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

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Solving the Prostate Cancer Puzzle

If you have a jigsaw puzzle and it’s totally disassembled and someone hands you a piece and it’s blue, the most difficult task is to figure out where that first piece goes. Then, every piece you put in gets easier…

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URF Participating in New Method of Drug Discovery

“Medicines will be based on genetic composition of patients.” William J. Catalona, MD At a recent board meeting of the Urological Research Foundation, Dr. Catalona told members that he is actively participating in new work which can greatly affect the…

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URF Participating in New Method of Drug Discovery

Gene Expression Studies: Using Prostate Cancer Specimens from Dr. Catalona Two noted scientists working in Boston are using prostate cancer specimens from Dr. Catalona to further their research. Todd Golub, M.D. is a specialist in the genetics of cancer at…

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Prostate Cancer Research Is Group Effort

“I would like to keep our donors informed about the progress of our productive, multi-institutional research group that is recognized by our scientific peers.” William J. Catalona, MD Projects in scientific research are not done by one person anymore. Often,…

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Screening High-Risk Men in Their Forties

African-American men and men with a family history of prostate cancer (particularly those with an affected brother or father) are at higher risk to develop prostate cancer. In high-risk patients, prostate cancer tends to occur at a younger age. Therefore,…

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Free PSA Less Helpful for PSA 2.6 to 4

Various components of the PSA Study were featured in presentations for a recent American Urological Association meeting by William J. Catalona, MD; Kimberly Roehl, MPH; and JoAnn Antenor, BS. We thought the QUEST readers would be interested in their findings….

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Progress in Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research

“Now, we almost never diagnose prostate cancer with distant metastates” Dr. Catalona was the keynote speaker for the Florida Cancer Education Network’s Gala 2001. Other participants included Senator Connie Mack and Senator Bob Dole (via videotape). Dr. Catalona’s speech on…

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Latest Developments in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Taking the Information Plunge… Each year, Dr. Catalona presents a course at the American Urological Association Meeting in which he reviews selected articles from the medical literature to update urologists on the latest developments in prostate cancer treatment. We thought…

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