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Disparities in Transgender Prostate Screening Uptake Driven by Clinicians

Clinician-led recommendations for and discussions of PSA screening explained differences between cisgender and transgender screening rates

Plant-Based Food Intake Linked to Better QoL in Prostate Cancer

Higher plant-based diet index linked to better scores for sexual function, urinary irritation/obstruction, urinary incontinence, hormonal/vitality

Change in Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked to Prostate Cancer Incidence

Change in CRF inversely linked to prostate cancer incidence, but no association seen for prostate cancer mortality

Treatment Adverse Events Vary With Favorable, Unfavorable Prognosis in Prostate Cancer

Radical prostatectomy linked to worse urinary incontinence but not worse sexual function for men with favorable, unfavorable prognosis

Digital Rectal Exam Has Low Diagnostic Value for Prostate Cancer

Low diagnostic value seen as independent test and supplementary measure to PSA for detection of prostate cancer

Most Men Choose Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Recommendation by urologist was strongest determinant for AS uptake; shared treatment decision also linked to AS

Receipt of Novel Hormonal Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer Varies With Race

Black patients had significantly lower use of NHT than White patients, which persisted at five years

MRI Measure May ID Men at Risk for Postradiation Genitourinary Toxicity

Longer prostatic urethral length independently tied to higher risk for developing late genitourinary toxicity

Black Men More Likely Than Whites to Have Prostate Cancer at Any Given PSA...

Black men more likely than White men to receive a prostate cancer diagnosis on their first prostate biopsy

2008 to 2020 Saw Increase in Survival for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Shift in survival occurred during introduction of doublet therapy