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Doctors Pushing for 15-Year Followup for Prostate Cancer Patients

For many cancer patients, surviving 10 years past cancer treatment is a cause for celebration, as they can be declared cancer-free. Yet prostate cancer is one form of cancer that has a higher risk of late recurrence or a recurrence occurring 10 to 15 years after a perceived successful treatment. Because of this risk of late recurrence, […]

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Obesity Linked to Higher Survival Rate for Radical Cystectomy

Patients who undergo a radical cystectomy as treatment for bladder cancer have an improved survival rate if they are obese, a recently reported finding shows. The findings were reported at the American Urological Association’s 2014 annual meeting and showed that, for muscle-invasive bladder cancer, obesity is actually a benefit in treatment outcomes. The study followed […]

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HIFU for Prostate Cancer Treatment Shows Promise in Preserving Erectile Function

For men who have prostate cancer, the treatments often carry side effects that are worse than the disease itself. Erectile dysfunction is one of these. This problem was the subject of a study performed by British researchers at the London NHS Trust, and the research was reported at the American Urological Association 2014 annual meeting. […]

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