Newswise — An international group of researchers report success in mice of a method of using positron emission tomography (PET) scans to track, in real time, an antibody targeting a hormone receptor pathway specifically involved in prostate cancer. This androgen receptor pathway drives development and progression of the vast majority of prostate cancers. Read more  read more →

Just last month, actor Ben Stiller revealed he was diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer two years ago, at the age of 48. Now he joins TODAY’s Matt Lauer along with his surgeon, Dr. Edward Schaeffer, to talk about the controversial prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. He also reveals why he opted for prostate surgery, and.. read more →

14 Nov 2016
November 14, 2016

Prostate Cancer Information for Veterans

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CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Military veterans who have been exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides in the Vietnam or Korean wars have a greater risk of developing prostate cancer and are more likely to have an aggressive form of the disease. Read more read more →

(Reuters Health) – Having a vasectomy doesn’t increase a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer or dying from it, a Canadian study suggests. Read more  read more →

In recent days Ben Stiller made headlines for his courageous and honest account of his prostate cancer diagnosis. He speaks candidly about how fortunate he was to have a doctor that did a baseline PSA test, even though it is not recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines. Read more  read more →