Replacing carbohydrates and animal fat with vegetable fat may reduce prostate cancer mortality.
Preliminary Diagnosis: Prostate Cancer I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Prostatic ultrasound. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosing prostate cancer. Advantages Moderately sensitive and specific in detecting, detailing, and characterizing prostate abnormalities, such as cancer. May help guide biopsy. Highly specific in characterizing the vascularity of a…
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Vasectomy can continue to be a safe method of contraception in men.
A new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) advises against prostate cancer screening for men...
A 20-year study has revealed that the rate of death from prostate cancer did not differ significantly between men who had been screened for the disease and men who had not.
Risk for advanced prostate cancer was 75% lower in men with high levels of 6-sulfatoxymelatonin -- a measure of melatonin breakdown in urine.
A lack of understanding of terminology, health care system distrust, and a lack of prostate cancer knowledge are among the barriers to genomic testing for prostate cancer and prostate cancer research participation among black men.
I. What every physician needs to know. Prostate cancer, an adenocarcinoma, is the second most common cause of cancer deaths among men, as well as the most common solid tumor in men, overall. In the past, serial serum PSAs and DREs were used as screening, but recently these tests have become controversial. Diagnosis is based…
Prostate cancer was diagnosed more frequently in men who underwent single prostate-specific antigen screening than in those who did not, but mortality was unaffected.
Men should regularly be screened for prostate cancer, the leading cause of cancer death for men in the United States.