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Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients Under ‘Watchful Waiting’ Report Good Quality of Life

Patients with low risk prostate cancer on active surveillance for three years experienced similar health related quality of life as men without prostate cancer, both clinically and psychologically, according to the study “Prospective Quality of Life in Men Choosing Active Surveillance Compared to Those Biopsied but not Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer,” published in The Journal of Urology .

Robotic rectum may aid prostate cancer diagnosis

A robotic rectum may help doctors and nurses detect prostate cancer. The technology, which consists of prosthetic buttocks and rectum with in-built robotic technology, has been developed by scientists at Imperial College London. The idea is the device helps train doctors and nurses to perform rectal examinations by accurately recreating the feel of a rectum, as…