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Surgery May Benefit Some With Early Prostate Cancer: Study

In the United States, most men are now diagnosed through PSA screening, a blood test that picks up tiny prostate tumors that are not causing any problems. Often, those men do not need immediate treatm... read more

Anixa Biosciences Announces Completion of Pre-Sub Meeting with FDA for its Cchek™ Cancer Diagnostic Test

Dr. Kumar continued, "Standard of care for screening for prostate cancer includes a prostate specific antigen (PSA) measurement, followed by a digital rectal exam (DRE). It is well known that these cu... read more

Radical surgery for some prostate cancers adds three years to life

The results, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, don’t apply to prostate cancer detected during screening, such as with blood tests to measure prostate specific antigen (PSA). The study ... read more

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GUEST VIEW: Guys, screening for prostate cancer can be lifesaver

In June I received those words that no one like to hear. “Tim, I’m really sorry, you have cancer.” When you hear the C-word connected to your name, it takes your brain a moment to catch up to the word... read more


Long-term study shows most prostate cancer patients don’t need aggressive treatment

The Swedish study was started so long ago that men didn’t routinely get PSA tests to diagnose prostate cancer, as they often do today. Routine PSA screening can overdiagnose cancers that won’t turn le... read more

Living With Cancer: Some Men With Prostate Cancer Opt Out of Surgery

a prostate biopsy, rectal examinations, and in certain cases, imaging and cancer genetic screening, said Posadas, co-director of the Translational Oncology Program. Magnetic resonance imaging of the p... read more

Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer

Screening for prostate cancer begins with a blood test called a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. PSA is a substance made by the prostate gland. "If a man with inflammatory bowel disease has an el... read more

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

Researchers found that the men with IBD were significantly more likely to have higher PSA levels and to develop prostate cancer. IBD affects about 1 million men in the United States. According to the ... read more

High Test: Exploring Genetics in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Men with castration-sensitive prostate cancer are treated with testosterone suppression ... a PSA test every six months, an annual melanoma screening and an annual endoscopic ultrasound to check his p... read more

Nigeria: Janssen Hosts Prostate Cancer Awareness Event 'More Time for Life'

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in ... including: of making screening services and early detection of cancer available for all Nigerians, as well as increasing cancer awareness ... read more

Trends in the incidence and mortality of cancer in Saudi Arabia.

Results: The incidence of cancer increased around 26-fold for thyroid cancer; approximately 10-fold in breast, colon, bladder and uterine cancers; 8-fold for prostate cancer ... established for cancer ... read more



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