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HotSheets 2011

  • Us TOO Board Welcomes New Member
  • FDA Approves Xgeva® (denosumab) to Help Prevent Cancer-Related Bone Injury
  • US Panel Backs Provenge® for Medicare
  • FDA Panel Rejects Prostate Drugs (Avodart® & Proscar®) for Prostate Cancer Prevention
  • Could a Prostate Cancer Treatment Raise Colon Cancer Risk?
  • Clinical Staging for Prostate Cancer Can’t Predict Likelihood for Recurrence
  • Long-Term Effect of Early Postoperative Pelvic Floor Biofeedback on Continence post-RP
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “Can dogs really smell prostate cancer in urine?”
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
  • Prostate Biopsies Are Not Associated with Increased Mortality
  • DHT May Not Affect Prostate Size But May Reduce Bone Mineral Density
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  • Special Burning Issues Supplement: A Systems Pathology Approach to Post-Surgical Patients with Anxiety
  • Dutasteride Enhances the Predictive Usefulness of PSA As a Screening Test
  • Is Prostate Cancer in Older Men More Deadly?
  • Us TOO Names New Board Officers, Another Member for 2011
  • Popular Online Prostate Cancer Tool Questioned
  • Cancer Blood Test Closer to Market
  • Older Men Get Less Effective Cancer Care
  • Decision Making in Localized Prostate Cancer: Lessons Learned from an Online Support Group
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – Creatine Supplements
  • ADT May Be Tied to Cataracts
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
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  • Us TOO 2009 Annual Report Now Available
  • Focusing on the Stress of Prostate Cancer
  • Gene Test May Spot Lethal Prostate Tumors
  • First 5-Year Outcomes Published on CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Prostate Cancer
  • Improving Active Surveillance Outcome Using Stringent Enrollment Criteria
  • Surgery vs. Radiation for High-Risk Disease
  • Multidisciplinary vs. 1-on-1 Medical Care
  • Prostate Cancer Support Groups, Health Literacy & Consumerism
  • PSA & Confirmatory Biopsy in Surveillance
  • Cancer Death Rates in African Americans Still High
  • Timely Intervention with Zoledronic Acid Beneficial
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “IOM Barely Changes Vitamin D Recommendations”
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
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  • Study Knocks Diagnostic Value of PSA Velocity
  • Imaging Misses Mark in Prostate Cancer
  • Large Study Shows Little Need for PSA Testing Beyond 10 Years Post-Surgery
  • PSA Testing Declines a Bit
  • Genetic Map of Prostate Cancer Cracked
  • Disease-Free Survival Following Salvage Cryotherapy for Biopsy-Proven Radiotherapy-Recurrent Prostate Cancer
  • Study Suggests Lower PSA Cutoff for Biopsy
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “Resistance Exercises vs. Calcium + Vitamin D”
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
  • Drug (Abiraterone) Works in Most Prostate Cancer Subgroups
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  • 20% Rise in Number of Cancer Survivors
  • PSA Screening Is Higher in Men in Their 70s
  • Short Course of ADT Works Well with RT
  • Statins + RT More Effective in Prostate Cancer
  • New Cancer Drug Heads to Clinical Trials
  • Phase I/II Study of TRC105 in Refractory CRPC
  • Digoxin Possible Treatment for Prostate Cancer?
  • NCCN Continues to Modify Guidelines
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “An aspirin a day may reduce the risk of cancer”
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
  • How Prostate Cancer May Spread to Bone
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  • FDA Approves Abiraterone
  • Early Surgery or Watchful Waiting?
  • Biopsy May Progress without PSA Changes
  • Study Supports Watchful Waiting for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
  • Another Endothelin Blocker Fails
  • Upgrade in Gleason Score Between Biopsies & Pathology Following Radical Prostatectomy
  • Overtreatment of Men with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer and Significant Comorbidity
  • Phase III Trial of Ipilimumab (NCT01057810)
  • Supplements Don’t Prevent Prostate Cancer
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “Is Omega-3 in fish oil really bad for you?”
