Latest Prostate cancer screening Stories
The level of expression of three genes associated with aging can be used to predict whether seemingly low-risk prostate cancer will remain slow-growing.
Master Prostate, a Great American Health product, just received a glowing review from Brett T. Person M.D.
Finasteride, a popular treatment for male pattern baldness also known as Propecia, can reduce a person’s risk of contracting prostate cancer by about one-third, according to research appearing in the August 15 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
A long-term follow-up to a groundbreaking study led by the director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center confirms that a drug shown to reduce risk of prostate cancer by more than a third has no impact on lifespan but further reduces the risk of prostate cancer.
Both web-based and print-based decision aids appear to improve patients' informed decision making about prostate cancer screening up to 13 months later, but does not appear to affect actual screening rates.
Men who decide to be screened for prostate cancer and those who forgo PSA screening stick with their decisions after receiving materials explaining the risks and benefits of the test.
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