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Do men with prostate cancer really need surgery

Do men with prostate cancer really need surgery?

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and the third-leading cause of cancer deaths among men, after lung and colorectal cancer. Many...

A better way to improve prostate cancer radiotherapy

Current standard imaging techniques for initial staging of prostate cancer often underestimate the extent of disease beyond the prostate. A new study from UCLA demonstrates...

First-ever prostate cancer treatment uses gold nanoparticles to destroy tumors

In a recent study, researchers used gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles to remove prostate cancer. The study has begun at The University of...

Some prostate cancer patients willing to accept lower survival odds to avoid side effects

Men who have been newly diagnosed with prostate cancer say they would trade some improvement in their odds of survival for improvements in side...
Prostate prognosis: what you should know

Prostate prognosis: what you should know

The prostate is about the size of a walnut. It wraps around the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the bladder. Most men...

New kind of compound shows early promise against prostate cancer

A new type of molecule blocks the action of genes that drive the growth of therapy-resistant prostate cancer, a new study finds. "Rather than continue...

Fewer, higher-dose radiation treatments may benefit men with prostate cancer

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is a safe and effective treatment for men with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, according to a long-term, multi-institutional...
Scientists discover why prostate cancer spread

Scientists discover why prostate cancer spread

In a recent study from Washington State University, researchers find a way that prostate cancer cells hijack the body’s bone maintenance. This could trigger the...

What every man should know about prostate prognosis

The prostate is about the size of a walnut. It wraps around the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the bladder. Most men...
These daily foods could help starve prostate cancer

These daily foods could help starve prostate cancer

In recent research from The University of Texas at Austin, scientists find several natural compounds in turmeric, apple peels and red grapes could thwart...