Prostate Cancer

Getting A Vasectomy? It May Come With A Side Of Prostate Cancer

By | Sat, 07/12/2014 - 12:59

Having a vasectomy may increase your risk of developing lethal prostate cancer, according to a new study from Harvard researchers.

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BPA Exposure In Utero May Triple Risk Of Cancer

By | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 15:45

Exposure to BPA from plastic bottles and containers during early development may triple the risk of prostate cancer later in life.

Pain Drugs

Opioids, Painkillers Given To Men With Prostate Complications Damage The Immue System's Ability To Fight Cancer Cells

By | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 16:36

Taking pain medication such as opioids to treat prostate cancer can damage a man's immune system, leaving the body susceptible to the spread of cancerous cells.

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Compound In Grape Seed Extract Causes Prostate Cancer Cell Death

By | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 21:25

A compound in grape seed extract has been shown in lab tests to kill prostate cancer cells and prevent their growth.

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Tracking The Evolution Of Prostate Cancer

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 18:24

Prostate Cancer can evade treatment by shifting its proliferative process to a different set of stem cells.

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Botox Could Treat Prostate Cancer By 'Freezing' Tumors

By | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 17:25

Treatment for prostate cancer may be found in an unlikely source: botox injections.

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Matt Lauer, Al Roker Receive Prostate Exams Live On 'Today Show' [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 14:37

Matt Lauer and Al Roker received live prostate cancer screenings on "The Today Show" last Thursday to raise awareness for prostate cancer.

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Patients With Higher BMIs Are More Likely To Die From Prostate Cancer

By | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 19:26

Overweight and obese patients with prostate cancer are more likely to die from the disease compared to patients of normal weight.

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Dr. Drew Pinsky Reveals Prostate Cancer Battle [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 09:25

TV therapist Dr. Drew Pinsky reveals that he underwent surgery for prostate cancer this summer and gives advice to men about prostate cancer screening.

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Prostate Cancer Patients Report Loss Of Masculinity And Of Physical Activity

By | Mon, 09/23/2013 - 12:02

Researchers find that 84 percent of men with prostate cancer continue to live life to the fullest, despite a loss of masculinity and inability to be physically active.

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Billy Connolly Finds Out He Has Parkinson's Disease

By | Mon, 09/16/2013 - 12:09

Scottish comedian Billy Connolly is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease after undergoing surgery to treat prostate cancer.

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5 Surprising Benefits of Common Prescription Drugs: "Side Effects" Cut Cancer Risk, Improve Creativity

By | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 21:03

Side effects of common prescription drugs are not necessarily negative, several studies suggest. Here are some examples of "bonus" effects.

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Public Shaming Reduces Unnecessary Medical Tests For Cancer In Sweden: A Possible Model For The US?

By | Tue, 07/23/2013 - 16:09

A Swedish initiative reduces unnecessary medical imaging for prostate cancer by educating doctors on best practices... and with a little public shaming.

Research Links Fish Oils and Omega-3 Fatty Acids To Increased Risk In Prostate Cancer

Fish Oil Linked To Prostate Cancer Risk: Are Men Consuming Too Much Omega-3?

By | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 13:18

A new study confirms that fish oil and other omega-3 fatty acids can increase risk of prostate cancer.

Vince Flynn in San Diego in 2008

Vince Flynn Dies At 47: After Overcoming Dyslexia To Become A Best-Selling Author, Flynn Passed Away Due Prostate Cancer

By | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 18:50

Best-selling author of the 12-part Mitch Rapp political thriller book series, Vince Flynn died this past Wednesday due to prostate cancer complications in his home town of St. Paul, Minn.

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