Posts Tagged ‘worse prognosis’

URO TODAY: Younger men with high-risk prostate cancer appear to have worse prognosis than older men with similar disease, according to a study of 4000 men receiving hormone treatment. READ MORE>

This, along with the other prognostic variables established in the current study, may help identify candidates for clinical trials evaluating secondary treatments for patients with castrate-resistant disease.

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URO TODAY: A  gene fusion common in cancer patients called TMPRSS2-ERG is associated with worse prognosis in men with prostate cancer, Harvard Medical School researchers have found, with higher tumor stage and tumor-specific death or metastasis. READ MORE>

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