Prostate cancer


Prostate cancer hard on wives

A diagnosis of prostate cancer may take as great a toll on wives' well-being as it does men's, new research suggests.

Green tea fights prostate cancer

Drinking five or more cups of green tea a day could halve the risks of developing advanced prostate cancer, according to a recent Japanese study.

Cold virus to fight prostate cancer

A genetically engineered version of the cold virus helped flush prostate cancer cells out of hiding in mice, making them easier to see on imageing equipment, scientists say.

Movember: Coming to a ‘local’ face near you

With only a few short weeks until the start of Movember – where men once again take up the challenge to grow a moustache after starting clean shaven on 1 Movember – upper lips across the country are already twitching in anticipation.

Prostate ops save lives

Removal of the prostate gland offers longer survival rates than radiation therapy, careful monitoring, or hormone therapy for men with "localised" prostate cancer.

Vit D does not decrease cancer

Contrary to findings from some earlier studies, new research suggests that high vitamin D levels do not decrease the risk of prostate cancer.

Prince Philip has prostate cancer?

There is controversy in Buckingham Palace about Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, who was apparently diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Tall men have higher prostate risk

Although being tall does not appear to influence the overall risk of prostate cancer, it may have a role in certain manifestations of the disease, researchers have found.

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