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Study Says It Is Safe to Skip Prostate Cancer Treatment 2011-04-26

Many men are deciding to forgo prostate cancer treatment nowadays, especially if they are in the old age group. This is because in elderly people, the side effects of treatment may overweight its benefits.…

No Benefit from Atrasentan to Chemo for Advanced PCa 2011-04-25

Almost 1,000 patients who had advanced, hormone-refractory prostate cancer were given up to 36 weeks of chemotherapy with docetaxel and prednisone. These patients were randomized so that one half got an additional pill with a dose of atrasentan.…

Chemo For Advanced Prostate Cancer 2011-04-23

A Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) has determined that patients in a phase III clinical trial given atrasentan in addition to a standard chemotherapy regimen for advanced prostate cancer did not have longer survival.…

Half of men feel worse after prostate removal 2011-04-22

(Reuters Health) - A new study shows nearly half of men feel worse after having their prostate gland removed due to cancer, although three-quarters would do it again given the same circumstances. …

Data Back Use of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer 2011-04-18

Active surveillance with curative intent appears to be a safe alternative to immediate intervention with surgery or radiation for men with low-risk prostate cancer (PCa), according to researchers. …

Colourful-billed mallard ducks have fewer STDs 2011-04-16

Ducks use bill colour to determine a potential mates' sexual health, according to scientists. A study has revealed that ducks' semen can destroy bacteria such as E. coli, which can infect and damage sperm.…

Prostate Disease is One of Top 10 Health Threats For Men 2011-04-15

Except for heart attack and cardiac arrest, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, strokes, diabetes, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, testicular disease, depression, prostate disease is one of top 10 health threats for men. …