Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Obesity promotes prostate cancer by altering gene regulation

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men and early treatment is usually very successful. However, like other cancers, obesity increases the risk of aggressive prostate disease. New research, published in BioMed ...

Sep 24, 2012
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Expert panel suggests PSA test may benefit some men

(HealthDay) -- Men with a life expectancy of more than 10 years should talk with their doctor about getting a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer, an expert panel recommends.

Jul 16, 2012
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Cholesterol-lowering drugs may slow prostate growth

Statins drugs prescribed to treat high cholesterol may also work to slow prostate growth in men who have elevated PSA levels, according to an analysis led by researchers at Duke University Medical Center.

May 21, 2012
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Inflammation marker may guide prognosis for prostate cancer

(Medical Xpress) -- Current methods of prostate cancer detection, like the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, often fail to identify which cancers will prove fatal and which cancers will remain benign until a patient dies ...

Sep 28, 2011
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