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  • Some prostate cancer patients over treated (

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. ? Aug. 16, 2006 ? More than half of men with low-risk prostate cancer who underwent surgery or radiation treatment might have fared as well with no therapy and careful monitoring, according to a new study.

  • New Wait & See Approach For Prostate Cancer (CBS 2 New York)

    A new study by Dr. Wei found more than half of low-risk patients received surgery and radiation when a ?wait and see? approach was a reasonable option.

  • Diet Changes And Stress Management Training Effective In Slowing Or Halting The Spread Of Prostate Cancer (Medical News Today)

    Statistics say that one out of six American men will develop prostate cancer and more than a third of them will experience a recurrence after undergoing treatment, putting them at high risk to die of the disease. In a recent study published in SAGE publication's Integrative Cancer Therapies, Dr. Gordon A. [click link for full article]


    New clinical studies on the benefits of Saw Palmetto in reducing prostate enlargement is giving this humble scrubby palm its much deserved credit.

  • Barber Shops Help Screen For Prostate Cancer (KTSM)

    You could say a barbershop is a place where men can let their hair down. Friday, August 18, 2006 ? Now health officials in Evanston, Illinois are counting on those shops to help screen men who wouldn't otherwise get a test for prostate cancer.

  • Science and Health: Overtreatment of Prostate Cancer (New York Times)

    About half of the men who have been found to have low-risk prostate cancer undergo surgery or radiation therapy when ?watchful waiting? may be more appropriate, a research team at the University of Michigan has found. Dr. John T. Wei and his associates evaluated information in national databases to identify 71,602 men determined to have localized or regional cancer of the prostate from January

  • Study: More Patients Opt For Aggressive Prostate Cancer Treatment (WCVB via Yahoo! News)

    When doctors diagnose cancer, they usually recommend you get treated immediately. But treatments for prostate cancer can have serious consequences, and sometimes, a wait-and-see approach may be a better option.

  • Obese men fare well after prostate cancer surgery (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

    Although obese men tend to have more aggressive prostate cancer going into surgery, they do just as well as thinner men in the years afterward, a study suggests.

  • Low-risk Prostate Cancer Patients Face Overtreatment (Medical News Today)

    Many low-risk prostate cancer patients are being overtreated and might fare better if doctors monitored the cancer until treatment was necessary, a new study reports in the August 16 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. [click link for full article]

  • Novel drug selectively kills prostate cancer cells (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

    A team of U.S. scientists has developed an experimental drug treatment that kills prostate cancer cells in mice while sparing normal cells.

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