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Leukemia virus found in prostate tumors
Date: 2009-09-23 22:13:40
Researchers have linked a virus causing leukemia in animals with the emergence of cancerous tumors in the prostate.... Full Story

John McEnroe poised to educate men on prostate cancer
Date: 2009-09-18 22:39:13
Acting on a mixture of social responsibility and reverence for his father, tennis legend John McEnroe is insistently recognizing Prostate Cancer Awareness Month by raising awareness to those at risk for the disease, urging men who may be at risk of the disease to get tested.... Full Story

Study: Low-risk prostate cancers don't require immediate treatment
Date: 2009-09-16 22:36:31
Some prostate cancer patients with small or low-risk tumors may opt to postpone or forego treatment without harm, new research suggests.... Full Story

Prostate cancer research may encourage STD testing
Date: 2009-09-09 22:26:27
Oncologists may soon be able to more easily distinguish malignant cancers from benign or less serious growths, research suggests. ... Full Story

Weight gain may influence risk of prostate cancer
Date: 2009-09-03 14:04:47
Substantial weight gain during the years of young adulthood may affect a man's risk of developing prostate cancer, a new study suggests.... Full Story

Promise of beer spreads word on prostate cancer testing
Date: 2009-09-02 21:00:39
In recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Pints for Prostates, a grassroots campaign to support victims of prostate cancer will tour the U.S. to raise awareness for their cause amidst the comforts of snifters and suds.... Full Story

Pitchers Smoltz and Lowe aim to strike out prostate cancer
Date: 2009-09-02 20:20:51
As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month begins, Major League Baseball pitchers John Smoltz and Derek Lowe have shown their enthusiasm for spreading awareness on the topic by joining on with the One A Day Men's Presents MLB Strikeout Prostate Cancer Challenge.... Full Story

PSA test recommended for men with gum disease diagnoses
Date: 2009-07-30 22:53:28
Men who go to a dentist and find that they have periodontal problems like gingivitis may also want to obtain a PSA test to check for prostate cancer, new research suggests.... Full Story

New methods improve ability to predict return of prostate cancer
Date: 2009-07-02 21:23:49
A three-way combination of measurements may help improve doctors' ability to accurately predict when prostate cancer might return or metastasize, according to new research from Johns Hopkins.... Full Story

Prostate cancer progression may be slowed by green tea
Date: 2009-06-22 22:20:24
The active ingredients in green tea may slow the progression of prostate cancer in those who already have the disease, according to the results of a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.... Full Story

Late-stage cancer a higher risk for city-dwellers
Date: 2009-05-11 19:44:43
The risk of late-stage cancer is higher for people who live in the city and other urbanized areas than it is for those who live in suburban and rural areas, according to a new study published in Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society.... Full Story

New prostate cancer vaccine may increase survival rate
Date: 2009-04-14 17:21:30
Provenge, a prostate cancer drug developed by Dendreon Corporation, reportedly increased the survival rate of men with late-stage prostate cancer. ... Full Story

Prostate cancer best caught early
Date: 2009-03-18 19:26:03
Fred Hanson, a resident of North Dakota, was told he had prostate cancer approximately two years ago and, thanks to catching it early, is currently doing fine, the North Dakota NBC affiliate KFYR-TV5 reports.... Full Story

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