Prostate Cancer

Prostate MRI scans both increase detection of cancer and reduce over

Prostate MRI scans both increase detection of cancer and reduce over-diagnosis

A large international study conducted in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has found that an MRI scan and targeted prostate biopsies are significantly...
Chemotherapy timing could influence how well the treatment works

Chemotherapy timing could influence how well the treatment works

Most living organisms – animals, plants, fungi, and even some types of bacteria – have an internal clock, a circadian clock that orchestrates the...
What you should know about aging and cancer risk

What you should know about aging and cancer risk

Advancing age is the most important risk factor for cancer overall, and for many individual cancer types. According to the most recent statistical data from...
Prostate cancer symptoms, tests, and treatment

Prostate cancer: symptoms, tests, and treatment

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men and the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths among American men. African-American men are more...
Slow down prostate cancer

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...
high-dose radiation therapy is as effective as surgery

For aggressive prostate cancer, high-dose radiation therapy is as effective as surgery

A study by researchers at the UCLA provides convincing evidence that radiation-based treatments and surgery are equally effective treatments for aggressive prostate cancer. It also...
A new hope to attack aggressive prostate cancer

A new hope to attack aggressive prostate cancer

UC San Francisco researchers have discovered a promising new line of attack against lethal, treatment-resistant prostate cancer. Analysis of hundreds of human prostate tumors revealed...
Scientists find risk factors for prostate cancer

Scientists find risk factors for prostate cancer

Globally prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer and the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death in men. In 2012, it occurred...
Sugar and cancer

Sugar and cancer: what you need to know

There’s a lot of confusing information and advice out there around sugar. It’s been made the villain of our diet, but where does the consensus...
Should you have PSA screening for prostate cancer

Should you have PSA screening for prostate cancer?

Screening saves lives. It’s virtually a mantra when it comes to cancer. But the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate cancer has come...

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