prostate cancer

March 15, 2022

A UW Medicine urologist is collecting their stories as part of a study on the equity of care. 

December 2, 2021

Findings suggest men undergoing cancer-risk genetic testing should be tested for mutations in this gene as well.

September 23, 2021

Both sexes have the same risk for inherited gene mutations, such as BRCA1/2 and PALB2.

June 30, 2021

The old recommendation of beginning screening at age 55 doesn't catch the early cancers, a new study notes.

November 4, 2020

False-positive results – and incorrect treatment – can occur when specific mutations, unrelated to cancer, are present in blood plasma.

October 7, 2020

In the Pacific Northwest, Black males are 60% more likely to die of prostate cancer than are men of other ethnicities.

June 17, 2020

Prostate cancer researchers and clinicians recommend reconsidering screening guidelines, saying benefits may outweigh potential harms.

Prostate cancer cells
January 10, 2020

News to cheer about: The American Cancer Society this week reported its biggest single-year drop in the cancer death rate.  Some cancers, though, such as

Chris Carr and his family
September 11, 2019

An estimated 174,650 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2019. In its early stages, prostate cancer may have few or no symptoms.

June 22, 2018

Review of nearly 150,000 patient cases provides strong evidence, says UW Medicine urologist who led research.

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