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Patients with early bladder cancer who receive more intensive treatment within the first two years of diagnosis do not appear to have better survival than patients who receive less intensive treatment ...


The carcinogen Aristolochic acid, which was found in many prescribed Chinese herbal products including Guan Mu Tong, is associated with an increased risk of urinary tract cancer.Many countries, such a ...


Adding chemotherapy to radiation therapy for muscle invasive bladder cancer allows 67% of people to be free of disease in their bladders two years after treatment. This compares to 54% of people who r ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Benign prostatic hyperplasia ( BPH ) is a common condition in aging men. It has been estimated that more than 8 million United States men age 50 to 79 years will meet current guidelines for consider ...


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 ...


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. ...


A study, conducted at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, found that Cardura ( Doxazosin ), an alpha-adrenergic blocker commonly prescribed to help improve urinary flow in men with enlarged prostates ...


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 ...


A study has shown that saw palmetto, an herbal extract commonly taken to improve urinary symptoms in men with enlargement of the prostate gland, is no more effective than a placebo. The year-long, ...


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 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 ...


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 ...