Tag: cancer of the prostate

Liquid Biopsies Helpful in Prostate Cancer, but Most Not Ready for Routine Use

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Liquid biopsies have the potential to guide therapeutic decision making in prostate cancer, but issues such as assay standardization, cost...

Postprostatectomy Urinary Outcomes Vary Widely by Patient and Surgeon

(Reuters Health) – Patient-reported urinary outcomes three months after radical prostatectomy vary by patient and by surgeon, and a new study suggests that outcomes may...

Physicians, Patients Need to Know Limits of DNA Privacy Law

Because of the role genetic testing now plays in the management of cancer, and in the identification of risk for the disease, physicians should make...

Hydrogel Injection May Curb Unwanted Radiation From Prostate Radiotherapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In men receiving prostate radiotherapy, use of a perirectal hydrogel spacer (SpaceOAR, Boston Scientific) may help reduce rectal irradiation and...