Larry’s Corner

Larry's CornerLarry is a prostate cancer survivor just like you. He finds relevant articles regarding prostate cancer and shares them with you here. If you have a suggestion regarding an article, please let him know.

He normally pulls articles from Medscape,* UrologyTimes, and Cancer Network, among other sources.



Decision-Making in Prostate Cancer

Choosing Active Surveillance Over Other Treatment Options: A Literature Review

David R. Bayliss, BN (Hons), RN; Jed Duff, PhD; Philip Stricker, MBBS, FRACS; Kim Walker, PhD
DISCLOSURES Urol Nurs. 2017;37(1):15-22.

Large Waist Raises Cancer Risk

Liam Davenport
May 29, 2017

Prostate Cancer Preview: ASCO 2017 Data Likely to Change Practice

David L. Graham, MD
DISCLOSURES May 26, 2017

Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Fall as Use of PSA Test Declines

Pam Harrison
May 23, 2017

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Again Cleared of Melanoma Risk

Pam Harrison
May 22, 2017

5 Big Questions (and Answers) on Inherited Prostate Cancer Testing

Nick Mulcahy
May 18, 2017

Poor Lifestyles Fuel ‘Suffering and Death From Cancer’

Kristin Jenkins
May 18, 2017

We Undergo PSA Testing Ourselves, Say Urologists

Nick Mulcahy
May 14, 2017

Porn Use Linked to Erectile Dysfunction

Neil Osterweil
May 14, 2017

Don’t Hesitate to Watch Prostate Cancer in Young Men

Nick Mulcahy
May 13, 2017

Laparoscopic and Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

May 11, 2017

Prostate Cancer Patients Satisfed With HDR Brachytherapy

Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN
May 09, 2017

Type of Prostate Cancer Surgery Tied to Later Quality of Life

By Andrew M. Seaman
May 08, 2017

Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging
Roman Kleynberg, MD; Mitchell Gross, MD, PhD | May 4, 2017

New Biomarker Signals Poor Response in Prostate Cancer

Fran Lowry
May 04, 2017

Take a Stand When Grading Prostate Tumors, Researchers Say

Ingrid Hein
May 03, 2017

Urology Times

Surveillance rarely used in stage 1, 2 prostate Ca
More than 90% undergo surgery or radiation
May 18, 2017 By Lisette Hilton

Mental health conditions contribute to PCa-related costs
March 16, 2017 By Leah Lawrence

Why is AS for prostate Ca not used more?
May 16, 2017 By Stacy Loeb, MD, MSc

ASCO issues guidance on second-line hormonal Tx in CRPC
May 03, 2017 By Lisette Hilton

Sleep duration linked PCa mortality risk in younger men
May 03, 2017 By Lisette Hilton

Guarded approval for new USPSTF PSA grade
Grade D recommendation for men ≥70 years criticized
April 28, 2017 By Bob Gatty

How to estimate life expectancy in men with localized prostate Ca
April 17, 2017 By Ariel Schulman, MD

Cancer Network

Prostate Cancer Subtyping May Lead to More Personalized Care

News | May 16, 2017 | Genitourinary Cancer Targets
By John Schieszer

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer: How to Do It Right
Review Article | May 15, 2017 | Oncology Journal, Prostate Cancer
By Juan D. Garisto, MD and Laurence Klotz, MD, FRCSC, CM

RRP plus castration linked to improved survival
May 15, 2017 By Cheryl Guttman Krader

Coffee Had Protective Effect on Prostate Cancer Risk

News | May 03, 2017 | Prostate Cancer
By Leah Lawrence

May 2017 Articles

Here are relevant articles for March-April 2017:


Black Men Should Be Screened Earlier for Prostate Cancer

By Will Boggs MD
April 26, 2017

Many Men Have No Discussion of Pros and Cons Before PSA Test

Pam Harrison
April 25, 2017

ASCO Issues Guideline on Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Pam Harrison
April 25, 2017

Possibility of ‘Cure’ for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Zosia Chustecka
April 21, 2017

Really, Men With Prostate Cancer Do Yoga

Nick Mulcahy
April 18, 2017

Prostate Cancer Screening Is Back in the News: Is the USPSTF Change a Good or Bad Idea?

Kenneth W. Lin, MD, MPH
DISCLOSURES April 17, 2017

USPSTF Casts Net Wider for PSA Screening; Education Is Key

Gerald Chodak, MD
DISCLOSURES April 17, 2017

Local Therapy Tied to Improved Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

By Will Boggs MD
April 14, 2017

Aspirin to Prevent Cancer: What to Tell Patients

Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH
DISCLOSURES April 14, 2017

Stromal Gene Expression Pattern Predicts Metastasis After Prostate-Cancer Surgery

By Will Boggs MD
April 13, 2017

‘Individualize’ Prostate Cancer Screening, Says USPSTF

Zosia Chustecka
April 11, 2017

Owning Radiation Equipment Influences Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions

By Lisa Rapaport
April 10, 2017

Urology Times

Combination immunotherapy may raise response rate in mRCC
April 17, 2017 By Cheryl Guttman Krader

Medicaid not reducing racial disparity in PCa outcomes
African-Americans fare poorly whether on private insurance, Medicaid
April 11, 2017 By Leah Lawrence

Studies: PCa treatments differ in QoL outcomes
April 11, 2017 By Wayne Kuznar

Novel assay may help identify prostate Bx candidates
Test could reduce unnecessary biopsies by 47%, interim study data indicate
March 22, 2017 By Leah Lawrence

Single-fraction HDR BT feasible for localized PCa
March 16, 2017 By Leah Lawrence

Cancer Network

Uncovering Mechanisms Associated With ADT Resistance in Prostate Cancer

News | April 12, 2017 | Genitourinary Cancer Targets, AACR 2017

Multi-Parametric MRI Could Avoid Second Prostate Biopsies in Some Men

News | April 12, 2017 | Genitourinary Cancers, Prostate Cancer
By Dave Levitan

Custirsen Does Not Improve Overall Survival in mCRPC

News | March 31, 2017 | Prostate Cancer, Genitourinary Cancers
By Dave Levitan

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