Prostate Cancer

Randy Brain: Frequent Sex Has Benefits For Cognitive Ability And Improves Health

It relieves stress, reduces the risk of heart disease both in men and women, and lowers the risk of prostate cancer in men – but most importantly it is incredibly satisfying. However, these are not the only benefits of sex.
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Stress, Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, Oncology

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Ultrasound Ablation Offers Option For Some With Prostate Cancer

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 -- For men with localized prostate cancer, hemigland high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) ablation is associated with 73 percent two-year survival free from treatment failure and 91 percent survival free from radical...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Darolutamide Boosts Survival In Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 -- For men with nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer, the risk for death is significantly lower for those receiving darolutamide versus placebo, according to a study published in the Sept. 10 issue of the New...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Placebo, Medical Research

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Prostatectomy Up For High-risk Prostate Cancer, Radiotherapy Down

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Vishesh Agrawal, Xiaoyue Ma, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Oncologists, urologists The goal of this study was to examine trends in diagnosis and disparities in the initial management of high-risk...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Mailing It In; Hifu 'adequate' For Prostate Ca; Freezing Blunts Stem-cell Activity

(MedPage Today) -- Mail-in tests for colorectal cancer could improve cancer screening for underserved and underinsured populations. (UT Southwestern, CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians) A preliminary study of high-intensity focused ultrasound...
Related topics: Stem Cells, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Why Do Black Men Still Fare Worse With Prostate Cancer?

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2020 -- New research reveals what may be fueling racial disparities in U.S. prostate cancer deaths -- disparities that have black patients dying at higher rates than whites. What are they? Education, income and...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Catch Prostate Cancer Early – It Could Save Your Life

SUNDAY, Sept. 6, 2020 -- About 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, but experts say early detection can be a lifesaver. "Prostate cancer that is detected early, typically while it is still within the prostate gland, has a better...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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News Digest – Larger Waistlines And Prostate Cancer, Gp Gut Instincts And Bee Venom

Larger waistlines linked to increased risk of dying from prostate cancer  Men carrying excess weight around their stomach may be more likely to die from prostate cancer, according to new research. The study got a lot of attention in the media this...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Novel Insights Of How Prostate Cancer Causes Secondary Tumors

An increased awareness on a molecular level of what mechanisms prostate cancer cells use to become mobile and start spreading may in the long run provide new opportunities for treatment of aggressive prostate cancer. This according to a new study by...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Research: Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising Among Young People

Ethen Kim Lieser Health, Americas Colorectal cancer is the third-deadliest cancer among men and women in the United States—after lung and prostate in men and lung and breast in women.  The rate at which people are diagnosed with colorectal...
Related topics: Medical Research, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology

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'spare Tire' Might Up A Man's Prostate Cancer Risk

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2020 -- Men: A bulging belly may be bad for more than your heart. A new study suggests it might also up your risk of dying from prostate cancer. Researchers analyzed data from more than 218,000 men in Britain who were free of...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Less Surveillance Feasible With Some Prostate Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- For low-risk prostate cancer patients, seven clinical characteristics significantly predicted risk of disease progression and could be used to identify those who may benefit from scaled-back active surveillance, researchers...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Cal Ripken Jr. Reveals He Beat Prostate Cancer

Cal Ripken Jr. was nicknamed “The Iron Man” because of his incredible streak of consecutive games played, and the Hall of Famer can now add cancer survivor to his resume. Ripken revealed on Thursday that he was diagnosed with prostate...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Guidance Issued For Genetic Testing In Prostate Cancer

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2020 -- As a result of the Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference, hosted by Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center-Jefferson Health and the Department of Urology at Jefferson, recommendations have been developed for implementing...
Related topics: Genetics, Cancer, Oncology

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Delaying Prostate Cancer Radiation Won't Lower Survival Odds

FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2020 -- The coronavirus pandemic has caused many to put off medical procedures, but a delay in radiation treatment for prostate cancer doesn't appear to affect survival, a new study shows. Researchers found that men with...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Lower Covid-19 Risk With Adt For Prostate Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Men whose prostate cancer was treated with androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) had a significantly lower risk of COVID-19 infection, a large retrospective study of Italian patients showed. Only four of 5,273 men treated with...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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News Digest – Sponge On A String, Junk Food Watershed, Prostate Cancer Ai And Mobile Phones?

With news about the coronavirus pandemic developing daily, we’re pulling together the latest government and NHS health updates from across the UK in a separate blog post, which we’re updating regularly. Sponge on a string could transform...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Fewer Cancer Visits; More Breast Cancer, Younger Women; Diet And Prostate Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Patient visits for cancer care have decreased significantly since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to one of the first systematic studies supporting anecdotal reports. (Jefferson Health, JCO Clinical Cancer...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Diet

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Report: Bruce Arians Is Still Determining How Close He’ll Be To Players

Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians turns 68 in October. He’s had prostate, skin, and kidney cancer. He’s at high risk of a serious outcome, if he contracts COVID-19. As a result, he’s still deciding how close he’ll get to players...
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Genomic Alterations Distinct For Black Men With Prostate Cancer

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 -- African-American (AFR) men with prostate cancer have distinct genomic alterations from European-American (EUR) men, according to a study published online July 10 in Clinical Cancer Research. Yusuke Koga, from the Boston...
Related topics: Genetics, Genomics, Cancer, Oncology, African-American, Medical Research

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