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OncLive ® Presents State of the Science Summit™ on Genitourinary Malignancies
This educational event will discuss some of the most pressing issues faced by oncologists and other medical experts when dealing with genitourinary malignancies. The summit will discuss critical topics such as bone targeting, treatment of castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer, kidney cancer and new clinical trials.07/21/2017 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - July 21, 2017 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Churchill Pharmaceuticals Announces NDA Filing Acceptance for YONSA(TM) by the U.S. FDA
The NDA contains data to support approval for YONSA, (abiraterone acetate) ultramicrosize tablets, for the treatment of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) Churchill Pharmaceuticals also announces positive results from the pivotal ST... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, FDA Churchill Pharmaceuticals, YONSA, abiraterone, Prostate Cancer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Title: Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - July 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Little evidence that vasectomy raises prostate cancer risk
A major study finds scant evidence that the procedure raises their risk of prostate cancer. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vasectomy Does Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study Vasectomy Does Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Men considering a vasectomy shouldn't worry that the procedure will increase their risk of prostate cancer, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only'trivial'effect, which may be due to chance (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - July 18, 2017 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Oncology, Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

EDAP pulls FDA bid for Focal One, plans to resubmit with new data
Edap (NSDQ:EDAP) said today it withdrew the FDA 510(k) application for its next-gen high-intensity focused ultrasound Focal One device designed to treat prostate cancer. The French company said that following “advanced discussions” with the federal watchdog, it plans to submit a new 510(k) application which includes new clinical data. “As mentioned during our last quarterly call, a shift in biopsy protocol has created difficulties in comparing biopsy data under the current 510k application. We actively worked with some of our key users in Europe to gather new and additional clinical data on Foca...
Source: Mass Device - July 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Ultrasound EDAP TMS SA Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Prostate Cancer, Vasectomy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
TUESDAY, July 18, 2017 -- For men who have had or might undergo a vasectomy, there is good news: A major study finds scant evidence that the procedure raises their risk of prostate cancer. " At most, there is a trivial association between vasectomy... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Geographic Factors and Health Disparities in Prostate Cancer Geographic Factors and Health Disparities in Prostate Cancer
Socioeconomic and racial differences based on patient location may offer information on barriers to prostate cancer care.Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Weak Link Between Vasectomy, Prostate Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No risk of high-grade, advanced, fatal cancer (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - July 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis: Vasectomy Likely Does Not Cause Prostate Cancer (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH A new meta-analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine may help ease patients'concerns about a previously reported link between vasectomy and prostate cancer.The analysis included … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance (Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - July 18, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Why cutting out prostate cancer might NOT be your best bet
The Daily Mail's resident health expert helps readers to treat their ailments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't avoid vasectomy for fear of prostate cancer: study
(Reuters Health) - Men considering a vasectomy shouldn't worry that the procedure will increase their risk of prostate cancer, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Height, Adiposity Associated With High-Grade Prostate Cancer, Death
Taller men are at increased risk for high-grade prostate cancer and prostate cancer death, according to a large registry study. Greater adiposity is also associated with higher-grade tumors and mortality. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - July 17, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Tags: Genitourinary Cancers News Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Surgery No Better Than Observation for Early Prostate Cancer Surgery No Better Than Observation for Early Prostate Cancer
Long-term follow-up of men in the PIVOT study shows that observation, not surgical intervention, may be a better option. But not for all men, says an expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include diet quality and longevity, health and coffee, treating depression, and prostatectomy in early prostate cancer. (Source: MedPage Today Urology)
Source: MedPage Today Urology - July 15, 2017 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: July 14, 2017
[Image from unsplash.com]From Novarad touting its VR-surgical guidance system to Zynex paying off its $2.2M loan, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Stimwave announces first patient in Brazil Stimwave announced in a July 5 press release that its first patients in Brazil have received Stimwave’s wireless pain relief device treatment for chronic pain. The patients are expected to receive the neuromodulation treatment as an alternative to opioid pain relief. The devices created by Stimwave deliver small pulses of energy to specific nerves to trigger a reac...
Source: Mass Device - July 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Clinical Trials Diabetes Diagnostics Imaging Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Pain Management Research & Development American Red Cross Nemaura Medical Novarad Owlstone Medical Stimwave Tactical Medical Zynex Inc. Source Type: news

