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Real-Time Elastography Improves Prostate Cancer Detection 2011-08-17

Real-time elastography (RTE) significantly improves detection of prostate cancer (PCa) and extracapsular extension compared with grey-scale ultrasonography (GSU), according to researchers. …

Short-Term ADT Plus RT for Prostate Cancer Boosts Survival 2011-08-11

The use of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for two months before and two months during radiation therapy (RT) for early prostate cancer (PCa) is associated with significantly increased overall survival.…

Dietary-Intervention Study For Prostate Cancer Accruing Patients 2011-08-10

Two researchers from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have opened a clinical trial that will assess the impact of dietary change to controlprostate cancer. The Men's Eating and Living (MEAL) study led by co-investigators James Mohler.…

Long-Term Acetaminophen Use May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk 2011-08-09

Long-term use of acetaminophen is associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer (PCa),according to a study. Previous epidemiologic studies have shown that use of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).…

Physicians Seldom Follow Bladder Cancer Guidelines 2011-08-06

In a study of 4,545 patients diagnosed with the disease from 1992 to 2002, only one receivedcare compliant with clinical practice guidelines in the two years following diagnosis, according to researchers at the University of California.…

what can lead to prostatitis? 2011-08-05

The prostate gland circles the urethra. The urethra would be the tube of which carries urinefrom the vesica out with the urine. This gland creates most of thefluid with semen. Prostatitis is the disease of the prostate gland. …

Urine Test and Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) May Help Predict Prostate Cancer 2011-08-04

A painless urine test could soon help doctors tell when a high prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level means a dangerous cancer or when its a sign of a more benign condition that may notneed further treatment, a new study shows. …