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Erectile dysfunction and prostate surgery

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated erectile function after prostate surgery in men with high-risk localized prostate cancer. Researchers reported high rates of erectile dysfunction following prostate surgery.  Some background Surgical removal of the prostate gland is a common treatment for localized prostate cancer (cancer confined to the...

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The effect of standard treatments in patients with favorable and unfavorable prostate cancer

Posted by on Jun 7, 2015 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors aimed to determine the effect of common treatments on prostate cancer-specific mortality for patients with intermediate-risk prostate cancer.  Some background Intermediate-risk prostate cancer is cancer that has grown through and/or out of the prostate. It can be further classified as favorable or...

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Identifying prostate cancer progression

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors aimed to identify the best options available to identify metastatic prostate cancer. Some background Metastatic prostate cancer is cancer that has spread from the prostate gland into tissues and organs around the body. In some cases patients with metastatic cancer can become resistant to certain treatments, such as...

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The effect of chemotherapy on patient quality of life

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors aimed to determine the impact of docetaxel on patient quality of life.  Some background Metastatic cancer is cancer that has spread around the body from the primary tumor site. Docetaxel (Taxotere, Docecad) is a chemotherapy drug used to treat lung, prostate, breast, stomach and head/neck cancer by preventing cancer...

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