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Prostate Cancer Treatment and Symptoms

Men Here Are The Symptoms of Prostate Gland, Which May Be Cancerous or Not

Apr 24 2017 - 7:14pm
Prostate Gland

If you experience symptoms such as frequent urination and poor flow of urine a yearly rectal examination is recommended and may reveal if you have a prostate cancer or an enlarged prostate, suggests Doctor Ademola Orolu, a Family Physician.

Men, let's talk. Do you experience a combination of any of the following?

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This Combined Treatment Shows Promise for Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cure

Apr 18 2017 - 11:40am
Prostate Cancer Research

The new paradigm for the treatment of prostate cancer from Urology includes drug therapy, surgery and radiation. Researchers say this paradigm holds a good promise for treating previously incurable cancer.

Helene Caprari reports on this new finding about a potential treatment of Prostate Cancer from Elsevier.

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How the USPSTF 2012 Decision to Discourage Prostate Cancer Screenings Has Been Detrimental to Men’s Health

Apr 17 2017 - 10:30pm
Prostate Cancer Screening

As of April 2017, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) reversed its 2012 recommendation to change prostate cancer screening from a D grade (meaning to discourage use of testing) to a C grade or screening based on history and circumstances, in order to improve the screening of men ages 55-69. The task force still does not recommend screening for men age 70 and up.

The USPSTF is an independent group of 16 volunteer experts, most of who are practicing clinicians in the fields of preventive medicine and primary care, who make recommendations regarding the pract

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Early prostate cancer can be treated with light therapy

Dec 21 2016 - 5:51pm
Laser rays

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

Oct 6 2016 - 5:44am
Numbers support recommendation against having a PSA test

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

Nov 24 2015 - 1:35pm
yoga impacts prostate cancer treatment

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

Oct 10 2014 - 2:29pm
FDA approves new combo drug for chemo-induced nausea and vomiting.

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

Jun 9 2014 - 12:09pm
MicroRNA in semen more accurate than PSA for prostate cancer

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

May 1 2014 - 7:56pm
The vitamin D in salmon may help prevent prostate cancer

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

Jan 5 2014 - 11:44am
Anesthesia given during prostate cancer surgery

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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Join the Movement by Growing your Mustache Against Prostate Cancer this Movember

Nov 9 2013 - 4:02pm

How long will you be growing your mustache to raise awareness this November about men's health and prostate cancer? Long or short, curled or straight, with or without a beard, the mustache represents the fight against prostate cancer and spreading awareness about the disease. Be named a Mo Bro by joining in with thousands of other men and Mo Sistas to put an end it.

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Surviving prostate cancer could depend on weight at time of diagnosis

Oct 30 2013 - 12:32pm
Study again highlights overweight risk of dying from prostate cancer

What does a man's weight at time of diagnosis have to do with prostate cancer? Scientists say men who are overweight or obese may not respond as well to treatment. The finding that comes from a study of 751 Kaiser Permanente patients highlights the importance of weight management for Baby Boomers who sometimes struggle.

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Two 'safe' levels of toxins in your food and environment double prostate cancer risk

Jul 1 2013 - 9:44am
2 environmental chemicals, even at safe levels, may double prostate cancer risk.

Texas University researchers have found arsenic that occur naturally in the soil and in our drinking water but is also found in foods we consume and estrogen that comes from plastics doubled the ch

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Obesity increases men's risk of dying from prostate cancer

Apr 24 2013 - 12:24pm
Overweight men are at an increased risk for developing prostate cancer

Overweight men are at an increased risk for developing prostate cancer, according to a new study published Tuesday in published on Tuesday in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a jou

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