Prostate Cancer

Sugar and cancer: Does one feed the other?

Sugar and cancer: Does one feed the other?

What we are learning about sugar may soon have a direct impact on cancer prevention. Currently, there is no evidence that limiting the intake of...
Hair loss and prostate drugs linked to persistent erectile dysfunction in men

Hair loss and prostate drugs linked to persistent erectile dysfunction in men

Men with longer exposure to the drugs finasteride and dutasteride had a higher risk of getting persistent erectile dysfunction than men with less exposure,...

Your prostate, your health

The prostate, which is about the size of a walnut and located below the bladder, is vital to men’s health in many ways. If it...
This software accurately calculates prognosis of prostate cancer

This software accurately calculates prognosis of prostate cancer

A software tool to automatically calculate how extensively bones have been infiltrated by prostate cancer is both accurate and speedy, capturing key prognostic information...
New prostate cancer treatment offers precision

New prostate cancer treatment offers precision (and fewer side effects)

A new treatment option for some prostate cancer patients could radically change how doctors combat the disease — helping recipients bounce back faster and...
New gel reduces side effects of prostate cancer treatment

New gel reduces side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Radiation therapy is a popular and effective treatment for many men with prostate cancer, and now a temporary gel offers greater protection for organs...
Prostate cancer: How to decide if watchful waiting is the right choice

Prostate cancer: How to decide if watchful waiting is the right choice

Over 90 percent of prostate cancers are detected at a curable stage, with men more likely to die of other diseases than from this...
New biopsy for prostate cancer more effective than traditional method

New biopsy for prostate cancer more effective than traditional method

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have found that MRI fusion biopsy—coupling MRI and ultrasound to visualize suspicious lesions in the prostate gland...
Higher BMI and waist circumference are associated with increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Higher BMI and waist circumference linked to increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer

A study of almost 150,000 men from 8 European countries, presented at this year's European Obesity Summit (Gothenburg, 1-4 June) shows that higher body...
For aggressive prostate cancer, high-dose radiation therapy is as good as surgery

For aggressive prostate cancer, high-dose radiation therapy is as good as surgery

A study by researchers at the UCLA provides convincing evidence that radiation-based treatments and surgery are equally effective treatments for aggressive prostate cancer. It also...