Cancer: Prostate News Articles

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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
Jul 30, 2013
Experts Call for Redefinition of 'Cancer'
Many growths are slow to progress and nonlethal, only leading to unnecessary treatment, panel says
Jul 17, 2013
New Drug May Extend Survival for Some Prostate Cancer Patients
Study found Xofigo also improved quality of life for those whose cancer had spread to the bones
Jul 16, 2013
Kidney Failure a Possible Risk of Prostate Cancer Hormone Treatment: Study
Review looked at side effect from androgen deprivation therapy
Jul 11, 2013
Number of Nerve Fibers Near Prostate Tumor Tied to Aggressiveness
Study raises the possibility of a new way to predict prognosis, tailor treatments
Jul 10, 2013
Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says
Often-fatal aggressive disease of particular concern
Jul 9, 2013
Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
But an expert says findings are inconclusive
Jul 9, 2013
Many Men Plan to Ignore PSA Test Guideline: Survey
Most say they'll still have the prostate cancer screen, despite expert panel's recommendation
Jul 8, 2013
Many Men Not Told Pros, Cons of PSA Testing, Survey Finds
Doctors frequently make call on their own on whether to test for prostate cancer
Jul 2, 2013
'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancer Diagnosis May Not Work for Black Men
Current recommendations to monitor disease, delay treatment in these men called into question
Jun 25, 2013
New, Pricey Prostate Cancer Treatments May Be Overused: Study
More men who have low-risk disease are choosing procedures that may not benefit them, researcher says
Jun 10, 2013
Tweaking Dietary Fat Mix Might Boost Prostate Cancer Survival
Men who subbed vegetable oils, avocados, nuts for animal fats fared better in study
May 31, 2013
Experimental Drugs Show Promise Against Prostate Cancer
Tumor growth suppressed in lab tests; human trials still needed, study authors say
May 28, 2013
Black Prostate Cancer Patients More Likely to Delay Treatment: Study
They're also less likely to undergo prostate cancer screening, research shows
May 22, 2013
American Cancer Society Celebrates 100 Years of Progress
One million cancer deaths avoided since 1990s, group says
May 21, 2013
Age, Other Illnesses May Make Prostate Cancer Treatment Unnecessary
For older patients with hypertension, heart failure, different problems will likely cause death, study finds
May 20, 2013
Newer, Pricier Prostate Cancer Radiation No Better Than Old: Study
Researchers looked at men who had the therapy after surgery
May 16, 2013
Xofigo Approved for Prostate Cancer
When disease has spread to the bones
May 16, 2013
Fitness in Middle Age May Help Shield Men From Cancer Later
Study found even modest improvements seemed to lower disease risk
May 15, 2013
Cancer Patients May Face Higher Bankruptcy Odds
Washington state study found a nearly tripled risk, with younger adults most vulnerable
May 15, 2013
FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer
Xofigo was fast-tracked for approval and is meant for tumors that have spread to the bones
May 13, 2013
Agent Orange Tied to Lethal Prostate Cancer
Findings from U.S. veterans should raise awareness of chemical warfare's hazards, researcher says
May 7, 2013
Prostate Cancer May Be Deadlier for the Uninsured
Study found they were more likely to have a higher PSA test score, advanced disease and shorter survival
May 7, 2013
Sleep Woes Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk in Study
Men least likely to nod off were most likely to have severe disease, researchers found
May 6, 2013
Study Links Timing of ER Visit to Prostate Cancer Survival Odds
In patients whose disease has spread, weekend admissions tend to have worse outcomes
May 3, 2013
Urologists' Group Issues Updated Guidelines on PSA Test
Most younger men and those over 70 don't need prostate cancer screening; middle-aged men should talk with their doctor
Apr 23, 2013
Obesity Linked to Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
Men who had a biopsy that didn't find cancer were at raised risk for disease later if they were obese
Apr 15, 2013
Study Questions Value of PSA Test for Older Men
Only a third who received abnormal result went on to receive prostate biopsy, experts note
Apr 9, 2013
Can Selenium Lower Risk of Advanced Prostate Cancer?
Study found men with higher levels of mineral were 60 percent less likely to develop disease
Apr 9, 2013HDTV Article
Prostate Cancer Screening
Should men 50-69 get the PSA test? The American College of Physicians releases new guidelines.
Apr 8, 2013
Most Men Don't Need PSA Tests, Doctors' Group Says
American College of Physicians notes limited benefit of prostate cancer screening
Apr 3, 2013
Intermittent Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer Not the Best
Long-term study finds that it does not extend life expectancy
Apr 3, 2013
Black Men Often Face Delays in Prostate Cancer Care: Study
Finding is more evidence of gap in quality of care for the disease, researcher says
Mar 27, 2013
Nearly 14 Million Cancer Survivors in U.S.: Report
Many are people who had breast or prostate tumors
Mar 27, 2013
More Genetic Insights Into 3 Types of Cancer
DNA 'typos' point to increased risk in breast, prostate and ovarian disease, large international study found
Mar 27, 2013HDTV Article
Hair Loss and Men's Health
Baldness in African American men linked to increased risk of prostate cancer.
Mar 26, 2013
Is Early Baldness in Blacks a Clue to Prostate Cancer?
Hair loss by age 30 may raise risk, study suggests
Mar 18, 2013
What's Good for the Heart May Also Prevent Cancer
Healthy lifestyles do double duty against 2 major disease groups, study finds
Mar 12, 2013
Medicare Spending Not Linked to Longer Cancer Survival
But U.S. patients in higher-spending regions have more, longer hospital stays
Feb 21, 2013
Blood Thinners May Boost Survival for Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
But it's too early to recommend anticoagulants for this purpose
Feb 21, 2013
Cancer Rates Vary Widely by State, Race: CDC Report
Latest data from 2009 cites 1.5 million new cases diagnosed; prostate and breast tumors most common
Feb 15, 2013
Proscar Won't Boost Prostate Cancer Survival, Study Finds
Drug does appear to reduce diagnosis of the disease, researchers say
Feb 13, 2013
Could Duration of Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Be Halved?
Preliminary research suggests it might be safe to shorten the current 3-year treatment
Feb 11, 2013
Benefits of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Risk May Vary by Race
Workouts seem to help white men, but not black men, study finds