The Best Ways to Avoid Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Facts

Prostate Cancer is the second most common form of cancer in American men. The figures around prostate cancer are startling — according to the American Cancer Society, 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2014 and nearly 30,000 men will die from the disease. One in seven men will experience prostate cancer […]

Circumcision May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Prostate Cancer Circumcision Link

Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer for men in the developed world with more than 240’000 cases diagnosed in the United States annually. Many men have the cancer without even knowing it, and die from unrelated causes before the cancer has had a chance to metastasize. Because of the prevalence […]

Dogs Detecting Prostate Cancer

Dogs Detecting Prostate Cancer

In an interesting new study, trained dogs have demonstrated they can detect the presence of prostate cancer in a person by smelling their urine with 98% accuracy! The study is about to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association in Orlando. The lead author of the paper, Dr. Gianluigi Taverna says: […]

New Prostate Cancer Test Shows Great Results

Prostate Specifc Antigen

New research has indicated that a less invasive prostate cancer testing procedure is showing good results and may be ready widespread use very soon. Previously doctors looked for elevated levels of prostate specific antingen (PSA) to determine if prostate cancer may be present, but the test was not always reliable. The new test looks for […]

The best tools for fighting Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Risk Reduction

Prostate Cancer is one form of cancer that is being increasingly diagnosed in older males, with diagnosis rates doubling between 1998-2008 in many western countries. One of the reasons for this is that men are living longer now, and the cancer often appears in older men. Decades ago many men would be more likely to […]

Cancer Patient Donates $30 Million

Cancer Research Funding

The Boston Globe has shared a story about a man who was treated for prostate cancer anumber of years ago and has just donated $30 million to cancer research! Albert Marcotte is now working as a management consultant, but has spent his entire life working at creating solutions for problems. The article mentions that over […]

Reduction of Prostate Cancer Risk

Prostate Cancer Prevention

Recent research has indicated that lifestyle factors play a significant role in the reduction of risk for aggressive prostate cancer. In new research at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, they looked at people adhering to the eight lifestyle recommendations from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and how it plays out with agressive forms of […]

Scientists Discover Proteins That Stop Cancer

Proteins could lead to Cancer Cure

Some interesting research has just been published in the Cancer Discovery scientific journal identifying a protein that can reduce the spread of cancer. A five-amino acid protein fragment has been identified as reducing the metastatic spread of breast, prostate and lung cancer in mice. The research was carried out by US and Norwegian researchers from […]

Vitamin D and Cancer

Vitamin D & Cancer Prevention

Vitamin D is actually a number of fat-soluble secosteroids including Cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) and Ergocalciferol (vitamin D2). It is an interesting vitamin because the human body can either digest it via food or it can be obtained via exposure to the sun as the body synthesizes it. In that sense it’s not a dietary vitamin […]