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  • Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Men aged 55 to 69 should discuss PSA blood screen with their doctor, expert panel recommends

  • Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Men aged 55 to 69 should discuss PSA blood screen with their doctor, expert panel recommends

  • Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening?
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

  • Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk
    (20-Mar-2017)
    However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

  • Prostate Cancer Treatments: Different Choices for Different Men
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Survival rates are all high, but watchful waiting is linked to some cancer spread, British study reports

  • Prostate Cancer Treatments: Different Choices for Different Men
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Survival rates are all high, but watchful waiting is linked to some cancer spread, British study reports

  • Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

  • Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

  • Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips?
    (09-May-2016)
    Exercise also touted as an answer to 'nocturia'

  • New Prostate Technique May Help Men's Nighttime Urination
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Procedure partially blocks blood flow to the gland and appears to ease the night need, but skeptics exist

  • New Prostate Technique May Help Men's Nighttime Urination
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Procedure partially blocks blood flow to the gland and appears to ease the night need, but skeptics exist

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Signal More Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But men should not expect supplements to ward off fast-growing tumors, expert says

  • Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

  • Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Often Not Monitored Closely
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Most men who chose 'watchful waiting' weren't followed as recommended, study finds

  • Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Often Not Monitored Closely
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Most men who chose 'watchful waiting' weren't followed as recommended, study finds

  • Some Prostate Cancer Patients May Not Benefit From Hormone Therapy
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Analysis found men with heart disease might live longer when treated with radiation alone

  • Some Prostate Cancer Patients May Not Benefit From Hormone Therapy
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Analysis found men with heart disease might live longer when treated with radiation alone

  • Relaxed Guidelines on PSA Testing Might Miss Aggressive Tumors: Study
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Men who could be cured of more advanced prostate disease may be diagnosed late, some researchers say

  • Some Prostate Cancer Patients May Not Benefit From Hormone Therapy
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Analysis found men with heart disease might live longer when treated with radiation alone

  • Relaxed Guidelines on PSA Testing Might Miss Aggressive Tumors: Study
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Men who could be cured of more advanced prostate disease may be diagnosed late, some researchers say

  • Treating Gum Disease Might Help Prostate Symptoms: Study
    (22-May-2015)
    Periodontal problems linked to inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

  • Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study
    (15-May-2015)
    Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help

  • Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (14-May-2015)
    Study found combination with hormone therapy extended life by almost a year

  • Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (13-May-2015)
    Study found five-year death risk was 50 percent lower in combo-treatment group

  • Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (13-May-2015)
    Study found five-year death risk was 50 percent lower in combo-treatment group

  • Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (13-May-2015)
    Study found five-year death risk was 50 percent lower in combo-treatment group

  • Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    But it's too soon to make any recommendations, and overall risk is low, researcher says

  • Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

  • MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
    (27-Jan-2015)
    New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

  • 'Purpose in Life' a Boon to Your Health
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Study found those who felt their life had meaning were more likely to get screening tests such as colonoscopies, mammograms

  • 'Purpose in Life' a Boon to Your Health
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Study found those who felt their life had meaning were more likely to get screening tests such as colonoscopies, mammograms

  • DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer
    (17-Sep-2014)
    May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

  • Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

  • Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Fees have no reflection on quality, researchers say

  • Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach
    (17-Apr-2014)
    European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years

  • DNA Test May Gauge Risk of Prostate Cancer's Return
    (07-Apr-2014)
    New method offers 80 percent accuracy, researchers say

  • New Therapy May Shrink Enlarged Prostate With Fewer Side Effects: Study
    (24-Mar-2014)
    'Embolization' limits prostate's blood supply, but experts say more research is needed

  • Blood Vessel Treatment Might Reduce Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Small study found good results in most patients, but a larger trial is needed, experts say

  • Older Men Gain Little From PSA Test: Study
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Researchers followed Medicare recipients for 3 years

  • New Device Approved for Enlarged Prostate
    (16-Sep-2013)
    Helps relieve blocked urine flow

  • 18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
    (14-Aug-2013)
    Follow-up focused on finasteride, the active ingredient in Proscar and hair-loss drug Propecia

