QUEST informs readers of the latest advances in urologic prostate cancer research, especially detection, prevention, and treatment.

Shorter courses of radiotherapy

Between 2004 and 2020, there was a notable change in how doctors treated prostate cancer in the US, as reported in JAMA Oncology. A research team studied data from the National Cancer Database involving 313,062 patients with localized prostate cancer….

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Black men benefit more from screening

Black men benefit more from prostate cancer screening in general and from personalized biomarkers because they are more likely to harbor genomically-aggressive cancer, even if it appears they have low-risk disease. Prostate cancer mortality rates in Black men are approximately…

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Warm Wishes from Dr. Catalona:

As we enter the end-of-year holiday season, I think of the many people with cancer and their families I encounter in my daily activities. I am happy to report that increasingly more patients are having their lives extended and their…

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B.J. Rimel, MD: Helping the world…

B.J. Rimel, MD is a gynecologic oncologist who by dint of her abiding interest and hard work is the Medical Director of the Cancer Clinical Trials Office at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, one of the top-ranked hospitals…

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Startling cancer statistics

Every 18 minutes a Black man is diagnosed with prostate cancer – the second leading cause of cancer death in Black men. In 2022, approximately 41,600 Black men were diagnosed that accounted for 37% of all new cancers among Black…

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