Every month we collate a selection of the latest clinically-relevant research to help you keep up to date with the most important developments in the field of prostate cancer.

Articles have been selected based on impact factor of the journal, relevance to UK clinical practice and general interest. You may be able to access the full text from your Trust's library service or via ATHENS registration. Information from PubMed explains other ways to access full text articles.

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November 2016

Read about the ProtecT trial's follow-up findings about advanced prostate cancer and survival, and a meta-analysis of alcohol consumption and the risk of developing prostate cancer...

October 2016

Read about the link between baseline PSA levels and lethal prostate cancer, Androgen deprivation treatment and dementia, and the influence on treatment of chemotherapy-naivety...

September 2016

Read about the results of the ProtecT trial on patient outcomes and 10-year survival following active monitoring, surgery or radiotherapy...

August 2016

Read about whether high dose radiation is as effective as radical prostatectomy for aggressive prostate cancer, and whether the addition of radiotherapy to hormone therapy increases survival in men with newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer...

July 2016

Read about robotic vs open surgery at 3 months, advanced prostate cancer and inherited gene mutations, and the effect of statins on prostate cancer...

June 2016

Read about the CHHiP results, the PROMIS trial and the evidence linking weight to prostate cancer...

May 2016

Read about the results of the GETUG-AFU 16 phase III randomized trial, a review indirectly comparing abiraterone acetate and enzalutamide for the treatment of metastatic CRPC and the role of targeted biopsy in active surveillance...

April 2016

Read about radium-223 and quality of life for men with CRPC, shortened radiotherapy for low-risk patients, fitness outcomes from a prostate cancer exercise training trial and the relationship between cigarette smoking and prostate cancer mortality...

March 2016

Read about the efficacy of intermittent vs continuous ADT, survival in men with metastatic castration-resistant cancer, the impact of radiation therapy dose escalation, and whether radical prostatectomy is linked with favourable outcomes...

February 2016

Read about whether phytochemical agents manage prostate cancer morbidity and mortality, MRI/US-fusion biopsy in prostate cancer detection, whether pelvic floor training before post-prostatectomy can help incontinence, and cancer control outcomes following robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...

January 2016

Read about the link between obesity and cancer progression, lethal cancer and aspirin use, urinary toxicity due to brachytherapy and docetaxel after anti-androgen therapy...

December 2015

Read more about the STAMPEDE trial's finding that combining docetaxel and ADT extends survival by 15 months, and survival rates after surgery vs survival rates after radiation...