  • Many Men Not Told Pros, Cons of PSA Testing, Survey Finds
    (08-Jul-2013)
    Doctors frequently make call on their own on whether to test for prostate cancer

  • New, Pricey Prostate Cancer Treatments May Be Overused: Study
    (25-Jun-2013)
    More men who have low-risk disease are choosing procedures that may not benefit them, researcher says

  • New, Pricey Prostate Cancer Treatments May Be Overused: Study
    (25-Jun-2013)
    More men who have low-risk disease are choosing procedures that may not benefit them, researcher says

  • New Procedure May Shrink Enlarged Prostate Without Surgery
    (15-Apr-2013)
    'Prostatic artery embolization' didn't cause troublesome side effects in study

  • New Procedure May Shrink Enlarged Prostate Without Surgery
    (15-Apr-2013)
    'Prostatic artery embolization' didn't cause troublesome side effects in study

  • Most Men Don't Need PSA Tests, Doctors' Group Says
    (08-Apr-2013)
    American College of Physicians notes limited benefit of prostate cancer screening

  • Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatments Similar in Long Run: Study
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Researchers comparing surgery, radiation therapy did find short-term differences in men's sexual, urinary, bowel problems

  • Some Complain of Shorter Penis After Prostate Cancer Treatment: Study
    (03-Jan-2013)
    Researchers say doctors should discuss this rare side effect before treatment choices are made

  • Some Complain of Shorter Penis After Prostate Cancer Treatment: Study
    (03-Jan-2013)
    Researchers say doctors should discuss this rare side effect before treatment choices are made

  • Rising Eye Injury Rates Seen With Robotic Prostate Surgery
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Patient position during procedure or other unknown cause may lead to scratches on cornea

  • PSA Test's Overall Benefit Still Unclear: Study
    (15-Aug-2012)
    When harms of overdiagnosis are considered, cancer screen's value drops

  • PSA Test's Overall Benefit Still Unclear: Study
    (15-Aug-2012)
    When harms of overdiagnosis are considered, cancer screen's value drops

  • Screening Debate Typifies Prostate Cancer Uncertainties
    (10-Aug-2012)
    Experts differ, leaving men with no easy answers

  • Advice From a Cancer Veteran: Do What's Best for You
    (10-Aug-2012)
    N.Y. man who opted for radiation says surgery or watchful waiting may be right for others

  • Screening Debate Typifies Prostate Cancer Uncertainties
    (10-Aug-2012)
    Experts differ, leaving men with no easy answers

  • Advice From a Cancer Veteran: Do What's Best for You
    (10-Aug-2012)
    N.Y. man who opted for radiation says surgery or watchful waiting may be right for others

  • Most Prostate Cancer Patients Don't Die From the Disease: Study
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Preventing other chronic illnesses will prolong life even among men with prostate cancer, researchers say

  • Most Prostate Cancer Patients Don't Die From the Disease: Study
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Preventing other chronic illnesses will prolong life even among men with prostate cancer, researchers say

  • Surgery Not Best Option for Early Stage Prostate Cancers: Study
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Researchers found regular monitoring may be just as effective for those with localized disease

  • Surgery Not Best Option for Early Stage Prostate Cancers: Study
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Researchers found regular monitoring may be just as effective for those with localized disease

  • Expert Panel Suggests PSA Test May Benefit Some Men
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Those with life expectancy of 10 years or more should discuss prostate cancer screen with doctor

  • Expert Panel Suggests PSA Test May Benefit Some Men
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Those with life expectancy of 10 years or more should discuss prostate cancer screen with doctor

  • Study Ties Genes to Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Prostate Cancer Risk
    (22-May-2012)
    Findings may help doctors diagnose and treat these problems, expert says

  • Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Often Not Followed: Study
    (24-Apr-2012)
    Many older men still get unnecessary PSA tests, researchers report

  • Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Often Not Followed: Study
    (24-Apr-2012)
    Many older men still get unnecessary PSA tests, researchers report

  • Drug May Slow Early Prostate Cancer: Study
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Typically used for an enlarged prostate, it could prevent need for aggressive treatment

  • Drug May Slow Early Prostate Cancer: Study
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Typically used for an enlarged prostate, it could prevent need for aggressive treatment

