Prostate Cancer Death Risks Rise With Metabolic Syndrome

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

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 New 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

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

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

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…