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Healthy diet may reduce risk of prostate cancer metastasis
Date: 2011-10-26 15:37:22
One of the best ways for men who have received PSA tests indicating they have prostate cancer to reduce their risk of suffering serious complications as a result of the condition is to eat a healthy diet, according to a new study.... Full Story

New study confirms value of PSA test in predicting prostate cancer
Date: 2011-10-25 15:56:27
PSA testing is one of the most effective means of determining a man's prostate cancer risk, according to a new study out of the Mayo Clinic.... Full Story

Older men more affected by prostate cancer than previously thought
Date: 2011-10-20 15:55:04
While older men are still encouraged to seek PSA testing, many experts say that individuals over age 75 are unlikely to be diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening tumor. However, new evidence suggests that this is not the case.... Full Story

Experts call for nuanced discussion of PSA testing benefits
Date: 2011-10-19 16:05:11
Experts are saying that recent proposal by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggesting that fewer men undergo PSA testing each year may be be waranted, but worry that many individuals may miss the real meaning behind the proposal.... Full Story

High levels of vitamin E shown to increase prostate cancer risk
Date: 2011-10-12 16:00:49
Men who consume excessive amounts of vitamin E may be significantly more likely to receive a positive PSA test for prostate cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.... Full Story

Older men have worse outcomes following prostate surgery, study finds
Date: 2011-10-11 15:57:11
Following a PSA test that indicates a high likelihood of prostate cancer, men have many difficult decisions about how to proceed with their treatment. More aggressive strategies can ensure that the tumor is removed, but increase the risk of complications, while less invasive therapies are unlikely to cause side effects but may allow the cancer to spread.... Full Story

Rising PSA test scores may be strongest predictor of prostate cancer recurrence
Date: 2011-10-07 15:55:32
PSA testing is not only important for initially diagnosing prostate cancer in men, it plays a crucial role in assessing the possibility of a recurrence of the disease. A new study says that the time between a man's final radiation treatment and the beginning of rising PSA levels may be one of the most accurate predictors of a return of prostate cancer.... Full Story

Family history is no predictor of prostate cancer aggressiveness, study finds
Date: 2011-10-05 15:43:33
When a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, it is often assumed that he has a more aggressive form of the disease if he has a family history of prostate problems. However, new research suggests that doctors should only look to data from PSA tests and other exams to determine the aggressiveness of cancer and make treatment recommendations.... Full Story

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