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Epigenomics Reports Positive Results From Prostate Cancer Study
RedOrbit - Dallas,TX,USA
Epigenomics, a cancer molecular diagnostics company, has reported positive final results from its prognostic prostate cancer study. ...

Cougar Biotechnology presents positive Phase II results of CB7630 ...
RTT News - Williamsville,NY,USA
... from the trial of CB7630 continues to support the potential role of the drug in the treatment of castration resistant prostate cancer. by RTT Staff Writer.

 

Scientists Develop New Prostate Cancer Cell Line
eMaxHealth.com - Hickory,NC,USA
Researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson have established a laboratory prostate cancer cell line they believe will become a valuable research ...

 

Low Cholesterol Linked to Lower Risk of High-Grade Prostate Cancer
HealthandAge.com
The researchers found that low cholesterol was associated with a decreased risk of high-grade prostate cancer. At this time, there is not yet enough ...

 

Prostate Cancer Gene Test Provides New Early Detection
Science Daily (press release) - USA
ScienceDaily (Oct. 16, 2008) — Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of the most common male cancers in the Western world. Currently, early detection of PCa depends ...

 

Prostate Cancer Gene Test Provides New Early Detection - Urine ...
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of the most common male cancers in the Western world. Currently, early detection of PCa depends on an abnormal digital rectal ...


Epigenomics Records Positive Results for Prognostic Prostate ...
RTT News - Williamsville,NY,USA
PK: News ) reported positive final results from its prognostic prostate cancer study. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American and European men ...

 

Optimized Radiation for Prostate Cancer Therapy
Informationsdienst Wissenschaft (Pressemitteilung) - Bayreuth,NRW,Germany
... of the precise anatomical location of a tumor is the prerequisite for setting optimal parameters for radiation treatment of prostate cancer. ...

 

Doctors Use Idea Behind GPS To Improve Cancer Treatment
WDIV - Detroit,MI,USA
Sandler is using the system with patients who are being treated for prostate cancer. "If the prostate moves, due to a cough or a sneeze or a little shift in ...

 

Age and Grade Trends in Prostate Cancer (1974-2003): A ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Age and pathologic grade are 2 critical factors used to guide clinical decisions and comparative outcomes studies in prostate cancer. ...

 

Pomegranate Juice & Prostate Cancer
Men's News Daily - Guerneville,CA,USA
According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 186000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States in 2008, while nearly 30000 ...

 

New Risk Factor For Prostate Cancer
Science Daily (press release) - USA
ScienceDaily (Oct. 12, 2008) — The greater the levels of a protein called Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1), the greater the risk of prostate cancer, ...

 

red meat may increase risk of prostate cancer
680 News - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Men who eat a lot of meat and dairy products may increase their risk of prostate cancer. A diet filled with meat and dairy raises levels of a hormone that ...

 

Overweight, High C-Peptide May Predict Mortality From Prostate Cancer
Medscape (subscription) - USA
Describe how obesity can affect the risk for prostate cancer. Identify the effects of body mass index and plasma C-peptide concentrations on the prostate ...

 

Low Plasma Cholesterol Linked to Less Risk of High-Grade Prostate ...
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
"We previously found that statin users had a lower risk of advanced and possibly high-grade prostate cancer compared with nonusers," write Dr. Elizabeth A. ...

 

BMI, plasma C-peptide concentration in men with prostate cancer ...
HemOncToday - Thorofare,NJ,USA
Men with prostate cancer who have excess weight and high plasma C-peptide concentrations are more likely to experience cancer-related mortality compared ...

 

Nanoparticles: the next big thing in cancer therapy?
Johns Hopkins News-Letter - Baltimore,MD,USA
Hopkins researchers have developed coated nanoparticles as a form of targeted prostate cancer therapy. They published their findings over the summer in ...

 

A new study supports the prognostic value of the PCA3 prostate ...
SYS-CON Media - Montvale,NJ,USA
The new published study supports the use of a PCA3-based test as a tool for better assessing the prognosis of prostate cancer. ...

 

Certain foods linked to prostate cancer
abc7.com - Los Angeles,CA,USA
British researchers say they've pinpointed certain foods that may raise the risk of prostate cancer. Scientists looked at data from 12 different studies ...

