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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

Prostate Cancer: Signs, symptoms, and facts every man should know

Brad Means: You look at the stats on prostate cancer and you come to the conclusion, and this is a little bit of an overstatement, boy if you live long enough you're gonna get it. Dr. Zach Klaassen: Y... read more

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Does exercise reduce prostate cancer risk?

Future research should investigate why exercise does not lower ... exercise and a reduced risk of prostate cancer in white men held even after the researchers took into account factors that could affe... read more


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

It’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, so man up and make sure you get screened with a PSA test

The PSA is not a perfect diagnostic test, and as such we rely on other factors such as age ... prostate cancer, particularly if you also meet other risk criteria, make an appointment with a prostate c... 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

Minority patients often are excluded from clinical trials of potentially life-saving drugs

Rowlands said that Takeda does not “select sites with ethnicity as an eligibility criteria unless specific risk factors ... race, and age subgroups. ProPublica’s analysis focused on participants in tr... read more

Balding in 20s could hint at prostate cancer later in life

Men who start losing their hair at 20 may be twice as likely to get prostate cancer later in life ... does in his practice. He says if a man who didn't start balding at the age of 20 comes into his of... 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

Studies suggest need for a new look at how to treat prostate cancer

Prostate cancer affects one in six American ... says Hall. Get screened. Know what the screening is and when you should get it. For men in general, PSA tests and digital rectal exams are recommended o... read more



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