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AI System Beats Radiologists in Detecting Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer

β€” AI detected 6.8% more clinically significant cancers, 20% fewer indolent cancers

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Artery Inflammation and CV Events; Stepped Palliative Care for Lung Cancer Patients

Also in TTHealthWatch: diets and medicine in IBS and active surveillance in prostate cancer

Jun 08, 2024
Increased Heart Risks With Newer Prostate Cancer Drugs, Meta-Analysis Shows

Adding ARSIs to ADT for advanced disease doubled the risk of high-grade CV events, death

Jun 06, 2024
Metformin Fails to Stop Early Prostate Cancer Progression

Study suggests it may even be detrimental in some groups of patients on active surveillance

Jun 05, 2024
Mood, Libido Suffer After Men Ditch Anabolic Steroids

Sexual dysfunction, depression more common in past users

Jun 04, 2024
Metformin Fails to Stop Early Prostate Cancer Progression

Study suggests it may even be detrimental in some groups of patients on active surveillance

Mood, Libido Suffer After Men Ditch Anabolic Steroids

Sexual dysfunction, depression more common in past users

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Cheap Drug Eases Hot Flashes in Men With Prostate Cancer

Anticholinergic oxybutynin for patients taking ADT also improved quality of life in the process

Jun 03, 2024
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Urologists Flee Mission Health

Specialists mark the latest departures following HCA takeover

May 31, 2024
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More Evidence Backs Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Half of patients did not have grade reclassification or treatment after 10 years of follow-up

May 30, 2024
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Psychostimulant No Help in Relieving Cancer-Related Fatigue

No significant differences in outcomes between methylphenidate, placebo

May 22, 2024
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PSA Nadir 6 Months After Primary RT Correlates With Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Or does it? Editorial questions prognostic, predictive value in contemporary practice

May 22, 2024
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Opinion
Healthcare Needs Qualified Expert Witnesses More Than Ever

Not only can it provide a new challenge, sometimes it's just the right thing to do

May 15, 2024
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How We Analyzed the Impact of State Bans on Gender-Affirming Care

These drugs are only a part of gender-affirming care, but they hint at bigger changes over time

May 14, 2024
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Low Testosterone Linked With Mortality Risk in Aging Men

Meta-analysis examined studies with mass spectroscopy measures, providing greater accuracy

May 13, 2024
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Vasectomy Failure Uncommon, but More Frequent Than Previously Suspected

Failure rate increased when performed by a non-urologist, no post-procedure semen analysis

May 09, 2024
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More Younger Adults Opting for Sterilization in Post-Dobbs Era, Studies Find

Impact likely to be long-lasting, says researcher

May 07, 2024
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Drug for Sexual Desire Disorder in Women Works in Men, Too

Multiple favorable effects on male sexual function ascribed to bremelanotide

May 07, 2024
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Mixed Results for Combo Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction

One combination was effective in severe ED, but another was not for milder ED

May 06, 2024
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Post-Orgasmic Illness Syndrome Remains a 'Medical Mystery'

Uncommon, debilitating, male-centric, with as many questions as answers after years of study

May 06, 2024
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