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Prostate Cancer: Assessing Your Risks
As men age, the screening tests their doctors ask them to undergo are likely to start adding up fast. From making sure heart disease and diabetes aren’t concerns to checking for prostate cancer, older men may start to feel like pin cushions. Foregoing those prostate exams, however, could prove to be a fatal mistake. An estimated 220,000 Americ...
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Genetic Tests May One Day Identify Prostate Cancer Risks
As prostate cancer continues to earn the dubious distinction of being the second leading cancer killer of American men – just after skin cancer – researchers are seeking out new ways to identify those at risk. One study may someday pave the way for simple genetic testing to identify those men who should be more closely watched for the disease.R...
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Prostate Cancer Market Anticipated to Grow Through 2023
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer in men worldwide. It comes in second only to skin cancer in its number of global cases, representing some 15 percent of all cancers diagnosed in men. Considering this, it’s little surprise that researchers say the global market associated with prostate cancer will grow by leaps and bounds through 20...
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Western Diets May Kill Prostate Cancer Survivors
With more than 220,000 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed annually in the United States, this disease is a concern for all males as they age. This disease is considered the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men, but it can be easy to eradicate when it is caught early. The problem, however, is that sometimes the cancer still manages to pro...
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Prostate Cancer: Foods That Help Fight It
With prostate cancer the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American men getting an edge against the disease is a priority for many. Men who want to increase their chances of avoiding this disease will find certain foods can help.While a good diet alone isn’t a guarantee that prostate cancer won’t be a problem for some men, an oun...
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Unemployment Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Morbidity Rates
Prostate cancer is a largely detectable, largely treatable disease when it is caught in its earliest phases. Many men are diagnosed with the disease at its early onset courtesy of a number of low-tech, affordable screening methods. When it comes to effectiveness of detection, however, unemployment may skew the odds against some men who find themselves unable...
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Why Monitoring is Sometimes Recommended with Prostate Cancer
A positive diagnosis of prostate cancer doesn’t always mean that a man will face surgery, chemotherapy, radiation of other more aggressive forms of treatment. Sometimes doctors prefer taking a wait-and-see approach instead.While that might seem to contradict conventional wisdom that often dictates cancer be immediately ferreted out and destroyed if i...
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Study Supports Prostate Seed Therapy Effectiveness
It’s not at all uncommon for people to think the most radical, invasive form of treatment is the best path to take when cancer is the diagnosis. After all, getting the offending cells out of the body and zapping their ability to survive, multiply and thrive is the ultimate goal. When it’s time to explore treatment options for prostate cancer, how...
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Tips For Surviving Prostate Cancer Treatment
If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer, chances are you have a ton of questions about what comes next. Treatment for this particular disease may not be fun, but you can get through it even if more advanced treatments such as surgery and chemotherapy are required. In many cases, prostate seed implants are a feasible treatment option, which can me...
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What?s Involved in a Prostate Cancer Exam?
You’ve reached that age where your doctor suggests the time has come to work regular prostate screenings into your annual routine. While this isn’t particularly fun news, heeding the advice could very well save your life. That said, chances are you want to know just what to expect from that dreaded annual exam. While it’s not neces...
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