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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. Prostate cancer develops slowly, and there may be no signs that you have it for many years. Symptoms often only become apparent when your prostate is large enough to affect the urethra. Treatment options include watchful waiting, surgery, radiation, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, biological therapy and bisphosphonate therapy.
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Prostate cancer: Investigating the impact of diet

October 23, 2019 - 16:00
What foods, if any, protect against prostate cancer? And which foods increase the risk? A new review attempts to answer these questions.

Non-STD causes of penile discharge

September 30, 2019 - 21:00
Male discharge is not always a sign of a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Discharge from the penis could have many causes. Find out about non-STD causes of penile discharge and when to seek advice from a doctor here.

New prostate cancer blood test could reduce biopsies

September 17, 2019 - 17:00
Testing for circulating tumor cells in the blood alongside PSA can increase accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis to more than 90%, new study reveals.

Erleada (apalutamide)

September 13, 2019 - 07:00
Erleada is a brand-name prescription medication that's used to treat nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer in adult males. Erleada comes as an oral tablet that's taken once daily. Learn about side effects, cost, uses, dosage, and more.

Eating mushrooms might reduce prostate cancer risk

September 12, 2019 - 08:00
A new study concludes that men who regularly eat mushrooms have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer than those who rarely eat mushrooms.

Zytiga (abiraterone acetate)

August 15, 2019 - 07:00
Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) is a brand-name prescription medication. It’s used to treat two types of prostate cancer: metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) and metastatic high-risk castration-sensitive prostate cancer (CSPC). Zytiga comes as a tablet. Learn about side effects, cost, dosage, and more.