Tag Archives: Prostate

Hormonal treatments for prostate cancer are often given late

Men with advanced prostate cancer are typically treated with drugs that cause testosterone levels to plummet. Testosterone is a hormone that fuels growing prostate tumors, so ideally this type of treatment, which is called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), or hormonal therapy, will stall the disease in its tracks. For that to happen, ADT has to… Read More »

Dementia tied to hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatment

Alzheimer’s disease may be a risk for older prostate cancer patients given hormone-blocking treatment, a large, U.S. government-funded analysis found. Previous evidence has been mixed on whether the treatment might be linked with mental decline. But experts say the new results stand out because they’re from a respected national cancer database and the men were… Read More »

Prostate cancer symptoms: One less obvious sign of the disease you should know about

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. The disease usually develops slowly and there may be no signs for many years. Symptoms don’t usually appear until the cancer has grown large enough to put pressure on the urethra. This can cause problems with urination, such as needing to pee more… Read More »

Medical News Today: Prostate cancer: New, quicker test to assess metastasis risk

People with prostate cancer are at risk of metastatic tumors forming. A newly developed test can assess this risk more quickly than existing tests and is also cheaper to run. Researchers explain the benefits of a new test that measures the risk of metastasis in prostate cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, about 11.2… Read More »

6 Steps to Promote Prostate Vitality

Every man should make it a point to watch over his prostate health. The prostate functions as a muscle and as an important part of the male reproductive system. While prostate-related problems occur more commonly in men over age 60, it goes without saying that as early as possible, men should follow proper lifestyle habits… Read More »

Help Your Man Enjoy Prostate Health

by national museum of american history Growing old together could be the best years of your life. With more money at your disposal and more time on your hands, you could do things you only dreamed of in the early years of your life. But aging also raises the likelihood of age-related health concerns which… Read More »