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
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  • Alpharadin (222Radium Chloride) Improves Overall Survival in Men with Metastatic CRPC
  • Early PSA Testing & Risk of Long-Term Death
  • Surgery Works in Locally-Advanced Disease
  • AS Update from the John Hopkins Experience
  • Effect of Surgery Delay in Men Undergoing AS
  • NADiA ProsVue - A New Prognostic Prostate Cancer Test (for Post-RP Patients)
  • Exelixis Drug Shown to Control Solid Tumors
  • Fusion of MRI and Prostate Ultrasound
  • Intermittent Vs. Continuous ADT
  • Circulating Tumor Cells Predict Drug Response
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “___ Dietary Supplement Fights/Kills Prostate Cancer? Should Doc Moyad Support It?”
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  • Medicare Will Pay for Prostate Cancer Drug
  • Long-Term Efficacy of the Phase 1-2 Study of MDV3100 in Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients Before and after Docetaxel Therapy
  • New Resource Kit from Us TOO for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer
  • Potential Combinability of Custirsen with MDV3100 and Hsp90 Inhibitors to Enhance Anti-Tumor Activity Against Prostate Cancer
  • Kyphon® Balloon Kyphoplasty for Treating Spinal Fractures in Prostate Cancer Patients
  • Prostate Cancer in Men Less than 50 Years Old: A Comparison of Race and Outcomes
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “You want another reason to lose weight? How about free vitamin D?!”
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
  • Hydrodissection in Nerve-Sparing Radical Prostatectomy Improves Postoperative Potency
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  • Urine Test May Help Detect / Stratify Prostate Cancer
  • For Some Prostate Cancer Patients, Combo Treatment Improved Survival
  • Us TOO Names New Board Members for 2011
  • Robot Technology May Drive Up Prostate Surgeries
  • Letter to the Editors
  • New Patient Information Guide for CyberKnife
  • Age Adjustment in Active Surveillance
  • ADT & 11C-Choline Uptake in PET/CT Scans
  • Bone Flare with Abiraterone Treatment
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “Some vegetables may reduce the risk of prostate cancer recurring after treatment”
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
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  • ADT Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk
  • Five Genes Liked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
  • VA Adds to List of Agent Orange-Exposed Ships
  • Two Clusterin Studies Released
  • Good Long-Term QOL after Brachytherapy
  • Dendreon & a Diagnostic for Provenge?
  • New Online Tool & Tips on Bone Health
  • New Provenge Plant Opens in California
  • Valvoline Supports Prostate Cancer Awareness
  • Elastography Beats Ultrasound for Detection
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “Sage supplement may reduce hot flashes”
  • ERG Unrelated to PSA Recurrence w/o ADT
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
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  • USPSTF Says PSA Test Does Not Save Lives
  • FDA Approves Prolia for Treating Bone Loss in Men and Women on Hormone Ablation
  • Erections after Prostate Treatment Predicted by Models
  • Us TOO Seeks Board Member Applications
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • Call to Action – Comment on USPSTF’s Draft Recommendation Statement Against PSA-Based Screening for Prostate Cancer
  • SEA Blue Prostate Walk Shines Despite Rain
  • 2011 Us TOO University Opens Diaglogue With Support Group Leaders
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – 1) Vitamin E and Prostate Cancer Death; 2) What the USPSTF Should Have Stated
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
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  • MDV3100 Trial Stopped as Survival Improved
  • Top Doctors Support PSA Screening in Men
  • Brachytherapy & Risk of a Second Cancer
  • Antibiotic Change Before Prostate Biopsy
  • Men with a Family History of Prostate Cancer Do Not Need More Aggressive Treatment
  • ADT Duration & Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
  • New NCI Trial for Taxotere-Resistance Cancer
  • Quanterix PSA Test to Predict PSA Recurrence
  • Ask Doctor Snuffy Myers
  • [11C]choline PET-CT for Detecting Pelvic Nodes
  • Doc Moyad’s “No Bogus Science” Column – “Metformin and Lifestyle Changes”
  • Doctor Chodak’s Bottom Line
  • RT + ADT Extends Life in Advanced Cancer
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