Prostate Cancer News

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10/28/2005
Gene Boosts Breast Cancer Risk

Mutation raises odds in women with strong family history, study finds

10/27/2005
Gene Discovery Could Broaden Cancer Research

Rearranged genes may help trigger many malignancies, experts say

10/19/2005
Prostate Cancer Screening Cuts Death Risk

Study found those patients who had taken PSA test annually had higher survival rates

10/18/2005
Prostate Surgery Safe for Older Men

Rates of death, complications are low if patient is in good health, study finds

10/18/2005
Marital Status Affects Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices

Study found men with spouses more likely to seek radiation for advanced disease

10/18/2005
Radiation After Prostate Cancer Surgery Boosts Survival

It reduces the chance of tumor recurrence, new study finds

10/17/2005
Blood Test May Spot Aggressive Prostate Cancer

A reliable screen would help doctors match treatments to individual patients

10/17/2005
No Link Between Diabetes, Aggressive Prostate Cancer

However, diabetic patients do have poorer survival rates, study finds

10/6/2005
Hormone Therapy May Fight Localized Prostate Cancer

But experts question whether the study's findings remain relevant

10/1/2005
Weight Gain May Spur Prostate Cancer

Obese men progressed faster to disease recurrence, study found

9/29/2005
Ali Torre Goes to Bat Against Prostate Cancer

Wife of Yankees manager Joe Torre spearheads new educational campaign

9/26/2005
Pomegranate Shows Promise Against Prostate Cancer

It stopped malignancy in cell cultures and mice, but experts remain cautious

9/23/2005
PSA Still Best Predictor of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Study counters recent claims that test might not be effective

9/21/2005
Novel Test May Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

It appears to surpass PSA exam, study finds

9/13/2005
High-Dose Radiation Cuts Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

But it doesn't influence survival rates, a new study finds

9/7/2005
Study Questions Progress Against Prostate Cancer

Tougher 'survivability' rates may skew real mortality figures, study suggests

9/1/2005
Vitamin D and Painkiller Slow Prostate Cancer

Lab tests show combination stopped malignant cells in their tracks

9/1/2005
Breast Cancer Gene Tied to Non-Breast Tumors in Men

BRCA2 mutations up risks for other malignancies, study finds

8/23/2005
Chemo-Hormone Combo Curtails Toxic Side Effects

Research with mice offers hope for ovarian, breast and prostate tumors

8/19/2005
Protein Signals Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Identifying Stat5 may help doctors better target treatment, study says

8/12/2005
Healthy Diet, Exercise Fight Prostate Cancer

Study is first to show lifestyle changes battle malignancy

8/12/2005
Radiotherapy and Surgery Best for Prostate Cancer

Survival rates were higher for men who got both therapies, study finds

8/8/2005
Combo Therapy Stalls Return of Prostate Cancer

Vaccine, hormone treatment seems to delay recurrence, study finds

8/4/2005
Could Suspended Animation Combat Cancer?

'Cellular senescence' might be used to put tumors to sleep, research suggests

7/26/2005
PSA Changes Over Time Predict Prostate Cancer Risk

Doctors may need to stop focusing on single test results, studies suggest

7/8/2005
Early Prostate Screening May Save Lives

PSA blood test cuts risk of aggressive cancer by 35 percent, study found

7/5/2005
PSA Testing for Prostate Cancer Is Tricky

Study finds no clear-cut reading determines presence of disease

6/15/2005
Sunlight Lowers Prostate Cancer Risk

But it raises skin cancer odds, so experts don't advise sunbathing

6/13/2005
Delay in Radiation Therapy No Risk to Prostate Cancer Patients

Treatment delays are quite common, new study notes

6/7/2005
Protein Measures Prostate Cancer's Severity

A blood test could help doctors decide for or against surgery

6/3/2005
Simple Model Predicts Prostate Cancer Type

It could help doctors design patient-tailored treaments

6/1/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Prostate Cancer

Begin by improving your diet

5/23/2005
Loving Partners Help Men Battle Prostate Cancer

Relationships enhance patient's quality of life, study finds

5/19/2005
Drug Helps Target Prostate Biopsies

It may spare men repeat procedures, researchers say

5/15/2005
Still Room for Improvement in Cancer Care

Five-year study shows wide range when it comes to following treatment guidelines

5/14/2005
Existing Drugs May Protect Against Certain Cancers

Some show promise in preventing prostate, endometrial and breast cancers

5/11/2005
Study: Surgery Best for Prostate Cancer

But experts say this decision is best made by patient and his doctor

5/11/2005
Exercise Boosts Prostate Health

Active men cut risk for advanced cancer by 70 percent, study finds

5/6/2005
Online Tool Checks Need for Cancer Screening

Cancer Society's 'Great American Health Check' launched this week

5/4/2005
Stars Light the Way to Cancer Screening

Celebrity-driven campaigns spurring rise in colon, breast, prostate exams

5/3/2005
Prospects Good for Men With Low-Grade Prostate Cancer

Study finds stable mortality rates 15 years after diagnosis

5/2/2005
Plastics Compound May Cause Prostate Abnormalities

Mouse study implicates bisphenol A, found in food-storage containers

4/20/2005
Green Tea Prevents Prostate Cancer in High-Risk Men

Researchers believe beverage's catechins have powerful antioxidant properties

4/18/2005
Statins May Halve Advanced Prostate Cancer Risk

Study hints at potential promise of cholesterol-busting drugs

4/15/2005
Tissue Scan May Improve Prostate Cancer Treatment

It beat standard lab biopsy in helping doctors predict course of disease

4/14/2005
Tamoxifen Eases Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Adding the drug cut down on breast enlargement and breast pain

4/1/2005
Study: Partial Prostate Cancer Freeze Therapy Effective

But others worry the technique will miss some malignant tissue

4/1/2005
Radiation for Prostate Cancer May Make Rectal Cancer More Likely

Overall risk for rectal tumors remains low, however

3/31/2005
Healthy Change, Early Screening Can Cut Cancer Rates

Cancer Society report finds some successes, many challenges

3/28/2005
Race, Marriage Influence Prostate Cancer Treatment

Both help men decide whether to opt for surgery or radiation, study suggests