A possible side effect of 5-α reductase inhibitors is sexual dysfunction and some men, particularly those being treated for alopecia, report that sexual dysfunction continues after the withdrawal of treatment. However, there is little robust evidence to quantify the risk … Continue reading
It is important to know whether Australian men diagnosed with prostate cancer are receiving optimal clinical care as set out in best practice guidelines. Clinical registries are useful tools to help to monitor health care provision and clinical outcomes. A … Continue reading
The doctor says it’s time for you to have a PSA test. But what is the PSA test exactly?
A recent study found that viewing a video-format decision aid reduced men’s interest in PSA screening, primarily those who were undecided prior to viewing the aid and more than half wanted to speak to their doctor about their decision.
The treatment of metastatic prostate cancer has advanced significantly in recent years, says Medical Oncologist Dr Emma Beardsley.
Researchers found that a 6-month diet and physical activity plan can help reduce side-effects of androgen deprivation therapy treatment for prostate cancer.
Men with prostate cancer can experience regret about treatment choices made and about the way in which the treatment was chosen. The first systematic review of studies examining regret after prostate cancer treatment was published recently in Psycho-Oncology.
A study recently published in the BMJ examined the question, what level of over-detection people might find acceptable in cancer screening, given the expected benefit from screening and harms from over-detection?
The European Journal of Cancer Care recently published a review the available literature to examine men’s experiences of support for prostate cancer.
A research study aimed to to better understand the barriers and facilitators to physical activity in men with prostate cancer, and how androgen deprivation therapy use might influence these perceptions.