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  • Gene Test for Prostate Cancer Could Prevent Overtreatment

    Researchers are making progress in the development of a genetic test that is purported to have the potential to help in determining when men need immediate treatment and when they can take the watchful waiting approach.

  • Study: Prostate Cancer Imaging Scans Often Unnecessary

    Thousands of men with low-risk prostate cancer are undergoing unnecessary and expensive imaging tests, while thousands of men with high-risk disease who should get the tests are not.

  • Can Pomegranate Pills Fight Prostate Cancer?

    Title: Can Pomegranate Pills Fight Prostate Cancer? Category: Health News Created: 2/18/2011 11:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 2/18/2011 11:00:13 AM

  • Could Hair Loss at 20 Signal Higher Prostate Cancer Risk?

    TUESDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Men with prostate cancer may be twice as likely to have started showing signs of male pattern baldness at the age of 20 than those without prostate cancer, a new French study suggests.

  • Can early baldness signal elevated prostate cancer risk?

    According to a study was published in the Oxford Journals Annals of Oncology, men who experienced androgenic alopecia, or male pattern baldness, by the age of 20 were at an increased risk for prostate cancer later in their lives. The male hormone, androgen, might play an important role in developing both prostate cancer and male pattern baldness, or adrogenic alopecia.

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