  • Scientists Identify Inherited Prostate Cancer Gene
    (11-Jan-2012)
    Men with the mutation are at 10 to 20 times increased risk of prostate cancer

  • PSA Test for Prostate Cancer Doesn't Save Lives: Study
    (06-Jan-2012)
    But findings are irrelevant, one expert says

  • Health Care Reform Battle Tops Health News for 2011
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Debates over cellphone safety, cigarette-pack images also grabbed headlines

  • Health Care Reform Battle Tops Health News for 2011
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Debates over cellphone safety, cigarette-pack images also grabbed headlines

  • Saw Palmetto Doesn't Help Enlarged Prostate: Study
    (27-Sep-2011)
    For users reporting benefits, it's a classic placebo effect, experts say

  • Saw Palmetto Doesn't Help Enlarged Prostate: Study
    (27-Sep-2011)
    For users reporting benefits, it's a classic placebo effect, experts say

  • In Older Men, Prostate Biopsies Can Raise Risk of Hospitalization
    (22-Sep-2011)
    Experts stress procedure is not benign, strong antibiotics should be given beforehand

  • In Older Men, Prostate Biopsies Can Raise Risk of Hospitalization
    (22-Sep-2011)
    Experts stress procedure is not benign, strong antibiotics should be given beforehand

  • Health Tip: Caring For an Enlarged Prostate
    (01-Sep-2011)
    Manage mild symptoms at home

  • Experimental Vaccine Seems to Cure Prostate Cancer in Mice
    (20-Jun-2011)
    Researchers hope to test vaccine in people within five years

  • Drugs for Enlarged Prostate May Raise Risk of Aggressive Cancer
    (10-Jun-2011)
    Calling for warning labels, FDA says meds shouldn't be given until other urological conditions are ruled out

  • Drugs for Enlarged Prostate May Raise Risk of Aggressive Cancer
    (10-Jun-2011)
    Calling for warning labels, FDA says meds shouldn't be given until other urological conditions are ruled out

  • Drugs for Enlarged Prostate May Raise Risk of Aggressive Cancer
    (10-Jun-2011)
    Calling for warning labels, FDA says meds shouldn't be given until other urological conditions are ruled out

  • Regular Brisk Walks May Protect Prostate Cancer Patients
    (24-May-2011)
    Study found those who took them lowered chances of disease progression, death

  • Regular Brisk Walks May Protect Prostate Cancer Patients
    (24-May-2011)
    Study found those who took them lowered chances of disease progression, death

  • Fewer Men Having Surgery to Treat Enlarged Prostate: Study
    (19-May-2011)
    The rate of those with related acute kidney failure has skyrocketed

  • Fewer Men Having Surgery to Treat Enlarged Prostate: Study
    (19-May-2011)
    The rate of those with related acute kidney failure has skyrocketed

  • Fewer Men Having Surgery to Treat Enlarged Prostate: Study
    (19-May-2011)
    The rate of those with related acute kidney failure has skyrocketed

  • PSA Test Could Be Improved to Spot Prostate Cancer
    (16-May-2011)
    Preliminary studies point to ways to have the screening benefit more men

  • PSA Test Could Be Improved to Spot Prostate Cancer
    (16-May-2011)
    Preliminary studies point to ways to have the screening benefit more men

  • Prostate Cancer Screening Doesn't Cut Death Rates: Study
    (01-Apr-2011)
    And researchers add that widescale testing is linked to overdiagnosis, overtreatment

  • Prostate Cancer Screening Doesn't Cut Death Rates: Study
    (01-Apr-2011)
    And researchers add that widescale testing is linked to overdiagnosis, overtreatment

  • New Therapy for Enlarged Prostate May Bypass Unpleasant Side Effects
    (29-Mar-2011)
    Procedure apparently avoids risk of impotence, incontinence, associated with surgery, but more study needed

  • New Therapy for Enlarged Prostate May Bypass Unpleasant Side Effects
    (29-Mar-2011)
    Procedure apparently avoids risk of impotence, incontinence, associated with surgery, but more study needed