 

High Insulin-Like Hormone Linked to Risk of Prostate Cancer
Bloomberg - USA
By Nicole Ostrow Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Higher than normal levels of an insulin-like hormone in the blood may signal an increased risk of prostate cancer, ...

 

Prostate Cancer More Deadly in Men Producing High Insulin Level
Bloomberg - USA
By Michelle Fay Cortez Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Men diagnosed with prostate cancer are more likely to die from the disease if they have been overweight and ...

 

Obesity, Insulin Level Impact Prostate Cancer Survival
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
By Amanda Gardner SUNDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are overweight and who have high insulin levels when they are diagnosed with prostate cancer ...

 

AUA best practice statement recommends cryosurgery in certain ...
HemOncToday - Thorofare,NJ,USA
Men with clinically organ-confined prostate cancer of any grade with a negative metastatic evaluation can receive primary cryosurgery, according to a best ...

 

Early detection key to surviving prostate cancer
KOMO News - Seattle,WA,USA
With many diseases, such as prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in men, early detection saves lives. "The key to cure is to diagnose ...

 

New clues to promising prostate cancer drug
Daily Democrat - Woodland,CA,USA
UC Davis Cancer Center researchers have shed light on how a promising prostate cancer drug works, revealing additional potential drug targets. ...

 

Hormone therapy increased risk for mortality in older men with ...
HemOncToday - Thorofare,NJ,USA
BOSTON — The results from retrospective study involving more than 1700 men with prostate cancer showed that patients aged 70 and older assigned to androgen ...

 

ASTRO: Rectum Changes During Prostate Cancer Radiation May Affect ...
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
30 -- Because the size and shape of the rectum can change after the start of high-dose radiotherapy for prostate cancer, reliance on pretreatment CT for ...

 

Prostate Cancer Screening Decision Complicated by Incomplete Evidence
Wall Street Journal Blogs - New York,NY,USA
The recommendation earlier this year that older men skip prostate cancer screening was a bit unsettling for many readers. Cancer screening is good, right? ...

 

'Genetic link' to prostate cancer
The Press Association
Black men really are biologically more susceptible to prostate cancer than white men, new research suggests. It was already known that the incidence of ...

 

Radiotherapy plus hormone therapy cut prostate cancer mortality by ...
HemOncToday - Thorofare,NJ,USA
BOSTON — The combination of radiation plus antiandrogen treatment caused disease-specific mortality in patients with prostate cancer to drop by more than ...

 

An Overview of Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
RedOrbit - Dallas,TX,USA
By Strief, Dawn Mielke This review of the state of the science for prostate cancer includes a description of current screening, diagnosis, and treatment ...

 

Robotic surgery is one treatment option for prostate cancer
Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park,NJ,USA
By Michael Amsel • STAFF WRITER • September 30, 2008 TOMS RIVER — When 58-year-old Robert Siegle learned he had prostate cancer in April of 2007, ...

 

Prostate Cancer Therapy Explained
90.3 WCPN ideastream® - Cleveland,Ohio,USA
When a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, the treatment choices can be dizzying. In conversation with doctors at the Cleveland Clinic, ...

 

What Do You Really Know About the Prostate?
90.3 WCPN ideastream® - Cleveland,Ohio,USA
Prostate cancer is the most common cause of cancer among men, and if caught early it's also the most treatable. Still many men remain ignorant about the ...

 

Determining Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Ivanhoe - Winter Park,FL,USA
(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It may take more than a man’s age to determine whether hormones should be used to treat his prostate cancer. ...

 

Shared genes influence prostate growth, cancer
Johns Hopkins News-Letter - Baltimore,MD,USA
By Ann Wang Scientists at the Hopkins School of Medicine have found that the malignant cells that cause prostate cancer in adults behave very similarly to ...

 

Early Detection Methods Of Prostate Cancer
eFluxMedia - USA
By Dianna Cooper Prostate cancer is the ninth most common cancer worldwide, but is the number one non-skin cancer among American men. ...

 

Prostate cancer: A very common cancer in men
Bethany Beach Wave - Bethany Beach,DE,USA
BERLIN -- Prostate cancer is a common cancer for men, second only to skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 186000 men will ...

