Medical News Today: Prostate News

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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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What to know about urinary retention

January 7, 2020 - 01:00
Urinary retention can cause the need to urinate very frequently, the urge to urinate again straight after using the bathroom, or incontinence. Read more here.

Ultrasound with MRI improves prostate treatment

December 26, 2019 - 08:00
Combining ultrasound heat with precision MRI promises a more precise way to treat prostate cancer and enlarged prostates — without the usual side effects.

Physical activity may protect against prostate cancer

December 9, 2019 - 08:00
A large study that took a different approach has found that higher levels of physical activity could lower the risk of prostate cancer by 51%.

Prostate cancer: Home urine test could 'revolutionize diagnosis'

December 5, 2019 - 11:00
A recent study has investigated a simpler way of testing urine for prostate cancer. The new test would avoid the need for digital rectal examination.

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.