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Testosterone Treatment Doesn’t Increase Prostate Cancer Risk

For years, men have expressed concern that using testosterone treatment (hormone replacement therapy) will boost their risk of developing prostate cancer. The results of a new study, presented at the American Urological Association 2016 annual meeting, however, have shown that testosterone treatment doesn’t increase prostate cancer risk. In fact, other new research suggests such treatment […]

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Aggressive Prostate Cancer Up Nearly 100% in Men

First, the good news: the number of cases of prostate cancer overall does not appear to be increasing. However, new research from Northwestern University indicates that new cases of metastatic prostate cancer (the type that has spread beyond the prostate) has risen 72 percent between 2004 and 2013. Men between the ages of 55 and […]

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Preventing Cancer Isn’t Rocket Science

During his 2016 State of the Union Address, President Obama mentioned that Vice President Biden would be leading a national “Moonshot” initiative to fight and eliminate cancer. A total of $1 billion was given as the amount to jumpstart this project. Admittedly, cancer is challenging; it is actually many diseases that are associated with scores […]

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Benefits of Using MRI for Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer Patients.

  Active surveillance, a strategy for delaying prostate cancer treatment, is now chosen by 40-50% of newly diagnosed low-risk patients. Yet nearly a third may not be appropriate due to serious flaws with most methods for qualifying and monitoring AS candidates. Good news: magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can now make AS safer than ever. In […]

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How Omega 3 Fish Oil Fights Prostate Cancer

The findings of a new review suggest that dietary omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil fight prostate cancer on several levels. Although this is not the first study to show a positive relationship between fish oil and the growth and progression of prostate cancer, it does, according to the authors, “underscore the potential of fish […]

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Treating Prostate Cancer with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a radiation-free therapy that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for “prostate tissue ablation, which means it can be used to treat prostate cancer, although the approval is not specifically for that,” according to Michael Koch, MD, chairman of the department of urology at Indiana University. Thus […]

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Having an Enlarged Prostate (BPH) Increases the Risk of Prostate Cancer

Results of a new meta-analysis and review suggest that the presence of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) increases the risk of prostate and bladder cancer. The study evaluated both case-control studies (16 in total) and cohort studies (10 in total), and the findings are useful for clinicians and men for screening and prevention of these types […]

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Using Multiparametric MRI to Detect Prostate Cancer

Multiparametric MRI – What is it? Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a scanning method that uses a strong magnetic field, radio waves and special computer software to show detailed images of organs and tissues in the body. Unlike X-rays and CT (computed tomography) scans, MRI has no radiation. It is safe and noninvasive. MRI scans […]

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7 Facts About Prostate Cancer All Young Men Should Know

Many men 55 and younger are under the mistaken belief that their risk of developing prostate cancer is practically nonexistent. However, although the vast majority of prostate cancer cases develop in men age 65 and older, more than 10 percent are diagnosed in men age 55 and younger. All men, regardless of age, should be […]

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Watchful Waiting for Prostate Cancer: When Is It the Best Option?

You’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and your doctor has suggested something called “watchful waiting” rather than attempting more aggressive treatment options. Perhaps he or she referred to this approach as “active surveillance” or “expectant management”, since some doctors use all of these terms interchangeably to mean the same thing, while others say they mean […]

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