CapSure Showed the Association of Statin and Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug use with Prostate Cancer All Cause Survival

In the prostate cancer world we often discuss treatment options, some approved by the FDA and some not approved. Among the treatment options bantered about are statins (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase inhibitor) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). According to the folklore both these drugs are associated with reducing the risk of prostate cancer and improved [...]

Caution, Common Medications Impact PSA Measurments

There have been a number of studies that have suggested that some common medications will alter prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels. Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA., investigated the impact of individual and combinations of common medications thought to impact PSA in a large cross-sectional study of the United States population. [...]