Prostate Cancer

Why androgen-deprivation therapy doesn't work for many prostate cancer patients

Why androgen-deprivation therapy doesn’t work for many prostate cancer patients

Metastatic prostate cancer, or prostate cancer that has spread to other organs, is incurable. In new research published in the journal Science, Roswell Park Cancer...
Connection between prostate cancer and cholesterol

Connection between prostate cancer and cholesterol

Advanced prostate cancer and high blood cholesterol have long been known to be connected, but it has been a chicken-or-egg problem. Now a team led...
Prostate cancer and hereditary risk: what is the connection?

Prostate cancer and hereditary risk: what is the connection?

Thanks to Angelina Jolie and Christina Applegate, many of us are now aware that women with certain hereditary genetic mutations have an increased risk...
How inflammation could increase prostate cancer risk

How inflammation could increase prostate cancer risk

UCLA researchers have discovered a previously unrecognized type of progenitor cell that, though rare in most regions of the human prostate, is found in...
When prostate cancer spreads, life doesn’t have to stop

When prostate cancer spreads, life doesn’t have to stop

Woods Brown has stage 4 prostate cancer, which may explain why he gets tired sooner than he used to. Maybe. “I do wear out faster,...
What triggers spread of prostate cancer?

What triggers spread of prostate cancer?

A Washington State University researcher has found a way that prostate cancer cells hijack the body's bone maintenance, facilitating the spread of bone cancers...
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...
Why broccoli may help prevent prostate cancer

Why broccoli may help prevent prostate cancer?

Researchers have discovered one of the reasons why broccoli may be good for your health. They found that sulforaphane, a dietary compound from broccoli that's...
Common prostate cancer treatment tied to dementia, study shows

Common prostate cancer treatment tied to dementia, study shows

A common hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer may double a man’s risk of dementia, regardless of his age, Penn Medicine researchers reported in...
Should you have PSA screening for prostate cancer?

Should you have PSA screening for prostate cancer?

Screening saves lives. It’s virtually a mantra when it comes to cancer. But the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate cancer has come...