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 […]

Prostate Cancer Explained

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer could be considered a high profile form of cancer nowadays, with most people being well aware of the condition and knowing that early detection is key. However there are still many men who ignore the condition and don’t get checked as often as they should. Prostate cancer develops slowly and so it is […]