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Prostate cancer recurrence linked to metabolic syndrome, obesity

Prostate cancer recurrence linked to metabolic syndrome, obesity

A positive correlation between increased BMI and risk of prostate cancer recurrence was observed in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy.

Clinical tool may help in prostate cancer screenings

Polygenic hazard scores were developed to help predict the age of onset of prostate cancer.

Ibuprofen use may compromise reproductive health in men

Increased ibuprofen administration elevates LH and decreases testosterone to LH and inhibin B to FSH ratios in young adult men.

Opinion

Are prostate biopsies linked to the spread of cancerous cells?

Cases of prostate biopsies resulting in the spread of cancerous cells are rare.

What in the world is Vasalgel?

A form of male birth control called Vasalgel, which works by injecting a polymer gel into the vas deferens, is being developed in the United States.

Colonoscopy tips from the front lines

We can empower colonoscopy patients with a few written instructions to help ensure the procedure is safe and has optimal outcomes.

Clinical Features

Risk of Alzheimer dementia after androgen deprivation therapy

Risk of Alzheimer dementia after androgen deprivation therapy

A recent cohort study evaluated the risk of developing Alzheimer dementia after ADT in 16,888 men with prostate cancer, 14.2% of whom were treated with ADT.

Sexual orientation, gender identity, and LGBT health care

Sexual orientation, gender identity, and LGBT health care

LGBT practice management includes routine cancer screening in accordance with current guidelines.

Legal Advisor

When Does a Doctor's Obligation to a Patient End?

When Does a Doctor's Obligation to a Patient End?

A urologist did not communicate a patient's abnormal PSA test result because the patient switched to another urologist.

After Radical Prostatectomy, Patient Learns He Never Had Prostate Cancer

After Radical Prostatectomy, Patient Learns He Never Had Prostate Cancer

Dr. B, 57, was a urologist with a busy private practice. One of his patients was Mr. O, 69, who had an abnormal PSA result.

Urologist Pays Heavy Price After Discounting Complaints from Annoying Patient

Urologist Pays Heavy Price After Discounting Complaints from Annoying Patient

Dr. L, 68, was busy. His urology practice was booming and he felt compelled to shuffle patients in and out quickly. As a sole practitioner for close to 30 years, he had specific ideas of how he wanted his office to run.

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