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URO TODAY: Current prostate cancer tests are not good enough to enable doctors to decide which patients should be left to active surveillance, a German study suggests. READ MORE>

This study points out the difficulty in choosing the appropriate patients to counsel regarding active surveillance. Clearly the current diagnostic tests are not adequate. Should the current prognostic factors be combined with new tests such PCA-3?

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URO TODAY: The 90s introduction of PSA testing resulted in a big rise in diagnosis of prostate cancer , but over time this dropped back, while deaths declined by 20%, according to a study of men in a region of Germany. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: Earlier evidence that brassicas – cabbage, broccoli, brussels sprouts, etc – reduce prostate cancer risks has been enhanced by a recent study of more than 11,000 men in Germany. READ MORE>

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JULY 12: URO TODAY: A German study shows prostate cancer can be re-sected trans-urethrally with reasonable oncological results. Post-operative survival at 10 years was 96% for pT1, 91% for pT2, and 85% for pT3 patients in the study of radical trans-urethral re-section of prostate cancer (TURPC). READ MORE>

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