Prostate Cancer News

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Article Title
4/23/2004
Soy Could Help Men, Too

Study finds it may protect against prostate cancer and baldness

4/13/2004
Predicting Odds Against Prostate Cancer

Online calculator lets patients estimate chances of 10-year survival

4/9/2004
Prostate Cancer's Effect on Siblings: Higher Risk, Earlier Age

Brothers of patients aware of their own increased risk

4/6/2004
Frequent Ejaculation May Ward Off Prostate Cancer

Study finds no harm and possible benefit in increased sexual activity

4/2/2004
Black Men Less Likely to Be Treated for Prostate Cancer

Finding may explain why they die of the disease more often than white men do

3/18/2004
Picking Best Candidates for Brachytherapy

Study assesses which prostate cancer patients might suffer side effects from internal radiation

3/16/2004
Radiation Urged for Recurring Prostate Cancer

Researchers say it should begin at first sign after surgery

3/11/2004
New Marker for Prostate Cancer Found

Testing for protein could make earlier detection possible, researchers say

1/19/2004
When a Good Gene Turns Bad

Wound-healing genes can help spread some cancers, study finds

1/16/2004
Different Prostate Cancer Treatments Not That Different

Cure rates similar for many therapies, study finds

12/29/2003
Study Backs Early Prostate Screening for Blacks

Study shows they are more susceptible at earlier age to disease

12/22/2003
Obesity Worsens Prostate Cancer

More aggressive growth, higher risk of recurrence

12/17/2003
New Prostate Cancer Drug to Be Tested

Researchers looking for males with high-risk cancers

12/3/2003
Elderly Prostate Cancer Patients Can Tolerate Radiation Therapy

Those over 80 have strong five-year survival rate if otherwise healthy

12/2/2003
Prostate Cancer Tests Overdone in Elderly

Study says excessive screening unnecessary for men over 75

12/1/2003
New Drug Treats Advanced Prostate Cancer

But severe allergic reactions are possible

11/6/2003
What Makes Prostate Cancer Aggressive?

Study examines role of tumor suppressor gene in disease progression

11/5/2003
Whole Tomatoes Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Animal studies show whole vegetable more effective than lycopene alone

11/3/2003
New Marker for Prostate Cancer

Protein discovery could lead to better detection of disease

10/23/2003
Getting a Better Prognosis for Prostate Cancer

Study suggests doctors should change location of biopsies

10/21/2003
Predicting the Prognosis for Prostate Cancer Patients

Biomarker strong predictor of outcome for those with disease

10/8/2003
Predicting Success of Prostate Cancer Radiation

Prognosis can be made sooner than believed, study says

9/30/2003
4-Year Prostate Cancer Screenings Are Adequate

Screening interval detects most cases of disease, study finds

9/23/2003
Hormone Therapies Offer Breakthrough Against Some Cancers

Prostate, breast tumors not as lethal, thanks to new approaches

9/19/2003
Prostate Awareness Can be a Laughing Matter

Founder of non-profit campaign is a cancer survivor

9/19/2003
Prostate Research Promising, But Screening Remains Vital

Experts stress importance of early detection

9/15/2003
New Weapons Against Cancer

Enzyme inhibitors may help fight disease, researchers say

9/12/2003
Brothers of Those With Prostate Cancer Face Highest Risk

Study finds that connection is strongest link to possibility of disease

9/2/2003
Bone Loss Drug Shows Promise With Prostate Cancer

Sodium clodronate slows development of bone metastases in advanced cases

8/27/2003
Scoring System Could Reduce Prostate Biopsies

Low score equals lower odds of tumor

8/19/2003
Weight Plays Role in Some Cancers

Studies discover link between body mass and prostate, ovarian cancers

7/23/2003
Many Prostate Cancers Missed: Study

Popular screening test may miss 82 percent of tumors

7/18/2003
Docs Mum on Masturbation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Frequent ejaculators less likely to develop the disease, study claims

7/16/2003
Hair-Loss Drug Prevents Prostate Cancer

Risk drops 25 percent, but aggressive tumors appear more often

7/16/2003
Pro Baseball Goes to Bat Against Prostate Cancer

Campaign focuses on risks factors for men

7/9/2003
Bad Gene Ups Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men

Mutation also plays role in disease development for white men

7/2/2003
Too Much Zinc Ups Prostate Cancer Risk

100 milligrams a day the danger point, study finds

6/18/2003
New Scans Pinpoint Spread of Prostate Cancer

Cutting-edge MRIs find even tiny metastases to lymph nodes

6/17/2003
A Gene That May Block Prostate Cancer's Spread

Finding could lead to genetic therapies to treat variety of cancers

6/11/2003
Siblings and Cancer

Study to explore genetic causes of disease

6/4/2003
Widespread Pain Could Warn of Cancer

But researchers can't explain the association

5/27/2003
Many Prostate Biopsies Unnecessary

Study: Levels of blood marker vary and should be done twice

5/15/2003
Understanding Prostate Cancer

Studies examine why some become untreatable

5/14/2003
Broccoli Could Be Prostate Cancer Fighter

Chemical produced by broccoli and its ilk could become medicine

5/13/2003
The Odds of Beating Prostate Cancer

Patients face 27% risk of cancer spread, study finds

4/30/2003
Soy Extract Helps Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Study finds it reduces PSA levels in men with untreated disease

4/28/2003
Can Lifestyle Changes Stop Prostate Cancer?

Leading proponent says yes, but other experts are wary

4/14/2003
DNA Test May Detect Prostate Cancer Early

Tumor spread could also be revealed

4/8/2003
Healthy Lifestyle Can Halt Prostate Cancer

Exercise and weight control affects disease progression, study finds

4/1/2003
Prostate Cancer Runs in Families

Having a brother with the disease boosts your risk the most