy (what else to do?) which showed low grade, gland-confined prostate cancer. ... Or George, who dutifully came yearly for his digital rectal exam, got his PSA, and when his biopsy
November 2019

Heparin labeling changed, non-egg flu vaccine approved

An expanded approval of abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) to treat metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer prior to chemotherapy. ... The drug was initially approved in November 2011 for use in patients whose prostate cancer progressed after treatment
February 2013

PSA tests not advised

African-American men have a much higher rate of aggressive prostate cancer and men in high risk groups may get higher benefit from these tests. ... The American Cancer Society estimates that 241,740 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year,
November 2019

3 differences between prostate and breast cancer screening

For prostate cancer, the SEER data show a median age of 67 years at diagnosis, and for death from prostate cancer, 80 years. ... So the potential number of life-years saved by early detection and intervention is, on average, greater for breast cancer
November 2019

Leflunomide gets boxed warning, ARBs under review

Cabazitaxel (Jevtana), a chemotherapy drug used with prednisone for prostate cancer. ... It is the first treatment for advanced, hormone-refractory prostate cancer that has worsened during or after treatment with docetaxel.
September 2010

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