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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.
New prognostic biomarker may help determine risk of prostate cancer-related death

New prognostic biomarker may help determine risk of prostate cancer-related death

New imaging test detects prostate cancer much better than any other tests in use today

New imaging test detects prostate cancer much better than any other tests in use today

African American men with prostate cancer have significantly lower PSA density than Caucasian men

African American men with prostate cancer have significantly lower PSA density than Caucasian men

Study: Prostate surgery patients have unrealistic expectations regarding postoperative sexual function

Study: Prostate surgery patients have unrealistic expectations regarding postoperative sexual function

Transition Therapeutics Ireland signs agreement for investigator-led TT701 Phase 2 clinical study

Transition Therapeutics Ireland signs agreement for investigator-led TT701 Phase 2 clinical study

Myriad Genetics and Tufts Health Plan sign agreement to cover Prolaris® for members with localized prostate cancer

Myriad Genetics and Tufts Health Plan sign agreement to cover Prolaris® for members with localized prostate cancer

International study provides evidence of clear link between smoking and risk of prostate cancer

International study provides evidence of clear link between smoking and risk of prostate cancer

Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier predicts metastasis in patients treated with salvage radiation therapy

Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier predicts metastasis in patients treated with salvage radiation therapy

Current fee-for-service models in U.S. healthcare may jeopardize prostate surgery patients

Current fee-for-service models in U.S. healthcare may jeopardize prostate surgery patients

Quitting smoking can help improve outcomes after major urologic surgery

Quitting smoking can help improve outcomes after major urologic surgery

Novel Ga-68-PSMA-ligand PET/CT effective for early detection of prostate cancer recurrence

Novel Ga-68-PSMA-ligand PET/CT effective for early detection of prostate cancer recurrence

Researchers evaluate decision aids for patient's choice of localised prostate cancer treatment

Researchers evaluate decision aids for patient's choice of localised prostate cancer treatment

Research findings lay groundwork for improving treatment assessment for men with prostate cancer

Research findings lay groundwork for improving treatment assessment for men with prostate cancer

Cabazitaxel therapy may be more effective in treating prostate cancer

Cabazitaxel therapy may be more effective in treating prostate cancer

GenomeDx announces publication of positive validation study for Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier

GenomeDx announces publication of positive validation study for Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier

Prostate cancer patients with detectable post-operative PSA should receive more aggressive treatment

Prostate cancer patients with detectable post-operative PSA should receive more aggressive treatment

ArborMetrix's RegistryMetrix analytics platform selected for UNC's urology department

ArborMetrix's RegistryMetrix analytics platform selected for UNC's urology department

Palmetto GBA issues positive coverage policy for GenomeDx's Decipher prostate cancer test

Palmetto GBA issues positive coverage policy for GenomeDx's Decipher prostate cancer test

Study: Common prostate cancer therapy exposes low-risk patients to more adverse side effects

Study: Common prostate cancer therapy exposes low-risk patients to more adverse side effects

Researchers develop genetic test to predict prostate cancer recurrence

Researchers develop genetic test to predict prostate cancer recurrence