Featured article: Prostate cancer management
Societies around the world are facing the paradoxal epidemic development of prostate cancer (PCa) as a non-communicable disease. PCa is the most frequently diagnosed cancer for men in several countries such as the USA. Permanently improving diagnostics and treatments in the PCa management causes an impressive divergence between, on one hand, permanently increasing numbers of diagnosed PCa cases and, on the other hand, stable or even slightly decreasing mortality rates.
The article summarises knowledge accumulated in regard to the PCa-relevant non-modifiable and modifiable risk factors, highlights current deficits in PCa managements and presents innovative solutions in the context of predictive, preventive and personalised (3P) medicine.
PCa-relevant risk factors and targeted prevention