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  • Overtreated for prostate cancer?

    Overtreated for prostate cancer?
    About three-quarters of men with low-risk prostate tumors that can safely be ignored for months or years receive aggressive treatment, despite the risk of complications, researchers reported. The findings, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine,...
  • Drug may cut prostate cancer risk

    Drug may cut prostate cancer risk
    Men at an above-normal risk of prostate cancer may be able to reduce their risk of developing the disease by taking a drug already on the market. In research reported recently, the drug dutasteride, currently used to shrink enlarged prostates, was...
  • Study finds tumor, weight link

    Study finds tumor, weight link
    Heavier men have bigger, more aggressive prostate tumors, according to new research from Henry Ford Hospital presented Wednesday. The findings, presented in San Francisco at the American Urological Association's annual meeting, were based on a six-year...
  • Just the facts ... about cancer

    Just the facts ... about cancer
    The cancers that most frequently affect men are prostate, colon, lung and skin cancer. Knowing about these types of cancer—and how they can be prevented or found early—can save your life. Prostate Cancer The chance of getting prostate cancer...
  • How old is too old to be treated for prostate cancer?

    How old is too old to be treated for prostate cancer?
    Harvard Health Letters Q. I've heard that doctors feel men over 60 shouldn't be treated for prostate cancer because they're old enough that they are going to die anyway. Is that so? A. Goodness, no. Any doctor will treat a person for cancer if he or she...
  • Surgery Improves Prostate Symptoms?

    Surgery Improves Prostate Symptoms?
    Medications, laser treatment and surgery can all arrest the growth of an enlarged prostate gland, but only surgery can produce an improvement in symptoms, particularly a reduction in incontinence, researchers said. The surgery, known as transurethral...
  • Flax seeds can help breast cancer patients

    Flax seeds can help breast cancer patients
    Dear Pharmacist: My sister has breast cancer and is taking tamoxifen. She would like to take flax-seed supplements (or eat the ground-up seeds/oil), but she doesn't know if it will help or interfere with her treatment. Her doctor said it was fine but...
  • Canned Foods Risky During Pregnancy

    Canned Foods Risky During Pregnancy
    Pregnant women should limit their intake of canned foods and drinks, according to a report that finds 92 percent of food from metal cans is contaminated with an estrogen-like chemical called BPA, or bisphenol A. The chemical is used in countless...
  • FTC Accuses "Pom Wonderful" of False Advertising

    FTC Accuses "Pom Wonderful" of False Advertising
    LOS ANGELES -- The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint Monday against the makers of POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice, claiming there is no scientific proof that the products treat or prevent diseases, including heart disease, prostate cancer and...
  • DNA Referees

    DNA Referees
    Your life story depends upon a combination of the DNA you're stuck with plus your environment, including all the little choices and events that happen over that lifetime. But in recent years, researchers have discovered that, while DNA lays out the...
  • Farnese Bill Would Mandate Full Prostate Exam For Erectile Dysfunction Meds.

    It's So On. We were sort of wondering how long it would take Pennsylvania to (forgive us) join the tit-for-tat battle over mandatory ultrasound examinations for women seeking abortions. The answer, apparently, is roughly a month. Yesterday, state Sen....