 

Learn the risks of prostate cancer
Pisgah Mountain News - Fletcher,NC,USA
The overall risk of having prostate cancer in a male’s lifetime is roughly 10 percent. Men diagnosed with prostate cancer quickly learn that they have ...

 

Hormones Do Not Benefit Elderly Prostate Cancer Patients
eFluxMedia - USA
By Jenny Huntington Studies conducted by researchers over the last couple of years have shown that hormone therapy for prostate cancer patients can increase ...

 

Studies: how should prostate cancer be treated?
Food Consumer - Lisle,IL,USA
By Sue Mueller Wednesday Sep 24, 2008 (foodconsumer.org) -- Some studies on hormone therapy and prostate cancer were presented at the American Society for ...

 

Not All Prostate Cancer Patients Need Hormone Therapy
ChattahBox - Boston,MA,USA
Washington (ChattahBox) - A new study has shown that hormone therapy may not be effective for all prostate cancer patients. A new study was carried out on ...

 

Another Little Blue Pill Might Prevent Prostate Cancer
13WHAM-TV - Rochester,NY,USA
Cancer specialists say there's a little blue pill many men should take that could help protect against prostate cancer, but it's not Viagra. ...

For High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients, New Tool Helps Physicians ...
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
Using one of the largest databases of prostate cancer outcomes in the United States, Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers have developed a prediction tool ...

 

Radiation Added to ADT Halves Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
Medscape (subscription) - USA
September 23, 2008 — Adding radiation to androgen deprivation therapy in older men with locally advanced prostate cancer reduces the risk of dying from the ...

 

Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy Cuts Prostate Cancer Mortality by ...
DG News - USA
By Martha Kerr, BSN BOSTON -- September 23, 2008 -- Radiation added to antiandrogen therapy increases prostate cancer-specific survival rates by 50% ...

 

Hormone Therapy Not Best for Older Prostate Cancer Patients
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
23 (HealthDay News) -- Older men with early-stage prostate cancer who are given hormone therapy before radiation seed implant therapy face a 20 percent ...

 

New Web Site Helps Doctors And Prostate Cancer Patients Make ...
Science Daily (press release) - USA
23, 2008) — Doctors have created a free online computer tool, the CaP Calculator, that provides cancer specialists access to the latest prostate cancer ...

 

Dr. Wojo: Prostate cancer treatable if caught early
Wausau Daily Herald - Wausau,WI,USA
September is prostate cancer awareness month. This year, nearly 200000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in America, and nearly 30000 deaths in ...

 

Curing Prostate Cancer
KELOLAND TV - Sioux Falls,SD,USA
Nearly 200 thousand men in the US will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. While there are many treatment options, several men diagnosed at an ...

 

Surgical Approaches In Treating Prostate Cancer: Salvage Therapy
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
... were not appropriate options since in 65% of patients undergoing salvage prostatectomy, viable prostate cancer will be found within 2 mm of the urethra. ...

 

High cholesterol levels can also raise prostate cancer risk
Thaindian.com - Bangkok,Bangkok,Thailand
Washington, Sept 19 (ANI): Researchers from Duke University have revealed that cholesterol plays a crucial role in the development of prostate cancer. ...

 

High Cholesterol Bad for Heart but May Also Increases Prostate ...
SeniorJournal.com - San Antonio,TX,USA
This new study highlights the fact that cholesterol levels could be associated in some way with prostate cancer development and progression. ...

 

Broccoli and cauliflower reduce prostate cancer
Nassau Guardian - Nassau,Bahamas
By Oscar Phillips, Garden Korner Q. Two of my brothers are suffering from prostate cancer and my sister and I are suffering from diabetes. ...

 

Diabetes and Mortality in Men With Locally Advanced Prostate ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer. Most men with diabetes are obese, and obesity is associated with greater prostate cancer ...

 

The "Male Lumpectomy": Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer Using ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Complications of prostate cancer treatment, including impotence and incontinence, affect the male self image no less than the loss of a breast does a woman. ...

 

New Treatment For Prostate Cancer Pioneered
Science Daily (press release) - USA
"The prostate cancer site is a natural for this technology because it's surrounded by structures you want to spare." Dr. Laurence Klotz, chief of urology at ...

 

To screen or not to screen: prostate cancer advice confusing
National Business Review - Auckland,New Zealand
Around 2000-3000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in New Zealand every year, making it the most common cancer for men. ...

