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  • For prostate, watch and wait

    For prostate, watch and wait
    Five years ago, when he was diagnosed with cancer, Kevin Brick gratefully accepted a doctor's offer to wait and see what happened to the tiny tumor in his prostate gland. So far, there is no evidence the cancer is growing or becoming more aggressive....
  • Drug could lower risk of prostate cancer

    Drug could lower risk of prostate cancer
    Prostate cancer is common. So what if there were a drug to lower a man's risk? Well, there is. Charlie Brown is a gardener who knows that prostate cancer is no bed of roses. He's had surgery to remove the prostate, radiation treatments and now hormone...
  • With screenings, cancer diagnoses rise

    With screenings, cancer diagnoses rise
    It's a classic chicken/egg conundrum. Men with a family history of prostate cancer are thought to be more likely to develop the disease themselves, so it is recommended they get screened for the disease more often. But frequent screenings make it more...
  • 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...
  • Bearded & Tschorn: Plans for Movember's charity mustache grow goes from fuzzy to focused

     
    It's Oct. 1 -- which means Movember sprouts anew in less than a month. The annual charity event, which takes place each November, is designed to raise awareness and funds in the fight against cancers affecting men. When all the......
  • 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...
  • FDA approves immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer

    FDA approves immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer
    The Food and Drug Administration approved a new immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer on Thursday, the first therapeutic vaccine for cancer ever approved by the agency. The approval opens the door to a whole new approach to cancer therapy, adding...