Prostate cancer patients who are elderly and have other diseases likely will not get the most benefit from the treatment of prostate cancer done, such as surgical removal of the prostate or radiation. In addition, the side effects of the treatment are also likely to trouble their lives. (more…)
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American Urogological Association announced that men over the age of 55 years do not need to have a blood test to detect prostate cancer. Before doing the test for prostate cancer, men aged 55-69 years should consult with their doctor about the risks.
Although other groups suggested that men check themselves regularly to detect prostate cancer, but this group still insisted against routine PSA testing for men aged over 40 years, as reported by NewSer (03/05). (more…)
“It is clear that obesity increases the risk of men dying from prostate cancer. Though we do not know whether obesity causes prostate cancer or causes prostate cancer to become more difficult to treat,” said Dr. Andrew Rundle, professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in New York City. (more…)
Based on these studies, a happy marriage seems to be a ‘weapon’ that makes men able to fight the disease. (more…)
As reported by the Daily Mail, a chemical compound called acrylamide is formed and is carcinogenic – cancer causing – if roasted, baked, or fried in temperatures that are too high. (more…)Recent search: carcinogenic agents in tuc biscuit?