HotSheets 2015

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Our monthly newsletter, the HotSheet, highlights the latest in treatment strategies as well as emerging treatments. The HotSheet is distributed free at chapter support group meetings, and is available in PDF on the Us TOO web site.

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  • Active Surveillance Doesn't Impair QOL
  • ASCO Endorses AUA Guidelines on Adjuvant RT Following Prostatectomy
  • ADT Linked to Heart Deaths in Men with Prior History of Heart Disease
  • Obesity Increases the Risk of High-Grade Prostate Cancer
  • Photodynamic Diagnosis of Shed Prostate Cancer Cells in Voided Urine
  • Doc Moyad's "No Bogus Science" Column – Why Do Rabbits Have Perfect Vision?
  • Doctor Chodak's Bottom Line
  • Index of Articles Appearing in 2014 HotSheets
  • Sexual Partners, Sexually Transmitted Infections & Prostate Cancer Risk
  • Two Prostate Cancer Tests 'Not Clinically Useful' Says NICE
  • Surveillance May Be Safest Option for Low- Risk Prostate Cancer
  • Lower Death Rates in Men with Prostate Cancer Who Exercise
  • Diethylstilbestrol (DES) for CRPC
  • CyberKnife for Isolated Nodal Recurrence
  • Doc Moyad's "No Bogus Science" Column – "TV Shows Offering Wrong Health Advice"
  • New Us TOO Board Members
  • A Prospective Assessment of Patient Scar Satisfaction According to Type of RP
  • More Evidence of Harm from Selenium
  • Elucidating Immunological Mechanisms of PROSTVAC Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Doctor Chodak's Bottom Line
  • POM Loses Bid to Claim Health Benefits
  • MRI/Ultrasound Biopsy & High-Risk Disease
  • PDE5 Use & Risk of BCR after RP
  • Positive Surgical Margins & Mortality
  • Bone Complications from Long-Term ADT
  • Prostate Biopsies May Be More Accurate at Academic Centers
  • Doc Moyad's "No Bogus Science" Column – "Dietary Supplements and Jim Harbaugh"
  • Lap vs. Mini-Lap Robot-Assisted RP & Scars
  • Providing Clinicians & Patients with Actual Prognosis: Cancer vs. Non-Cancer Mortality
  • Duration of ADT before RT—How Long?
  • Docs 'Astonished' about PDE5 Drugs & BCR
  • Doctor Chodak's Bottom Line
  • Add Radiation to ADT for Localized PCa
  • Decline in PSA Screening & High-Risk PCa
  • Genomic Classifier Score & Risk/Benefits of Adjuvant Radiotherapy Post-Prostatectomy
  • Persistent Positive Prostate Biopsies after High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy for PCa
  • Radiographic Progression-Free Survival as a Response Biomarker for Abiraterone Therapy
  • Doc Moyad’s "No Bogus Science" Column – "Metformin, Cancer and Atherosclerosis"
  • Prostatectomy Impairs Sex for Both Partners
  • Non-Steroidal Antiandrogen vs. LHRH-A
  • Rate of Observation for PCa Increasing
  • Bavarian Nordic Vaccine Helps Prolong Life in Prostate Cancer Trial
  • Doctor Chodak's Bottom Line