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More men opting for active surveillance of prostate cancer   More men opting for active surveillance of prostate cancer
Date: 2011-12-21 16:57:44
Following a positive PSA blood test for cancer, many men opt to have their tumor removed through surgery or other treatment. However, this can carry a risk of life-changing side effects. In order to help more men avoid this, authorities are recommending that some individuals who are diagnosed with prostate cancer simply have their glands monitored.... Full Story

Resveratrol makes prostate cancer cells susceptible to radiation   Resveratrol makes prostate cancer cells susceptible to radiation
Date: 2011-12-15 16:42:51
Following a positive blood test for prostate cancer, men are often advised to undergo radiation treatment. However, prostate cancer cells sometimes become resistant to the effects of radiation. Yet a new study indicates that treating these cells with the antioxidant resveratrol may improve their sensitivity to radiation.... Full Story

 Hormone therapy for prostate cancer not associated with cardiovascular problems  Hormone therapy for prostate cancer not associated with cardiovascular problems
Date: 2011-12-14 16:49:59
For men who have had lab testing reveal that they have aggressive forms of prostate cancer, hormone therapy may be one of the most effective approaches to treating the condition, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.... Full Story

Doctors not as aggressive following suspicious PSA test results as assumed   Doctors not as aggressive following suspicious PSA test results as assumed
Date: 2011-12-13 16:47:48
Doctors may be shying away from recommending biopsies for men who have blood tests results that reveal suspicious PSA levels, and this conservative approach has been the norm for several years, according to a new study.... Full Story

Blood test results should be considered alongside other factors when diagnosing prostate cancer  Blood test results should be considered alongside other factors when diagnosing prostate cancer
Date: 2011-12-08 16:51:42
Blood testing that measures a man's PSA levels and takes into consideration other risk factors such as gland size, family history and body weight can improve the diagnosis of prostate cancer and limit the number of unnecessary biopsies, according to a new study.... Full Story

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