SAN DIEGO, CA USA (UroToday.com) - The prostate cancer screening session at the AUA 2013 in San Diego included several main themes: (1) change in practice patterns following release of the USPSTF’s PSA screening recommendations, (2) improvement of biopsy techniques by integrating MRI technology, and (3) rising rates of complications following repeat prostate biopsy.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA USA (UroToday.com) - Within the last decade, despite a considerable rise in the age-adjusted incidence of prostate cancer in the United States, the incidence of prostate cancer has remained stable (180 cases per 100 000 men).
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) -
A commentary on the multiple articles in theJournal of the National Cancer Institute dealing with prostate-specific antigen screening trials, prostate cancer mortality, and hormonal therapies
WILLIAMSBURG, VA USA (UroToday.com) - The recent and controversial recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) to eliminate PSA-based screening for prostate cancer has forced the urologic community, as a whole, to not only defend but also sharpen current screening strategies.
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Systematic 10-12 core transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy (TRUSGB) in men with elevated PSA and/or abnormal digital rectal examination can lead to over-diagnosis and subsequent over-treatment of indolent prostate cancer (PCa), but also to under-diagnosis of significant PCa.
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