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Experts recommend PSA testing during prostate cancer awareness month
Date: 2011-08-30 15:17:44
Prostate cancer awareness month is just a few days away, and experts are urging men to seek PSA testing if they have any of the common risk factors for the condition, which include age.... Full Story

Expert says PSA testing is still the standard in prostate cancer detection
Date: 2011-08-25 15:30:02
In recent years, the PSA test has come under fire. Some say that it leads to over-diagnosis and over-treatment of tumors that may never become life threatening. Others say there is insufficient evidence supporting its use. Still, most men's health experts say the test is the best tool available for detecting prostate cancer in men.... Full Story

Expert urges caution when choosing prostate cancer treatment
Date: 2011-08-24 15:39:33
There are many treatments available to men who have received positive PSA tests indicating they have prostate cancer. While most of these can dramatically increase an individual’s chances of surviving the disease, one expert is urging caution, as many come with potentially serious side effects.... Full Story

Researchers identify potential new prostate cancer treatment
Date: 2011-08-15 07:52:48
For some men who have received positive PSA tests for prostate cancer, common treatments like radiation, hormone therapy and even surgery are ineffective at completely eradicating the tumor. However, a team of Swedish researchers is currently working on developing a new therapy that attacks prostate tumors at the root.... Full Story

New procedure may complement PSA testing in detecting prostate cancer
Date: 2011-08-11 15:53:22
When used alongside PSA testing, a new procedure that measures certain biomarkers in the urine may help determine whether or not a man has prostate cancer and what the appropriate treatments may be, according to a new study out of the University of Michigan.... Full Story

BPH may be associated with an increased prostate cancer risk
Date: 2011-08-10 16:25:55
An enlarged prostate is commonly thought of as little more than a nuisance that interrupts a man’s quality of life, but is not that serious overall. But a new study published in the journal European Urology found the condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, may actually increase a man’s chances of receiving a positive PSA test for prostate cancer.... Full Story

Group recommends PSA testing for younger men
Date: 2011-08-01 15:15:21
A group of Australian physicians is saying that men as young as 40 should be given access to PSA testing if the patient feels as though his family history or other factors put him at risk of developing the disease, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.... Full Story

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