Prostate Cancer News

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7/26/2010
Most Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Treated Aggressively, Study Shows

Many would do just as well with watchful waiting, researchers say

7/7/2010
U.S. Cancer Death Rate Keeps Falling: Report

American Cancer Society statistics suggest earlier detection, better treatment paying off

7/1/2010
PSA Test Does Cut Prostate Cancer Deaths, Study Finds

Swedish report adds to controversy over the usefulness of the blood screen

6/30/2010
Obesity Ups Cancer Death Risk in Asia-Pacific Region

But the risk conferred by excess weight is no higher than in the West, study finds

6/28/2010
Statins May Lower Rates of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

But connection needs to be confirmed by future study, researcher says

6/18/2010
'Watchful Waiting' Often Best Strategy for Slow-Moving Prostate Cancer

Surgery, radiation not always ideal for many with low risk disease, researchers find

6/17/2010
Jevtana Approved for Advanced Prostate Cancer

When disease continues to worsen after treatment with standard drug

6/16/2010
Scientists Tease Out Links Between Diabetes, Cancer

Does the blood sugar disease help cause malignancy, or just share common risk factors?

6/7/2010
Studies Suggest New Treatment Paradigms for Ovarian, Prostate Cancers

Avastin makes inroads against ovarian tumors, radiation boosts survival with locally advanced prostate cancers

6/2/2010
Black Men at Greater Risk of Aggressive Prostate Tumors: Study

Expert urges more vigilance starting at age 40 in this group

6/2/2010
Size of Prostate Tumor Linked to Patients' Weight

Biggest, and perhaps more aggressive ones, found in heaviest men, study says

6/2/2010
New Tests for Prostate Cancer Might Bring More Certainty

Gene-based screens could reduce unnecessary biopsies, worry, researchers say

6/1/2010
Tracking PSA Test Results Over Time Gives Clues to Cancer

Method may help doctors spot aggressive prostate tumors, researchers say

6/1/2010
Dog Sniffs Out Prostate Cancer in Small Study

Researchers believe canines have a role to play in disease detection

6/1/2010
Value of Monitoring Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Assessed

'Watchful waiting' may be option for some men, expert suggests

6/1/2010
Vitamins Fail to Protect Men Against Bladder Cancer

Little is known about anticancer benefits of supplements, researchers caution

6/1/2010
Radiation for Prostate Cancer May Boost Fracture Risk

Study found treatment hiked hip fractures by 58 percent

6/1/2010
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Few Side Effects

And it extends life for men with advanced disease, researchers say

5/27/2010
Exercise Boosts Health of Cancer Patients

Physical activity during and after treatment resulted in less fatigue, greater well-being, researchers say

5/21/2010
Scientists Spot Real 'Smoking Gun' in Prostate Cancer

Gene fusion may be behind disease, not androgen receptors, study suggests

5/4/2010
As FDA Eyes Prostate Cancer Drugs, Experts Urge Caution

Hormonal meds linked to heart risks, but men should not abandon them

5/3/2010
Prostate Cancer Test a Flop in Study

Doesn't distinguish aggressive tumors from slow-moving malignancies

5/3/2010
FDA Reviews Side Effects From Prostate Cancer Therapy

Doctors urged to consider risks of hormone treatment, inform patients

4/29/2010
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Gains FDA Approval

Breakthrough approach lengthens survival, to varying degrees, for men with advanced disease, studies found

4/29/2010
Provenge Approved for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Helps immune system combat the disease

4/27/2010
Prostate Cancer Vaccine May Get FDA Approval

Breakthrough approach lengthens survival, to varying degrees, for men with advanced disease, studies found

4/22/2010
Remedy Needed for Overdiagnosis of Cancers

New review finds significant number of mammograms, PSA tests spot tumors that don't need treating

4/21/2010
Weather Might Influence Prostate Cancer

Cold climate's effect on pollutants may explain why, study suggests

4/20/2010
Weight Gain, Smoking May Make Prostate Cancer Deadlier

Men who put on pounds after prostatectomy nearly double odds of recurrence, one study finds

4/19/2010
New Test May Predict Prostate Cancer's Aggressiveness

Researchers say it can rule out men who don't need treatment

4/15/2010
Hormone Therapy May Fight Resistant Prostate Cancer

Experimental treatment offers hope against cancer that returns after castration

4/14/2010
Prostate Cancer Patients at Higher Risk of Blood Clots

Dangers were greatest for those on hormone therapy, study found

3/31/2010
Study Revives Debate on Prostate Drug

Experts disagree on whether medication cuts cancer risk

3/22/2010
Infertility Raises Risk of More Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Study found infertile men were 2.6 times more likely to get more dangerous disease

3/22/2010
Where Cancer Treatment Takes Place May Influence Outcome

Death rates same for blacks, whites at specialized cancer centers, research shows

3/16/2010
Prostate Cancer Radiation Side Effects May Subside With Time

Ten years later, many men weren't bothered by treatment's effects, study finds

3/16/2010
Freezing Tumors Shows Promise Against Prostate, Breast Cancer

Cryotherapy prevented need for surgery in one group, and thwarted recurrence in the other

3/10/2010
Scientists Find Key to Hormone-Resistant Prostate Tumors

Discovery in mouse study may someday extend men's lives

3/9/2010
Doctor's Specialty Often Steers Prostate Cancer Care

Therapy choice is influenced by physicians' preferences, research suggests

3/5/2010
New Prostate Cancer Guidelines Aim to Empower the Patient

Diagnostic test not infallible, can lead to unneeded treatments with unwanted side effects

3/4/2010
New Drugs, Approaches Offer Hope Against Prostate Cancer

Experimental medicine shows promise, new test might cut unnecessary biopsies, researchers say

3/3/2010
New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Unveiled

American Cancer Society now suggests those with PSA of less than 2.5 be tested every two years

2/22/2010
Statins May Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients

Cholesterol-lowering meds linked to less tumor inflammation, research shows

2/22/2010
Genetic Mutation Linked to Prostate Cancer in Blacks

Finding may explain higher incidence among blacks than whites

2/22/2010
Two Surgical Methods Equally Successful for Prostate Cancer

Comparison study of open and laparoscopic surgery found few differences in outcome

2/15/2010
Advance Toward Test for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Scientists find gene that drives tumor spread, say it could be target for screening

2/3/2010
Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Raises Suicide Risk

Patients' odds for cardiovascular death also go up after they get the news, study finds

2/1/2010
Experts Issue Warning on Prostate Hormone Therapy

People underestimate effect on heart from androgen deprivation, official says

1/27/2010
New Scan May Help Find Aggressive Prostate Tumors

Process is among several that use a variation of MRI technology

1/25/2010
Prostate Cancer Care Varies By Hospital Type

Private facilities less likely to opt for surgery than county hospitals, research shows