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After adjustment for nonbiological differences

Black Race Not Tied to Worse Prostate Cancer Mortality

Findings seen in cohorts of men with nonmetastatic disease after adjusting for nonbiological differences
Specific fat deposits

Location of Body Fat Linked to Advanced, Fatal Prostate Cancer

Risk for advanced, fatal disease also increased in association with body mass index, waist circumference
Overall rates of active surveillance are up for all men with low-risk prostate cancer

Fewer Black Men Adopt Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

Overall, use of active surveillance nearly tripled among both black and nonblack men from 2010 to 2015
For men with metastatic

ASCO: Enzalutamide Beneficial in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Progression-free, overall survival longer for men with metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer
Clinical guidelines on adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy have been updated

Guidelines Updated for Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy

Updates include adjuvant radiotherapy for patients with adverse pathologic findings, hormonal therapies

American Urological Association, May 3-6

The American Urological Association 2019 Annual Meeting The annual meeting of the American Urological Association was held from May 3 to 6 in...
Atenolol is associated with a reduction in incident intermediate- and low-risk prostate cancer

AUA: Atenolol Linked to Drop in Low-, Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

After adjustment for confounders, atenolol displayed significant protective effect on prostate cancer
Single-dose high dose-rate brachytherapy is safe and effective for low-risk prostate cancer

Single-Dose Brachytherapy Effective for Prostate Cancer

Two-year and three-year biochemical progression-free survival rate of 100 percent for low-risk disease
Focal laser ablation of low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer is associated with low morbidity and good oncologic outcomes

Morbidity Low With Focal Laser Ablation of Prostate Cancer

Tumor diameter above the median was only significant predictor for positive MRI after treatment
Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates are decreasing or stabilizing in most countries

AACR: Prostate Cancer Incidence Dropping, Stable in Most Countries

Decreases in mortality seen in 14 countries, stabilization in 54 of 71 countries