News tagged with prostatectomy

New screening method for prostate cancer recurrence

The American Cancer Society estimated that 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2015. Approximately 27,540 men will die of the disease, accounting for 5 percent of ...

May 16, 2015
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Metformin appeared to slow prostate cancer growth

The use of metformin in men with prostate cancer before prostatectomy helped to reduce certain metabolic parameters and slow the growth rate of the cancer, according to the results of a phase II study.

Apr 01, 2012
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Prostate cancer -- robotic surgery may be best option

Prostate cancer is a significant public health concern and cause of morbidity among men in the United States. In 2011, it is estimated that 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed and almost 34,000 men will ...

Sep 08, 2011
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