Prostate Cancer News

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9/7/2012
Pan-Fried Red Meat May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study

Cooking at high temperatures triggers formation of cancer-causing chemicals, researchers say

9/5/2012
Taking Breaks From Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Seems Safe: Study

Trial found no difference in overall survival

9/4/2012
Scientists Find Links Among Parkinson's, Cancer and Family History

Utah study looked at prostate cancer, melanoma

8/31/2012
Xtandi Approved for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Drug increased survival time for patients who'd failed hormone-based treatments

8/31/2012
FDA OKs Drug for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Xtandi extended overall survival by about 5 months compared to placebo

8/28/2012
Race May Affect Quality of Prostate Cancer Surgical Care

Analysis finds black patients less likely to be treated at hospitals with high-volume surgeons

8/28/2012
Breast Cancer Drug Might Help Men on Prostate Cancer Therapy

Study found tamoxifen cut some side effects that could discourage men from seeking treatment

8/27/2012
Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer

Studies showed 57% reduction in death risk with first, no benefit with second

8/23/2012
PSA Testing Linked to Improved Prostate Cancer Survival

Analysis of research before and after screening was introduced shows benefits

8/15/2012
New Drug Appears to Extend Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients

Study found enzalutamide helped men whose disease had resisted chemo, hormone therapy

8/15/2012
PSA Test's Overall Benefit Still Unclear: Study

When harms of overdiagnosis are considered, cancer screen's value drops

8/10/2012
Screening Debate Typifies Prostate Cancer Uncertainties

Experts differ, leaving men with no easy answers

8/10/2012
Advice From a Cancer Veteran: Do What's Best for You

N.Y. man who opted for radiation says surgery or watchful waiting may be right for others

8/9/2012
Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements May Pose Risks for Men With Prostate Cancer

They're used to fight treatment-related bone loss, but supplements may harm, not help, study finds

7/30/2012
Abandoning PSA Screening Could Cost Lives: Study

Testing could save 17,000 men from advanced prostate cancer, researcher says

7/27/2012
Most Prostate Cancer Patients Don't Die From the Disease: Study

Preventing other chronic illnesses will prolong life even among men with prostate cancer, researchers say

7/18/2012
Surgery Not Best Option for Early Stage Prostate Cancers: Study

Researchers found regular monitoring may be just as effective for those with localized disease

7/16/2012
Expert Panel Suggests PSA Test May Benefit Some Men

Those with life expectancy of 10 years or more should discuss prostate cancer screen with doctor

6/14/2012
18 Million U.S. Cancer Survivors Expected by 2022: Report

Most survivable cancers are those diagnosed and treated early, experts say

6/11/2012
No Cancer Risk From Long-Acting Insulin: Studies

Insulin glargine (Lantus) appears safe, but longer studies needed, researcher says

6/4/2012
Study Compares Timing of Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Intermittent use may spare patients side effects, but might also shorten survival

6/1/2012
Worldwide Cancer Incidence Predicted to Rise 75% by 2030

Infection, lifestyle tied to which cancer types are most common in different countries

5/29/2012
Night Shift Might Boost Women's Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Also, risk differences seen in 'morning' versus 'evening' people

5/22/2012
Studies See Advances in Detecting, Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Early research includes a vaccine and a high-tech probe to spot signs of disease

5/22/2012
Study Ties Genes to Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Prostate Cancer Risk

Findings may help doctors diagnose and treat these problems, expert says

5/22/2012
Men Can Still Ask for PSA Test, and Some Should, Doctors Say

New guidelines on prostate cancer screening don't supersede physician-patient relationship, experts note

5/22/2012
Do Bald Men Face Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer?

Study finding is preliminary, and men with full heads of hair may still have equal risk

5/22/2012
U.S. Advisers Say 'No' to Routine PSA Tests for Prostate Cancer

Benefits of prostate-specific antigen screening don't outweigh harms, panel contends

5/21/2012
Statins May Help Prevent Enlarged Prostate: Study

But the effect was small and it's too early to recommend the drugs for this purpose, experts say

5/17/2012
Advanced Prostate Cancer Drug May Help at Earlier Stage

In study, one-third benefited from taking Zytiga plus hormone therapy for 6 months before surgery

4/26/2012
Healthy Behaviors Extend Life After Cancer, Experts Say

Eating well, exercising and maintaining normal weight boost survival, American Cancer Society finds

4/24/2012
Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Often Not Followed: Study

Many older men still get unnecessary PSA tests, researchers report

4/19/2012
Healthy Lifestyle Choices Could Cut Cancer Rates: Report

But researchers say lawmakers, private industry need to do more to encourage change

4/18/2012
Warren Buffett Has Early Stage Prostate Cancer

81-year-old billionaire's doctors spotted tumor before it had spread, prognosis good

4/17/2012
Study Casts Doubt on Value of Pricey Prostate Cancer Therapy

Proton radiation treatments may offer little added benefit, more side effects, analysis suggests

4/12/2012
Baldness Drug May Cause Sexual Side Effects: FDA

A related compound is prescribed to treat enlarged prostate glands

4/9/2012
Researchers Find Genes Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Risk for the disease could quadruple for men with certain genetic variants, study shows

4/2/2012
New Scanning Technology Might Help Guide Prostate Cancer Care

In mouse study, PSA 'tracer' showed where cancer might spread, but research in humans needed

4/2/2012
Diabetes Drug Metformin Might Also Help Fight Cancer

People taking it seemed to fare better when faced with prostate, pancreatic tumors, studies found

3/28/2012
U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report

But incidence of cancers linked to obesity increasing, researchers find

3/14/2012
Study Finds PSA Testing Cuts Prostate Cancer Death Risk

Countering other reports, researchers found the screen reduced mortality rate by 30 percent

3/12/2012
Circumcision Linked to Lower Risk for Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

But researchers can't confirm the procedure directly lowers risk of the disease

2/29/2012
Older Prostate Cancer Patients Might Be Overtreated: Study

Men with short life expectancies are put at risk for complications, researchers say

2/16/2012
Nerve-Sparing Prostate Surgery Helps Men Retain Sexual Function

Most men left with nerves on both sides of the gland can achieve orgasm, study shows

2/10/2012
Prostate Size May Be Clue to Severity of Cancer

In certain cases, smaller gland linked to more aggressive disease, study shows

2/9/2012
Heart Disease May Be Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer

Study found men who had the first had 74% higher chance of developing the second

2/1/2012
Exercise a Good Pick-Me-Up After Cancer Treatment: Study

Aerobic, resistance and strength training improved weight and well-being

2/1/2012
Study Compares 3 Common Prostate Cancer Treatments

Externally administered radiation had more side effects, higher cost than 'seed' radiation or surgery

2/1/2012
Science Shows How Exercise Might Help in Prostate Cancer

Activity-induced genetic changes could slow or prevent disease progression, researchers say

2/1/2012
Experimental Drugs Do Battle Against Advanced Prostate Cancer

Studies show two new agents improve survival for men whose tumors have spread