  • New Therapy for Enlarged Prostate May Bypass Unpleasant Side Effects
    (29-Mar-2011)
    Procedure apparently avoids risk of impotence, incontinence, associated with surgery, but more study needed

  • Sleep Disorder May Spur Men to Head to Bathroom at Night
    (18-Mar-2011)
    Treating sleep apnea in men with enlarged prostate might reduce trips to relieve themselves

  • Sexual Side Effects From Propecia, Avodart May Be Irreversible
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of libido persist in some patients, study finds

  • Rapid Rise in PSA Levels a Poor Predictor of Prostate Cancer: Study
    (24-Feb-2011)
    Measuring changes over time leads to unnecessary biopsies, researchers say

  • Rapid Rise in PSA Levels a Poor Predictor of Prostate Cancer: Study
    (24-Feb-2011)
    Measuring changes over time leads to unnecessary biopsies, researchers say

  • PSA Test Cut-off Could Signal Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
    (16-Feb-2011)
    Another study suggests drug for enlarged prostate might also curb tumor progression

  • PSA Test Cut-off Could Signal Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
    (16-Feb-2011)
    Another study suggests drug for enlarged prostate might also curb tumor progression

  • PSA Test Cut-off Could Signal Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
    (16-Feb-2011)
    Another study suggests drug for enlarged prostate might also curb tumor progression

  • Therapy May Help Cut Incontinence After Prostate Surgery
    (11-Jan-2011)
    Bladder control improves among men with at least year-long problem, study finds

  • Therapy May Help Cut Incontinence After Prostate Surgery
    (11-Jan-2011)
    Bladder control improves among men with at least year-long problem, study finds

  • Study Gauges Best Treatments for Chronic Pelvic Pain in Men
    (04-Jan-2011)
    Up to 25 percent of men with poorly understood, debilitating syndrome fail to find relief

  • Study Gauges Best Treatments for Chronic Pelvic Pain in Men
    (04-Jan-2011)
    Up to 25 percent of men with poorly understood, debilitating syndrome fail to find relief

  • Scientists Find Protein That May Help Control Prostate Cancer
    (03-Dec-2010)
    Discovery could aid in limiting tumor growth and progression, expert says

  • Scientists Find Protein That May Help Control Prostate Cancer
    (03-Dec-2010)
    Discovery could aid in limiting tumor growth and progression, expert says

  • Could a Prostate Cancer Treatment Raise Colon Cancer Risk?
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Study finds link between hormone Rx, colorectal tumors, but absolute risk is small, experts say

  • PSA Test Reduces Risk of Spread if Prostate Cancer Strikes
    (25-Oct-2010)
    Study found screening showed benefit, despite debate about its usefulness

  • PSA Test Reduces Risk of Spread if Prostate Cancer Strikes
    (25-Oct-2010)
    Study found screening showed benefit, despite debate about its usefulness

  • Experimental Test May Spot Prostate Cancer Earlier, More Accurately
    (29-Sep-2010)
    Findings are preliminary, and study authors say it could be years before test is available commercially

  • Experimental Test May Spot Prostate Cancer Earlier, More Accurately
    (29-Sep-2010)
    Findings are preliminary, and study authors say it could be years before test is available commercially

  • Men With Low PSA at 60 Might Not Need Further Screening
    (15-Sep-2010)
    Odds of developing aggressive prostate cancer, dying from it before 85 very small, study shows

  • Men With Low PSA at 60 Might Not Need Further Screening
    (15-Sep-2010)
    Odds of developing aggressive prostate cancer, dying from it before 85 very small, study shows

  • Men With Low PSA at 60 Might Not Need Further Screening
    (15-Sep-2010)
    Odds of developing aggressive prostate cancer, dying from it before 85 very small, study shows

  • Statins, Painkillers May Upset PSA Test Results
    (06-Aug-2010)
    Common medications might affect prostate cancer diagnoses, researchers say

  • Most Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Treated Aggressively, Study Shows
    (26-Jul-2010)
    Many would do just as well with watchful waiting, researchers say

  • Most Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Treated Aggressively, Study Shows
    (26-Jul-2010)
    Many would do just as well with watchful waiting, researchers say

  • Prostate Cancer Test a Flop in Study
    (03-May-2010)
    Doesn't distinguish aggressive tumors from slow-moving malignancies