 

New Research to Help Prostate Cancer Patients
13WHAM-TV - Rochester,NY,USA
Three new breakthrough trials in the works could someday help men with prostate cancer have fewer side effects from treatment. ...

 

Common Pain Killers Can Mask Signs of Prostate Cancer
HealthNews - Carslbad,CA,USA
The authors of this new study, however, caution that men should not take the painkillers in an effort to prevent prostate cancer. ...

 

Novel Photodynamic Therapy Promising for Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
At high light doses, Tookad-VTP produced large avascular regions in the irradiated prostate, lead investigator Dr. John Trachtenberg from the Ontario Cancer ...

 

PSA screening for men is vital in early detection of prostate cancer
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester,NY,USA
The true life and death scores for men, however, are the results of their PSA, a test that helps detect prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common

 

'Nagging Wife' May Be Best Prostate Cancer Preventative
CityNews - Toronto,Canada
New research from the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation indicates those constant reminders that men sometimes hate so much are actually good for them when ...

 

Researchers find direct correlation between diet, prostate cancer
Ironton Tribune - Ironton,OH,USA
By Tamera Rembert/The Ironton Tribune Researchers have found that some foods may increase and others may decrease the risks of developing prostate cancer. ...

 

NSAIDs May Lower Prostate Cancer Markers
WebMD - USA
8, 2008 -- Regular use of aspirin, ibuprofen, and other anti-inflammatory pain relievers appears to lower blood levels of the prostate cancer biomarker ...

 

Prostate cancer risk may be higher for tall men
HealthJockey.com - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
A new British study apparently claims that height could boost the risks of prostate cancer. Though experts mention that this finding could be a pure chance, ...

Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer in American Men
San Angelo Standard Times - san angelo,tx,USA
Prostate cancer is affecting more and more people every year. Prostate cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in a man's prostate gland. ...

 

Anti-inflammatory drugs may mask prostate cancer marker
EurekAlert (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
Chronic inflammation has been linked to many different types of malignancies, including prostate cancer. Researchers suspect that inflammation associated ...

 

Surgery vs. radiotherapy in localized prostate cancer. Which is best?
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - New York,NY,USA
Surgery and radiotherapy are currently accepted alternatives for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. In the absence of relevant randomized trials no ...

 

Prostate cancer twice as high in Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent ...
Flesh and Stone - St.Paul,MN,USA
A study of more than 13000 Vietnam veterans who served between 1962 and 1971 found that prostate cancer occurs twice as often in those who were exposed to ...

 

New Treatment For Prostate Cancer
KIMT - Mason City,IA,USA
A new machine at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa is providing people suffering from prostate cancer a better chance of survival. ...

 

Why a prostate cancer treatment may fail
United Press International - USA
22 (UPI) -- Some drugs given to men to help treat prostate cancer may actually spur some cancer cells to grow, US researchers said. ...

 

Prostate cancer risk increased in obese men: study
Reuters - USA
In a population-based, case-control study, the researchers matched 1001 men with prostate cancer diagnosed between 2002 and 2005 with 942 age-matched ...

 

Prostate cancer screening requires common sense
Marion Star - Marion,OH,USA
Earlier this month the US Preventive Services Task Force recommended that routine prostate cancer screening be discontinued for men who reach 75 years old, ...

 

Body Composition Changes During Androgen Deprivation Therapy for
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Little is known about the long-term impact of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) on body composition in men with prostate cancerr. ...

 

Federal Task Force Causes Controversy Over Cancer
KLAS-TV - Las Vegas,NV,USA
A federal task force is recommending that doctors stop routine prostate cancer-screening for men over age 75. But a local advocate strongly disagrees with ...

 

Robotics speeds recovery for prostate cancer
Tampa Bay Newspapers - Seminole,FL,USA
Recent developments have made robotic-assisted technology one of the fastest growing methods of surgery and most popular for prostate cancer patients. ...

 

Lower Risk Seen with Radical Prostatectomy Versus Watchful Waiting
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
NEW YORK AUG 19, 2008 (Reuters Health) - Prostate cancer mortality and the risk of metastases are lower in men with localized prostate cancer who undergo ...

 

Immunity protects without quantifying
Casper Star-Tribune Online - Casper,WY,USA
An article about prostate cancer by Rob Stein of The Washington Post was published in the Aug. 5 Denver Post. Dealing with the prostate specific antigen ...

 

Men should know cancer screening can save lives if treatment ...
The News Journal - Wilmington,DE,USA
The First State Prostate Cancer Support Group of about 50 survivors has asked that I make clear to readers and the medical community our distress over the ...

 

Open forum: Benefits of prostate cancer screening should outweigh ...
Business Gazette - Gaithersburg,MD,USA
by Shrey Desai It is hard to imagine that screening for early detection of prostate cancer could be harmful to certain individuals. ...

Can high cholesterol increase the risk of prostate cancer?
American Chronicle - Beverly Hills,CA,USA
As men grow older, their risk of acquiring prostate cancer increases. Approximately 80% of men over the age of 80 years will develop prostate cancer. ...

 

2008 African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit
UrbanMecca - Miami,FL,USA
The Prostate Health Education Network, Inc. (PHEN) will host its fourth annual “African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit” in Washington, ...

 

New Technology Helps Guide Cancer Patient Care
YourHub.com - Denver,CO,USA
... Campus has recently acquired a technology for tracking Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) in patients with metastatic breast, colorectal and prostate cancer. ...

Radical Prostatectomy Reduces Prostate Cancer Mortality and Metastases
Medscape (subscription) - USA
Describe the epidemiology of prostate cancer and its treatment. Compare watchful waiting and radical prostatectomy in the management of localized prostate ...

PSA Tests Not Recommended After 75
Gather.com - Boston,MA,USA
Put simply, they state that testing for prostate cancer in men over the age of 75 should not be performed. Other countries have even more dramatic ...

HEALTH MATTERS: Treating prostate cancer
Princeton Packet - Princeton,NJ,USA
By Sidney Goldfarb, MD Princeton HealthCare System Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in American men other than skin cancer. ...

Obese patients may benefit more from brachytherapy
NewsReleaseWire.com (press release) - USA
“Brachytherapy may be the preferable treatment for obese men with early-stage prostate cancer,” Anthony Zietman, MD, one of the authors of the study and a ....

Recurrence Rare After Prostatectomy of Organ-Confined, Lower Grade ...
Abkhazia - Los Angeles,CA,USA
Men with organ-confined prostate cancer and a Gleason score of 6 or less very rarely have local or biochemical recurrence of disease 5 years after ...

Multi-Nonsense on Multi-Vitamins
Stop Aging Now - Washington,DC,USA
If you have a family or personal history of prostate cancer, based on current research, we do not recommend taking more than the safe dosages of ...

2008 African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit
BlackNews.com (press release) - Columbus,OH,USA
Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) - The Prostate Health Education Network, Inc. (PHEN) will host its fourth annual "African American Prostate Cancer Disparity ...

Initial Radical Prostatectomy Reduces Prostate Cancer Deaths
Cancer Consultants - Ketchum,ID,USA
Patients with early prostate cancer who are treated with initial surgery appear to have reduced death from prostate cancer compared with those who undergo ...

Men have questions about prostate cancer
The Birmingham News - al.com - Birmingham,AL,USA
"For instance, if I had a 75-year-old man, and particularly if he had a family history of prostate cancer and also a history of longevity, I would explain ...

Testing for prostate cancer
Chicago Tribune - United States
All men at risk for prostate cancer must be tested annually with no exceptions despite a US Preventative Task Force study claiming men 75 and older don't

 

Brachytherapy Vs. Cryoablation In The Treatment Of Prostate Cancer
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
Cohen JK, Miller RJ, Ahmed S, Lotz MJ, Baust J Ten-year biochemical disease control for patients with prostate cancerr treated with cryosurgery as primary ...

 

Editorial - Radical Prostatectomy for Incidental (Stage T1a-T1b ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Patients with the stages pT1a or pT1b prostate cancer (CaP) by definition are found to have CaP on simple open prostatectomy ...
 

US Preventive Medicine Supports Testing Older Men for Prostate Cancer
MarketWatch - USA
USPreventiveMedicine.com), the leader in disease prevention, said today that routine screening and testing of men age 75 and older for prostate cancer can ...
 

