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Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2017.07.19]
Title: Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 7/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Vasectomy Does Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.07.18]
Men considering a vasectomy shouldn't worry that the procedure will increase their risk of prostate cancer, researchers say.
Reuters Health Information

Surgery No Better Than Observation for Early Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.07.17]
Long-term follow-up of men in the PIVOT study shows that observation, not surgical intervention, may be a better option. But not for all men, says an expert.
Medscape Medical News

Surgery for early prostate cancer may not save lives
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.17]
Most men just as likely to survive with limited or no treatment.A major 20-year study provides further evidence that prostate cancer surgery offers negligible benefits to many men with...

Higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer in taller and heavier men
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2017.07.13]
The risk of aggressive prostate cancer is increased in taller men and those with a higher BMI and waist circumference, according to a new study.

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2017.07.13]
Title: Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2017.07.13]
Title: 'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Height, Weight Linked with High-Grade Prostate Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology [2017.07.12]
(MedPage Today) -- But not with low-grade tumors or overall prostate cancer risk

Men Have Regret Years after Prostate Cancer Treatment (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2017.07.11]
(MedPage Today) -- About 15% sorry they accepted treatment; 8% who didn't later wished they did

Immunotherapy for prostate cancer: What you need to know
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.06.21]
Immunotherapy is an emerging treatment for cancer that aims to boost the immune system cells' ability to fight off cancer. Learn more in this article.

Risk Tool IDs Candidates for Adjuvant RT in Prostate Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2017.06.20]
(MedPage Today) -- Combines tumor pathology, genomic data to reduce overtreatment

Prostate cancer: Three-in-one blood test could fuel personalized treatment
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.06.19]
A single blood test could identify how prostate cancer patients will respond to PARP inhibitors in as little as 4 to 8 weeks, say researchers.

Turmeric, red grape, and apple compounds 'starve' prostate cancer cells
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.06.19]
Researchers have found that a compound in apple peel can prevent the growth of prostate cancer cells when combined with turmeric or red grape compounds.

Blood cell discovery identifies patients with aggressive prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.06.15]
Patients who have aggressive prostate cancer could be identified by a highly accurate and simple blood test, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Starving prostate cancer with what you eat for dinner
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.06.08]
When you dine on curry and baked apples, enjoy the fact that you are eating something that could play a role starving - or even preventing - cancer.

Adding abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival by 40 per cent
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2017.06.05]
Adding abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment for prostate cancer improves survival by 37 per cent, according to the results of one of the largest ever clinical trials for prostate...

Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2017.06.05]
Title: Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Prostate cancer surgery: Types and what to expect
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.24]
In this article, we take a close look at the types of surgery used to treat prostate cancer, as well as what to expect during and after the procedure.

Prostate cancer: Stages and outlook
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.23]
What does TNM mean? What is a Gleason score? What are stages 1 to 4? In this article, we explain the staging system used to categorize prostate cancer.

Radiation for prostate cancer: Types and side effects
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.23]
Radiation therapy is a common treatment for prostate cancer. In this article, learn about the types of radiation therapy, as well as the risks involved.

New blood test predicts who will benefit from targeted prostate cancer treatments
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.05]
A new blood test could predict which men with advanced prostate cancer will respond to new targeted treatments for the disease.

Higher prostate cancer risks for black men may warrant new approach to screening
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.28]
In two independent studies, scientists at the University of Basel have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes.

Italian-style coffee could halve the risk of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.27]
Drinking at least three cups of Italian-style coffee every day may lower men's risk of prostate cancer by more than 50 percent, new research suggests.

PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2017.04.25]
Title: PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2017.04.24]
Title: Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2017.04.14]
Title: It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2017.04.12]
Title: Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2017.04.12]
Title: Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clinical trial shows benefit of yoga for side effects of prostate cancer treatment
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.10]
Men who attended a structured yoga class twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those who didn't, according to a...

Prostate cancer: Urine 'sniff test' may reduce unwarranted biopsies
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.04]
New chemical sniff test finds a set of molecules present in 90 percent of urine samples from men with prostate cancer but not in samples from healthy men.

Scientists report genetic test to help predict men at most risk from aggressive prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.28]
Scientists are reporting a test which can predict which patients are most at risk from aggressive prostate cancer, and whether they suffer an increased chance of treatment failure.

MRI use may "change the equation" for prostate cancer screening
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2017.03.27]
Screening for prostate cancer is controversial. It can save lives, but it can also lead to unnecessary diagnoses, followed by surgical or radiation procedures, which themselves may lead to severe...

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
Source: MedicineNet Urinary Incontinence Specialty [2017.03.22]
Title: Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Prostate cancer trial shows treating with precision radiotherapy cuts course of treatment by 50 percent
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.03.20]
An Ontario-led international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localized prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar outcomes.

Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
Source: MedicineNet bicalutamide Specialty [2017.02.02]
Title: Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

One in four men with suspected prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary biopsy if given an MRI scan first, study estimates
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2017.01.20]
Giving men with suspected prostate cancer an MRI scan could improve diagnosis and save those who do not have aggressive cancers from having an unnecessary biopsy, according to a study published in...

Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Specialty [2016.11.09]
Title: Prostate Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All
Source: MedicineNet Vasectomy Specialty [2016.09.20]
Title: Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All
Category: Health News
Created: 9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

UCLA researchers find a wide variation in costs to treat low-risk prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2015.11.03]
Now, for the first time, UCLA researchers have described cost across an entire care process for low-risk prostate cancer - from the time a patient checks in for his first appointment to his...

FDA OKs PET Agent for Prostate Cancer
Source: MedPage Today Product Alert [2012.09.12]
WASHINGTON -- The FDA has approved the positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agent Choline C 11 Injection for production and use in detecting recurrent prostate cancer.

Lifestyle, diet may stop or reverse prostate cancer progression
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Urology
The research is the first randomized, controlled trial to show that lifestyle changes may affect cancer progression.

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology [2017.07.15]
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include diet quality and longevity, health and coffee, treating depression, and prostatectomy in early prostate cancer.

What is a Gleason score?
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.25]
A Gleason score is used to help determine the treatment and predict the outlook for prostate cancer. How is it measured? What do the results mean?

Prostate biopsy: What to expect
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.24]
A prostate biopsy is the most effective way to diagnose prostate cancer. Learn more about this essential procedure for early detection.

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