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Prostate Cancer Treatment

The Swedish Prostate Cancer Team: Which Cancers Need Surgery and When

Craig Bowron | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

If war is about understanding your opponent, we are only just beginning to understand the genetic changes that truly define the behavior and malignant potential of a cancerous cell. But we've done enough work to realize that a cancerous cell has more than one mutation.

Sex Problems, Bowel Troubles Common After Treating Prostate Cancer

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living

A new study shows how important it is for men to carefully consider treatments for early-stage prostate cancer. Fifteen years after surgery or radiati...

The Procedure That Has Men Worried (STUDY)

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.10.2013 | Fifty

Contrary to the reassuring catchphrase "size doesn't matter," penis size does matter to a lot of women -- and to a whole lot of men too. And that's wh...

Senate Says Prostate Cancer Among African American Men Reaches 'Epidemic' Proportions

Posted 08.03.2012 | Black Voices

Despite ongoing debate about the benefits of PSA testing for men at risk for prostate cancer, and recent research on the best course of treatment for ...

Why Men Should Consider an Integrative Approach to Prostate Cancer (Part II)

Gabe Canales | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabe Canales

I became intrigued by the roles of diet, exercise and overall lifestyle in turning cancer genes on and off. Could men's behavior increase or decrease their chances of getting prostate cancer?

Why Men Should Consider an Integrative Approach to Prostate Cancer (Part I)

Gabe Canales | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabe Canales

Early in 2010 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer -- at age 35. With no family history of cancer, I sought the opinions of top doctors in Houston and New York on how to treat my diagnosis.

CyberKnife? 5 Questions on Prostate Cancer With Dr. Jonathan Haas

Gabe Canales | Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabe Canales

A cancer diagnosis can be a scary thing -- I know, I've been there -- but knowledge helps reduce the level of anxiety, especially when it comes to considering treatment options. Below are five questions with Dr. Haas, chief of Winthrop-University Hospital's radiation oncology division.

Proton Therapy For Prostate Cancer Comes With Side Effects: Study

AP | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 02.01.2012 | Healthy Living

-- A warning to men considering a pricey new treatment for prostate cancer called proton therapy: Research suggests it might have more side effects t...

My Odyssey Down The Prostate Cancer Highway

Craig W. Anderson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Craig W. Anderson

My odyssey down the Prostate Cancer Highway began with the type of complete physical which includes many popular activities, including: pee-in-a-cup, X-Rays, bone scans, MRI, CAT scan, peering into my ears-nose-throat, the Icy Stethoscope Patdown here and there on my torso, and complete blood analysis.

Prostate Cancer Tracking May Be More Beneficial Than Treating, For Some

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 02.18.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — John Shoemaker visited six doctors in his quest to find the best treatment for his early stage prostate cancer – and only the...

Some Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Can Delay Treatment, Panel Says

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Men with low-risk prostate cancer may wait to see if their disease progresses before treating ...

PSA-Prostate Cancer Screening Dilemma: Why Talking With Your MD Matters

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

So, if PSA screening doesn't save lives and may result in harm, why do it at all? This counsel seems contrary to every cancer-related public service announcement we've ever heard.

The New Go-To Drug For Men?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Fifty

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Interest in Dendreon Corp's Provenge vaccine to treat prostate cancer seems to be waning following recent approval of Johnson...

Drug May Slow Growth Of Early Prostate Cancer

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A new study suggests a way to help men with early, low-risk prostate cancer avoid being overtreated for a disease that in most cases will never threat...

Prostate Cancer Does Not Discriminate

Ed Randall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ed Randall

I devote my life to prostate cancer awareness and education. We have a long way to go to reach the heights scaled by our sisters promoting breast cancer awareness.

Prostate Cancer: FDA Reviews 2 New Drugs To Treat The Disease

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Health regulators said Monday that two drugs from GlaxoSmithKline and Merck reduce the risk of prostate cancer in men, though scien...

A Second At-Bat: Lucky Me!

Ed Randall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed Randall

Dr. Nicholas Romas was leaning forward from behind his desk, looking me in the eye and saying with a straight face, "Ed, you have cancer and you have a LOT of cancer."

Prostate Cancer: Not Just An Old Man's Cancer

Gabe Canales | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabe Canales

Prostate cancer is real, and all men -- of all ages and ethnic groups -- need to know about it. This year, over 32,000 men will lose their battle with prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer: What to Do When You Learn you Have It

Tom Halsted | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Halsted

A recent AMA study showed that prostate cancer patients often opt for inappropriate or unnecessary treatment by practitioners touting their own specialties while disparaging or dismissing others. My own experience was typical.

Radiation Boosts Prostate Cancer Survival

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Doctors are reporting a key advance in treating men with cancer that has started to spread beyond the prostate: survival is significan...

Study: Vitamin D Effective Treatment For Prostate Cancer

BBC NEWS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Vitamin D is an effective treatment for prostate cancer in some patients, a UK study suggests. A once daily dose reduced PSA level - an indicator o...