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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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Hormone therapy for prostate cancer increases cardiac risk

October 18, 2017 - 15:00
Androgen-deprivation therapy is widely used to treat prostate cancer. In a recent study, the potential risks to heart health are examined.

Everything you need to know about prostate nodules

October 12, 2017 - 16:00
A prostate nodule is a firm, knuckle-like area on the prostate. There are several causes of prostate nodules, including prostatitis and prostate cancer.

All you need to know about the PCA3 test

October 12, 2017 - 13:00
The PCA3 test can help doctors diagnose prostate cancer. Learn about the test, what to expect, and other testing options with this article.

Despite concerns, vasectomy and prostate cancer not linked

October 11, 2017 - 09:00
A debate that has raged for more than 30 years may finally be over: prostate cancer risk does not seem to be increased following a vasectomy.

Seven causes of a high PSA that are not cancer

September 27, 2017 - 16:00
The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is a blood test that measures levels of a protein the prostate gland produces. Learn what causes a high PSA.

Frequent ejaculation and prostate cancer: What's the link?

September 26, 2017 - 10:00
Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer that affects men. Could frequent ejaculation help reduce the risk of getting this disease?

Prostate cancer: Could a breast cancer drug reduce recurrence?

September 5, 2017 - 15:00
Researchers have found that PARP inhibitors - a class of drugs used to treat breast cancer - may also benefit men with prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer: Could a breast cancer drug reduce recurrence?

September 5, 2017 - 15:00
Researchers have found that PARP inhibitors - a class of drugs used to treat breast cancer - may also benefit men with prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer: PSA screening does lower death risk, says review

September 5, 2017 - 07:00
A new review suggests that - contrary to current USPSTF guidelines - PSA screening significantly reduces the risk of death to prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer: PSA screening does lower death risk, says review

September 5, 2017 - 07:00
A new review suggests that - contrary to current USPSTF guidelines - PSA screening significantly reduces the risk of death to prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer: Study identifies earlier clinical trial endpoint that can be used to indicate effectiveness of new treatments

August 16, 2017 - 07:00
Scientists say they have validated a "surrogate endpoint" - a reliable statistical shortcut in a clinical trial - that could accelerate testing of new adjuvant therapies aimed at reducing deaths from...

Prostate cancer: Study identifies earlier clinical trial endpoint that can be used to indicate effectiveness of new treatments

August 16, 2017 - 07:00
Scientists say they have validated a "surrogate endpoint" - a reliable statistical shortcut in a clinical trial - that could accelerate testing of new adjuvant therapies aimed at reducing deaths from...

'Shapeshifting' cancer cells promote metastasis

August 10, 2017 - 07:00
Research examining the cell's cytoskeleton shows how metastatic cells become 'shapeshifters,' allowing them to thrive in new locations.

'Shapeshifting' cancer cells promote metastasis

August 10, 2017 - 07:00
Research examining the cell's cytoskeleton shows how metastatic cells become 'shapeshifters,' allowing them to thrive in new locations.

Osteoporosis medications improve bone health in men with prostate cancer receiving androgen deprivation therapy

August 8, 2017 - 14:00
Both biophosphonates and denosumab improve bone mineral density (BMD) in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer who are receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).

Osteoporosis medications improve bone health in men with prostate cancer receiving androgen deprivation therapy

August 8, 2017 - 14:00
Both biophosphonates and denosumab improve bone mineral density (BMD) in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer who are receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).

Saw palmetto: Uses, dosage, and side effects

August 5, 2017 - 10:00
What is saw palmetto? Learn about saw palmetto's usage and effectiveness. What is the science behind the claims and are there side effects?

Saw palmetto: Uses, dosage, and side effects

August 5, 2017 - 10:00
What is saw palmetto? Learn about saw palmetto's usage and effectiveness. What is the science behind the claims and are there side effects?

The 10 best prostate cancer blogs

July 27, 2017 - 15:00
Prostate cancer blogs are helpful for patients and caregivers alike. We have selected the best prostate cancer blogs that provide information and support.

The 10 best prostate cancer blogs

July 27, 2017 - 15:00
Prostate cancer blogs are helpful for patients and caregivers alike. We have selected the best prostate cancer blogs that provide information and support.