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Researchers think vegetables may aid in the fight against prostate cancer
Date: 2011-04-29 11:29:37
Consuming more vegetables may benefit men who have received positive PSA tests for prostate cancer. A group of researchers is saying that plant foods may help slow the progression of tumors and stop prostate cancer from metastasizing.... Full Story

Majority of men who opt for prostate surgery report lower quality of life
Date: 2011-04-28 11:43:39
Following a positive PSA test for prostate cancer, many men opt to have the gland completely removed. However, a new study from a team of German researchers shows that the majority of surgery patients feel worse after the procedure than they did before.... Full Story

Omega-3s may increase a man's risk of prostate cancer
Date: 2011-04-26 11:19:56
For years experts have said that consuming more omega-3 fatty acids may reduce an individual's risk of developing heart disease. However, a new study has shown that this may increase a man's odds of receiving a positive PSA test for prostate cancer.... Full Story

Acupuncture can reduce side effects in men being treated for prostate cancer
Date: 2011-04-22 11:28:06
Most men who receive positive PSA test results opt for hormone therapy to reduce their tumor. However, this treatment approach can bring with it severe side effects that include hot flashes, heart palpitations and anxiety. Yet a new study has shown that acupuncture treatment may be able to reduce these side effects.... Full Story

Experts recommend men continue with regular PSA testing
Date: 2011-04-18 14:38:47
Following the recent release of a study, which showed that early treatment of prostate cancer does not necessarily improve survival rates, many people have claimed that the disease is not as great of a threat to men. However, one medical expert says that it can still be life-threatening, and recommends continued PSA testing.... Full Story

Treatment may not be the best option for men with positive PSA tests
Date: 2011-04-14 11:15:13
Delaying surgery or radiation treatment for men who have received positive PSA tests for prostate cancer does not increase their risk of death, according to a new study out of Johns Hopkins University. The researchers said that using "active surveillance" of prostate growths could help men avoid the side effects of cancer treatment without increasing their risk of cancer complications.... Full Story

Parkinson's patients may be more likely to develop prostate cancer
Date: 2011-04-08 11:29:08
Individuals who suffer from Parkinson's disease may be more likely to also receive a positive PSA test indicating the presence of prostate cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Utah.... Full Story

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