Personalised medicines on way for prostate cancer patients?

Paving the way for personalised medicine, Indian scientists have identified for the first time various genetic alterations found in prostate cancer patients in the country, a development that could aid clinicians diagnose, decide and select the most effective and precise therapy for the person.

Vitamin D may reduce progression of low-grade prostate cancer

 According to a recent research, Vitamin D consumption may lead to lowering or even reverse the progression of low-grade prostate cancer, without the need of surgery or radiation.

Family history of prostate cancer increases risk of breast cancer in women

A new study has found that the risk of breast cancer increases in the woman who have a family history of prostate cancer among first-degree relatives.

Radiologists see improved diagnostic options for prostate cancer

New ultrasound techniques and multi-parameter MRI scans during biopsies allow for the detection and exact distinction of prostate tumours leading to the prospect of improved diagnosis, a British expert has said.

Singapore PM back at work after surgery

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was back at work on Tuesday after undergoing a successful surgery to remove his prostate gland.

Singapore PM back to work after prostate cancer surgery

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is back at work after undergoing a successful surgery for prostate cancer two weeks ago.

Singapore PM recovering well after prostate cancer surgery

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who underwent a successful surgery for prostate cancer two weeks ago, is recovering well, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has said.

Singapore PM Lee has successful operation for cancer

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has successfully undergone surgery for prostate cancer and is expected to make a full recovery, his office said on Monday.

Narendra Modi wishes quick recovery for Singapore PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday night wished his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong a successful surgery and quick recovery.

Singapore Prime Minister diagnosed with prostate cancer

 Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo a surgery on Monday.

Cancer surgery has left Jeffrey Archer 'impotent'

 Jeffrey Archer has revealed that his sex life was ruined post his prostate cancer surgery.

It's official! Pomegranates have more health benefits than any other fruit

A review of a staggering 194 studies has shown that pomegranates are super healthy as they have more health benefits than any other fruit.

Prostate cancer drug holds promise for women with Alzheimer's

 Women with Alzheimer's disease showed stable cognition for a year when a drug that is more commonly used to treat advanced prostate cancer was added to their drug regimen, a study says.

Novel technique improves prostate cancer detection

Researchers have developed a non-invasive imaging technique to detect the severity of prostate tumour which can help doctors in more precisely and effectively determining appropriate treatment.

Radiation plus hormone therapy saves lives in prostate cancer


Washington: Older men with prostate cancer may live longer if they receive a combination of radiation and hormone therapy, but many men do not get the right treatment, US researchers said Monday.

New guidelines for prostate cancer testing

Prostate cancer checks in Australia are set to improve after cancer agencies and health experts reached an agreement on new testing guidelines at the World Cancer Congress (WCC) currently being held in Melbourne.

HIV drug checks spread of prostate cancer

A human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) drug that targets a specific protein involved in the immune system can also block the spread of prostate cancer cells to bones, says a new research.

Testosterone therapy does not boost prostate cancer's risk

 A new study has examined that a long-term testosterone therapy does not increases the risk of prostate cancer.

New device diagnoses prostate cancer in minutes

A new prototype device that determines whether a prostate tissue sample is benign or malignant in just one-and-a-half minutes has been developed.

Prostate cancer diet: Five foods to reduce the risk

Tomatoes contain lycopene, a powerful antioxidant, which may slow down the growth of prostate cancer.