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The Man, the Gland, the Dilemmas
Wall Street Journal - USA
By MELINDA BECK You've been getting annual blood tests to check for prostate cancer. But two big studies in the New England Journal of Medicine just found ...

Increase in obesity since 1980 has obscured US prostate cancer ...
HemOncToday - Thorofare,NJ,USA
Since 1980 the obesity prevalence has steadily increased in the United States and has partially masked declines in prostate cancer mortality, according to ...

Calendar
Baltimore Sun - United States
For Women Only: Prostate Cancer and Its impacthopewell, 10628 Falls Road, Lutherville / Program addresses prostate cancer and the impact it has on the lives ...

Don't discard the PSA test for cancer yet
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
As both a scientist and prostate cancer survivor, I am left asking myself, "What would Dr. House do?" Like the fictitious Dr. Gregory House on the Fox ...

Testosterone replacement and prostate cancer: Is therapy safe?
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Manny Hamelburg, 68, a retired businessman, had fought prostate cancer for years. First, he tried radiation, then a drug with side effects that nearly ...

Men With Low-grade Prostate Cancer May Want to Wait and See
The Ledger - Lakeland,FL,USA
Dr. H Ballantine Carter, a Johns Hopkins urologist and oncologist, recommended a wait-and-see approach for Peter Bentey, who has prostate cancer. ...
 

Daily News: Study Finds Folic Acid-Prostate Cancer Link
Nurse.com - Falls Church,VA,USA
In the secondary analysis, researchers looked at prostate cancer incidence among 643 men who were randomly assigned to 1 mg daily folic acid supplements or ...

Radiosurgery In Early Prostate Cancer
Garden City News - NY, USA
Winthrop-University Hospital's Advances in Cancer Care educational series will offer a free program, "Using CyberKnife(r) Radiosurgery in Early Prostate ...

Better Prostate Screening Test Needed as Studies Cast Doubt
FOXBusiness - USA
Mar 26, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) ----Two recent studies confirm longstanding concerns about the wisdom of widespread prostate cancer screening using the ...

Interleukin-6 Increases Prostate Cancer Cells Resistance to ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
The standard treatment for advanced, androgen-responsive prostate cancer is androgen deprivation therapy with or without a nonsteroidal antiandrogen, ...

Soy Foods May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer
Natural Products Industry Insider - Phoenix,AZ,USA
... associated with a reduction in prostate cancer risk in men, possibly associated with the type and quantity of soy foods consumed (2009:89(4):1155-1163). ...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Guard Against Advanced Prostate Cancer
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
By Steven Reinberg TUESDAY, March 24 (healthday News) -- Omega-3 fatty acids could help protect men against advanced prostate cancer, researchers report. ...

No benefit of radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy
Reuters - USA
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In men with prostate cancer, follow-up radiotherapy after complete removal of the prostate (radical prostatectomy) does not ...

Fish oil 'could cut cancer risk'
The Press Association
Fish oil may protect men against potentially deadly aggressive prostate cancer, a study has suggested. Researchers found that a high intake of omega-3 fatty ...

Prostate cancer vaccine: Is it available?
MayoClinic.com - USA
"As a practicing medical oncologist, I meet with patients and families every day to help manage their course through this disease called cancer. ...

Study Looks at Celebrex and Lipitor to Treat Prostate Cancer
Newswise (press release) - USA
According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer affects one in six men; it is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, other than skin cancer, ...

Shorter Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Ivanhoe - Winter Park,FL,USA
(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Five days of radiation could kill early-stage prostate cancer as well as longer, traditional methods, keeping patients out of their ...

Personal Health Extra Vitamin E: No Benefit, Maybe Harm
New York Times - United States
Still, hope lingered that vitamin E alone or in combination with the mineral selenium or vitamin C would protect men against prostate cancer. No such luck. ...

The Prostate Cancer Muddle
New York Times - United States
Scientists have just published the findings of two large trials that were supposed to tell us for certain whether screening for prostate cancer is effective ...

Reliable Prostate Cancer Test May Be Decade Away, Doctors Say
Bloomberg - USA
By Michelle Fay Cortez and Marilyn Chase March 20 (Bloomberg) -- It may take a decade to replace the prostate cancer test that doctors say is inadequate and ...

Castrate resistant prostate cancer: New therapeutic approaches
EurekAlert (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
Today Dr. Martin Gleave of the Vancouver Prostate Centre in Canada gave a lecture about new approaches to treat castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRCP) ...

When early screening carries risks
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Recent studies find that American men are getting prostate cancer tests and treatments they do not need, with side effects such as incontinence and ...

Robotic Technology Saving Prostate Cancer Patients
WBZ - Boston,MA,USA
(File) AP A new high-tech weapon is helping surgeons in the fight against prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men. Believe it or a not, ...

