The sleep hormone melatonin is a major protector against prostate cancer – especially advance prostate cancer
Prostate Cancer? Here’s how to beat the odds
If you’ve got a prostate, the statistics can sound pretty scary. It’s the second leading cause of cancer death in men, right behind lung cancer. African-American men have about a 15 pe…
Prostate Cancer Treatment and Erectile Dysfunction: What to Expect
How can prostate cancer treatment affect your ability to get an erection — and can the problem be corrected?
New Imaging Method Could Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment
A powerful form of MRI could show whether prostate cancer is likely to grow or spread.
What Should You Ask Your Health Care Team About Prostate Cancer?
It's important for you to have open discussions with your cancer care team. Don't be afraid to ask questions about prostate cancer, no matter how minor they may seem.
Roswell Park Research Helps Explain Why Androgen-Deprivation Therapy Doesn’t Work for Many...
Metastatic prostate cancer, or prostate cancer that has spread to other organs, is incurable. In new research published in the journal Science, Roswell Park Cancer Institute scientists have identified two gatekeeper genes that allow prostate cancer to progress and resist treatment. Their work illuminates the mechanisms behind lineage plasticity, the ability of prostate cancer to adapt to therapy, and highlights opportunities to disrupt and even reverse this deadly process.
What is prostate cancer?
By Dr. Srila Gopal and Dr. Paul Mathew The prostate gland is a small gland located just below the urinary bladder in men. Prostate cancer is caused by an abnormal growth of cells in the prostate gland. It is the most common cancer in men worldwide. In the United States, there were an estimated 233,000 new cases in 2014, with an estimated 29,480 deaths. Asian immigrants living in the United States have a higher incidence of prostate cancer than those remaining in their…
What is Prostate Cancer?
Prostate cancer is cancer of the prostate gland. It is the second-leading cause of cancer death for men in the United States. About 1 in 35 men will die from it. Growths in the prostate can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).
How to Prevent Prostate Cancer
4 ways to prevent prostate cancer - men, you need to know this!
How is Prostate Cancer Diagnosed?
When a digital rectal exam (DRE) or a PSA test reveal abnormal results, the next step is further testing to determine if prostate cancer is present.
9 Tips to Prevent Prostate Cancer
The prostate, an organ located under the bladder, produces semen. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the United States. The risk of developing prostate cancer progressively increases with age. Out of every 100 men over the age of 60, six will have prostate cancer before their 70th
Vasectomy And Prostate Cancer-What’s the Risk
I often receive calls about the relationship between prostate cancer and vasectomy. There have been many studies that have looked into this relationship and this blog will shed some light on the is…
The Latest Advice on Screening for Prostate Cancer
The concept of screening for prostate cancer is a moving target. Screening for this common cancer in men has undergone significant changes in the past ten years. This blog is intended to provide yo…
What is Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer?
Intermediate risk cancers are cancers that tend to grow, but not advanced or not metastatic Their characteristics of intermediate risk prostate cancer, they tend to be Gleasons 7, PSA levels are between 10-20, when one does a 12-core biopsy there’s more cores involved (4-6 cores of cancer), and oftentimes a clinician will feel a nodule. On ultrasound or MRI, we will see a lesion near the capsule, but not breaking through the capsule. So with this type of prostate cancer, people need treatment.…
Get the facts about prostate cancer, including the different types and which doctors treat it.
What are the Symptoms of Prostate Cancer?
Mark Pomerantz, MD, of Dana-Farber's Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, discusses the symptoms of prostate cancer.
What are Prostate Cancer Symptoms? Prostate Cancer Foundation
Are there prostate cancer symptoms? The disease is often diagnosed during a routine check-up, though some men see changes in urinary or sexual function.
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Why is everyone growing a moustache this month? This Movember, join the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Movember Foundation and help men live happier, healthier, longer lives.
What Are the Symptoms of Prostate Cancer?
How is prostate cancer treated?
Sir Rod Stewart has urged men to get checked for prostate cancer after revealing he underwent treatment for the disease.