Prostate Cancer

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

Prostate cancer: symptoms, tests, and treatment

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men and the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths among American men. African-American men are more...
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...
Light therapy effectively treats early prostate cancer, study shows

Light therapy effectively treats early prostate cancer, study shows

A new non-surgical treatment for low-risk prostate cancer can effectively kill cancer cells while preserving healthy tissue, reports a new UCL-led phase III clinical...
Active surveillance could preserves quality of life for prostate cancer patients

Active surveillance could preserve quality of life for prostate cancer patients

Faced with the negative quality-of-life effects from surgery and radiation treatments for prostate cancer, low risk patients may instead want to consider active surveillance...
7 factors that may increase prostate cancer risk

7 factors that may increase prostate cancer risk

Avoiding cancer risk factors may help prevent certain cancers. Risk factors include smoking, being overweight, and not getting enough exercise. The following risk factors may...
Top 10 most unnecessary medical treatments

Top 10 most unnecessary medical treatments

A recent literature study on medical care in the US has put forward ten diagnostic procedures and treatments that were overused in 2016, with...
Starving prostate cancer with what you eat

Starving prostate cancer with what you eat

Apple peels, red grapes, turmeric When you dine on curry and baked apples, enjoy the fact that you are eating something that could play a...
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,...