Prostate Cancer Screening Less Helpful than Originally Thought
eFitnessNow - Venice,California,USA
Prostate cancer screening seems like a good and preventative measure to ensure a man’s health, but new studies show there might not be any advantage to ...

Prostate Cancer: outpatient procedure vs. surgery
eMaxHealth.com - Hickory,NC,USA
PROSTATE CANCER: Minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment that freezes prostate tumors proves as effective as surgery but without the side ...

Studies raise doubts about prostate cancer test
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA
The PSA blood test, used to screen for prostate cancer, saves few lives and leads to risky and unnecessary treatments for large numbers of men, ...

Are men any better off getting a prostate cancer screening?
eFitnessNow - Venice,California,USA
For many years, there has been a debate whether PSA testes can reduce prostate cancer deaths. Both sides of the argument have been nervously waiting for the ...

PSA Testing: What Should Men Do?
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
One of the NEJM studies, which followed almost 80000 American men for seven years, found no reduction in prostate cancer deaths among those who had regular ...

Inside the prostate cancer screening debate
CNN - USA
Dr. Otis Brawley says prostate cancer screening is a personal decision but should be an informed one. (CNN) -- Over the past 20 years, my research interests ...

Study: Prostate screenings don't reduce cancer deaths
CNN - USA
By Madison Park (CNN) -- A decade-long study following more than 75000 men found that prostate cancer screenings led to more diagnoses but did not reduce ...

Roundup: Prostate cancer, births, obesity and 'smart drugs'
USA Today - USA
Prostate cancer: My colleage Liz Szabo reports on two studies that have led doctors to say that older men should skip PSA screenings for prostate cancer. ...

New Debate on Prostate Cancer Screening
WebMD - USA
The findings are certain to add to the controversy surrounding the value of PSA testing for prostate cancer screening, and the debate about whether current

Lowering Cholesterol May Decrease Prostate Cancer Risk
NewsMax.com - West Palm Beach,FL,USA
Lowering cholesterol levels may not be just heart-healthy, but it may lower the risk of prostate cancer as well. Dr. Keith Solomon of Children’s Hospital in ...

Walter Reed Army Medical Center offers HIFU for Qualifying Men ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
Some men with prostate cancer who are treated with radiation therapy have a return of their cancer as determined by a rise in their Prostate Specific ...

Choosing a Treatment for Prostate Cancer
New York Times - United States
Once a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, he faces a myriad of treatment options, ranging from prostate removal to radioactive implants to no treatment ...

In fight against prostate cancer, knowledge is key
Atlanta Journal Constitution - GA, USA
By VIKKI CONWELL Many men know that prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths among American men, killing more than 28000 last year. ...

Health Highlights: March 11, 2009
Forbes - NY,USA
Overdiagnosis of prostate cancer is a problem in the United States, according to a study that found as many as 42 percent of prostate cancer tumors detected ...

Prostate Cancer Testing Resource Guide
ABC News - USA
New research is adding fuel to a debate in the medical community about who should be screened for prostate cancer. Results of a new study published in the ...

Studies: Having Sex Wards Off Disease, Boosts Longevity
FOXNews - USA
... at Nottingham University concluded that men who kept up a regular sex life in their 50s were also at lower risk of developing prostate cancer. ...

3D-Mapping Biopsy Can Impact Prostate Cancer Management: Presented ...
DG News - USA
Since the stage, grade, and extent of prostate cancer determines the approach to treatment -- watchful waiting, hormonal therapy prior to radiation therapy, ...

Cancer screening: Doing more harm than good?
MSNBC - USA
Tamoxifen for breast cancer can trigger life-threatening clots in the lungs, for instance. Surgery for prostate cancer leaves 60 percent of men unable to ...

Up to Two-Thirds of Prostate Cancers ''Overdiagnosed''
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
This "overdiagnosis" of screen-detected prostate cancer, as well as the estimated time by which PSA screening advances prostate cancer diagnosis (so-called ...

The Shocking Truth About Cancer Tests
Reader's Digest - Pleasantville,NY,USA
More and more men were taking this simple blood test to see if they had early stage prostate cancer. The National Cancer Institute researcher told me that ...

Quick study: Calcium may help deter digestive cancers
IdahoStatesman.com - ID,USA
No link was found between calcium intake and breast or prostate cancer. Middle-age and older adults. It's recommended that people older than 50 take in 1200 ...

Early Results Favorable for Five-Day Radiation Treatment of Early ...
Newswise (press release) - USA
Newswise — Preliminary results show that a shortened course of radiation therapy for prostate cancer called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) ...

