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Closely Watching Low-Risk Prostate Cancer May Be Best Approach
A patient's choice of doctor can go a long way towards developing a personal and professional relationship. But that selection could also play a part in what kind of treatment the physician recommends.
Overused Prostate Cancer Treatment Appeared Ineffective
Prostate cancer is a sensitive subject for men. Some of the common treatment options come with very personal potential side effects like loss of sexual desire or impotence.
Earlier Chemo Increased Prostate Cancer Survival
Successful cancer treatment isn't always just about which medications are used, but also when those medications are given. New research has challenged a decades-old routine for treating prostate cancer.
New data shows ProMark accurately predicts aggressive prostate cancer, pathology outcomes
Today, for the first time, Metamark presents results from the clinical validation study that showed ProMark™, the first and only proteomic-based imaging biopsy test, achieved its primary endpoint.
Circumcision Might Protect Against Prostate Cancer
While the only definite established risk factors for prostate cancer are African ancestry, advancing age, and a family history of the disease, not being circumcised may also pose a threat.
Hormone Therapy Can Wait When Prostate Cancer Returns
Monitoring return of prostate cancer using a blood test raises the question of what should be done when the blood test shows the cancer might be returning.
Six Highly Treatable Cancers
The diagnosis and treatment of cancer has come a long way in the last 50 years. Today, many patients are living past their cancers.
Prostate Cancer Therapy Not Best Choice For All Men
When diagnosed with cancer, treatment may not always be the best option. Some older men with prostate cancer and several other health issues may opt not to treat their cancer.
Testosterone Levels Tied to Prostate Cancer Progression
In some prostate cancer patients, the disease is closely watched, rather than actively treated. A new study suggested that testosterone levels seen during this monitoring may hint at cancer progress. 
Low Vitamin D Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
The health effects of vitamin D has been a popular topic of research in recent years. Now, a new study suggests that low vitamin D levels may be a warning sign for one form of cancer.