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New Analysis Confirms Suspected Bias of Large U.S. Prostate Screening Study

A new paper appearing in Annals of Internal Medicine used simulation modeling to try to correct for a known bias in a notable U.S. trial of prostate cancer screening, called PLCO. That study along with a large European one played an … Continue reading

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14: The Unmentioned Number in the Prostate Cancer/Coffee Story

Headlines across the Internet blared with the news over the past week that coffee could cut the risk of prostate cancer in half.  It was an irresistible headline. But just how reliable was the finding? What if I told you … Continue reading

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Androgen-Deprivation Therapy in Prostate Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it is evaluating whether Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) Agonists may increase the risk of diabetes and certain cardiovascular diseases (heart attack, sudden cardiac death, stroke) in men taking the drugs to treat prostate … Continue reading

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