Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Awareness MonthAccording to the CDC, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men, and 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed in their lifetime. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and there are several events going on around DFW to support the cause.
Revolutionary Prostate Cancer Research At North Texas UniversityProstate 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.
Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dead At 70Bobby 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.
Classic Car Event Fights Prostate CancerSome 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.
Drug Safely Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk, Texas Study FindsThe 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.
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.
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.
Prostate Cancer Growth Slowed By Commonly Used DrugA drug that is commonly used to treat men with enlarged prostates may also delay the growth of prostate cancer, according to a new study.
Doctors: Male Menopause Is Real & TreatableDoctors say men can experience their own version of hormonal change which some are calling “man-opause” or more accurately Andropause.
Panel Advises Against Prostate Cancer ScreeningNo 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.
Study: PSA Rise Not Good Prostate Cancer PredictorA 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.
New Test May Help Guide Prostate Cancer TreatmentA 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.
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