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 causes bloody urine in men?

March 30, 2019 - 19:00
Seeing blood in the urine is a symptom of many underlying problems in males, including infections, an enlarged prostate, and kidney stones. Learn about the causes and their treatments here.

Rectal pressure: Causes and when to see a doctor

March 28, 2019 - 18:00
Rectal pressure is a common symptom of a variety of problems, from constipation to ulcerative colitis. Learn more about the causes and possible treatments here.

Coffee chemicals could curb prostate cancer

March 18, 2019 - 15:00
Coffee is a complex cocktail of compounds. A recent study identifies two particular molecules that might have cancer-fighting capabilities.

What to expect from Lupron treatment

February 18, 2019 - 19:00
Lupron (leuprolide acetate) is a type of hormone therapy for people with prostate cancer. Lupron is an injection drug, and doctors often prescribe it in combination with radiation therapy or surgery. As it lowers a person’s testosterone levels, Lupron can cause a range of side effects. Learn more here.

Blocking fatty acids slows prostate cancer progression

February 9, 2019 - 07:00
New research in mice finds that fatty acids fuel prostate tumor growth and that blocking the uptake of fatty acids slows cancer progression.