Prostate Cancer News

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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

4/29/2009
Some Diet Sodas May Ward Off Kidney Stones

Other research finds that pomegranate juice could slow prostate cancer

4/27/2009
Experts Back Away From Annual PSA Test

Men should have a 'baseline' prostate cancer screen at 40, but yearly PSA may not be necessary, guidelines say

4/27/2009
Heart, Bone Problems May Follow Prostate Cancer Treatment

Men on hormone-lowering therapy may require close monitoring, researchers say

4/27/2009
Statins Guard Against Prostate Cancer

Other studies found they also reduced chances of erectile dysfunction

4/23/2009
Agent Orange Exposure Tied to Prostate Cancer Return

Study finds vets at higher risk of aggressive recurrence only 8 months after surgery

4/22/2009
Gene Studies Reveal Cancer's Secrets

Key alterations hold clues to blood, bladder and ovarian malignancies, researchers say

4/21/2009
A 'Smart Bomb' for Prostate Cancer?

Tested in mice, new chemo delivery system may increase accuracy, researchers say

4/20/2009
Science Makes Inroads Against Prostate, Other Cancers

In studies, an immune boost fights prostate tumors, and better drugs outwit brain, pancreatic malignancies

4/8/2009
Stress Management Battles Prostate Cancer Anxiety

Brief counseling before, after surgery eases concern over side effects, study finds

4/8/2009
Common Industrial Chemicals May Not Boost Cancer Risk

Use of PFOA, PFOS as additives is already being phased out, experts note

4/7/2009
New Prostate Cancer Drug May Hold Promise

Researchers apply for large-scale testing after 'very promising' early results

3/25/2009
Scientists ID New Biomarker for Prostate Cancer

Study finds cleaved galectin-3 may serve as treatment target against disease progression

3/24/2009
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Guard Against Advanced Prostate Cancer

Even men genetically predisposed to disease benefit from eating fish, study finds

3/19/2009
PSA Testing: What Should Men Do?

Fallout from 2 studies, pro and con, has experts in a quandry

3/18/2009
2 Studies Conflict Over Value of Prostate Cancer Screening

Doctors acknowledge that the PSA test is a far from perfect tool

3/16/2009
'Watchful Waiting' Safe With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers

Study suggests close monitoring offers some men better quality of life

3/10/2009
Folic Acid Supplements Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

But 10-year study also showed having enough folate in diet might offer protection

3/10/2009
'Male Lumpectomy' May Help Some With Prostate Cancer

Procedure involves freezing tumor rather than removing entire gland

2/25/2009
Tests Might Diagnose, Predict Prostate Cancer

One measures genes in urine, another combines PSA and other risk factors

2/24/2009
Drugs May Help Healthy Men Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

New guidelines suggest that men discuss use of medicines such as Propecia with their doctor

2/24/2009
PSA Tests Not Race-Specific, Study Finds

Contrary to common belief, same threshold works well for black and white men, researchers say

2/23/2009
Calcium Helps Ward Off Colon Cancer

Effect is strongest for women, study finds, doesn't extend to other malignancies

2/20/2009
Many Older Men Won't Benefit from PSA Test

Screening may prove an unnecessary expense in men 75 or older, researchers say

2/18/2009
Cancer Death Rates Decline Among Blacks, But Disparities Linger

Diagnosis still comes later than for whites and survival is poorer, new report finds

2/17/2009
One in Three Cancer Survivors on Unemployment Line

Lingering physical effects of cancer a likely cause, finds study

2/13/2009
Researchers ID Biomarker for Fatal Prostate Cancer

Men with highest ionized serum calcium 3 times more likely to die, study finds

2/11/2009
Urine Test May One Day Predict Prostate Cancer

Lab results identify component linked to aggressiveness of disease

2/11/2009
Levels of Circulating Tumor Cells Could Predict Prostate Cancer Outcome

New method of tracking changes proves better predictor than PSA, study says

2/4/2009
Artificial Light Linked to Prostate Cancer Risk

But don't turn off electricity, researchers say, just take this into account in energy policies

1/15/2009
More Americans Urged to Get Cancer Screenings

Rates hover around 50 percent, despite proven benefits, report says

1/12/2009
Gene Fusions May Drive Certain Cancers

Prostate cell findings could reveal targets for future treatments

1/9/2009
Garlic as a Cancer Fighter? Maybe Not

Evidence that strong-smelling herb prevents cancer is said to be weak

1/7/2009
Heart Drug May Be a Cancer Fighter

Digoxin, used to treat heart failure, slowed cell growth, study says

12/29/2008
Degarelix Approved for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Suppresses testosterone production

12/16/2008
Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy Cuts Prostate Cancer Deaths

Study confirms effectiveness of widely used approach, experts say

12/9/2008
Selenium, Vitamins E and C Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

Large trials fail to confirm suspected benefit

12/9/2008
Cancer to Surpass Heart Disease as World's Leading Killer

Biggest rise in cases and deaths coming in developing nations, report says

12/8/2008
Single Men Less Likely to Get Prostate Screens

This held true even for men with a family history of the disease, researchers say

12/5/2008
Treatment Options Are Many for Prostate Cancer

Some doctors say many tumors can be left untreated, depending on man's age

12/3/2008
Prostate Cancer Stimulates Nerve Growth

And this phenomenon is tied to more aggressive disease, researchers say

11/25/2008
U.S. Cancer Rate-Death Rate Combo Drops for 1st Time

But smoking-related cancers continue to rise in some regions of country, report finds

11/18/2008
Canola Oil Consumed During Pregnancy Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for Offspring

Mouse study found it was better than corn oil during gestation and lactation

11/18/2008
Vitamin C, E Supplements Won't Help Prevent Cancer

Findings follow similar results for the prevention of heart disease