Prostate Cancer News
Improving Fitness May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer
- Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer a Leap of Faith
November 7, 2023 — Should men with low-grade prostate cancer skip treatment and opt for active surveillance? That’s the question thousands of aging men must consider as the likelihood they will die from a low-grade prostate cancer diagnosis appears low.
- Weight Gain Before 30 Raises Risk of Fatal Prostate Cancer, Study Says
May 18, 2023 — Young men who gain the most weight in their late teens and early 20s appear to have a substantially increased risk of an aggressive form of prostate cancer and dying from the disease later in life.
- Watch and Wait a Safe Approach for Prostate Cancer
March 12, 2023 — Actively monitoring early-stage prostate cancer offers the same long-term survival rate as having surgery or radiation to treat the cancer, according to a new study.
- Digital Rectal Exams Could Miss Early Prostate Cancers: Study
March 9, 2023 — The study found that a PSA test at age 50 detected four times as many cases of early prostate cancer as a digital rectal exam at age 45 alone.