Study Links Agent Orange to Prostate Cancer
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
6 (HealthDay News) -- Vietnam veterans exposed to the defoliant Agent Orange have a significantly greater risk of prostate cancerr, especially the most ...

 

Over 75? Skip the Prostate Cancer
findingDulcinea - New York,New York,USA
Prostate cancerr screening has led to high detection levels, with more than 218000 men in the United States diagnosed with the disease last year. ...

 

Why Are Prostate Cancer
dBTechno - Boston,MA,USA
Boston (dbTechno) - According to a new report released by an American advisory panel known as the Preventive Services Task Force, prostate cancer screenings ...
 

Black-White Differences Again Seen in Prostate Cancer Prognosis
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
NEW YORK AUG 06, 2008 (Reuters Health) - Black men with prostate cancer, compared with their White counterparts, have a poorer prognosis that is not fully ...

 

Valley doctor disagrees with idea on prostate cancer
KTAR.com - Phoenix,AZ,USA
The task force said prostate cancer treatment can cause erectile dysfunction, bladder and bowel problems and, therefore, doctors should skip screening for ...

 

Why should 75 years old men avoid prostate cancer
Food Consumer - Lisle,IL,USA
This is because prostate cancer often grows very slowly and it would take 10 years or so for an elderly man to have a dire consequence if any. ...

 

Experts differ on prostate test for elderly men
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
SOME prostate cancer experts have reacted with outrage to new claims that it is pointless to test over-75s for the disease. This week the influential US ...

 

Physical Development Rate May Be Tied To Prostate Cancer Risk
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
NEW YORK AUG 05, 2008 (Reuters Health) - A lower rate of somatic development appears to be associated with an increased risk of subsequent prostate cancer, ...

 

Study Shows Older Men Should Not Get Prostate Cancer Screening
WLNS - Lansing,MI,USA
Men over the age of 75 should not be screened for prostate cancer, according to a federal task force. They say many prostate cancers grow so slowly that men ...

 

US Panel Questions Prostate Screening
Washington Post - United States
By Rob Stein The blood test that millions of men undergo each year to check for prostate cancer leads to so much unnecessary anxiety, ...

 

Stop prostate exams at age 75, federal panel recommends
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
By Thomas H. Maugh II and Denise Gellene, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers Men over the age of 75 should no longer be screened for prostate cancer because ...
 

Prostate cancer screening: More harm than good for older men
AFP -
WASHINGTON (AFP) — US experts no longer recommend routine prostate cancer screenings for men 75 and older, saying the risks outweigh the benefits for that ...

 

Weigh Prostate Screening Recommendations
NPR - USA
But I want to talk mainly about the issues behind this prostate cancer screening recommendation, not whether it's right or wrong. It's important to remember ...

 

Study links prostate cancer, Agent Orange
Marine Corps Times (subscription) - USA
By Kelly Kennedy - Staff writer Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange are nearly twice as likely to have prostate cancer — especially in its most ...

 

Five Prostate Cancer Screening Facts
Forbes - NY,USA
Being screened for prostate cancer probably seems like a no-brainer to most health-conscious men, given that the disease is the second-most common cancer in ...
 

Delay in body growth linked to prostate cancer
Reuters - USA
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Boys who reach their adult body size in their early 20s may be more prone to prostate cancer later in life than their peers who ...

New Recommendations For Prostate Cancer Screening
WJZ - Baltimore,MD,USA
BALTIMORE (WJZ) ― There's a major shift in the prevention of prostate cancer as a national task force issues new recommendations for screening. ...
 

Prostate Cancer Screening: Making Decisions Without Evidence
Wall Street Journal Blogs - New York,NY,USA
But when it comes to whether you should be screened for prostate cancer, the evidence is all too thin. New federal guidelines released yesterday said that ...

 

What 9 Types of Men Should Do About Prostate Cancer Screening
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
You're a healthy, 75-year-old African-American with a father and younger brother who both died of prostate cancer. rapidly spreadingWhile your advancing age ...
 

For Elderly, Prostate Cancer Screening May Harm More Than Help
Wall Street Journal Blogs - New York,NY,USA
Men 75 and older shouldn’t be screened for prostate cancer because the risks associated with screening and the stress of false alarms outweigh the benefits ...
 

