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    1. Pre-op MRI May Prevent ED After Prostate Surgery

      May 7, 2010 -- Doing a preoperative MRI of the prostate may help surgeons better decide when they can safely spare the nerve bundle that controls a man's erections and continence, according to a new study. ''The use of imaging can help a surgeon make a better clinical decision about what he or she d

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    2. FDA OKs Provenge for Prostate Cancer Therapy

      April 29, 2010 -- The FDA today approved Provenge, Dendreon Corp.'s individualized "vaccine" for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. The action comes more than three years after an FDA advisory panel recommended approval, declaring the immune therapy safe and effective. But FDA concerns over

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    3. Test Pinpoints Aggressive Prostate Tumors

      April 20, 2010 (Washington, D.C.) -- Researchers are developing a new blood test to help identify which men with early prostate cancer can forgo immediate treatment. In a small preliminary study, the test proved 70% accurate in predicting which men had more aggressive tumors that require treatment.

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    4. Male Infertility Linked to Prostate Cancer

      March 22, 2010 -- Men with infertility issues may be more likely to develop more aggressive forms of prostate cancer than fertile men, according to a new study. Researchers have found that infertile men who did develop prostate cancer were more than two-and-a-half times more likely to develop high-g

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    5. Test May Cut Unneeded Prostate Biopsies

      March 4, 2010 -- A new urine test may reduce unnecessary biopsies for prostate cancer. The test, which is approved in some European countries but not in the U.S., detects genetic material -- RNA -- from prostate cancer gene 3 or PCA3. At a news briefing held in advance of the 2010 Genitourinary Canc

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    6. New Guidelines for Prostate Cancer Screening

      March. 4, 2010 -- The American Cancer Society says men should talk to their doctors about the benefits and limitations of prostate cancer screening before deciding whether to be tested. The group's newly revised guidelines make it clear that prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood testing should not o

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    7. New Drug Fights Advanced Prostate Cancer

      March 3, 2010 -- A new drug shows promise for extending the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer who have run out of treatment options. In a large study, men given the experimental drug, called cabazitaxel, lived an average of just over 15 months, while those given standard chemotherapy lived

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    8. Heart Risk From Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy

      Feb. 1, 2010 - Androgen-blocking hormone therapy for prostate cancer may raise the risk of heart disease, warns an expert panel representing heart, cancer, and urology organizations. The warning means that a prostate cancer patient receiving hormone therapy -- sometimes called chemical castration, a

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    9. Drug Eases Hormone Therapy Side Effect in Men

      Dec. 7, 2009 -- Treating hot flashes in men undergoing prostate cancer treatment can be tricky, but a new study suggests medroxyprogesterone could be the new gold standard in hot-flash treatment for men. Hormone therapy, or androgen deprivation therapy, which lowers the level of the male sex hormone

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    10. Coffee May Cut Risk of Prostate Cancer

      Dec. 7, 2009 -- Drinking coffee regularly may help lower the risk of advanced prostate cancer, a study shows. The study, presented this week at a conference of the American Association for Cancer Research in Houston, shows men who drank the most coffee were nearly 60% less likely to develop advanced

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