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Aug 5, 2015
Combo Treatment May Boost Survival With Advanced Prostate Cancer
Adding chemotherapy to hormone therapy added 14 months to patients' lives in study
Jul 17, 2015
Study Questions Radiation Use for 'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancers
Upping the dosage didn't alter survival rates for men with these slow-growing tumors
Jul 7, 2015
'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer Patients
Study finds men with low-risk disease often getting monitoring over surgery, radiation, hormone therapy
Jul 2, 2015
Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising
Jul 1, 2015HDTV Article
Prostate Cancer Surveillance
Use of active surveillance to monitor low-risk prostate cancer is low, new study finds.
Jun 30, 2015
Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach
Study finds 12 percent or fewer getting active surveillance
Jun 1, 2015
High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk
In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease
May 29, 2015
Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis
Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say
May 22, 2015
Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?
New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect
May 18, 2015
Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines
More men will die without PSA screening, researchers contend; other experts applaud the downward trend
May 17, 2015
Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study
Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help
May 14, 2015
Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Study found combination with hormone therapy extended life by almost a year
May 13, 2015
Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
Study found five-year death risk was 50 percent lower in combo-treatment group
May 12, 2015
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking
Men with a particular gene mutation suffered most, study finds
May 7, 2015
Statins May Slow Prostate Cancer Progression: Study
But more trials are needed to confirm benefits, experts say
Apr 22, 2015
New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say
Apr 16, 2015
Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active
Apr 16, 2015
Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says
Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings
Mar 30, 2015
Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade
Mar 26, 2015
Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men
Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older
Mar 23, 2015
Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
But it's too early to make blanket recommendation, expert says
Mar 23, 2015
Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return
But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says
Mar 23, 2015HDTV Article
Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer
Taking vitamin D supplements may slow or even reverse the progression of low-grade prostate tumors, according to a new study.
Mar 10, 2015
Statins May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Survival: Study
Finds the cholesterol-lowering drugs linked to slower progression of disease
Mar 9, 2015
Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk
Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say
Feb 24, 2015
Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?
Researchers report 3 percent annual rise in intermediate- and high-risk cases
Feb 23, 2015
Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
But it's too soon to make any recommendations, and overall risk is low, researcher says
Feb 23, 2015
Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers
Study found lower survival for intermediate-risk disease, compared to low-risk cases
Feb 19, 2015
Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?
Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy
Feb 19, 2015
More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64
Feb 11, 2015
U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say
Jan 29, 2015
Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds
Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis
Jan 27, 2015
MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases
Jan 27, 2015
Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds
They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness
Jan 7, 2015
Strategy Might Thwart Resistance to a Common Prostate Cancer Treatment
Small study suggests that alternating testosterone levels may make hormonal therapy work longer
Jan 7, 2015
Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk
Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say
Dec 31, 2014
Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years
American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths
Dec 2, 2014
Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study
Men receiving hormone therapy may be missing out on protective drugs, researcher says
Oct 29, 2014
Oct 29, 2014
Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?
Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests
Oct 28, 2014
Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Finding only held true when men's sex partners were female, not male, researchers say
Oct 10, 2014
High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study
But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence
Oct 6, 2014
Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds
Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report
Sep 17, 2014
DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer
May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say
Sep 15, 2014
Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection
Sep 15, 2014
New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified
23 new variants associated with increased risk of the disease, study shows
Sep 8, 2014
Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
They were more likely to develop aggressive disease sooner than white patients, study says
Sep 8, 2014
New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grown resistant to hormonal therapies
Aug 29, 2014
Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy
Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds
Aug 18, 2014
Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests
Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say
Aug 7, 2014
New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes
Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say
Aug 7, 2014
Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is Inconclusive
While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say
Jul 18, 2014
Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal
Jul 14, 2014
Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say
Jul 11, 2014
Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends
Jul 10, 2014
Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research
Jun 19, 2014
Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.
Fees have no reflection on quality, researchers say
Jun 2, 2014
New Drug May Boost Survival for Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
Enzalutamide also delays need for chemotherapy, researchers report
Jun 2, 2014
New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer
Adding generic docetaxel to standard hormonal treatment seems to have benefit, study shows
May 21, 2014HDTV Article
Diet and Prostate Cancer Risk
A diet high in carbohydrates and lower in protein and fat may decrease the risk of prostate cancer in some men, new study finds.
