Prostate cancer treatment can wait for most men, study findsMarch 11, 2023 GMT
Researchers have found long-term evidence that actively monitoring localized prostate cancer is a safe alternative to immediate surgery or radiation.
The results, released Saturday, are encouraging for men who want to avoid treatment-related sexual and incontinence problems, said Dr.
Ardern, rival turn her hot-mic vulgarity into charity’s winDecember 22, 2022 GMT
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was caught on a hot mic using a vulgarity against a rival politician last week, it seemed the nation's political discourse could be taking an ugly turn heading into an election year.
Doctors suggest new names for low-grade prostate cancerApril 18, 2022 GMT
A cancer diagnosis is scary. Some doctors say it’s time to rename low-grade prostate cancer to eliminate the alarming C-word.
Cancer cells develop in nearly all prostates as men age, and most prostate cancers are harmless.
Netherlands coach Van Gaal says he has prostate cancerApril 4, 2022 GMT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Netherlands national soccer team coach Louis van Gaal has revealed that he is being treated for an aggressive form of prostate cancer but still plans to lead the team at the World Cup in Qatar in November.
Tiger King Joe Exotic delaying treatment for resentencingDecember 16, 2021 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The former Oklahoma zookeeper known as “Tiger King” Joe Exotic is delaying prostate cancer treatments until after his resentencing on convictions for a murder-for-hire plot and violating federal wildlife laws, according to a motion filed in federal court.
‘Next big wave’: Radiation drugs track and kill cancer cellsJune 3, 2021 GMT
Doctors are reporting improved survival in men with advanced prostate cancer from an experimental drug that delivers radiation directly to tumor cells.
Few such drugs are approved now, but the approach may become a new way to treat patients with other hard-to-reach or inoperable cancers.
Al Roker to take time off work to battle prostate cancerNovember 6, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Weatherman and morning TV co-host Al Roker has revealed that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will be undergoing surgery to have his prostate removed...
VitalFlow Review-Does VitalFlow Really Help Your Prostate Health?September 20, 2020 GMT
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Dementia tied to hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatmentJuly 5, 2019 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Alzheimer's disease may be a risk for older prostate cancer patients given hormone-blocking treatment, a large, U...
Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancersJune 3, 2019 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world's largest cancer conference...
Dr. Keith Roach: Lower-leg swelling may be due to venous insufficiencyJanuary 24, 2019 GMT
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 84-year-old man in reasonably good health. I have taken blood pressure medicine for about 30 years. For the past six months, I have been taking trospium tablets to treat frequent urination.
US cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of declineJanuary 8, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report...
OLBH to Host Prostate Cancer support group Dec. 11December 7, 2018 GMT
ASHLAND — Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) is hosting a prostate cancer support group meeting at the hospital Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 5:30 p.m. on the fifth floor of Bellefonte Centre (1000 Ashland Drive.) The guest speaker for the meeting will be radiation oncologist Anshu Jain, M.D.
Blacks fare surprisingly well in prostate cancer researchJune 1, 2018 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Black men with advanced prostate cancer fared surprisingly well in two new studies that challenge current thinking about racial disparities in the disease.
Blacks are more likely to get prostate cancer and to die from it than whites, but the new research suggests getting access to the same treatment may help balance the odds — even if it doesn't greatly extend life after cancer has spread.
US panel leaves prostate screening up to men, their doctorsMay 8, 2018 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Whether to get screened for prostate cancer is a question that men aged 55 to 69 should decide themselves in consultation with their doctors, according to finalized guidance issued Tuesday by an influential panel of health care experts...
For prostate cancer, older men should consider testApril 16, 2018 GMT
On Feb. 15, I joined about 165,000 other men in the country who are diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Thankfully, my family physician had ordered a PSA test this year as part of my annual physical examination, and my urologist followed up with a biopsy.
Doc: Pros, cons of finasteride for enlarged prostateNovember 9, 2017 GMT
Dear Dr. Roach: I have an enlarged prostate but no diagnosed prostate cancer, having had a prostate MRI.
My most recent exam showed an enlarged prostate. My PSA is still below 4, and I've been taking two tamsulosin pills daily, but from time to time I get up more than several times during the night.
Prostate Cancer and African AncestryAugust 30, 2017 GMT
Barney Morris was only 41 when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer during a routine annual physical in 2004. He had no symptoms; just an elevated PSA test – the number was 4.2. He had a biopsy; cancer was found, and then he had surgery to remove his prostate.
Mayo: Discovery may improve treatment for prostate cancerAugust 17, 2017 GMT
Mayo Clinic researchers believe they've discovered a way to improve precision therapy for prostate cancer after identifying a new cause of treatment resistance.
In a report published this week in "Nature Medicine," Mayo researchers detailed how the role of mutation on certain genes impacts resistance to one class of drugs.
Prostate cancer screening should be based on individual circumstancesAugust 1, 2017 GMT
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: At what age should I be screened for prostate cancer? I have read different things about the best time to first have it done.
There are no hard and fast rules for when men should be screened for prostate cancer.
Rev. Charles W. Quann: Giving God thanks every dayJuly 15, 2017 GMT
I am grateful to God for this day, for “This is the day that the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it”. (Psalm 118:24.) I have been reluctant to tell everyone about my treatments for prostate cancer, but I now want to be transparent.
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 63 and was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago. I had my prostate removed shortly after the diagnosis. I found out recently the cancer is now in my lymph nodes. What can I do to prevent it from spreading further?
Drugs score big wins against lung, prostate, breast cancersJune 5, 2017 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Drugs are scoring big wins against common cancers, setting new standards for how to treat many prostate, breast and lung tumors...
Prostate cancer support group to hold meeting at libraryApril 29, 2017 GMT
Prostate cancer tests are now OK with US panel, with caveatsApril 11, 2017 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — An influential U.S. government advisory panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor...
Prostate cancer support group to meet Tuesday at Durango libraryMarch 5, 2017 GMT
Prostate cancer & dementia: Do hormone blockers boost risks?October 13, 2016 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Hormone-blocking drugs for prostate cancer may increase men's chances for developing dementia, a large study suggests, but researchers say the results aren't conclusive enough to recommend avoiding a treatment that can improve survival...