Items Tagged ‘PSA’

October 3rd, 2016

Different Treatment Options Appear Equally Effective in Early Prostate Cancer


Among men with early prostate cancer that is detected through prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, treatment with either surgery, radiation therapy, or monitoring until progression all appear to provide approximately the same survival rates at 10 years. Spread of cancer, however, was higher among those whose cancer was monitored until progression. These results were recently published […]

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Tags: active monitoring, early, Early Stage I-II (A-B) Prostate Cancer, News, Prostate Cancer, prostatectomy, PSA, radiation, regimen, surgery

August 15th, 2016

Midlife PSA Levels Correlate to Risk of Future Lethal Prostate Cancer


A baseline prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level among men at midlife appears to be highly correlated with the risk of developing lethal prostate cancer within their lifetimes. These results were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men in the United States. Recently, screening […]

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Tags: News, Prostate Cancer, PSA, risk, screening, Screening/Prevention Prostate Cancer