For the men who develop prostate cancer, early testing can improve ...
Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USA
But while prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in American men, it is no longer as likely to kill them -- thanks to aggressive testing ...

US panel urges doctors to quit routine prostate cancer screening ...
Chicago Tribune - United States
By AP NEW YORK (AP) _ Doctors should stop routine prostate cancer screening of men over 75 because there is more evidence of harm than benefit, ...

Women tell all about coping with partner's prostate cancer
Calgary Herald - AB, Canada
It's a topic most people shy away from talking about publicly: sex during and after prostate cancer. But Monday afternoon, four woman took the stage in ...

 

Not All Men Need Prostate Cancer Screening
ABC News - USA
An independent panel of experts today recommended against prostate cancer screenings for men older than 74 and advised younger men to weigh the potential ...

 

Prostate cancer screening beneficial
NECN - Newton,MA,USA
(NECN/ABC) - The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 186000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. While screening for such a ...
 

Erectile Dysfunction May Be a Normal Consequence of Aging
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
Using data from more than 3800 participants in the European Randomized Study on Screening for Prostate Cancer, Dr. Korfage and colleagues assessed whether ...

 

What Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer Treatment
HealthNewsDigest.com - New York,NY,USA
By American Urological Association (HealthNewsDigest.com)-More prostate cancer treatments are available today than ever before, but not all are proven, ...
 

Clarient and Health Discovery Corporation Announce Results from ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA
In the United States alone, there are over 1 million prostate cancer tissue biopsy procedures performed annually. Approximately 25% of these tissue biopsies ...
ADT ups cognitive impairment risk in men
PRESS TV - Tehran,Iran
Scientists claim a large number of men receiving hormone therapy for prostate cancer are at risk of developing cognitive impairment. ...
 

Prostate Cancer Treatment Could Impair Men’s Thinking
Atlanta Journal Constitution - GA, USA
TUESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Men undergoing hormone deprivation therapy to keep prostate cancer at bay may experience memory loss and have trouble ...

Partial Salvage Cryoablation Of The Prostate For Recurrent ...
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
... on their experience using partial (unilobar) cryotherapy for patients with a local recurrence of prostate cancer (CaP) following radiotherapy (XRT). ...


ABC News NIGHTLINE Features HIFU with Sonablate(R) 500 as Non ...
FOXBusiness - USA
USHIFU, LLC, the exclusive distributor of the minimally invasive Sonablate(R) 500 for prostate cancer treatment in North and South America, announced that ...

House of Representatives Passes Historic Prostate Cancer Resolution
NewsBlaze - Folsom,CA,USA
Reflecting the disproportionate impact of prostate cancer on the African-American community, including a 60 percent higher incidence rate and more than 2.5 ...

MRI combo spots prostate cancer treatment failure
Reuters UK - UK
High-intensity focused ultrasonic ablation is becoming more common as a prostate cancer treatment option, particularly in patients who can't or don't want ...

Voices of Prostate Cancer
New York Times - United States
For men facing prostate cancer, some of the best information about treatment options and side effects doesn’t come from doctors, but from other men who have ...

Obesity, Lifestyle & Heart Disease; Effects of Lifestyle ...
Men's News Daily - Guerneville,CA,USA
There have been numerous studies on the effects of various nutritional supplements on prostate cancer cells growing in a Petri dish in the laboratory, ...

How to keep cancer at bay
Times of India - India
Leading a healthy lifestyle with right food and regular exercise can significantly inhibit prostate cancer progression by turning off genes that cause it, ...

New tactic for prostate cancer: Waiting it out
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com - Newark,NJ,USA
BY CAROL ANN CAMPBELL Peter Bentey remembers the fear that struck him when the doctor delivered the diagnosis of prostate cancer. "Was I scared? Absolutely. ...

Salvage Radiotherapy Improves Prostate Cancer-specific Survival
Cancer Consultants - Ketchum,ID,USA
Radiation therapy following a recurrence of prostate cancer may reduce deaths specifically caused by the disease. These results were recently published in ...

Radiation After Surgery Extends Life in Some Prostate Cancer Patients
MedHeadlines - Chicago,IL,USA
By MedHeadlines • Jun 20th, 2008 • Category: Cancer, Medical Research, Prostate Cancer A retrospective review of hundreds of patients diagnosed with ...


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