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Vitamin D Supplements May Prevent Prostate Cancer

Vitamin D Supplements May Prevent Prostate Cancer

By Lindsay McCane May 7, 2014

A new study has revealed a link between vitamin D deficiency and the development of prostate cancer. Adam B. Murphy, of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, explained that there has been a marker discovered that cold lead to aggressive …

Billy Connolly Treated for Cancer, Parkinson’s Billy Connolly Treated for Cancer, Parkinson’s

Reuters reports that comedian Billy Connolly has endured an operation to handle an early case of prostate cancer, and was also diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The operation to remove the cancer was successful, but Parkinson’s is an incurable degenerative disease, …

Fish Oil May Increase Risk Of Prostate Cancer Fish Oil May Increase Risk Of Prostate Cancer

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Millions of Americans take a fish oil supplement daily in an attempt to avoid heart disease and other ailments, but doing so may have a major negative side-effect for men. A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer …

Shortened Penises Upset Prostate Cancer Patients Shortened Penises Upset Prostate Cancer Patients

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According to a new study from researchers from Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC), a small percentage of men treated for prostate cancer complained that their penis seemed shorter after treatment. Some of the men even complained that the predicament …

3D Printers Are Now Used To Make Drugs 3D Printers Are Now Used To Make Drugs

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Over the last year, 3D printers have inspired a lot of futuristic ideas. One of the more lofty ideas was the creation of medicine via 3D printing. At the time, it was only a theory, but a group of researchers …

Metabolic Factors Play Into to Prostate Cancer Death Metabolic Factors Play Into to Prostate Cancer Death

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A new study shows that metabolic factors – such as high blood pressure, blood sugar, blood lipids, and body mass index – are linked to an increased risk of death from prostate cancer. Such metabolic factors are often grouped together …

Prostate Cancer Blood Test Developed by Scientists Prostate Cancer Blood Test Developed by Scientists

This week, scientists announced a study that demonstrates a blood test that can detect advanced-stage prostate cancer. The study, from researchers at the Spanish National Cancer research Centre (CNIO), Institute for Cancer Research, and the Royal marsden NHS Foundation Trust, …

Prostate Cancer Study Shows Test May Reduce Biopsies Prostate Cancer Study Shows Test May Reduce Biopsies

Prostate cancer check-ups aren’t pleasant, but prostate cancer biopsies are downright horrible, and can lead to infection or urinary troubles. Now, researchers have found a method of detecting prostate cancer that may reduce the number of repeat biopsies performed on …

Prostate Cancer Treatments Are Better For White Men Prostate Cancer Treatments Are Better For White Men

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Researchers from the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) at Vanderbilt University have found that black men with prostate cancer receive lower-quality surgical care than white men. Their study found a difference in care due to race even when factors such as …

Tommy Chong Reveals Struggle with Prostate Cancer
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Tommy Chong, the comedian best known for his “Cheech & Chong” movies and his recurring role on “That 70′s Show”, told CNN on Saturday that he’s currently living with stage one prostate cancer. The actor/musician/activist stated that he became aware …

Warren Buffet Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Berkshire Hathaway Inc issued a press release to shareholder yesterday explaining that Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer. The financial legend reports that he feels great and that the cancer hasn’t been found elsewhere in his …

Movember Keeps On Moving Movember Keeps On Moving

In the penultimate day of Movember‘s month-long mission against prostate cancer, Google has released a new video to highlight the success of the movement. The video has enlisted a cast of international supporters offering testimonials (as well as several impressive …