News tagged with prostatectomy

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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Prostate cancer surgery better at teaching hospitals

Prostate cancer patients who undergo radical prostatectomy get better results at teaching hospitals than at non-academic medical institutions, according to the findings of an international study led by researchers at Henry ...

Nov 07, 2011
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