Prostate Cancer News

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2/20/2008
Cancer Death Rates Still Declining

But report notes rate of decrease slowed from 2004 to 2005, with 5,424 more deaths

2/18/2008
Timely Cancer Diagnosis Linked to Insurance Status

Uninsured, those on Medicaid more likely to be diagnosed with advanced cancers, American Cancer Society reports

2/15/2008
Obesity Raises Cancer Risk

British study details differences between genders, ethnic groups

2/13/2008
Many Prostate Cancers Will Not Need Treatment

Major study finds most older men will die of other causes

2/11/2008
More Gene Variations Found That Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

Some variants increase chances of disease up to 60%, researcher says

2/1/2008
Experimental Vaccine Halts Prostate Cancer in Mice

Human trials may start in two years, California researcher says

1/29/2008
Sex Hormones Don't Seem to Affect Prostate Cancer Risk

Finding could spur research into other causes of the disease

1/22/2008
Hormone Therapy Only Helps Some Older Men With Prostate Cancer

Overall health profile, especially cardiovascular history, is determining factor, study finds

1/18/2008
Mislabeled Supplement Spurred Prostate Cancer: Report

Ingredients might have led to aggressive disease in 2 men taking the product

1/16/2008
Genetic Mutations Boost Prostate Cancer Risk

These variants plus a family history can increase risk up to tenfold, study suggests

1/7/2008
Fatherhood Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk

Findings from large study show a trend, but reasons aren't clear

1/3/2008
Combo Therapy Cuts Prostate Cancer Death Rates

Study supports hormone therapy with radiation, finding no raised risk to heart

1/2/2008
Research Yields Clues to Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Links between male hormone and a protein could spur tumor's return

12/26/2007
Aspirin, Hormone Therapy Combo Can Shorten Lives of Prostate Cancer Patients

First, prescribed to protect the heart, can lead to halting of cancer therapy, report says

12/20/2007
Uninsured More Likely to Die From Cancer Following Diagnosis

Report finds they're less likely to get screening tests, so have advanced disease

12/17/2007
Cancer Killed Almost 8 Million Worldwide in 2007

12 million new cases -- many preventable -- were diagnosed this year, American Cancer Society reports

12/14/2007
Breast Cancer Genes Also Raise Men's Risk for Malignancy

Few men understand the danger from BRCA1/2, researchers say

12/11/2007
Gene Variant Tied to More Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Men with differing version of tumor suppressor appear at increased risk, researchers say

12/11/2007
High Meat Consumption Linked to Heightened Cancer Risk

U.S. study finds the more red meat and processed meat you eat, the higher the risk

12/7/2007
Obesity, Diabetes Linked to Cancers

Studies find effects on breast, prostate and colorectal tumors

12/7/2007
Green Tea, Fruit Extracts Touted as Potential Cancer Fighters

Preliminary research shows promise against colorectal, prostate and oral tumors

11/26/2007
Prostate Cancer Treatments Often Compound Existing Health Problems

Many patients getting therapies that are not the best for them, study says

11/20/2007
Why Obese Men Post Lower PSA Levels

Research suggests their higher blood volume explains it

11/13/2007
Low-Carb Diet May Slow Prostate Tumor Growth

Mouse study could have implications for humans, researchers say

11/12/2007
Obesity Linked to Prostate Cancer Death Rates

Researchers aren't sure why mortality may be tied to weight

11/7/2007
Experimental Drug Fights Prostate Cancer

In mice, it attacked disease on multiple fronts, researchers say

11/2/2007
Gene Variant Doubles Risk of Prostate Cancer in Black Men

It may also affect other populations, researcher says

11/2/2007
Radiation Seed Treatment Helps Younger Men Fight Prostate Cancer

Technique just as effective in patients under 60, study finds

10/31/2007
Better Prostate Cancer Survival for Men Taking Statins

Study finds 10% improvement with cholesterol drugs

10/30/2007
High Dose Radiation for Prostate Cancer Won't Raise Sexual Dysfunction

Technology ups treatment effectiveness without boosting this side effect, study finds

10/29/2007
Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Won't Affect Sexual Function

New high-dose technology targets tumor tissue, experts say

10/9/2007
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Heart Risks

But researchers say more study is needed, and the therapy is valuable

10/8/2007
Surgery Best Bet for Prostate Cancer Survival

Study finds it outperforming other forms of treatment

10/7/2007
PSA Testing Still Valuable for Prostate Cancer

What's key is whether the level of prostate-specific antigen is rising rapidly

10/7/2007
Prostate Cancer Survival Varies by Season

Prognosis improves in summer, fall, study finds

10/2/2007
Study Supports Change to Prostate Cancer Biopsy

An added measure could boost test's ability to guide treatment

9/25/2007
1 in 12 Outpatient Visits Is for Prevention: Study

They include cholesterol checks, gynecologic care and cancer screening

9/24/2007
More Prostate Cancers Might Be Prevented

New data should help reduce incidence of low-grade tumors, experts say

9/14/2007
Tomato Diet Can't Guarantee Prostate Health: Study

Lycopene, other nutrients no shield against prostate cancer, researchers say

9/12/2007
Education Linked to Cancer Death Rates

Socioeconomic status and access to health care may explain the connection

9/6/2007
Barbershop Talks Cut Black Men's Prostate Cancer Risk

Innovative program is making a difference for this high-risk group, founder says

8/28/2007
Frequent Prostate Screens Fail to Improve Aggressive Cancer Diagnoses

2- and 4-year PSA tests equally effective at detecting larger disease, study finds

8/24/2007
Antioxidant Supplements May Raise Women's Skin Cancer Risk

Mechanism isn't clear, and new findings don't apply to men

8/21/2007
Acrylamide Won't Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Fried, baked food compound poses no threat, major study finds

8/16/2007
Healthy Lifestyle Key To Cancer Prevention

Obesity, tobacco cause half of all cancers, presidential panel says

8/15/2007
Molecule May Predict Prostate Cancer's Return

Protein levels might help decide who needs surgery and who doesn't, experts say

8/13/2007
Most Asian Men Have Better Prostate Cancer Survival Rates

Finding could help to govern treatment approaches, study suggests

8/8/2007
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

Get frequent checks if you recognize these

8/1/2007
Fused Genes Might Fuel Prostate Tumors

Specific genes might require specific treatments, researchers say

7/24/2007
Surgeon's Experience Key to Prostate Surgery Success

Cancer patients do better at high-volume institutions, study finds