Selected Men with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Have Good Clinical ...
Newswise (press release) - USA
Newswise — A multi-center study of prostate cancer patients appearing in today's Journal of Urology recommends that for some men diagnosed with low-risk ...

Study Methods Influence Estimates Of Lead Time And Overdiagnosis ...
Science Daily (press release) - USA
10, 2009) — In prostate cancer, estimates of lead time (how long screening advances diagnosis of cancer) and overdiagnosis (the fraction of cancers detected ...

Are Prostate Cancer Tests Worth the Trauma?
ABC News - USA
By AUDREY GRAYSON and DAN CHILDS New research is adding fuel to a fiery debate over who should be be screened for prostate cancer. Blood is taken as part of ...

Vegetables may reduce prostate cancer risk
MarketWatch (press release) - USA
HONG KONG, Mar 11, 2009 (UPI via COMTEX) -- A diet high in vegetables can reduce the risk of prostate cancer, researchers in China suggest. ...

Red or White: Could one Prevent Breast Cancer?
Ivanhoe - Winter Park,FL,USA
Researchers wanted to see if red wine’s effects on breast cancer risk would be similar to studies of heart disease and prostate cancer. ...

Foxnews.com Health Managing Editor Dr. Manny Alvarez
FOXNews - USA
Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. Of the estimated 234000 newly diagnosed cases of prostate cancer made each year, 20000 will die. ...

Folic Acid Supplements Raise Prostate Cancer Risk
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
But the incidence of prostate cancer in the study was slightly lower in men who simply got adequate amounts of folate in their diet, according to a report ...

More evidence prostate tests overdiagnose cancer
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as two of every five men whose prostate cancer was caught through a PSA screening test have tumors too slow-growing to ever be a ...

Docs Say New Prostate Cancer Treatment May Change the Game
Therapeutics Daily (press release) (registration) - Newtown,PA,USA
SAN DIEGO - A minimally invasive prostate cancer treatment called focal cryoablation may replace traditional approaches such as radical prostatectomy and ...

Freezing Prostate Cancer Does a Man's Body Good
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
Additionally, the use of 3-D transperineal mapping biopsy for determining the extent of prostate cancer -- when compared with the commonly used transrectal ...

No proof finasteride reduces prostate cancer risk
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
Harvard College I wonder if I should take the pill to help prevent prostate cancer. I'm 57 years old. Other than high cholesterol and hypertension, ...

Freeze therapy used to treat prostate cancer
Nursing Times - UK
A study, from the Centre for Safer Prostate Cancer Therapy in the US, found that cryoablation can also be repeated a number of years after the initial ...

The Facts About Prostate Cancer
Mountain Home News - Mountain Home,ID,USA
(NewsUSA) - This year, more than 232000 Americans will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, making it the most common cancer among males. ...

Diabetes Linked to Reduced Prostate Cancer Risk
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
According to a report in the March 15th issue of the International Journal of Cancer, prostate cancer is 17% less likely in men with diabetes. ...

Minimally Invasive Procedure as Effective as Surgery for Prostate ...
DG News - USA
Methods for earlier detection of prostate cancer, such as prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, have raised concerns that many prostate cancers pose too ...

Living on Cancer Time
New York Times - United States
... its own bitter flavor of dislocation. I went on Cancer Standard Time last April 7, the moment I learned, at age 50, that I had prostate cancer

GPS-Like System Aiding Prostate Cancer Treatment
WBZ - Boston,MA,USA
Read more in our Privacy Policy Thousands of men undergo radiation every year for prostate cancer. Now one local hospital is using a new state-of-the-art ...

'Male Lumpectomy' May Help Some With Prostate Cancer
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
By Steven Reinberg TUESDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- A new procedure for prostate cancer that destroys only the part of the gland that is cancerous ...

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Should Patients with Prostate Specific ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Trans-rectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided systematic prostate biopsy is a standard tool in prostate cancer (CaP) diagnosis. Extended biopsy techniques using ...

Herbal supplement may lower risk of prostate cancer
Personal Liberty Digest - Hueytown,Alabama,USA
High testosterone levels are known to be adversely associated with prognosis in men with prostate cancer. During a NCCAM laboratory study, cell cultures ...

Men need better prostate cancer education programs
BCM News - Houston,TX,USA
HOUSTON -- (March 5, 2009) -- Men need better information and education about treatments for prostate cancer and their side effects, including those that ...

What Will the Emperor Say?: Screening for Prostate Cancer as of ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Screening for prostate cancer with prostate-specific antigen remains controversial approximately 20 years after its introduction into routine clinical care. ...

World's Longest Prostate Cancer Cure Rates Published at Clinical ...
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
A long-term study revealing the longest reported Prostate Cancer Cure Rates in the world has been presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of ...

