Driver found for more deadly prostate cancer

(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) A transcription factor that aids neuron function also appears to enable a cell conversion in the prostate gland that can make an already recurrent cancer even more deadly, scientists say.
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AbstractPurpose of reviewMedical decisions concerning active surveillance are complex, especially when evidence on superiority of one of the treatments is lacking. Decision aids have been developed to facilitate shared decision-making on whether to pursue an active surveillance strategy. However, it is unclear how these decision aids are designed and which outcomes are considered relevant. The purpose of this study is to systematically review all decision aids in the field of oncological active surveillance strategies and outcomes used by authors to assess their efficacy.Recent findingsA search was performed in Embase, Med...
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ConclusionsFindings suggest the one-factor, 11-itemInformed Prostate Cancer Screening Decision Self-Efficacy Scale has excellent psychometric properties and utility in reliably measuring health-related decision self-efficacy in African-American men. Future research is needed to confirm this factor structure among socio-demographically diverse African Americans.
Source: Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer is considered a preference sensitive decision; meaning it does not only depend on what is best from a medical point of view, but also fro...
Source: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
Authors: Ceccarelli M, Venanzi Rullo E, Marino MA, d'Aleo F, Pellicanò GF, D'Andrea F, Marino A, Cacopardo B, Celesia BM, La Rocca G, Di Rosa M, Condorelli F, Berretta M, Nunnari G Abstract The increasing incidence of chronic pathologies and especially non-AIDS defining cancers, such as lung cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, and Hodgkin's lymphoma after the introduction of combined antiretroviral therapy requires the infectious diseases specialist to know how and when to suspect and diagnose cancer in people living with HIV. The aim of this review is to prov...
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
MRI-targeted biopsy can greatly improve prostate cancer diagnosis and reduce...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI-guided prostate biopsies improve cancer detection Which biopsy method best detects prostate cancer? AIUM: TRUS or MRI for prostate diagnosis? Multiparametric MRI aids in prostate cancer follow-up Societies eye role for prostate MRI-guided biopsy
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Conclusions There was variable uptake of the PtDAs between the cases. Men who received the PtDA had positive outcomes. Several strategies were identified to increase or sustain PtDA use. Implications for Practice Nurses have a key role in supporting men making decisions about prostate cancer treatment by providing PtDAs, answering questions, and advocating for men's preferences.
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Researchers are touting the efficacy of a new, incision-free MRI-guided procedure...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI restaging for recurrent prostate cancer has its flaws Prostate cancer patients prefer mpMRI over biopsy Which biopsy method best detects prostate cancer? AIUM: TRUS or MRI for prostate diagnosis? Multiparametric MRI aids in prostate cancer follow-up
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CONCLUSIONS: Urinary PCA3 has an acceptable diagnostic accuracy, aids in the study of patients with suspected prostate cancer, and can be used as a guide for directing the performance of the first prostate biopsy and decreasing unnecessary biopsies. PMID: 31793864 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Canadian Urological Association Journal - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Can Urol Assoc J Source Type: research
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