Some prostate cancer experts recommend that men diagnosed with prostate cancer eat a plant-based diet. A lot of men might hear that and wonder if that means they need to become vegetarians or adopt a vegan diet. Do they?
Grading a cancer is a method doctors use to evaluate a patient's prognosis and determine the best management strategy.
Thanks to reliable diagnostic tests and numerous treatment options now available, death rates from prostate cancer are on the decline. Nearly 100 percent of men are still alive five years after a prostate cancer diagnosis, 98 percent are alive 10 years after diagnosis, and about 96 percent are alive 15 years after diagnosis. But deciding which treatment option to choose is not always easy. Here's why men should consider getting more than one medical opinion.
Taking a widely prescribed prostate cancer drug with a low-fat meal instead of on an empty stomach—the usual recommendation—can allow men to use a lower dose with no loss in effectiveness, a 2018 study in...
Men whose prostate cancer has not spread to other sites in the body but who have rapidly rising PSA levels despite androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) now have two more treatment options.
Not so long ago, some doctors discouraged men with prostate cancer from exercising. But that thinking has changed.
Drinking whole milk is associated with an increased risk for prostate cancer recurrence in men who have undergone treatment for the disease, according to a study reported in ...
Medication is typically the initial treatment for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), but a report in ...
Men with localized prostate cancer who continue to smoke while undergoing treatment for the disease are more likely than nonsmokers to experience biochemical recurrence and other adverse outcomes after treatment...
The list of gene mutations known to promote prostate cancer continues to grow, which has led to questions about the role of genetic testing in detecting and managing the disease. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network offers important guidance.
Prostate cancer is very rare among Inuit in Greenland and Canada, who live largely on fish, as well as among Japanese men, who also eat a lot of fish. But evidence on the role of fatty fish and the omega-3 acids they contain on men's risk of prostate cancer remains contradictory.
A look at the benefits and risks of hormone therapy for prostate cancer.
Urinary incontinence can occur after surgery or radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Pelvic floor (Kegel) exercises can help strengthen the pelvic floor muscles that support the bladder and help a man have more control over his urine flow.
Can dietary supplements lower the risk of developing prostate cancer? Here's a look at what's known about some common vitamins and minerals.
Researchers recently discovered that defects, or mutations, in certain genes that normally play a maintenance role in the body increase the risk for metastatic prostate cancer, the variety that's hardest to treat. This finding has important implications for men with advanced prostate cancer—and for their families as well.