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Radical prostatectomy is surgery to remove all of the prostate gland and some of the tissue around it, to treat prostate cancer.
Clinical factors can help predict the risk of prostate cancer death for patients following a radical prostatectomy

Clinical factors can help predict the risk of prostate cancer death for patients following a radical prostatectomy

Rate of increase in PSA value predicts risk of death following radiation therapy

Rate of increase in PSA value predicts risk of death following radiation therapy

Tool helps determine who is at high risk of death after prostate cancer recurrence following surgery

Tool helps determine who is at high risk of death after prostate cancer recurrence following surgery

Accuracy of PSA screening for detecting prostate cancer

Accuracy of PSA screening for detecting prostate cancer

Finding could provide targets for diagnosis, prognosis, therapy of prostate cancer

Finding could provide targets for diagnosis, prognosis, therapy of prostate cancer

Obesity appears to increase the risk of prostate cancer

Obesity appears to increase the risk of prostate cancer

New study says surgery still the best option for prostate cancer

New study says surgery still the best option for prostate cancer

Innovative urine test for highly specific prostate cancer gene shows promise

Innovative urine test for highly specific prostate cancer gene shows promise

cT3 prostate cancer is operable

cT3 prostate cancer is operable

Social and cultural factors play a significant role in the treatment decisions of patients with prostate cancer

Social and cultural factors play a significant role in the treatment decisions of patients with prostate cancer

Cryoablation effective, safe, durable treatment for prostate cancer

Cryoablation effective, safe, durable treatment for prostate cancer

Prostate cancer treatment leads to declines in sexual and urinary function

Prostate cancer treatment leads to declines in sexual and urinary function

Smallest patient to receive surgery to correct an abdominal disorder using an advanced surgical robotic system

Smallest patient to receive surgery to correct an abdominal disorder using an advanced surgical robotic system

New operating room with 3-dimensional technology that takes modern robotic surgery to new levels

New operating room with 3-dimensional technology that takes modern robotic surgery to new levels

Overweight post prostate cancer surgery patients have greater chance of cancer recurrence

Overweight post prostate cancer surgery patients have greater chance of cancer recurrence

Minimal information available on the likelihood of side effects from prostate cancer treatment

Minimal information available on the likelihood of side effects from prostate cancer treatment

Study shows prostate brachytherapy using ‘Radioactive Seeds’ is an effective alterantive to surgery or external radiation

Study shows prostate brachytherapy using ‘Radioactive Seeds’ is an effective alterantive to surgery or external radiation

Kentucky's first robotic procedure treats prostate

Kentucky's first robotic procedure treats prostate

Radiation therapy for recurring prostate cancer

Radiation therapy for recurring prostate cancer