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  • Prostate cancer and diet (Denver Post)

    Q: My 77-year-old father is healthy, but his older brother has just been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dad says he read that carrot juice will prevent prostate cancer, and he's now drinking it every day. Is he just kidding himself?

  • Thermal Cancer Treatment (WHOI)

    Cancer in the U.S. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. (following heart disease). This year, the American Cancer Society estimates 1,399,790 cases will be diagnosed. In men, the most common types are prostate cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, bladder cancer and melanoma.

  • New test could reduce need for colonoscopy tests (KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul)

    Colon cancer kills more people each year than breast or prostate cancer. Preventing those 50,000 deaths depends on finding the cancer early.

  • Prostate debate (Fayetteville Observer)

    It was, many physicians would say, the right thing for a man of 53 to do. So Larry Cano had a prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test. ?It was 5.3,? says Cano, a film producer from Newport Beach, Calif. ?They say anything over 4 is noteworthy.?

  • TRIBUTE This ?wonderful, warm? man loved to compete TRIBUTE (Kansas City Star)

    Who: Donald Eugene Hyde, an active member in the deaf community of Kansas City. How and when he died: Sunday, July 16, after a battle with prostate cancer.

  • Birch Bark Compound May Be Potent Prostate Cancer Fighter (Newswise)

    A compound found in the bark of the white birch tree -- betulonic acid, a derivative of betulinol -- may finally have been rendered a water-soluble, bio-available drug, and is already showing the potential to be a possible agent against prostate cancer -- in cell culture and in an animal model.

  • N.Y. Rep. Thomas Manton, 73 (Washington Post)

    Thomas Manton, 73, a New York Democrat who represented Queens in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1985 until 1999 and wielded his influence to shape New York City's political landscape, died July 22 at a hospital in the Bronx. The New York Times reported that he had prostate cancer.

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