Prostate Cancer News

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Article Title
12/7/2009
Prostate Hormone Therapy May Up Heart Risks

Experts urge more awareness that long-term use has consequences

12/7/2009
Hormonal Drugs Cool Hot Flashes From Prostate Cancer Therapy

Medroxyprogesterone wins out in comparison study

11/24/2009
Recent Cancer Screening Changes Leave Many Confused

But experts say science is behind reasoning that testing less is OK

11/20/2009
Discovery Boosts Boys' Prospects for Post-Cancer Fertility

Testicular cells could be preserved for later use, study suggests

11/19/2009
Too Few Older Adults Get Recommended Screenings

Report looks to improve health of this group with better preventive care

11/4/2009
PSA Reading Could Predict Post-Radiation Survival

Rising level in prostate cancer patients may call for more treatment, study finds

11/3/2009
Low Cholesterol May Help Prevent Cancer

Two studies dispel longstanding fears about possible connection

11/2/2009
Hormone Therapy Can Help Some With Prostate Cancer

But often not needed for early-stage patients, long-running study shows

10/21/2009
American Cancer Society Stands By Cancer Screening Guidelines

Group has no plans to rethink testing for breast, prostate tumors, contrary to published report

10/19/2009
PSA 'Nanotest' May Spot Prostate Cancer's Return After Surgery

Screen could boost accuracy but is still years away from approval, experts say

10/13/2009
Impotence, Incontinence Risk Casts Doubt on High-Tech Prostate Surgery

Marketing is buoying use of the technique, researchers say, but surgeon's experience is key

9/28/2009
Men Not Being Told Enough About PSA Tests

Pros, cons of cancer screen not understood, research shows

9/25/2009
Exercise May Prevent Prostate Cancer: Study

Report adds to debate over the value of exercise as a protector for men

9/25/2009
Studies Find PSA Screening Unreliable

Men need to know pros, cons to make informed choice about prostate cancer test, experts say

9/22/2009
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Raises Heart Risks

Treatment methods should take into account side effects, researchers say

9/15/2009
Watchful Waiting Works for Older Men With Prostate Cancer

But experts stress the same does not hold true for patients under 60

9/15/2009
For Hispanics, a Unique Cancer Profile Emerges

Report finds they're less likely to die of cancer but more apt to have certain malignancies

9/9/2009
Getting Closer to the Origins of Prostate Cancer

Newly discovered stem cell, common STD could help spur tumors, studies find

9/8/2009
Virus May Drive Some Prostate Cancers

Testing for XMRV might help spot more aggressive disease, experts say

9/1/2009
Adult Weight Gain Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk

White men risk more aggressive tumors if pounds mount up in 20s, 30s, study finds

9/1/2009
Prostate Cancer Over-Diagnosed: Study

The result is over-treatment for many men, researchers say

8/25/2009
Hormone Therapy for Early Prostate Cancer Not Always Best

Study finds treatment raises death risk in those who also have heart disease

8/21/2009
Obesity Tied to Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Leads to poor prognosis in both blacks and whites after surgery, study finds

8/13/2009
Cancer Deaths Declining, Especially Among Young

Advances in treatment, prevention and detection behind progress, study finds

8/11/2009
New Bone-Building Drug Promising Against Prostate Cancer

Monoclonal antibody denosumab counters effects of hormone therapy, study finds

8/11/2009
Oral Drug Ups Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases

But no reduced death risk in patients with localized disease, research shows

8/7/2009
Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

Canadian study links regular alcohol consumption to six cancers

7/27/2009
Men Who Have Prostate Cancer Surgery Do Well

But study didn't determine value of any treatment vs. watchful waiting

7/27/2009
Most Not Worried by Delayed Prostate Cancer Therapy

Little anxiety noted in survey of men who opt out of aggressive treatment

7/14/2009
Combination Therapy Best for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Adding radiation and hormone treatment to brachytherapy improves survival, study shows

7/13/2009
Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Consumption also appears to undercut effect of cancer-prevention drug

7/8/2009
Prostate Drug Appears Safer Than Thought

Finasteride does not cause more aggressive cancer, study contends

7/7/2009
Cancer Gap Between Whites, Blacks May Be Biological in Part

Disparity remains when treatment, socioeconomic factors are the same, study finds

6/24/2009
New Cancer Drug Fights Tumors in Those With BRCA Mutations

Olaparib prevents malignant cells from repairing themselves, researchers say

6/22/2009
Promising Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Experimental drug beat back inoperable cancer in two patients, study claims

6/21/2009
Painkillers May Be Good for the Prostate

Yet medical experts stress that men shouldn't take them with just this in mind

6/19/2009
Green Tea Component May Slow Prostate Cancer

Men in small study took capsules equivalent to brewed beverage

6/18/2009
New Prostate Cancer Biomarker Discovered

Finding also might apply in other types of cancer, researcher says

6/10/2009
Longer Hormone Treatment May Improve Prostate Cancer Outlook

European and U.S. studies find similar results

6/9/2009
Cancer Diagnosis May Tax Physical, Mental Health

Treatment, too, affects quality of life, studies show

6/1/2009
Gene Test Helps Detect Prostate Cancer

New screen boosts accuracy of standard PSA test, study shows

5/27/2009
U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall

Report finds 19.2% drop among men, 11.4% among women in past 15 years

5/22/2009
Advanced Prostate Cancer Deadlier in Younger Men

Patients under 44 were three times more likely to die, study finds

5/15/2009
An Aid to Tailoring Prostate Cancer Treatment

Study identifies factors to help decide how aggressive therapy should be

5/12/2009
Healthy Behaviors Slow Functional Decline After Cancer

Diet, exercise may improve endurance in older, overweight cancer survivors, study shows

5/11/2009
More Cancer Tests Mean More False-Positive Results

Risk for incorrect but worrying findings rises 50 percent by the 14th test, study finds

5/11/2009
Where You Live May Affect Your Cancer Diagnosis

Risk of late-stage cancer greater in city dwellers than in rural residents, study shows

5/5/2009
Biomarkers May Predict Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer

Cancer expert is wary of finding, however

5/1/2009
Vitamin E, Selenium and Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

Study found no effect among men with precancerous lesions

4/29/2009
Minorities to Bear Brunt of Rise in U.S. Cancer Cases

Rate among Hispanics, blacks will double over next 20 years, report warns