Cancer News: Prostate
Late-stage prostate cancer patients, who had not yet received chemotherapy, benefited from an experimental drug in a phase 3 trial in terms of overall survival.
New guidelines for prostate cancer have been issued by the American Cancer Society, focusing on side-effects and follow-up care for patients after treatment.
Researchers studied individuals who had been adopted. They discovered that the risk for breast, prostate and colorectal cancer is highly dependent on genetics.
Depressed men with localized prostate cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive disease, received less effective treatments and survived for shorter times.
Robot-assisted prostatectomy to remove cancerous prostate glands can control the disease for 10 years, which is comparable to the open surgery results.
Many debate whether men who frequently ride a bicycle have higher risk of disorders like prostate cancer prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction, or infertility.