Oncology & Cancer

MRI frequently underestimates tumor size in prostate cancer

A study led by researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, frequently underestimates the size of prostate tumors, potentially leading to undertreatment.

Oncology & Cancer

Evaluating the 'financial toxicity' of prostate cancer treatment

For men with early-stage prostate cancer, choices about initial treatment carry varying risks of "financial toxicity," reports a study in The Journal of Urology, Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). ...

Medical research

New discovery explains how the prostate gland regenerates itself

The standard treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer is androgen-deprivation therapy. Androgens are hormones that fuel prostate cell growth; removing them with either drugs or surgery causes the prostate gland to ...

Oncology & Cancer

Driver found for more deadly prostate cancer

A transcription factor that aids neuron function also appears to enable a cell conversion in the prostate gland that can make an already recurrent cancer even more deadly, scientists say.

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