ASTRO updates insurance coverage policies
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has revised its recommendations...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO bestows grants to survivor groups ASTRO names Gold Medal winners ASTRO publishes new guideline for SBRT in lung cancer Societies release guideline for localized prostate cancer ASTRO: Prostate cancer has 3 molecular subtypes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tall men have greater risk of developing prostate cancer
According to a study published in,BMC Medicine, taller men are at greater risk of developing aggressive form of prostate cancer due to their higher levels of hormone, IGF-1.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms - are YOU oblivious to these early signs?
PROSTATE cancer is the most common form of cancer in UK males with more than 40,000 new cases being diagnosed every year - but men are still oblivious to the symptoms of the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tall, Obese Men at Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to develop prostate cancer, die from it (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Height, weight may affect risk for aggressive prostate cancer: Study
The larger a man, the greater his risk of getting and dying from aggressive prostate cancer, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Says Men Should Masturbate 21 Times A Month — Here’s Why
Masturbating frequently could significantly reduce a man’s risk of prostate cancer. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery in Early Prostate Cancer Did Not Significantly Reduce Mortality
Long-term follow-up found no significant differences in all-cause or disease-related mortality in men with early prostate cancer randomized to either radical prostatectomy or to observation. Surgery led to more adverse events, but less treatment for disease progression. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - July 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Tags: Genitourinary Cancers News Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Separating food facts from fiction
UCLA Broadcast Studio As a nutritional epidemiologist devoted to prevention, Karin Michels has spent much of her career studying how health can be optimized through a proper diet.“People think it all comes down to their genes, but there is so much we can control by not smoking or being overweight, eating right and exercising at least moderately,” says Michels, professor and chair of the epidemiology department in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.What constitutes healthy eating? Michels, who frequently gives public talks on the topic, has found there are many widely held misconceptions that le...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

'Observation' Best for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ Observation ’ Best Option for Most Low - Risk Prostate Cancer
20 - year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nursing, Oncology, Surgery, Urology, News, Source Type: news

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from it (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

' Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Prostate Cancer (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from itSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Obesity, Prostate Cancer (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery is NOT best for prostate cancer
Researchers from the Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research found that 7.4 percent of those who had surgery die from their cancer versus 11.4 percent who did not. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Collecting outcomes to promote value-based healthcare
This case study describes how the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) has as started to collect, measure and use health outcomes for patients receiving prostate cancer care . The project is part of a wider programme of work currently underway in the trust to promote value-based healthcare. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
THURSDAY, July 13, 2017 -- The larger a man, the greater his risk of getting and dying from aggressive prostate cancer, a new study suggests. Every additional 4 inches of height increased a man's chances of being diagnosed with high-risk prostate... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

' Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
THURSDAY, July 13, 2017 -- Men with early stage prostate cancer who have surgery to remove their tumor do not live longer than those who receive no treatment at all, a long-running clinical trial has concluded. At the same time, nearly one in three... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Men with THESE two physical attributes at greater risk of dying from prostate cancer
PROSTATE cancer is more likely to claim the lives of men who are tall and obese, a new study has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer in taller and heavier men
The risk of aggressive prostate cancer is increased in taller men and those with a higher BMI and waist circumference, according to a new study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
Title: 'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
Title: Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Tall men in greater danger of aggressive prostate cancer  
Middle-aged spread of around four inches around the waist can raise the risk by another 13 per cent, an Oxford University study has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Height, Weight Linked with High-Grade Prostate Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But not with low-grade tumors or overall prostate cancer risk (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - July 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Cancer MOT: Mechanic taking on prostate cancer
Errol McKellar, a garage owner from Hackney, is raising awareness of prostate cancer by offering 20% discounts to any customer willing to get tested for the disease. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery for early-stage prostate cancer does not lead to longer lives, study finds
A long-term study of men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer has confirmed that patients who forgo immediate surgery have the same odds of living another decade or two as patients who have their tumors surgically removed.Theresults, published in Thursday ’s edition of the New England Journal... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - July 13, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Mira Abed Source Type: news

Tall men at bigger risk of aggressive prostate cancer, study suggests
UK scientists find chance of high-grade prostate cancer rises by 21% with every 10cm increment in heightTall men are at greater risk of contracting aggressiveprostate cancer and of dying from the disease, the findings of a large study suggest.British scientists found that every 10cm increment in height increased the chance of developing high-grade prostate cancer by 21% and the risk of death from the disease by 17%. They also found that obesity raised the risk of aggressive prostate cancer.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 13, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Haroon Siddique Tags: Prostate cancer Society Men's health & wellbeing Life and style UK news Cancer research Medical research Science Source Type: news

Tall men at higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer
Obesity is also associated with higher grade tumours and prostate cancer death Related items fromOnMedica Cheap blood test could boost prostate cancer treatment New risk estimation for prostate cancer improves accuracy New non-surgical treatment for early prostate cancer shows promise Special scan may curb need for first biopsy in 1 in 4 men with prostate cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 13, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from it (Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - July 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery (Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - July 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

No Benefit with Surgery for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Follow-up analysis confirms results of PIVOT trial (Source: MedPage Today Urology)
Source: MedPage Today Urology - July 12, 2017 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Prostatectomy for Localized Prostate Cancer Doesn't Improve Long-Term Survival (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM A 20-year study finds that radical prostatectomy is not associated with improved survival in patients with localized prostate cancer. The results, published in the New … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news