  • Prostate Cancer Test a Flop in Study
    (03-May-2010)
    Doesn't distinguish aggressive tumors from slow-moving malignancies

  • Prostate Cancer Test a Flop in Study
    (03-May-2010)
    Doesn't distinguish aggressive tumors from slow-moving malignancies

  • Prostate Cancer Test a Flop in Study
    (03-May-2010)
    Doesn't distinguish aggressive tumors from slow-moving malignancies

  • Remedy Needed for Overdiagnosis of Cancers
    (22-Apr-2010)
    New review finds significant number of mammograms, PSA tests spot tumors that don't need treating

  • Prostate Cancer Patients at Higher Risk of Blood Clots
    (14-Apr-2010)
    Dangers were greatest for those on hormone therapy, study found

  • Study Revives Debate on Prostate Drug
    (31-Mar-2010)
    Experts disagree on whether medication cuts cancer risk

  • Study Revives Debate on Prostate Drug
    (31-Mar-2010)
    Experts disagree on whether medication cuts cancer risk

  • Study Revives Debate on Prostate Drug
    (31-Mar-2010)
    Experts disagree on whether medication cuts cancer risk

  • Scientists Find Key to Hormone-Resistant Prostate Tumors
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Discovery in mouse study may someday extend men's lives

  • New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Unveiled
    (03-Mar-2010)
    American Cancer Society now suggests those with PSA of less than 2.5 be tested every two years

  • New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Unveiled
    (03-Mar-2010)
    American Cancer Society now suggests those with PSA of less than 2.5 be tested every two years

  • Generic Flomax Approved for Enlarged Prostate
    (02-Mar-2010)
    A common condition in older men

  • Generic Flomax Approved for Enlarged Prostate
    (02-Mar-2010)
    A common condition in older men

  • Experts Issue Warning on Prostate Hormone Therapy
    (01-Feb-2010)
    People underestimate effect on heart from androgen deprivation, official says

  • Experts Issue Warning on Prostate Hormone Therapy
    (01-Feb-2010)
    People underestimate effect on heart from androgen deprivation, official says

  • New Scan May Help Find Aggressive Prostate Tumors
    (27-Jan-2010)
    Process is among several that use a variation of MRI technology

  • Race, Weight May Influence Success of Prostate Surgery
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Among diabetic men undergoing prostatectomy, obese whites have worse outcomes, study finds

  • Health Care Reform, Swine Flu Top Health News for 2009
    (01-Jan-2010)
    Furor over cancer screening changes and lifting of embryonic stem cell ban also grabbed headlines

  • Beer Ingredient Eyed in Prostate Cancer Prevention
    (09-Dec-2009)
    But experiments in rats should not encourage guys to drink up, experts say

  • U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths Continue to Drop
    (08-Dec-2009)
    Report says lifestyle changes, better screening and treatment explain decrease

  • U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths Continue to Drop
    (08-Dec-2009)
    Report says lifestyle changes, better screening and treatment explain decrease

  • U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths Continue to Drop
    (08-Dec-2009)
    Report says lifestyle changes, better screening and treatment explain decrease

  • Prostate Hormone Therapy May Up Heart Risks
    (07-Dec-2009)
    Experts urge more awareness that long-term use has consequences

  • Prostate Hormone Therapy May Up Heart Risks
    (07-Dec-2009)
    Experts urge more awareness that long-term use has consequences

  • Prostate Hormone Therapy May Up Heart Risks
    (07-Dec-2009)
    Experts urge more awareness that long-term use has consequences

  • Recent Cancer Screening Changes Leave Many Confused
    (24-Nov-2009)
    But experts say science is behind reasoning that testing less is OK

  • Men Not Being Told Enough About PSA Tests
    (28-Sep-2009)
    Pros, cons of cancer screen not understood, research shows

  • Men Not Being Told Enough About PSA Tests
    (28-Sep-2009)
    Pros, cons of cancer screen not understood, research shows

  • Studies Find PSA Screening Unreliable
    (25-Sep-2009)
    Men need to know pros, cons to make informed choice about prostate cancer test, experts say

