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Prostate Cancer Symptoms Aren't Always Obvious September 20, 2017

Warning signs often confused with other conditions

'Cancer Pen' Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds September 06, 2017

Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table

New Research Finds Value in PSA Testing September 05, 2017

Analysis of 2 major trials on the prostate cancer screen shows it cuts men's risk of dying from the disease

Common Treatment for Early Prostate Cancer May Carry Heart Risk August 25, 2017

Hormone-suppressing regimen may raise odds for heart failure, but it brings benefits, too, researchers say

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk July 18, 2017

Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance

'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer July 13, 2017

20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer? July 13, 2017

Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from it

More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People June 07, 2017

Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years June 06, 2017

Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies June 05, 2017

Findings could 'change clinical practice overnight,' leading oncologist says

More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare May 18, 2017

Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

Addressing Your Cancer Risk May 08, 2017

Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study says

Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA April 25, 2017

British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off April 24, 2017

1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its value

Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men? April 24, 2017

New study suggests the disease progresses faster for them

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients April 13, 2017

Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons April 11, 2017

Men with lower incomes, education and no insurance less likely to receive pretest counseling, study finds

Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice April 11, 2017

Men aged 55 to 69 should discuss PSA blood screen with their doctor, expert panel recommends

'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV April 05, 2017

AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk? April 03, 2017

Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities

Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life April 03, 2017

Study suggests potential link between sleep deprivation and fatal prostate cancer

Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers March 31, 2017

Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening? March 27, 2017

Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows March 21, 2017

Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health February 24, 2017

Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug February 17, 2017

But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study February 01, 2017

But, newer and possibly more effective drugs now available and being studied

Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments January 27, 2017

Researchers suggest that dealing with a patient's distress may lead to better choices, improve quality of life

U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Over Three Decades January 24, 2017

But clusters of high death rates remain in some pockets of the country, study finds

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report January 05, 2017

Researchers credit declines in smoking, better detection and treatment

Powerful Drug for Advanced Cancers May Need Less Frequent Dosing January 04, 2017

Patients whose disease has spread to bone can cut side effects tied to zoledronic acid, researchers report

Worldwide Cancer Rates Up More Than One-Third in Past Decade: Report December 05, 2016

Researchers cite population aging and growth

Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk November 16, 2016

The more men drank, the stronger the association, study found

Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment November 15, 2016

Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

Second Opinions Don't Seem to Sway Prostate Cancer Patients November 07, 2016

Most choose treatment they originally planned to follow, study finds

Monitoring, Not Treatment, May Be Better for Some Prostate Cancer Patients October 20, 2016

In Sweden, 90 percent with very low risk disease choose this option instead of immediate treatment, researchers report

Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death October 14, 2016

Safety of snus use called into question

Can Hormonal Rx for Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk? October 13, 2016

Study found chances doubled, but did not prove androgen deprivation caused damage to brain

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Less Safe for Men With Prior Heart Attack September 30, 2016

For this type of patient, cardiac risks linked to the treatment may outweigh any benefit, study suggests

Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All September 19, 2016

Large study challenges previous research linking the procedure to slightly higher chance of disease

Prostate Cancer Treatments: Different Choices for Different Men September 14, 2016

Survival rates are all high, but watchful waiting is linked to some cancer spread, British study reports

Early Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Continue to Fall in U.S.: Study August 18, 2016

Decline follows recommendation against routine screening, but experts not sure if trend is good or bad

Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds August 12, 2016

Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

'Active Surveillance' of Prostate Cancer Doesn't Dampen Quality of Life July 28, 2016

Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease, study found

Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers July 21, 2016

American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study July 19, 2016

Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

Could Statins Help Fight Cancer? July 08, 2016

Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Might Consider Gene Test July 07, 2016

Detection of genetic flaw could help predict or prevent cancer in their relatives, study suggests

U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer July 01, 2016

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

Could 'Breast Cancer Genes' Play Role in Prostate Cancer, Too? May 09, 2016

Multiple studies suggest they might

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