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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