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Early onset prostate cancer a newly identified, more aggressive subtype often linked to genetic mutations
Source: Genetics 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...

Urologist Most Influential in Prostate Cancer Tx Decisions
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.07.16]
Rates for observation and active treatment vary widely, but patients who received a diagnosis from urologists who treat low-risk prostate cancer were more like to receive up-front treatment.
Medscape Medical News

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...

Hot Topics 2014: Prostate Cancer Revisited
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.07.16]
(MedPage Today) -- Early this year we asked, "What will be the most important clinical development in prostate cancer in 2014?" Now, at the half-year mark, we ask Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD, of Carolinas HealthCare's Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, N.C., and Peter Scardino, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, how their predictions are holding up.

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

No Evidence, Yet ADT Often Used in Localized Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.07.14]
Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) is not associated with improved survival in men with localized prostate cancer, yet it is frequently used.
Medscape Medical News

Prostate cancer with depression leads to later diagnosis, less effective therapies
Source: Depression 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 Depression 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...

The effectiveness of focal treatment for prostate cancer compared to radical therapies in the long-term
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.06.25]
Focal therapy for prostate cancer, in which only the tumor tissue is treated with cryoablation (freezing), can prolong life, result in less complications such as incontinence, and improve...

Playing football improves strength in men with prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.06.22]
Men with prostate cancer aged 43-74 achieve bigger and stronger muscles, improve functional capacity, gain positive social experiences and the desire to remain active through playing football for 12...

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

Specialists prefer treatments performed by their specialty rather than active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer patients
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.06.18]
Specialists who treat prostate cancer agree that active surveillance is an effective option - yet most don't recommend it when appropriate for their own patients, according to a study in the July...

Recommendations address long-term needs of prostate cancer survivors
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.06.12]
New American Cancer Society Prostate Cancer Survivorship Care guidelines outline post-treatment clinical follow-up care for the myriad of long-term and late effects an estimated 2.

Prostate cancer diagnosis may be more accurate with semen test
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.06.09]
Study shows a number of small molecules called microRNAs present in seminal fluid were surprisingly accurate in detecting prostate cancer and may have biomarker potential.

In metastatic prostate cancer, drug combination extends survival by more than a year
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.06.04]
Men with newly diagnosed metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer lived more than a year longer when they received a chemotherapy drug as initial treatment instead of waiting for the disease to...

Risk of secondary cancers increased following radiation for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.06.03]
Among men treated for prostate cancer, those who received radiation therapy were more likely to develop bladder or rectal cancer, according to a new study from the University of Michigan...

Men with metastatic prostate cancer may live longer with chemo first
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.06.02]
Giving chemo with hormone therapy instead of waiting for tumors to become resistant to hormone-blockers may prolong survival in metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer.

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

The value of epigenetic test for markers of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.06.01]
A multicenter team of researchers report that a commercial test designed to rule out the presence of genetic biomarkers of prostate cancer may be accurate enough to exclude the need for repeat...

Circumcision linked to reduced risk of prostate cancer in some men
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.05.29]
Circumcision is performed for various reasons, including those that are based on religion, aesthetics, or health.

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

Immunotherapy for prostate cancer in sight
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.05.27]
An international study carried out with involvement of the MedUni Vienna is giving hope to patients with advanced prostate cancer.

Image fusion-guided biopsy improves accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.05.24]
A recent study by investigators from LIJ Medical Center demonstrated that using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in men with an elevated prostate specific antigen (PSA) resulted in a prostate cancer...

For older men, robot-assisted prostate cancer surgery as safe as but more expensive than open surgery
Source: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP News From Medical News Today [2014.05.21]
Minimally invasive robot-assisted surgery, which has become the main choice for surgically removing cancerous prostate glands during recent years, is as safe as open surgery for Medicare patients...

Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.05.20]
Title: Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
Category: Health News
Created: 5/20/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/20/2014 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.

Dogs May Help Spot Human Prostate Cancers, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.05.19]
Title: Dogs May Help Spot Human Prostate Cancers, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 5/18/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Some Prostate Cancer Patients Might Safely Delay Hormonal Therapy: Study
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2014.05.15]
Title: Some Prostate Cancer Patients Might Safely Delay Hormonal Therapy: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/14/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

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.

OncoBriefs: Primary ADT, Myeloma, Breast Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.07.15]
(MedPage Today) -- Primary androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) failed to improve long-term survival in men with localized prostate cancer, but an intensive pretransplant myeloma regimen and a new breast cancer treatment proved more successful, according to this edition of OncoBriefs.

The Week Ahead: Stroke, Prostate Ca, Sports Med
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.07.13]
(MedPage Today) -- After learning he has localized prostate cancer, what key factors influence a patient's choice of active surveillance over treatment? That question will be answered in the week ahead.

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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