Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020

Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020

Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths among men around the world.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
Ben Stiller cancer-free since three years

Ben Stiller cancer-free since three years

Actor Ben Stiller has revealed that he has been free from prostate cancer for three years now and said he feels happy and healthy.

Sep 21, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Take note, tall men! You might be at increased risk of prostate cancer death

Take note, tall men! You might be at increased risk of prostate cancer death

The research conducted by UK scientists has further found that height was not associated with overall prostate cancer risk, risk of high grade disease and death from prostate cancer increased by 21% and 17% respectively with every additional ten centimetres (3.9 inches) of height.

Jul 13, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
New 3-in-1 blood test for precision prostate cancer therapies

New 3-in-1 blood test for precision prostate cancer therapies

The test could also be used to monitor a patient's blood throughout treatment, quickly picking up signs that the cancer was evolving genetically and might be becoming resistant to the drugs.

Jun 19, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
This new blood test predicts prostate cancer more accurate than PSA

This new blood test predicts prostate cancer more accurate than PSA

Researchers have demonstrated that a new blood test, known as IsoPSA, can detect prostate cancer more accurately than current tests in two crucial measures.

May 17, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
High-dose prostate cancer therapy can reduce trips to hospital

High-dose prostate cancer therapy can reduce trips to hospital

Patients are very satisfied with this single outpatient treatment, which they find convenient and which allows them to return rapidly to normal activities.

May 07, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Four-time NBA champion John Salley gets his prostate examined live on screen

Four-time NBA champion John Salley gets his prostate examined live on screen

Four-time NBA champion John Salley, 52, underwent a live prostate examination on a Television show.

May 05, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Gulping more than three cups of coffee a day can halve prostate cancer risk

Gulping more than three cups of coffee a day can halve prostate cancer risk

The findings were then validated in laboratory studies which suggested that the coffee substance caffeine might have some protective effect against cancer.

Apr 27, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
Go gaga over yoga to smack side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Go gaga over yoga to smack side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Men who attended the yoga classes reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those who did not.

Apr 07, 2017, 19:23 PM IST
Prostate cancer patients relax - Personalised therapies can take care of the ailment

Prostate cancer patients relax - Personalised therapies can take care of the ailment

The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is one of the earliest ways clinicians can detect prostate cancers in their patients.

Apr 06, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
Prostate cancer treatment may elevate risk of dementia

Prostate cancer treatment may elevate risk of dementia

Their previous studies have shown men who undergo androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) - a testosterone-lowering therapy - may be at an increased risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, compared to men who were not treated with the therapy.

Mar 31, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Broccoli consumption can keep prostate cancer away

Broccoli consumption can keep prostate cancer away

The Oregon State University researchers found that sulforaphane, a dietary compound from broccoli that`s known to help prevent prostate cancer, may work through its influence on long, non-coding RNAs.

Mar 17, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
High Court seeks reason for rejection of prostrate cancer drug patent

High Court seeks reason for rejection of prostrate cancer drug patent

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to explain on what basis the Indian patent office has rejected the application by the Regents of University of California seeking a patent for its prostrate cancer drug.

Mar 05, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
Prostate cancer: One in four men can avoid biopsy with MRI scan

Prostate cancer: One in four men can avoid biopsy with MRI scan

Multi-parametric MRI (MP-MRI) scans provide information about the cancer's size, how densely packed its cells are and how well connected to the bloodstream it is, so could help differentiate between aggressive and harmless cancers.

Jan 20, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Scientists find new way to fight therapy-resistant prostate cancer

Scientists find new way to fight therapy-resistant prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of death after lung cancer in American men, researchers said.

Dec 31, 2016, 15:17 PM IST
Men's health: Five things you can do to prevent cancer

Men's health: Five things you can do to prevent cancer

Like women, even men should take proper care of themselves to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Dec 10, 2016, 03:35 AM IST
Global cancer cases  up by 33% in last 10 years: Prostate cancer most common cancer in men; breast cancer in women

Global cancer cases up by 33% in last 10 years: Prostate cancer most common cancer in men; breast cancer in women

Between 2005 and 2015, cancer cases increased by 33 per cent, mostly due to population ageing and growth plus changes in age-specific cancer rates.

Dec 05, 2016, 11:40 AM IST
#NoShaveNovember: Here's your celeb-style inspiration guys!

#NoShaveNovember: Here's your celeb-style inspiration guys!

It`s our favourite time of the year when men grow their facial fuzz to raise awareness on serious health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and depression.

Nov 25, 2016, 18:09 PM IST
Prostate cancer: Having more sexual partners doubles your risk

Prostate cancer: Having more sexual partners doubles your risk

Men who had more than seven sexual partners in their lifetime were twice as likely to have prostate cancer than those with fewer than three partners, finds a new study.

Nov 21, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

Colombia's president Juan Manuel Santos travels to US for prostate cancer exam

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he is making a brief trip to the US for medical exams to guard against a possible return of prostate cancer.

Nov 16, 2016, 04:18 AM IST