Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer ultrasound treatment is as good as surgery or radiotherapy

Prostate cancer ultrasound treatment is as good as surgery or radiotherapy

Using high energy ultrasound beams to destroy prostate cancer tumors may be as effective as surgery or radiotherapy, but with fewer side effects. A new...
Obesity could affect prostate cancer test results

Obesity could affect prostate cancer test results

University of Adelaide research shows that the results of the most widely used test for prostate cancer may be affected by obesity. With increasing prevalence...
AI could improve prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

AI could improve prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

A new study has shown that AI could contribute to a better understanding of how prostate cancer develops, and even improve clinical diagnosis and...
New drug options for men with prostate cancer

New drug options for men with prostate cancer

Men with non-metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer and a quickly rising PSA level present a medical dilemma. The rising PSA (prostate-specific antigen) means there is cancer activity,...
Nonsurgical treatment can benefit people with enlarged prostate for years

Nonsurgical treatment can benefit people with enlarged prostate for years

In a recent study, researchers find that a minimally invasive treatment can benefit men with enlarged prostates for at least three years. The treatment can...
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...

Common prostate cancer treatment may double dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers from Penn Medicine find that a common hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer may double a man’s risk of...
Gene testing could identify prostate cancer patient who may benefit from immunotherapy

Gene testing could identify prostate cancer patient who may benefit from immunotherapy

Scientists have identified a pattern of genetic changes that could pick out men with advanced prostate cancer who are likely to benefit from immunotherapy. Developing...
Scientists identify new subtype of prostate cancer

Scientists identify new subtype of prostate cancer

Researchers led by the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about 7 percent...
Scientists discover genetic markers for prostate cancer

Scientists discover genetic markers for prostate cancer

An international team of researchers including USC scientists has found scores of new genetic markers in DNA code that increase prostate cancer risk --...