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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

Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in Study April 25, 2016

Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer Survival April 18, 2016

Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression April 11, 2016

Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

High-Dose Radiation May Be No Better for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer April 06, 2016

Study finds no benefits in disease progression, survival

Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers April 05, 2016

Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

Shorter, Intensive Radiation Works for Prostate Cancer: Study April 04, 2016

The trial focused on early-stage disease that hadn't spread beyond the gland

Hospital Volume Tied to Success of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer March 16, 2016

Study finds more experienced medical centers achieve better survival rates

Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Carry Certain Risks March 03, 2016

Chances of secondary cancers increased, but study authors stressed the overall risk was low

Low Vitamin D Levels May Signal More Aggressive Prostate Cancer March 02, 2016

But men should not expect supplements to ward off fast-growing tumors, expert says

Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers? March 01, 2016

Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

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