Prostate cancer mortality 87 percent higher in American Indians
A new analysis takes a look at cancer mortality among American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Survival rates for some cancers are significantly poorer.
Prostate cancer: How immune cells promote tumor growth
New research analyzes prostate cancer cells and finds the reason why the body's own immune system may promote progression of the disease.
Metastatic prostate cancer: What you need to know
Prostate cancer occurs when the cells in the prostate grow uncontrollably. Metastatic prostate cancer means the cancer has spread beyond the prostate.
Existing parasite drug may fight prostate, colon cancer
Researchers are testing the potential of a known antiparasite drug in the treatment of colon and prostate cancer. The drug can inhibit cancer cell growth.
Are there any alternatives to a prostate biopsy?
Some people may be concerned about the drawbacks to a prostate biopsy. We look at three alternative options that could help diagnose prostate cancer.
Soy may raise risk of advanced prostate cancer
Researchers have identified a link between foods rich in isoflavones, such as soy, and a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer.
Men with low testosterone less likely to have prostate cancer
New study findings confirm the so-called androgen receptor saturation theory and may help to reduce prostate cancer risk in the future.
How nerves fuel prostate cancer growth
Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have pinpointed how certain nerves drive the growth of prostate cancer using a metabolic 'switch.'
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer increases cardiac risk
Androgen-deprivation therapy is widely used to treat prostate cancer. In a recent study, the potential risks to heart health are examined.
Everything you need to know about prostate nodules
A prostate nodule is a firm, knuckle-like area on the prostate. There are several causes of prostate nodules, including prostatitis and prostate cancer.