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  • WASHINGTON (AP) -- No one argues that Rudy Giuliani was diagnosed with prostate cancer, underwent treatment and ... (WIBW-TV Topeka)

    In a radio ad running this week in New Hampshire, Giuliani says: "My chance of surviving prostate cancer, and thank God I was cured of it, in the United States: 82 percent. My chances of surviving prostate cancer in England: only 44 percent under socialized medicine."

  • Genetic Variations May Reveal African-Americans At-Risk For Prostate Cancer (Medical News Today)

    Two tiny genetic variations may provide the best clues yet for finding more precise ways to estimate prostate cancer risk and improve screening and early detection for men of African descent, report researchers from the University of Chicago and the Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, AZ, in the December 2007 issue of Genome Research, published early online. [click link for full ...

  • Radiation Seed Treatment Helps Younger Men Fight Prostate Cancer (

    Copyright 2007 ScoutNews LLC. All rights reserved. FRIDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation seed implants, known as brachytherapy, are just as effective for treating prostate cancer in men 60 and younger as they are for older men, a new study finds.

  • Gene Variant Doubles Risk of Prostate Cancer in Black Men (HealthDay via Yahoo! News)

    FRIDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) -- A variant of a gene that doubles the risk of prostate cancer in black men has been identified, and researchers say the discovery could lead to new treatments.

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