Alpha Blockers Linked to Prostate Cancer Relapse

A retrospective study has just been published that shows that the risk of experiencing a biochemical recurrence (PSA recurrence) after radical prostatectomy to treat prostate cancer increased significantly in men who received alpha blockers for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) after surgery. When compared to men who did not receive alpha blockers, those who did [...]

Finasteride As A preventive Measure Against Prostate Cancer

My wife Wendy and I wrote the following as a response to a Father's Day article in the New York Times. Gina Kolata published a front page article in today’s (Sunday, 15 June 2008) New York Times entitled “New Take on a Prostate Drug, and a New Debate.” The article is about the use of [...]