Prostate Cancer News

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3/26/2015
Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

3/23/2015
Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

But it's too early to make blanket recommendation, expert says

3/23/2015
Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return

But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says

3/10/2015
Statins May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Survival: Study

Finds the cholesterol-lowering drugs linked to slower progression of disease

3/9/2015
Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk

Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say

2/24/2015
Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?

Researchers report 3 percent annual rise in intermediate- and high-risk cases

2/23/2015
Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study

But it's too soon to make any recommendations, and overall risk is low, researcher says

2/23/2015
Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers

Study found lower survival for intermediate-risk disease, compared to low-risk cases

2/19/2015
Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?

Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

2/19/2015
More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

2/11/2015
U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests

Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

1/29/2015
Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds

Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

1/27/2015
MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

1/27/2015
Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

1/7/2015
Strategy Might Thwart Resistance to a Common Prostate Cancer Treatment

Small study suggests that alternating testosterone levels may make hormonal therapy work longer

1/7/2015
Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk

Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say

12/31/2014
Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years

American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

12/2/2014
Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study

Men receiving hormone therapy may be missing out on protective drugs, researcher says

10/29/2014
10/29/2014
Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?

Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

10/28/2014
Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study

Finding only held true when men's sex partners were female, not male, researchers say

10/10/2014
High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study

But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

10/6/2014
Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

9/17/2014
DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer

May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

9/15/2014
Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

9/15/2014
New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified

23 new variants associated with increased risk of the disease, study shows

9/8/2014
Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer

They were more likely to develop aggressive disease sooner than white patients, study says

9/8/2014
New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer

Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grown resistant to hormonal therapies

8/29/2014
Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy

Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds

8/18/2014
Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests

Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

8/7/2014
New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes

Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

8/7/2014
Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is Inconclusive

While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say

7/18/2014
Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

7/14/2014
Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice

Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

7/11/2014
Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer

Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

7/10/2014
Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

6/19/2014
Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.

Fees have no reflection on quality, researchers say

6/2/2014
New Drug May Boost Survival for Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Enzalutamide also delays need for chemotherapy, researchers report

6/2/2014
New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer

Adding generic docetaxel to standard hormonal treatment seems to have benefit, study shows

5/20/2014
Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find

Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk

5/19/2014
Dogs May Help Spot Human Prostate Cancers, Study Finds

With training, 2 dogs smelled urine samples and detected tumors with nearly 100 percent accuracy

5/14/2014
Some Prostate Cancer Patients Might Safely Delay Hormonal Therapy: Study

Even if PSA levels are rising, postponing the treatment may boost quality of life without lowering survival

5/1/2014
Low Vitamin D Linked to Aggressive, Advanced Prostate Cancers: Study

Adequate levels may help keep cell growth in check, but researchers say more study needed

4/17/2014
Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach

European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years

4/7/2014
DNA Test May Gauge Risk of Prostate Cancer's Return

New method offers 80 percent accuracy, researchers say

4/1/2014
Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer

Study sees little value in taking the drug during radiation treatment

3/27/2014
Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says

Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

3/24/2014
New Therapy May Shrink Enlarged Prostate With Fewer Side Effects: Study

'Embolization' limits prostate's blood supply, but experts say more research is needed

3/12/2014
Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study

But researchers found less expensive treatment was more likely to lead to urinary complications

3/6/2014
Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients

Study adds fodder to the operate vs. 'watch and wait' debate