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An unequal burden: prostate cancer in black men is a global concern
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.29]
How much cancer risk is unacceptable within a community? One in four black men in the UK will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime.

Knowledge is power: UCLA study finds men who are uneducated about their prostate cancer have difficulty making good treatment choices
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study has shown this is definitely the case when it comes to men making the best decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer.

Tomato-rich diet lowers prostate cancer risks
Source: Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
Lycopene, an antioxidant abundant in tomatoes, could reduce cancer risks for men who consume over 10 portions a week, according to a new study.

Unique prostate cancer treatment programs could be tailored using RNA sequencing
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2014.08.27]
Sequencing RNA, not just DNA, could help doctors predict how prostate cancer tumors will respond to treatment, according to research published in the open access journal Genome Biology.

NICE rejection of abiraterone before chemotherapy in advanced prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.18]
Janssen statement in response to the NICE Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) on the use of Zytiga® (abiraterone acetate) prior to chemotherapyJanssen is extremely disappointed with the...

Men most likely to undergo challenging study procedure identified by Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.18]
Healthy men participating in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial who actively participate in all steps of the clinical trial are most likely to undergo a biopsy, according to a study published in...

Routine prostate cancer screening 'reduces deaths but leads to overdiagnosis'
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.07]
Long-term results of a major European study reveal that prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by more than 20%, but researchers say it is still too soon for routine screening.

New recommendations for post-treatment care of prostate cancer survivors
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.06]
Many of the more than 2.5 million men in the U.S. who have received treatment for prostate cancer deal with the often disabling side effects of surgery and radiation and hormonal therapies.

The best course of action after prostate cancer surgery indicated by genomic analysis
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
There is controversy over how best to treat patients after they've undergone surgery for prostate cancer.

Moffitt Cancer Center seeks prostate cancer patients and caregivers for unique study
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.07.30]
Moffitt Cancer Center is recruiting patients and their caregivers for a research study that takes a closer look at the uptake of prostate cancer specific information and health services of men who...

Unnecessary repeat biopsies for prostate cancer may be eliminated by new accurate epigenetic test
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
More than one million prostate biopsies are performed each year in the U.S. alone, including many repeat biopsies for fear of cancer missed.

Prostate cancer controlled for 10 years by robot-assisted surgery
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.07.21]
Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is effective in controlling the disease for 10 years, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.07.21]
Title: Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/18/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Early onset prostate cancer a newly identified, more aggressive subtype often linked to genetic mutations
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.07.18]
The number of younger men diagnosed with prostate cancer has increased nearly 6-fold in the last 20 years, and the disease is more likely to be aggressive in these younger men, according to a new...

Prostate cancer is focus of two studies in JAMA Internal Medicine
Source: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP News From Medical News Today [2014.07.16]
Management for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Varies Widely Among Physicians Management of low-risk prostate cancer (which is unlikely to cause symptoms or affect survival if left untreated) varies...

Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2014.07.15]
Title: Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
Category: Health News
Created: 7/14/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Prostate cancer with depression leads to later diagnosis, less effective therapies
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.07.14]
Depressed men with localized prostate cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive prostate cancer, received less effective treatments and survived for shorter times than prostate...

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.07.14]
Title: Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/11/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Risk of aggressive prostate cancer may be increased by vasectomy
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.07.13]
Vasectomy was associated with a small increased risk of prostate cancer, and a stronger risk for advanced or lethal prostate cancer according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health...

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.07.11]
Title: Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/10/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Vasectomy linked with aggressive prostate cancer risk
Source: Fertility News From Medical News Today [2014.07.10]
A study that followed men for over 20 years finds vasectomy is linked to a small increased risk of prostate cancer and a stronger risk for aggressive forms of the disease.

Cycling and risk for erectile dysfunction, infertility, prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.07.08]
Cycling is a popular activity that offers clear health benefits, but there is an ongoing controversy about whether men who ride have a higher risk of urogenital disorders such as erectile...

Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.06.20]
Title: Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.
Category: Health News
Created: 6/19/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2014.06.02]
Title: New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 6/1/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Seen in Circumcised Blacks: Study
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.05.29]
Title: Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Seen in Circumcised Blacks: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/29/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Dogs 'sniff out prostate cancer with 98% accuracy,' study finds
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2014.05.19]
New research finds that two highly trained dogs were able to detect prostate cancer in human urine samples with up to 98% accuracy, opening the doors for a new screening method.

