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  • Prostate cancer death not cut by screening

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 4 (UPI) -- A 20-year-long study found screening for prostate cancer does not significantly reduce prostate cancer deaths, researchers in Sweden say.

  • MicroRNA variations associated with earlier prostate cancer diagnosis in African-American men

    prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among American men. Yet screening programs have not reduced the number of deaths. Focusing screening on the men who are at greatest risk for aggressive disease or diagnosis at a young age, could improve mortality rates. Now, researchers have found that two novel genetic markers are associated with earlier time to prostate cancer ...

  • State of the prostate

    Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for men in this country after cancer of the colon and lung. It tends to strike at middle age when men undergo andropause (male menopause) and the condition gets progressively worse as they continue to age.

  • Prostate screening has no benefit

    prostate cancer screening does not save lives, according to a 20-year study.

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