Prostate Cancer Death Risk Linked to Vitamin D
Renal and Urology News - New York,NY,USA
Elevated serum levels of vitamin D may be associated with a reduced risk of death from prostate cancer, researchers reported in the British Journal of ...

Prostate Cancer Anxiety Tied to Early Use of Androgen Deprivation ...
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In older prostate cancer patients with a biochemical recurrence, cancer anxiety predicts earlier use of androgen deprivation ...

Artificial Night Lights Increase Cancer Risk
Natural News.com - Phoenix,AZ,USA
In the "little exposure" countries, the rate of prostate cancer was 66.77 persons per 100000. For the "medium exposure" group, this figure increased to ...

Medical Minute: CyberKnife For Prostate Cancer 03-03-09
WCTV - Tallahassee,FL,USA
But as hard as it is to live everyday on the open water, it was nothing compared to being told he had prostate cancer. Hallett says "I was less scared in

Coping with prostate cancer: A maze of emotions
Marblehead Reporter - Marblehead,MA,USA
Obtaining a diagnosis of prostate cancer is a very difficult experience for the individual and loved ones alike, according to Dr. Mark Steinberg of ...

More Answers About Prostate Health
New York Times - United States
Are we discovering prostate cancer in a man who is never going to die of his prostate cancer? Of course we are. However, we cannot yet identify who is going ...
ASCO: Statin Use Reduces Prostate Cancer Mortality Study shows ...
Modern Medicine - Woodcliff Lake,NJ,USA
2 (HealthDay News) -- Statin use in men is independently associated with a 50 percent or greater reduced risk of death from prostate cancer, according to ...

Could prostate drug prevent cancer?
Chicago Daily Herald - Chicago,IL,USA
AP For the first time, leading medical groups are advising millions of healthy men who are regularly screened for prostate cancer to consider taking a drug ...

MACALUSO: Cancer
Rochester City Newspaper - Rochester,NY,USA
Prostate cancer is still the stuff of secretive conversations and lots of misinformation. No one is eager to admit that they are being treated. ...

Living With Incontinence After Prostate Cancer
New York Times - United States
Times editor Dana Jennings writes each week about living with an advanced form of prostate cancer. By Dana Jennings Incontinence and impotence are the evil ...

Coping with prostate cancer: A maze of emotions
Marblehead Reporter - Marblehead,MA,USA
Obtaining a diagnosis of prostate cancer is a very difficult experience for the individual and loved ones alike, according to Dr. Mark Steinberg of ...

Medical Minute: CyberKnife For Prostate Cancer 03-03-09
WCTV - Tallahassee,FL,USA
But as hard as it is to live everyday on the open water, it was nothing compared to being told he had prostate cancer. Hallett says "I was less scared in ...

Hypofractionation not superior to standard dose radiation for ...
HemOncToday - Thorofare,NJ,USA
Men with prostate cancer assigned to a five-week course of intensified radiotherapy had similar biochemical recurrence rates as men assigned to a standard ...

Biomarker for fatal prostate cancer found
Reuters - USA
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New research suggests that high levels of calcium in the bloodstream may increase a man's risk of dying from prostate cancer. ...

Answers to Your Prostate Cancer Questions
New York Times - United States
My husband was just diagnosed with prostate cancer today. His cancer is localized in the prostate and his Gleason score is low. He is 63. ...

Drug may help reduce prostate cancer risk
United Press International - USA
27 (UPI) -- Healthy men screened regularly for prostate cancer who show no symptoms should talk with doctors about a drug, new US guidelines advise. ...

PSA Provides Higher Cancer Prediction By Race Increased risk may ...
Modern Medicine - Woodcliff Lake,NJ,USA
27 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) has a higher prediction for prostate cancer in African American men, which may be explained by ...

US system to rate health therapies
Boston Globe - United States
There was no evidence that it was better at curing prostate cancer, and insufficient evidence that it was superior at preventing side effects. ...

prostate center's test finds hidden cancers
Chicago Daily Herald - Chicago,IL,USA
Many older men with slow-growing disease will die of other causes rather than prostate cancer, and treatment can cause incontinence and erectile dysfunction ...

Increased Risk For Aggressive Prostate Cancer For Men With BRCA ...
TopCancerNews.com - Dallas,TX,USA
Men who develop prostate cancer face an increased risk of having an aggressive tumor if they carry a so-called breast cancer gene mutation, scientists from ...

Circulating Prediagnostic Interleukin-6 and C-Reactive Protein and ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) and C-reactive protein (CRP) are elevated in prostate cancer patients, but the role of prediagnostic levels of these inflammatory ...

Poniard reports positive data from Phase II prostate cancer study
Pharmaceutical Business Review - USA
According to the company, results showed that the combination is active as first-line therapy for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) as ...


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