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Omega-3s may increase the risk of prostate cancer 2011-04-28

For yars experts have said that consuming more omega-3 fatty acids may reduce an individual's risk of developing heart disease.However, a new study has shown that this may increase a man's odds of receiving a positive PSA test for prostate.…

Specialist Joins Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institut 2011-04-27

Posadas, in his research, has focused on mechanisms through which cancer cells in localized tumors spread to other parts of the body. A protein called FYN, which is a member of a cancer-causing gene family. …

4 Most Important Vitamins for Men 2011-04-26

Among vitamins which are essential for human beings, almost all of them are more important for men than women because the amount that men needed are larger. Here are 4 most important vitamins for men. …

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. …