PROSTATE CANCER

Study examines link between inflammation, prostate CaResearchers at UCLA have discovered a previously unrecognized type of progenitor cell in inflamed areas of the prostate that have the ability to initiate cancer in response to genetic changes.
Few prostate Ca patients with BCR develop metastasisFewer than 20% of patients with biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy develop metastasis, and a smaller proportion die as a result of prostate cancer.
Is 1.5 the new magic number for PSA screening?A new approach to prostate cancer screening has been proposed by investigators who claim the idea of informed decision-making by primary care physicians is not working when it comes to PSA testing.

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