Perineural Invasion On Prostate Biopsy: Does It Mean that I Have Advanced Prostate Cancer?

The simple answer is NO, however it should change your treatment game plan. A member of one of my support groups who has been doing active surveillance for about 5 years recently reported that their current biopsy indicated that they now have perineural invasion (PNI). They did not understand what was the significance of [...]

Coming in Early 2013 – A Genetic Test to Predict Which Prostate Cancers Need treatment and Which can be Subject to Active Surveillance

Genomic Health, Inc. has announced they have had positive results from a large clinical validation study of a biopsy-based prostate cancer test designed to predict adverse pathology in men with early prostate cancer. The study, performed in collaboration with prostate cancer researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), met its primary endpoint by [...]

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