Prostate Cancer

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Revolutionary Prostate Cancer Research At North Texas University

Prostate cancer impacts some 200,000 American men every year. But, fascinating research happening right here in North Texas could one day provide new options for early detection and treatment.

CBS 11–11/10/2014

Bobby Womack performs on Day 2 of the Roskilde Festival on July 5, 2013 in Roskilde, Denmark. (credit: Danny E. Martindale/Getty Images)

Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dead At 70

Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70. Womack was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease two years ago.

06/27/2014

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Classic Car Event Fights Prostate Cancer

Some awesome classic cars will be rumbling through downtown Fort Worth this weekend as the annual Cowtown Cruisin’ For a Cure event rolls into North Texas.

09/20/2013

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Drug Safely Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk, Texas Study Finds

The results of a long-term major federal study that was done in Texas is easing worries about the safety of a hormone-blocking drug that can lower a man’s chances of developing prostate cancer.

08/14/2013

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Study Sees Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects

A new study shows how important it is for men to carefully consider treatments for early-stage prostate cancer. Fifteen years after surgery or radiation treatment, nearly all of the older men in the study had some problems having sex.

01/30/2013

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

FDA Expands Approval Of Prostate Cancer Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has expanded approval of Johnson & Johnson’s prostate cancer pill Zytiga for men with an earlier stage of the disease.

12/10/2012

Two doctors review images of a prostate with cancer before performing a bracytherapy operation. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prostate Cancer Growth Slowed By Commonly Used Drug

A drug that is commonly used to treat men with enlarged prostates may also delay the growth of prostate cancer, according to a new study.

01/24/2012

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Doctors: Male Menopause Is Real & Treatable

Doctors say men can experience their own version of hormonal change which some are calling “man-opause” or more accurately Andropause.

11/11/2011

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Panel Advises Against Prostate Cancer Screening

No major medical group recommends routine PSA blood tests to check men for prostate cancer, and now a government panel is saying they do more harm than good.

10/07/2011

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Study: PSA Rise Not Good Prostate Cancer Predictor

A rising PSA level isn’t such a good predictor of prostate cancer after all and can lead to many unnecessary biopsies, says a large new study.

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2011

Two doctors review images of a prostate with cancer before performing a bracytherapy operation. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Test May Help Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment

A new experimental test may someday help doctors with one of the most vexing problems in cancer therapy: identifying which prostate cancer patients need aggressive treatment.

CBSDFW.COM–02/02/2011