Prostate cancer patients given brachytherapy more likely to maintain erectile function
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.04.08]
In approximately 50% of patients with prostate cancer, the use of permanent brachytherapy, a procedure where radioactive sources are placed inside the prostate, into or near to the tumour, preserves...

Medication does not help prevent erectile dysfunction following radiation therapy for prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.04.02]
Among men undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer, daily use of the erectile dysfunction drug tadalafil, compared with placebo, did not prevent loss of erectile function, according to a...

Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet tadalafil Specialty [2014.04.02]
Title: Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 4/1/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2014.03.13]
Title: Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/12/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Risk of prostate cancer death decreased by PSA-testing and early treatment
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.03.12]
Mortality in prostate cancer is lower in areas with frequent use of PSA testing compared with areas with little testing shows a study published online in Journal of the National Cancer Institute by...

Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2014.03.06]
Title: Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Prostate Cancer Screening
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2014.03.03]
Title: Prostate Cancer Screening
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 6/9/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet bicalutamide Specialty [2014.01.29]
Title: Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/28/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet bicalutamide Specialty [2013.12.09]
Title: Prostate Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

Clinical predictors of acute urinary symptoms after radiotherapy for prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2013.11.19]
An interim study by Italian researchers showed that using a modelling programme together with IPSS and dosage measure can predict the severity of acute urinary symptoms in patients with early...

18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet finasteride Specialty [2013.08.15]
Title: 18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 8/14/2013 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/15/2013 12:00:00 AM

FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet docetaxel Specialty [2013.05.16]
Title: FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 5/15/2013 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

FDA OKs Expanded Use of Prostate Cancer Drug
Source: MedicineNet docetaxel Specialty [2012.12.11]
Title: FDA OKs Expanded Use of Prostate Cancer Drug
Category: Health News
Created: 12/10/2012 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/11/2012 12:00:00 AM

Drug Used to Prevent Prostate Cancer Won't Lower Quality of Life
Source: MedicineNet finasteride Specialty [2012.09.13]
Title: Drug Used to Prevent Prostate Cancer Won't Lower Quality of Life
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2012 6:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2012 12:00:00 AM

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.

Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet enoxaparin Specialty [2012.08.28]
Title: Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2012 6:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2012 12:00:00 AM

Advanced Prostate Cancer Drug May Help at Earlier Stage
Source: MedicineNet leuprolide Specialty [2012.05.17]
Title: Advanced Prostate Cancer Drug May Help at Earlier Stage
Category: Health News
Created: 5/16/2012 8:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2012 12:00:00 AM

FDA: Prostate Cancer Risk From BPH, Hair Drugs
Source: MedicineNet minoxidil Specialty [2011.06.10]
Title: FDA: Prostate Cancer Risk From BPH, Hair Drugs
Category: Health News
Created: 6/10/2011 11:01:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/10/2011 12:00:00 AM

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.

'Fiasco' Over PSA Test Should Never Happen Again
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.08.29]
It's all about the cost/benefit ratio in screening for prostate cancer, says Dr. Gerald Chodak, although many people continue to misunderstand the real numbers.
Medscape Urology

U.S. has seen widespread adoption of robot-assisted cancer surgery to remove the prostate
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2014.08.26]
A new study reveals that the U.S. has experienced widespread adoption of robot-assisted prostate removal surgery to treat prostate cancer in recent years.

What are the health benefits of sweet potatoes?
Source: Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today [2014.08.25]
Find out about the potential health benefits of sweet potatoes including a protective role against prostate cancer, promoting fertility, boosting immunity and supporting vision.

Risk of urinary tract infections after prostate biopsy highest in men with prior infections or significant comorbidities
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.22]
Transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy is the gold standard for detecting prostate cancer, but international reports have suggested that the number of risks associated with the procedure is increasing.

The Week Ahead: Prostate Tx, Hepatitis, Aging
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.07.27]
(MedPage Today) -- An FDA panel examines an ultrasound-based treatment for low-risk prostate cancer, Monday is World Hepatitis Day, and the interaction of two common afflictions in the elderly gets a close-up look.

OncoBriefs: Depression and Mortality, RCC, Head and Neck (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.07.11]
(MedPage Today) -- Clinically depressed prostate cancer patients received definitive treatment less often and had worse survival as compared with patients without depression, data from a large cohort showed.

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