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A case-matched study of toxicity outcomes after proton therapy and intensity-modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer - Abstract

BACKGROUND: The authors assessed whether proton beam therapy (PBT) for prostate cancer (PCa) was associated with differing toxicity compared with intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) using case-matched analysis.

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Castration-resistant prostate cancer: AUA Guideline amendment - Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this amendment is to incorporate relevant newly-published literature to better provide a rational basis for the management of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

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Extended use of P504S positive primary circulating prostate cell detection to determine the need for initial prostate biopsy in a prostate cancer screening program in Chile - Abstract

BACKGROUND: To determine the frequency of primary circulating prostate cells (CPC) detection according to age and serum PSA levels in a cohort of men undergoing screening for prostate cancer and to determine the diagnostic yield in those men complying with the criteria for prostate biopsy.

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Value of a standardized lexicon for reporting levels of diagnostic certainty in prostate MRI - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness and diagnostic performance of a 5-point standardized diagnostic certainty lexicon for reporting the likelihood of extracapsular extension (ECE) of prostate cancer on routine staging prostate MRI.

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NBN gain is predictive for adverse outcome following image-guided radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer - Abstract

Despite the use of clinical prognostic factors (PSA, T-category and Gleason score), 20-60% of localized prostate cancers (PCa) fail primary local treatment.

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How accurate is multiparametric MR imaging in evaluation of prostate cancer volume? - Abstract

Purpose: To assess the factors influencing multiparametric ( MP multiparametric ) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging accuracy in estimating prostate cancer histologic volume ( Vh histologic volume ).

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Less advanced disease at initiation of salvage androgen deprivation therapy is associated with decreased mortality following biochemical failure post-salvage radiation therapy - Abstract

Background: The optimal clinical context for initiation of salvage androgen deprivation therapy (SADT) following the biochemical recurrence of localized prostate cancer remains controversial.

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Epigenetics of prostate cancer - Abstract

The introduction of novel technologies that can be applied to the investigation of the molecular underpinnings of human cancer has allowed for new insights into the mechanisms associated with tumor development and progression.

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Secondary sarcoma of bone post-prostate brachytherapy: A case report, "Beyond the Abstract," by Jessica Conway, MD and Michael McKenzie, MD

BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - In this case report, we discussed the case of a high-grade undifferentiated sarcoma of bone diagnosed 6 years following prostate brachytherapy implant. The following were some additional concepts not fully expressed in the abstract.

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Prostate cancer incidence in Turkey: An epidemiological study - Abstract

BACKGROUND: This study aimed to determine the incidence of prostate cancer in Turkey in a population-based sample, and to determine clinical and pathological characteristics of the cases.

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