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URO TODAY: Cancer survivors are more likely to undergo a bone density scan, flu vaccination, and cholesterol testing than those who haven’t had cancer, a big UK study has found. READ MORE>

Prostate cancer survivors are less likely to have their blood pressure tested, according to the analysis. Breast cancer survivors are less likely to receive a blood pressure or cholesterol evaluation.

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JULY 3: NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFOLINK: Results from a UK study show the potential of transrectal, whole-gland, high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) in patients with low risk, organ-confined prostate cancer. However, many of those treated likely fall into the category of men who don’t actually need treatment for their prostate cancer at all, and the risk for post-treatment erectile dysfunction after HIFU in this trial appears to be significant — at about 30 percent after 1 year of follow-up. READ MORE>

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MAY 14: NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFO-LINK:  Men with advanced prostate cancer who received androgen deprivation therapy using Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist showed significant and sustained decreases in bone mineral density, compared with those on anti-androgen therapy with bicalutamide, according to a UK study of 618 patients.  READ MORE>

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