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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New study finds where you live may determine likelihood of dying from cancer

January 26, 2017 - 09:00
The rate at which Americans die from cancers varies dramatically by where they live, according to a new scientific analysis.

Study paves the way for better understanding how prostate cancer spreads around the body

January 25, 2017 - 13:00
Scientists have taken a major leap forward in being able to fully understand how prostate cancer cells acquire their ability to spread from the initial tumour to other areas of the body.

One in four men with suspected prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary biopsy if given an MRI scan first, study estimates

January 20, 2017 - 13:00
Giving men with suspected prostate cancer an MRI scan could improve diagnosis and save those who do not have aggressive cancers from having an unnecessary biopsy, according to a study published in...

Genetic basis of aggression in prostate cancer

January 10, 2017 - 13:00
New insights into the genetic drivers of prostate cancer that may inform treatment decisions are highlighted in two papers published online in Nature and Nature Communications this week.

Research helps explain why androgen-deprivation therapy doesn't work for many prostate cancers

January 9, 2017 - 07:00
Metastatic prostate cancer, or prostate cancer that has spread to other organs, is incurable.