In fighting disease, aggressive action is not always advisable. Two years ago a federal panel recommended against routine use of a test for prostate cancer because it carries "a very small potential benefit and significant potential harms." Some men get false positives, and many true... In fighting disease, aggressive action is not always advisable. Show More Summary
Fewer men are being diagnosed with and dying from prostate cancer these days. While that is due in part to widespread awareness and better treatment, it is also the result of more judicious screening.
Men who eat over 10 portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 per cent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests. With 35,000 new cases every year in the UK, and around 10,000 deaths, prostate cancer is the secondShow More Summary
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. UCLA researchers found that men who aren't well educated...Show More Summary
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.
Active surveillance offers low-risk prostate cancer patients a means to avoid the potentially harmful side effects from treatment. Pathologists help determine patient eligibility for active surveillance and today a multi-specialty team published their recommendations for making such determinations in a special on-line posting from the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.
A new study reveals that the US has experienced widespread adoption of robot-assisted prostate removal surgery to treat prostate cancer in recent years. The BJU International study also found that while such surgeries are more expensive than traditional surgeries, their costs are decreasing over time. read more
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. Because a tumor's RNA shows the real time changes...Show More Summary
Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores, who suffered a stroke in April, is being treated for prostate cancer, the Diocese of San Diego announced Monday.
As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Loyola University Medical Center will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Wednesday, Sept. 17.
Fri 29 Aug Aussie cricket legend Matthew 'Haydos' Hayden kicks off the Big Aussie Barbie campaign on Friday August 29. The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia...
New science in molecular and genetic testing for breast, colon, and prostate cancer, as well as leukemia, will be among the special features at the College of American Pathologists' annual scientific and education meeting, CAP'14--THE Pathologists' Meeting, Sept. 7-10 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.
When it comes to preserving health and prolonging life, study after study shows that prevention is essential. From type 2 diabetes to early-stage prostate cancer, clinical trials have demonstrated that countless diseases can be avoided or even reversed through (often simple) lifestyle changes. We know the solution. Yet the challenge is reaching it. For example, […]
New York, NY, August 20, 2014 – 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. In...Show More Summary
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Mike Denbrock's wife Diane has been pretty upset with Mike lately.
LOTS OF REASONS TO EAT FISH. Well, here’s my recipe for Poached Salmon. But what about the prostate cancer link?
Despite recommendations against widespread screening for prostate cancer, many doctors continue to routinely offer PSA testing because it’s easier than explaining the pros and cons.
Despite recommendations against widespread screening for prostate cancer, many doctors continue to routinely offer PSA testing because it's easier than explaining the pros and cons.