Medical News Today: Prostate News
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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In two independent studies, scientists at the University of Basel have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes.
Drinking at least three cups of Italian-style coffee every day may lower men's risk of prostate cancer by more than 50 percent, new research suggests.
Overactive bladder is a urinary disorder that can affect men and women. What are the causes in men and can lifestyle changes or medical treatments help?
In this article, we look at the causes of nocturia, which causes frequent urination at night. Learn about how to prevent it and get a good night's sleep.
Men who attended a structured yoga class twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those who didn't, according to a...
New chemical sniff test finds a set of molecules present in 90 percent of urine samples from men with prostate cancer but not in samples from healthy men.
The latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer from the Department of Health and Human Services finds cancer death rates are declining.
Scientists are reporting a test which can predict which patients are most at risk from aggressive prostate cancer, and whether they suffer an increased chance of treatment failure.
Screening for prostate cancer is controversial. It can save lives, but it can also lead to unnecessary diagnoses, followed by surgical or radiation procedures, which themselves may lead to severe...
New genes which help prevent prostate, skin and breast cancer development in mice have been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators.
Prostate cancer trial shows treating with precision radiotherapy cuts course of treatment by 50 percent
An Ontario-led international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localized prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar outcomes.
Researchers have identified a mechanism by which sulforaphane - a compound found in broccoli and other vegetables - may help to prevent cancer.
Researchers have discovered an enzyme that helps prostate cancer cells spread to the bone, but antidepressants may have the potential to halt this process.
Short men may have an increased risk of becoming bald prematurely. An international genetic study under the leadership of the University of Bonn at least points in this direction.
A minimally invasive treatment that reduces urinary tract symptoms for men with enlarged prostates maintains its effectiveness for at least three years after patients undergo the therapy, according...
A new test has been developed to make the vital distinction between aggressive and less harmful forms of prostate cancer, helping to avoid sometimes-damaging unnecessary treatment.
Researchers have identified a novel mutation that may be associated with prostate cancer in African American men, according to a new study published in PLOS Computational Biology.
Researchers find a new human androgen receptor structure, key target for the treatment of prostate cancer
A team led by researchers of the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (IBUB) and the Research Institute of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (IIB Sant Pau) shows for the...
Preliminary computerized imaging reveals the shape of the prostate and a compartment within the gland - called the transitional zone - consistently differ in men with prostate cancer than those...
University of Adelaide researchers have uncovered a new pathway which regulates the spread of prostate cancer around the body.