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Coffee shown to lower prostate cancer risk
Date: 2011-05-27 10:48:28
Men who consume high levels of daily coffee may be less likely to receive a PSA test indicating that they have a lethal form of prostate cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.... Full Story

Brisk walking may benefit men diagnosed with prostate cancer
Date: 2011-05-26 11:14:27
For men who have recently received a positive PSA test for prostate cancer, there may be no better medicine than a walk in the park. A recent investigation published in the journal Cancer Research showed that brisk walking may prevent cancer from progressing to more serious stages.... Full Story

Researchers identify gene variation that increases prostate cancer risk in African-American men
Date: 2011-05-25 10:50:52
African-American men are known to be at a greater risk of receiving a positive PSA test for prostate cancer, but the cause of this was unclear. Now, a team of researchers from the University of Southern California has shown that the reasons for this association may lie in these men's genes.... Full Story

Acetaminophen shown to reduce prostate cancer risk
Date: 2011-05-24 11:16:43
Taking regular doses of the pain reliever acetaminophen may help men avoid a positive PSA test indicating the presence of prostate cancer, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.... Full Story

Laser treatment for enlarged prostate shown to be effective option
Date: 2011-05-23 11:17:24
For men whose PSA tests reveal that they have benign prostatic hyperplasia, getting the problem treated is key to ensuring good long-term health. However, many men avoid treatment due to fears of side effects.... Full Story

Study confirms the risks of a rising PSA level
Date: 2011-05-19 11:34:46
In recent years, the utility of PSA testing has come under fire from some experts who believe that it leads to overdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment of prostate cancer. However, a new study from a team of Northwestern University researchers has shown that the test accurately predicts future cases of the disease in the vast majority of men who receive it.... Full Story

Smoking may raise prostate cancer risk
Date: 2011-05-18 11:35:48
Smoking may lead to rising PSA test scores in men who have had their prostate removed due to cancer, indicating that the tumor may have returned, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association.... Full Story

Obesity may lead to worse prostate cancer treatment outcomes
Date: 2011-05-17 11:17:04
Obese men are more likely to receive unhealthy PSA test results, even after they have been treated for prostate cancer, according to new study from researchers at the Duke University Medical Center.... Full Story

Selenium offers little support against prostate cancer
Date: 2011-05-16 11:24:09
Individuals who have been taking selenium supplements to reduce their risk of receiving a positive PSA test for prostate cancer may be disappointed by the findings of a new study from a team of German researchers. They found that the nutrient provides little protection against the disease.... Full Story

Expert says it is possible to preserve sexual function following prostatectomy
Date: 2011-05-11 11:44:15
Many men worry that following a positive PSA test for prostate cancer, they will require surgery that robs them of their sexual performance ability. However, experts say that new options in surgery mean that this is not necessarily the case anymore.... Full Story

Prostate cancer surgery may improve survival rate
Date: 2011-05-06 11:18:56
Men with prostate cancer may be more likely to live beyond 15 years if they have surgery soon after diagnosis, even individuals whose PSA test results indicate that they are in a low-risk group, according to a new study from a team of Swedish researchers.... Full Story

Nationwide event seeks to raise awareness of prostate cancer
Date: 2011-05-05 11:15:20
In order to raise money for treating and researching prostate cancer and encourage more men to seek PSA testing, organizers are planning to hold a nationwide men's health event this weekend that will seek to raise awareness of this important issue.... Full Story

Report predicts surge in prostate cancer cases
Date: 2011-05-03 11:26:04
Prostate cancer is already the second leading cause of cancer-related death among men, but a new report suggests that even more individuals will soon start receiving positive PSA tests for prostate cancer.... Full Story

Aspirin may reduce risk of prostate cancer recurrence
Date: 2011-05-03 11:21:45
For men who have received radiation treatment for prostate cancer, taking aspirin may help them keep their PSA test scores low and avoid a recurrence of the disease, according to a new study from researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center.... Full Story

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