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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: 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.

Surgery for early prostate cancer may not save lives

July 17, 2017 - 07:00
Most men just as likely to survive with limited or no treatment.A major 20-year study provides further evidence that prostate cancer surgery offers negligible benefits to many men with...

Surgery for early prostate cancer may not save lives

July 17, 2017 - 07:00
Most men just as likely to survive with limited or no treatment.A major 20-year study provides further evidence that prostate cancer surgery offers negligible benefits to many men with...

Higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer in taller and heavier men

July 13, 2017 - 07:00
The risk of aggressive prostate cancer is increased in taller men and those with a higher BMI and waist circumference, according to a new study.

Higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer in taller and heavier men

July 13, 2017 - 07:00
The risk of aggressive prostate cancer is increased in taller men and those with a higher BMI and waist circumference, according to a new study.

Study: Minimally-invasive surgery outcomes more favorable versus traditional open surgery

June 28, 2017 - 13:00
Minimally-invasive surgery leads to more favorable 30-day postoperative outcomes versus traditional open surgery, according to a study led by physicians from the Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry...

Study: Minimally-invasive surgery outcomes more favorable versus traditional open surgery

June 28, 2017 - 13:00
Minimally-invasive surgery leads to more favorable 30-day postoperative outcomes versus traditional open surgery, according to a study led by physicians from the Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry...