45 min ago | Science Daily
After more than a decade of work, UC Irvine chemists have created a way to clearly identify clinically usable markers for prostate cancer in urine, meaning that the disease could be detected far sooner, with greater accuracy and at dramatically lower cost.
4 hrs ago | ABC News
Since the "Desperate Housewives" finale aired last May, Marcia Cross has stayed mostly low-key. But when she was asked to participate in a PSA to promote prostate cancer awareness, she says it was a "no-brainer" because her close friend's husband had been diagnosed with the disease.
6 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area
California's HealthCare Foundation releases an update to its searchable map allowing residents and doctors to search and compare the frequency of more procedures in communities throughout the state.
8 hrs ago | Get Reading
A new test for prostate cancer without the need for biopsies is being developed thanks to a collaboration between Royal Berkshire Hospital and Reading University.
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Aggressive treatment for prostate cancer may not be warranted for many older patients with underlying medical conditions, a new study finds.
Background:The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial has shown a protective effect of finasteride on prostate cancer in low-risk men.
Accuray Incorporated , announced today the publication of study results involving hundreds of prostate cancer patients treated with the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System, the most widely used form of prostate stereotactic body radiation therapy .
Older men with other illnesses may not live long enough to benefit from aggressive prostate cancer treatments, such as prostate removal or radiation, and they'd have to live with their side effects, says a new study.
Tracy has agricultural roots and affordable homes, but a new study reveals a less obvious distinction for this Central Valley city: Doctors use internal radiation to treat men for prostate cancer at the highest rate in California, more than four times the state average.
Research and studies have shown that sex is not only good for your mental health, but your physical well being too.
Mark Huffman has been a consumer news reporter for ConsumerAffairs since 2004. He covers real estate, gas prices and the economy and has reported extensively on negative-option sales.
The costly form of radiation therapy that has become the norm for prostate cancer in the United States may be no better than the older, cheaper variety -- at least for some men, a new study suggests.
Older men with localized prostate cancer and other serious health conditions may not benefit from aggressive treatment for their cancer.
A prostate cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows can impact not only your husband's health, but the quality of your marriage.
A British father has made medical history by having his healthy prostate removed after discovering that he carries a defective gene that boosts his risk of cancer, it was reported last night.