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Why some prostate cancers are more aggressive

In a new study, researchers have discovered why some prostate cancers are more aggressive, spread to different parts of the body, and ultimately cause...

New blood test can detect prostate cancer ‘fingerprint’

In a new study, researchers have invented a new test to identify the earliest genetic changes of prostate cancer in the blood. It could allow...

Urine test could reduce unnecessary biopsies in prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers found unnecessary prostate cancer biopsies could be reduced by 60% thanks to new urine tests. They have developed new methods...

Being overweight may raise risk of advanced prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers link being overweight in middle age and later adulthood to a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is...

This depression drug may help fight prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers found that an antidepressant in use for decades, repurposed to fight prostate cancer, shows promise in helping patients whose...

Big progress in an accurate, noninvasive urine test for prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers have made big progress toward the development of a simple, noninvasive liquid biopsy test that detects prostate cancer from...

High doses of vitamin C may help fight cancer

In a new study, researchers found that high doses of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) enhanced immunotherapy, resulting in slowed or stopped tumor growth. The research...

Scientists find new treatment to destroy prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men after lung cancer. Treating the disease in the small gland that surrounds the...

This diet may drive prostate cancer development

A recent study from McGill University found that saturated fat intake induces a cellular reprogramming that is linked to prostate cancer progression. When patients eat...

Statin drugs may benefit people with high-risk prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers found that statins may help increase survival in men with high-risk prostate cancer. The research was conducted by a team...

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