  • Studies Find PSA Screening Unreliable
    (25-Sep-2009)
    Men need to know pros, cons to make informed choice about prostate cancer test, experts say

  • Watchful Waiting Works for Older Men With Prostate Cancer
    (15-Sep-2009)
    But experts stress the same does not hold true for patients under 60

  • Watchful Waiting Works for Older Men With Prostate Cancer
    (15-Sep-2009)
    But experts stress the same does not hold true for patients under 60

  • Most Not Worried by Delayed Prostate Cancer Therapy
    (27-Jul-2009)
    Little anxiety noted in survey of men who opt out of aggressive treatment

  • Men Who Have Prostate Cancer Surgery Do Well
    (27-Jul-2009)
    But study didn't determine value of any treatment vs. watchful waiting

  • Most Not Worried by Delayed Prostate Cancer Therapy
    (27-Jul-2009)
    Little anxiety noted in survey of men who opt out of aggressive treatment

  • Men Who Have Prostate Cancer Surgery Do Well
    (27-Jul-2009)
    But study didn't determine value of any treatment vs. watchful waiting

  • Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (13-Jul-2009)
    Consumption also appears to undercut effect of cancer-prevention drug

  • Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (13-Jul-2009)
    Consumption also appears to undercut effect of cancer-prevention drug

  • Painkillers May Be Good for the Prostate
    (21-Jun-2009)
    Yet medical experts stress that men shouldn't take them with just this in mind

  • Painkillers May Be Good for the Prostate
    (21-Jun-2009)
    Yet medical experts stress that men shouldn't take them with just this in mind

  • Painkillers May Be Good for the Prostate
    (21-Jun-2009)
    Yet medical experts stress that men shouldn't take them with just this in mind

  • Gene Test Helps Detect Prostate Cancer
    (01-Jun-2009)
    New screen boosts accuracy of standard PSA test, study shows

  • Gene Test Helps Detect Prostate Cancer
    (01-Jun-2009)
    New screen boosts accuracy of standard PSA test, study shows

  • Advanced Prostate Cancer Deadlier in Younger Men
    (22-May-2009)
    Patients under 44 were three times more likely to die, study finds

  • Advanced Prostate Cancer Deadlier in Younger Men
    (22-May-2009)
    Patients under 44 were three times more likely to die, study finds

  • Study Reiterates Eye Risks Linked to Flomax
    (19-May-2009)
    Men should be aware of dangers if taking prostate drug, experts say

  • Study Reiterates Eye Risks Linked to Flomax
    (19-May-2009)
    Men should be aware of dangers if taking prostate drug, experts say

  • Study Reiterates Eye Risks Linked to Flomax
    (19-May-2009)
    Men should be aware of dangers if taking prostate drug, experts say

  • An Aid to Tailoring Prostate Cancer Treatment
    (15-May-2009)
    Study identifies factors to help decide how aggressive therapy should be

  • An Aid to Tailoring Prostate Cancer Treatment
    (15-May-2009)
    Study identifies factors to help decide how aggressive therapy should be

  • Biomarkers May Predict Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer
    (05-May-2009)
    Cancer expert is wary of finding, however

  • Biomarkers May Predict Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer
    (05-May-2009)
    Cancer expert is wary of finding, however

  • Statins Guard Against Prostate Cancer
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Other studies found they also reduced chances of erectile dysfunction

  • Statins Guard Against Prostate Cancer
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Other studies found they also reduced chances of erectile dysfunction

  • Experts Back Away From Annual PSA Test
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Men should have a 'baseline' prostate cancer screen at 40, but yearly PSA may not be necessary, guidelines say

  • Statins Guard Against Prostate Cancer
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Other studies found they also reduced chances of erectile dysfunction

  • Statins Guard Against Prostate Cancer
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Other studies found they also reduced chances of erectile dysfunction

  • Experts Back Away From Annual PSA Test
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Men should have a 'baseline' prostate cancer screen at 40, but yearly PSA may not be necessary, guidelines say

  • Stress Management Battles Prostate Cancer Anxiety
    (08-Apr-2009)
    Brief counseling before, after surgery eases concern over side effects, study finds