May 20, 2014
Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk
May 19, 2014
Dogs May Help Spot Human Prostate Cancers, Study Finds
With training, 2 dogs smelled urine samples and detected tumors with nearly 100 percent accuracy
May 14, 2014
Some Prostate Cancer Patients Might Safely Delay Hormonal Therapy: Study
Even if PSA levels are rising, postponing the treatment may boost quality of life without lowering survival
May 1, 2014
Low Vitamin D Linked to Aggressive, Advanced Prostate Cancers: Study
Adequate levels may help keep cell growth in check, but researchers say more study needed
Apr 17, 2014
Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach
European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years
Apr 7, 2014
DNA Test May Gauge Risk of Prostate Cancer's Return
New method offers 80 percent accuracy, researchers say
Apr 1, 2014
Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
Study sees little value in taking the drug during radiation treatment
Mar 27, 2014
Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says
Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done
Mar 24, 2014
New Therapy May Shrink Enlarged Prostate With Fewer Side Effects: Study
'Embolization' limits prostate's blood supply, but experts say more research is needed
Mar 12, 2014
Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study
But researchers found less expensive treatment was more likely to lead to urinary complications
Mar 6, 2014
Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients
Study adds fodder to the operate vs. 'watch and wait' debate
Feb 21, 2014
Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Might Double Chances of Prostate Cancer
Risk was highest when men had high or low levels of selenium already in their body
Jan 28, 2014
Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
Study participants hadn't received any treatment with chemotherapy
Jan 20, 2014
Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought
Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says
Jan 20, 2014
'Sleep Hormone' Tied to Possible Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
Preliminary study measured levels of melatonin in Icelandic men
Jan 20, 2014
Scientists Explore Effect of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Patients
Brisk walkers found to have more regularly shaped blood vessels in early study
Jan 7, 2014
Mouse Study Hints at Plastics Chemical's Link to Prostate Cancer Risk
BPA boosts prostate stem cells' hormonal sensitivity, researchers say
Jan 7, 2014
U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report
Better prevention, screening and treatment are keys to continued progress, experts say
Dec 17, 2013
Type of Surgical Anesthesia Might Influence Prostate Cancer's Return
Study suggests that getting only general anesthesia raised risk of recurrence
Dec 16, 2013
U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival
Nov 12, 2013
Overweight Men May Face Higher Death Risk From Prostate Cancer: Study
Strongest link seen in patients with more aggressive disease
Nov 5, 2013
History of Prostate Cancer Tied to Higher Odds for Melanoma
Studies followed thousands of white male health professionals
Nov 5, 2013
Statin Use Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Death Risk
Canadian researchers say findings aren't proof, call for more studies
Oct 28, 2013
Tests May Someday Show Which Breast, Prostate Cancers Will Turn Aggressive
'Markers' in blood, tissue might help determine best treatment for each patient, studies suggest
Oct 26, 2013
Study Ties Y Chromosome Variations to Prostate Cancer Risk
Researchers used Utah population data spanning generations
Oct 24, 2013
Do Some Docs Have Vested Interest in Prescribing Radiation for Prostate Cancer?
Study found greater increases in use of expensive treatment in practices that owned the equipment
Oct 24, 2013
Prostate Biopsies May Cause Unnecessary Worry for Many Men, Study Finds
Report supports notion of adopting 'wait and see' approach after PSA test, experts say
Oct 16, 2013
Blood Test Shows Promise for Cancer Detection, Study Finds
Check for early stage lung and prostate malignancies isn't 'perfect', but could prove useful, clinicians say
Oct 15, 2013
Many Doctors Ignore Guidelines, Order PSA Tests for Elderly Men
Study found 40 percent of men aged 75 and older were screened, despite expert consensus against it
Oct 8, 2013
Radiation Therapy Overused in Advanced Prostate Cancer, Study Says
Just one session is needed for effective pain relief, but many men get 10, according to researcher
Oct 4, 2013
Older Men Gain Little From PSA Test: Study
Researchers followed Medicare recipients for 3 years
Oct 3, 2013
Usual 'Hot Flash' Therapies Don't Help Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
Methods that ease the problem in women found ineffective for men receiving hormone treatment
Sep 23, 2013
Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
Shorter-course treatment as effective for those with intermediate-risk disease, oncologist says
Sep 11, 2013
Gene Test May Help Predict Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness
Finding might one day improve rates of overtreatment, undertreatment in men, study says
Aug 27, 2013
Could Heavy Coffee Drinking Help Men Battle Prostate Cancer?
Study linked lower rates of recurrence, progression to those who consumed 4 or more cups a day
Aug 16, 2013
High-Tech Prostate Scan May Boost Cancer Detection
Combo of ultrasound and MRI zeroes in on tumors, helping some men avoid biopsy, experts say
Aug 14, 2013
18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Follow-up focused on finasteride, the active ingredient in Proscar and hair-loss drug Propecia
Aug 14, 2013
'Watch & Wait' OK for Many Low-Grade Prostate Tumors: Study
Aggressiveness doesn't seem to change over time, researchers say
Aug 5, 2013
Metformin May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Death, Researchers Say
Diabetic men using the drug had higher survival rates in cancer study
Jul 31, 2013
Helping Men Resolve Conflicts About Prostate Cancer Screening
Printed or web-based materials are useful for informed decision-making, study finds