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How Does Age Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, And At What Age Should One Be Screened?

Question: How does age affect prostate cancer risk, and at what age should one be screened? Answer: Age is really the most dramatic factor that affects your risk of getting prostate cancer. Between th... read more

How Can Men Lower Their Risk of Dying From Prostate Cancer?

Those at even higher risk – with more than one first-degree relative who had prostate cancer – should begin that discussion at age 40 ... who doesn't want to be screened should not be criticized for t... read more

Uganda: Why Men Need Prostate Cancer Screening - Dr Okuku

We also have counsellors that keep talking to people with or without cancer. At what age should ... How often should one screen for prostate cancer? Usually, every year a man needs to go and have a te... read more

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Movember shavedown: Why you should not get your prostate checked

Prostate Canada says that one in ... men under age 55 should not be screened. The Canadian Urology Association was in agreement, but recently lowered the age to 50 years, except in special cases of st... read more

Lupus Significantly Elevates Risk of 16 Cancer Types

For urinary cancers, there was a decreased risk for prostate cancer ... analysis. One limitation of the study, the team said, was incomplete or limited data from the studies they reviewed about potent... read more

New Urine Test for Prostate Cancer Hailed as Best Ever and Easily Available by Mail

The MiPS test incorporates blood PSA levels and two molecular RNA markers specific for prostate cancer in one final score that provides men and their doctors with a personalized prostate-cancer risk a... read more

Six questions about prostate cancer screening

And because the side effects of treatment - including urinary and sexual dysfunction - can greatly affect men’s ... for men at an average risk for prostate cancer, they should get a PSA test every oth... read more

Pros and Cons of 18 Medical Tests

Recommended for: Generally starting at age 50, although the American Cancer Society ... have at least one other risk factor—such as high blood pressure or cholesterol, a family history of diabetes, or ... read more

Prostate cancer: The signs and symptoms

As with most cancers, a poor diet can increase your risk of prostate cancer. Experts say you should ... about one in four black men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives. Prostate canc... read more

Simplifying the Decision for a Prostate Screening

One of the most difficult decisions a man makes about prostate cancer happens long before the diagnosis. Should ... does put them in a higher-risk group of men who have more to gain from regular scree... read more

Metastatic prostate cancer cases surge, adding to screening controversy

In 2008, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said not to do routine PSA blood testing of men over age 74 ... about his risk of prostate cancer should talk to his doctor, "as this recommendation do... read more

What to know about prostate cancer after Mitt Romney's announcement

According to the American Cancer Association the average age at diagnosis is 66, and most cases -- about 60 percent -- occur in men 65 and older. It is rare in men younger than 40. A family history of ... read more

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