  • New Prostate Cancer Drug May Hold Promise
    (07-Apr-2009)
    Researchers apply for large-scale testing after 'very promising' early results

  • New Prostate Cancer Drug May Hold Promise
    (07-Apr-2009)
    Researchers apply for large-scale testing after 'very promising' early results

  • New Prostate Cancer Drug May Hold Promise
    (07-Apr-2009)
    Researchers apply for large-scale testing after 'very promising' early results

  • Scientists ID New Biomarker for Prostate Cancer
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Study finds cleaved galectin-3 may serve as treatment target against disease progression

  • Scientists ID New Biomarker for Prostate Cancer
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Study finds cleaved galectin-3 may serve as treatment target against disease progression

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Guard Against Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (24-Mar-2009)
    Even men genetically predisposed to disease benefit from eating fish, study finds

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Guard Against Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (24-Mar-2009)
    Even men genetically predisposed to disease benefit from eating fish, study finds

  • 'Male Lumpectomy' May Help Some With Prostate Cancer
    (10-Mar-2009)
    Procedure involves freezing tumor rather than removing entire gland

  • 'Male Lumpectomy' May Help Some With Prostate Cancer
    (10-Mar-2009)
    Procedure involves freezing tumor rather than removing entire gland

  • PSA Tests Not Race-Specific, Study Finds
    (24-Feb-2009)
    Contrary to common belief, same threshold works well for black and white men, researchers say

  • PSA Tests Not Race-Specific, Study Finds
    (24-Feb-2009)
    Contrary to common belief, same threshold works well for black and white men, researchers say

  • Urine Test May One Day Predict Prostate Cancer
    (11-Feb-2009)
    Lab results identify component linked to aggressiveness of disease

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Enlarged Prostate
    (24-Dec-2008)
    Signs that you should get treatment

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Enlarged Prostate
    (24-Dec-2008)
    Signs that you should get treatment

  • Selenium, Vitamins E and C Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer
    (09-Dec-2008)
    Large trials fail to confirm suspected benefit

  • Selenium, Vitamins E and C Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer
    (09-Dec-2008)
    Large trials fail to confirm suspected benefit

  • Single Men Less Likely to Get Prostate Screens
    (08-Dec-2008)
    This held true even for men with a family history of the disease, researchers say

  • Single Men Less Likely to Get Prostate Screens
    (08-Dec-2008)
    This held true even for men with a family history of the disease, researchers say

  • Rapaflo Approved for Enlarged Prostate
    (09-Oct-2008)
    The leading reason men visit urologists

  • ED Drug Relieves Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
    (19-Aug-2008)
    In men with enlarged prostates, daily Cialis showed benefit without side effects

  • ED Drug Relieves Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
    (19-Aug-2008)
    In men with enlarged prostates, daily Cialis showed benefit without side effects

  • One in 5 Young Men Had Prostate Screen in Past Year
    (11-Aug-2008)
    Analysis may aid in guiding recommendations on who should get screened and when

  • One in 5 Young Men Had Prostate Screen in Past Year
    (11-Aug-2008)
    Analysis may aid in guiding recommendations on who should get screened and when

  • New Guidelines Rule Out Prostate Screening for Men Over 75
    (04-Aug-2008)
    The hazards outweigh benefits, government task force reports

  • New Guidelines Rule Out Prostate Screening for Men Over 75
    (04-Aug-2008)
    The hazards outweigh benefits, government task force reports

  • New Guidelines Rule Out Prostate Screening for Men Over 75
    (04-Aug-2008)
    The hazards outweigh benefits, government task force reports

  • Vitamin D Status Not Associated With Lower Prostate Risk
    (27-May-2008)
    But study finds evidence of slight link between higher concentrations, aggressive disease

  • Prostate Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Early Trial
    (18-May-2008)
    Could help men with metastatic, recurring disease, researchers say

  • Prostate Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Early Trial
    (18-May-2008)
    Could help men with metastatic, recurring disease, researchers say

  • PSA Test Losing Diagnostic Value, Study Says
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Advances in biopsy techniques rendering prostate cancer screen less useful, but some experts disagree

  • PSA Test Losing Diagnostic Value, Study Says
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Advances in biopsy techniques rendering prostate cancer screen less useful, but some experts disagree

