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Do men with prostate cancer really need surgery?

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and the third-leading cause of cancer deaths among men, after lung and colorectal cancer. Many...

Slow down prostate cancer

For most prostate cancer patients, androgen-deprivation therapy, either through surgical removal of the testicles or the use of drugs that suppress testosterone production, is...
Common prostate cancer treatment linked to dementia

Common prostate cancer treatment linked to dementia

In a study from Penn Medicine, researchers found that a common hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer may double a man’s risk of dementia,...
This prostate cancer treatment linked to higher dementia risk

This prostate cancer treatment linked to higher dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found a common hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer may double a man’s risk of dementia, regardless of his...
Prostate Predicaments: When bladder problems are pressing

Prostate Predicaments: When bladder problems are pressing

Many men develop urinary problems as they get older. They might find it hard to urinate, have a strong and sudden urge to “go,” be...
These 5 things cause most cancers

These 5 things cause most cancers

The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest potential health benefits—according to a...
How to have a healthy prostate

How to have a healthy prostate?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American men, and the American...

Why men don’t need routine testing for prostate cancer

Routine testing for prostate cancer is not recommended for most men because the benefit is small and uncertain and there are clear harms, say...

Obesity could affect prostate cancer test results

University of Adelaide research shows that the results of the most widely used test for prostate cancer may be affected by obesity. With increasing prevalence...
Scientists discover what triggers spread of prostate cancer

Scientists discover what triggers the spread of prostate cancer

In a recent study, researchers from Washington State University found a way that prostate cancer cells hijack the body’s bone maintenance. This could trigger the...