Studies reporting a decreased risk of prostate cancer for men who took NSAIDs prompted the Mayo Clinic researchers' interest in testing the impact of NSAID intake on benign prostate hyperplasia.
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Prostate Cancer Treatment and Symptoms
In prostate cancer patients, a higher PSA level seven months after beginning treatment signaled a lower survival rate for men with advanced prostate cancer.
The study followed 1,370 early prostate cancer patients in the U.S., Sweden and Europe who received radiotherapy with curative intent.
Finasteride increases prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing's ability to detect prostate cancer.
New studies suggest that aggressive treatment of prostate cancer does not improve survival benefits and may harm patients' health.
More than half of men with lower risk prostate cancer received surgery or radiation treatment when a wait and see approach of no therapy and active surveillance would have been a reasonable option.
An experimental RNA based drug tricks its way into prostate cancer cells and then springs into action to destroy them.
Prostate cancer tumor groth rates and PSA levels may be reduced by altering the fatty acid ratio found in the typical Western diet.
Men who receive radiation therapy for prostate cancer are not at any appreciable increased risk of developing rectal cancer compared to those not given radiation therapy.
Drinking an eight ounce glass of pomegranate juice daily increased by nearly four times the period during which PSA levels in men treated for prostate cancer remained stable.
Obesity in a patient is an independent predictor of whether localized prostate cancer will progress following radiotherapy treatment.
Obese men with prostate cancer are at higher risk for treatment failure after primary radiation therapy.
Men with prostate cancer make emotionally driven treatment decisions influenced by anecdote and misconception rather than consideration of clinical trial evidence.
Finding the earlier symptoms and signs of the prostate cancer could lead to better treatments.
Japanese American men with prostate cancer have a higher survival rate than white American males.
Most men experience significant symptom improvement after laser treatment for enlarged prostate.
Meaningful breaks from prostate cancer treatment improve quality of life.
There is a need for better prostate cancer screening tools for big men considering the rise in obesity.
These findings on prostate cancer are true for an animal model, and application to human prostate disease will await future studies.
For men under the age 55 with localized prostate cancer, external beam radiation may be an effective alternative to both conservative and more invasive treatments.
The study suggests that certain changes in prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels may serve as surrogate endpoints for prostate cancer survival.
Chemicals in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, watercress, cabbage and cauliflower, appear to stop human prostate cancer cells from growing in mice.
Since prostate cancer is a cancer of the epithelial cells lining organs, researchers believe it likely that other gene re arrangements may be responsible for other cancers of epithelial tissue.
Report suggests path for exploring possibility of a viral cause for prostate cancer.
Identifying alterations in DNA methylation may also be useful in determining prostate cancer progression.
Capsaicin, which makes peppers hot, can cause prostate cancer cells to kill themselves.
Rise in PSA should change the standard of practice for men who have been diagnosed with "low risk" prostate cancer.
Omega 6 fatty acids, such as those found in corn oil, caused human prostate tumors in cell culture to grow twice as quickly as tumors to which omega 6 fats had not been added.