Oncology & Cancer

Popular prostate cancer therapy may be harmful

A widely used treatment for prostate cancer may cause more harm than good for some patients, according to Dr. Oliver Sartor, medical director of the Tulane Cancer Center.

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer urine test shows who needs treatment and when

Researchers at the University of East Anglia and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have developed a urine test to diagnose aggressive prostate cancer and predict whether patients will require treatment up to five ...

Oncology & Cancer

Drop the C-word to reduce anxiety and overtreatment, say experts

Medical researchers are calling for the word 'cancer' to be dropped from some doctor-patient conversations in a bid to reduce patient anxiety and harm from over treatment.The appeal in today's BMJ follows mounting evidence ...

Oncology & Cancer

Coping with active surveillance anxiety in prostate cancer

Men with prostate cancer who are under close medical surveillance reported significantly greater resilience and less anxiety over time after receiving an intervention of mindfulness meditation, according to a recently published ...

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