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  1. Obesity May Up Prostate Cancer Deaths

    March 15, 2007 -- Obesity may more than double the odds of prostate cancer death among men newly diagnosed with the disease. That news comes from researchers including Alan Kristal, DrPH, of Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington School of Public Health and

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  2. Obesity May Up Prostate Cancer Deaths

    March 15, 2007 -- Obesity may more than double the odds of prostate cancer death among men newly diagnosed with the disease. That news comes from researchers including Alan Kristal, DrPH, of Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington School of Public Health and

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  3. Prostate Cancer: Black-White Race Gap

    March 12, 2007 -- When it comes to diagnosing prostate cancer at an early stage, black men's biggest hurdle may be poor access to trusted medical care. So say researchers including James Talcott, MD, SM, of the Center for Outcomes Research at Massachusetts General Hospital. They studied 555 men -- 3

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  4. Prostate Cancer: Radiation Not Best

    Feb. 26, 2007 (Kissimmee, Fla.) -- External radiation therapy may cut survival rates for men with early-stage prostate cancer . These men are more likely to die over the next five years than those treated with radioactive seed implants or surgery to remove the prostate, a new study suggests. But eve

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  5. Prostate Cancer: Radiation Not Best

    Feb. 26, 2007 (Kissimmee, Fla.) -- External radiation therapy may cut survival rates for men with early-stage prostate cancer. These men are more likely to die over the next five years than those treated with radioactive seed implants or surgery to remove the prostate, a new study suggests. But even

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  6. Prostate Cancer Overtreated?

    Feb. 22, 2007 (Kissimmee, Fla.) -- Fewer than one in 10 men with early prostate cancer and eligible to choose close observation rather than active treatment opts for that strategy, researchers report. The findings suggest that many men at low risk of having their cancer spread may be overtreated, re

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  7. Prostate Cancer: Combo Treatment Works

    Jan. 8, 2007 -- One of the longest ever follow-up studies of radioactive "seed" implants for prostate cancer prostate cancer shows the treatment to be highly effective in combination with conventional external radiation. Three out of four patients in the study remained disease free at least 15 years

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  8. Obesity Ups Prostate Cancer Death Risk

    Jan. 8, 2007 -- Obesity Obesity can double a man's risk of dying from prostate cancer prostate cancer, a National Cancer Institute study shows. Moreover, the more weight a man gains during adulthood, the higher his risk of prostate cancer death. Ironically, the study also shows obese men have a lowe

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  9. Radiation Alone Can Prolong Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

    July 14, 2000 -- When it comes to surviving prostate cancer, a man's best bet may be high-dose radiation. In the first study to show such a survival advantage, researchers found that patients who had received the highest doses of radiation -- because they had the most aggressive tumors -- were the m

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  10. Weight Loss Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk

    Dec. 22, 2006 -- Men who lose weight may be less likely to get aggressive prostate cancer , while obesity may increase a man's risk. So say researchers, including Carmen Rodriguez, MD, MPH, of the American Cancer Society. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer (except for skin cancer ) in U.S. me

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