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  • Alcohol may increase prostate risk (UPI)

    SYDNEY, March 13 (UPI) -- Australian researchers say drinking two or more alcoholic drinks a day increases a man's risk of prostate cancer by 20 percent.

  • When it's safer NOT to treat prostate cancer (Daily Mail)

    Men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer can safely opt to have no treatment if they are closely monitored, say researchers.

  • Selected men with low-risk prostate cancer have good clinical outcomes without immediate treatment (EurekAlert!)

    ( University of Chicago Medical Center ) A 16-year study across four institutions finds that certain men with low-risk prostate cancer may be getting "overtreated" and in many cases don't need therapy or surgery.

  • Early results favorable for 5-day radiation treatment of early stage prostate cancer (EurekAlert!)

    ( American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology ) Preliminary results show that a shortened course of radiation therapy for prostate cancer called stereotactic body radiation therapy provides good PSA response for early stage prostate cancer and has the same side effects as other treatments, according to a March 15 study in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, ...

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