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Researchers at Mayo Clinic studying prostate problems in men report in the Journal of Urology that as men grow older their bladder function can worsen and the prostate gland may be responsible. T ...


A Johns Hopkins study of more than 2,000 men confirms that PSA remains the best measure of the likelihood of cancer recurrence after surgery. Results of the study, published in The Journal of Urol ...


Radical prostatectomy may be a safe option for the treatment of prostate cancer in otherwise healthy men up to age 79. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in American men and the thi ...


A study showed older men with early stage prostate cancer survive longer if they are treated versus not being treated in favor of the "watchful waiting" approach advocated by many physicians for older ...


Androgen deprivation therapy, which blocks steroid hormones called androgens, is used in around 50% of prostate cancer patients. It is recommended for locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer. ...


The use of Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ) and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ) is significantly associated with lower PSA levels, especially among men with prostate cancer, say ...


Men with lower cholesterol are less likely than those with higher levels to develop high-grade prostate cancer. In a prospective study of more than 5,000 US men, epidemiologists say they now have evi ...


A study from Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers has found a strong association between the common sexually transmitted infection, Trichomonas vaginalis, and r ...


It is argued that a rapidly rising PSA may indicate a greater risk of diagnosis of prostate cancer even if PSA levels are low. Some guidelines do incorporate PSA velocity cut points as an indication f ...


Hormone therapy used to treat men with advanced prostate cancer is associated with an increased chance of developing various heart problems. Some choices of therapy appear, however, to be less risky t ...


A comparison of outcomes of different eras of conservative treatment for localized prostate cancer indicates that overall and prostate cancer-specific survival rates are higher for men diagnosed from ...


A new study from Harvard School of Public Health ( HSPH ) and Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers has found a strong association between the common sexually transmitted infection, Trichomonas vag ...


Men aged 55 to 74 years who have low baseline blood levels of prostate specific antigen ( PSA ) are not likely to benefit from further screening and treatment. That is the conclusion of a new study pu ...


In a study that included more than 10,000 men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer, use of androgen deprivation therapy ( ADT ) was associated with a significantly increased risk of acute kidney injury, ...


New research from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio has indicated that eating a modest amount of walnuts can protect against prostate cancer. The s ...