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Prostate Cancer Treatment and Symptoms

Early prostate cancer can be treated with light therapy

2016-12-21 17:51

Researchers have found light therapy can be used to effectively treat early prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer is a condition feared by men worldwide. The treatment for prostate cancer is often as troubling as the illness itself due to the potential for serious side effects.

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Do You Need This Prostate Test? Dr. Oz Weighs in On The Question

2016-10-06 05:44

Comedian and actor Ben Stiller went public with his claim that taking the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test saved his life. So should every man make it part of their yearly exam to request a PSA test to monitor their levels as a measure to protect themselves against prostate cancer? Dr. Oz weighs in on this question on the Today show.

The general health adage is that if you are male and live long enough, that you will eventually have prostate cancer.

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Yoga exercises Impact Prostate Cancer Treatment

2015-11-24 13:35

For men who are undergoing radiation as part of prostate cancer treatment, incorporating yoga exercises into their program should be a consideration. New research from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine shows that the combination of physical poses, meditation, and breathing techniques provides some benefits for men who are coping with this difficult time in their lives.

Numerous studies have already revealed that individuals with health challenges ranging from

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New drug prevents chemo-induced nausea, vomiting in most cancer patients

2014-10-10 14:29

There’s new hope for patients suffering from the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy for cancer, which often includes severe nausea and vomiting, as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval today of a novel combo drug to prevent CINV (short for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting).

The new product, called Akynzeo, is administered orally as a capsule containing a unique fixed-dose combination of two drugs, netupitant and palonosetron.

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Molecules in semen diagnose prostate cancer

2014-06-09 12:09

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered small molecules in semen can diagnose prostate cancer more accurately. MicroRNAs and one in particular - can also provide clues to prostate cancer that is most likely to be aggressive versus cancer that can be watched.

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These Vitamin D-Rich Foods May Reduce Risk of Prostate Cancer

2014-05-01 19:56

Women, tell your men to improve their intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate and zinc because this new study has found that vitamin D deficiency in men may be linked to more aggressive and advanced cases of prostate cancer.

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This one act during surgery could affect your cancer reoccurrence

2014-01-05 11:44

Using spinal pain killing opiods would reduce the patient’s need for additional narcotics post op. The use of large amounts of post operative narcotics may decrease the immune system, therefore making the body less likely to be able to fight off cancer cells that may spread during surgery.

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