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There is considerable variation in listed charges for simple intensity-modulated radiation therapy used in prostate cancer treatment

Intensity-Modulated Radiation Charges for Prostate Cancer Vary

Mean charge for standard 28-fraction was $111,728.80, 10.1 times the price paid by Medicare
A behavioral intervention that increases vegetable consumption does not reduce the risk for progression of early-stage prostate cancer

Increasing Vegetable Intake Does Not Slow Prostate Cancer

Behavioral intervention had no impact on time to progression among men with early-stage disease
An artificial intelligence system can be used to detect and grade prostate cancer in prostate needle biopsy samples

AI System Can Detect, Grade Cancer in Prostate Needle Biopsy

AUCs were 0.997, 0.986 for distinguishing between benign, malignant biopsy cores, respectively
Risk-tailored screening could potentially reduce overdiagnosis and improve the cost-effectiveness of a prostate cancer screening program

Risk-Based Approach Could Help Target Prostate Cancer Screening

Risk-based screening yields less overdiagnosis, more cost-effective than age-based screening
Among older men with prostate cancer

Organ Transplant Does Not Worsen Prostate Cancer Outcome

No increase in cancer-specific mortality seen in men with prostate cancer who receive organ transplants
Current statin use is inversely associated with the risk for lethal prostate cancer

Current Statin Use May Lower Risk for Lethal Prostate Cancer

Strong inverse association found for PTEN-null cancer but not for PTEN-intact cancers
Systematic prostate-specific antigen screening is advised for men who are carriers of the BRCA2 mutation

Study Supports PSA Screening for Male BRCA2 Carriers

Further follow-up needed to assess benefit of PSA screening in male BRCA1 mutation carriers
Patients with breast or prostate cancer who are obese score higher in psychosocial problem-related distress than nonobese patients

Cancer Patients With Obesity Show Poorer Psychosocial Health

Among breast cancer and prostate cancer patients, scores for distress higher for obese than nonobese
For three commercial panels for prostate cancer prognosis

Racial Differences Found in Gene Panels for Prostate Cancer Prognosis

Gene expression differs for European-American men, African-American men for three commercial panels
Receiving care at a multidisciplinary clinic facilitates adherence to evidence-based national treatment guidelines for prostate cancer

More Appropriate Prostate Cancer Tx Seen at Multidisciplinary Clinic

Patients with low-risk disease more likely to receive nondefinitive therapy at MultiD clinic versus SEER