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'Movember' Shines Spotlight on Men's Health
It's not just about letting your facial hair grow wild — "Movember" is about men's health, and that includes suicide, prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Read on to learn what you can do this month to lower your risk.
New Prostate Cancer Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat prostate cancer.
Is Prostate Cancer Surgery Recommended For Everyone?
For some men with prostate cancer, surgery may not be more beneficial than observation, according to a new study.
A Possible Risk of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
Men with prostate cancer who take androgen-lowering medication may have a raised risk of dementia, a new study found.
A New Prostate Cancer Risk Factor
Obesity is behind a number of well-known heart health problems. In black men, it may also have a profound effect on cancer risk.
Combo Treatment May Be Answer to Prostate Cancer
A simple equation may lead to a longer life for prostate cancer patients: androgen deprivation therapy plus radiotherapy equals longer survival for those diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Blood Fats May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk
Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men, and cholesterol may promote its growth. Even after prostate surgery, those with high blood fat levels may have a greater risk of the cancer returning, new research suggests.
Circumcision Might Protect Against Prostate Cancer
While the only definite established risk factors for prostate cancer are African ancestry, advancing age, and a family history of the disease, not being circumcised may also pose a threat.
Testosterone Levels Tied to Prostate Cancer Progression
In some prostate cancer patients, the disease is closely watched, rather than actively treated. A new study suggested that testosterone levels seen during this monitoring may hint at cancer progress.