Can you tell me definitively whether the PSA-lowering effect of alpha blockers is similar to that of finasteride?
AANP 2015 Annual Meeting
More targeted efforts needed for prostate-specific antigen screening.
Provisional clinical opinion from ASCO suggests benefit for men with longer life expectancy
Men's Health Information Center
The USPSTF recommends that prostate cancer screenings should be an individual decision.
U.S. primary care providers ordered twice as many office-based prostate-specific antigen tests in 2008 as they did in 1997.
In the United States, the rate of prostate cancer screening is down, and the number of men diagnosed with the disease has also dropped.
New research suggests that men with low-risk prostate cancer who undergo choose watchful waiting may not receive timely treatment when compared to those undergoing active treatment.
A 55-year-old man with androgenic alopecia has had a satisfactory response on finasteride (Propecia) prescribed for him by another clinician six years ago. As his new clinician, I am being asked to authorize refills. How long can he safely use finasteride? Is any special monitoring required?—Naheed Mahlik, MD, San Jose, Calif. Patients can safely use…
Neither selenium nor vitamin E, alone or in combination, reduced the risk of prostate cancer or other cancers in men.
The analysis of diagnostic characteristics may predict the result of a confirmatory biopsy.