  • Chemo Break Benefits Some Men With Prostate Cancer
    (29-Feb-2008)
    Findings suggest treatment 'holidays' improve quality of life for patients

  • Chemo Break Benefits Some Men With Prostate Cancer
    (29-Feb-2008)
    Findings suggest treatment 'holidays' improve quality of life for patients

  • Severe Urinary Problems Boost Death Risk in Older Men
    (09-Nov-2007)
    Those over 45 face an almost 24-fold increase in mortality, study says

  • Severe Urinary Problems Boost Death Risk in Older Men
    (09-Nov-2007)
    Those over 45 face an almost 24-fold increase in mortality, study says

  • Obese Men With Prostate Cancer Face Higher Death Risk
    (19-Mar-2007)
    Study finds 2.6-fold increase in chance of dying compared to normal-weight men

  • Obese Men With Prostate Cancer Face Higher Death Risk
    (19-Mar-2007)
    Study finds 2.6-fold increase in chance of dying compared to normal-weight men

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate
    (12-Feb-2007)
    Occur in most men as they age

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate
    (12-Feb-2007)
    Occur in most men as they age

  • Prostate Treatment Costs Substantial and Sustained
    (21-Dec-2006)
    Study finds average 5-year tab for management is $42,570

  • Prostate Treatment Costs Substantial and Sustained
    (21-Dec-2006)
    Study finds average 5-year tab for management is $42,570

  • Generic Proscar Approved
    (19-Dec-2006)
    Treats enlarged prostate

  • Faulty Gene Doubles Risk of Prostate Cancer
    (02-Nov-2006)
    Missing sections of CHEK2 material fail to alert body to DNA damage, study finds

  • Obesity Affects Prostate Cancer Screens
    (09-Oct-2006)
    Higher BMI suggests fat decreases amount of circulating PSA, study finds

  • Obesity Affects Prostate Cancer Screens
    (09-Oct-2006)
    Higher BMI suggests fat decreases amount of circulating PSA, study finds

  • Prostate Drug Use May Mean Cataract Surgery Change
    (22-Aug-2006)
    Flomax and other alpha-blockers may cause 'floppy iris syndrome,' but experts say simple eye drop change is all that's needed

  • Prostate Drug Use May Mean Cataract Surgery Change
    (22-Aug-2006)
    Flomax and other alpha-blockers may cause 'floppy iris syndrome,' but experts say simple eye drop change is all that's needed

  • Altering Fatty Acid Intake May Help Fight Prostate Cancer
    (01-Aug-2006)
    In mouse study, a balanced diet reduced PSA levels

  • Altering Fatty Acid Intake May Help Fight Prostate Cancer
    (01-Aug-2006)
    In mouse study, a balanced diet reduced PSA levels

  • 5 States Get Failing Grades on Prostate Cancer 'Report Card'
    (22-May-2006)
    Many not doing even the simplest things to encourage men to get tested, coalition says

  • Saw Palmetto Won't Ease Enlarged Prostate
    (08-Feb-2006)
    Rigorous study shows the herbal supplement doesn't improve on placebo

  • Saw Palmetto Won't Ease Enlarged Prostate
    (08-Feb-2006)
    Rigorous study shows the herbal supplement doesn't improve on placebo

  • Saw Palmetto Won't Ease Enlarged Prostate
    (08-Feb-2006)
    Rigorous study shows the herbal supplement doesn't improve on placebo

  • PSA Test Might Not Save Lives
    (09-Jan-2006)
    Study found screening for prostate cancer made no difference in survival rates

  • PSA Test Might Not Save Lives
    (09-Jan-2006)
    Study found screening for prostate cancer made no difference in survival rates

  • Prostate Cancer Screening Cuts Death Risk
    (19-Oct-2005)
    Study found those patients who had taken PSA test annually had higher survival rates

  • Extra Weight Skews PSA Scores
    (24-JAN-2005)
    High BMI means prostate cancer screen can miss early stages of disease, study says

  • Stem Cells Offer Hope for Urinary Incontinence
    (29-NOV-2004)
    Women maintaining bladder control a year after new treatment