Home > Medical > Prostate > News News All sections in Prostate » About prostate cancer » Enlarged Prostate » FAQs » Health Tips » Life after Prostate Treatment » Prostate News » Prostate Cancer in SA » Prostatitis » Staging and Grading » The function of the prostate » Treatment » What men should know More obese men die from prostate cancer A study suggests that men who are overweight or obese when they're diagnosed with prostate cancer face a higher risk of dying from the disease. NHC Health Centres to take part in this year’s Movember campaign Grow your mo and get a free prostate screening. Y chromosome variations increase prostate cancer risk Men with certain inherited variations in their Y chromosome may have a higher risk of prostate cancer. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » 6 ways to upgrade your life Medicines that changed history Radiation overused in prostate cancer Most men given radiation to control pain from advanced prostate cancer undergo more treatments than they really need. Coffee tones down prostate cancer Men with a history of prostate cancer who drank four or more cups of coffee daily had a 59% lower risk of seeing their cancer worsen or return. Baldness drug cuts prostate cancer risk A drug for an enlarged prostate and male pattern baldness also reduces risk of prostate cancer by a third. Radioactive drug for prostate cancer A drug that emits radioactive particles may extend the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer, according to a clinical trial. Test to identify slow-growing prostate cancer A new gene test may help identify slow-growing prostate cancers that will require treatment, a new study suggests. Innovative prostate cancer detection A fusion of ultrasound and MRI zeroes in on tumours, helping some men avoid unnecessary biopsies, experts say. Decisions about PSA screening Materials on prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer improve men's knowledge about the test but don't change their decision about whether to have it. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.