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Prostate Health Archive
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer puts heart at risk
A study by Boston researchers found that hormone therapy may increase risk of death from heart disease, especially among patients who have had prostate surgery.
Lycopene and tomatoes: No shield against prostate cancer
Studies reveal that lycopene, a nutrient found in tomatoes, does not seem to reduce prostate cancer risk.
Are BPH and LUTS “inexorable consequences of aging”?
Historically, the answer has been yes, but mounting evidence suggests that lifestyle factors may influence risk.
Biomarker predicts the development of hormone refractory disease
Blood and tissue levels of chromogranin A (CgA) may be early indication that prostate cancer that won’t respond for long to hormone therapy.
Erectile dysfunction drug also may ease BPH symptoms
More research is needed, but taking tadalafil (Cialis) could be helpful for men with BPH.
Common genetic variations increase prostate cancer risk
Researchers have identified several genetic variations that raise prostate cancer risk, variations that may also account for the higher incidence of prostate cancer in African Americans.
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