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A Malignant tumor that often starts in the outer part of the prostrate is called the Prostate cancer. This may spread to the inner parts of the prostate as the tumor grows. The prostate cancer treatment available for this disease includes watchful waiting, radiation, hormonal therapy, brachytherapy and prostate surgery . The risk of Prostate… [Read More]

A genetic pattern could predict how aggressive prostate cancer is, potentially saving many men with less threatening tumors from undergoing unnecessary and life changing surgery, scientists said on Wednesday. Prostate tumors can range from relatively harmless ones that grow very slowly and are unlikely ever to cause a problem, to ones that are far more… [Read More]

In what can be termed as an important step in the battle against prostate cancer [abnormal cells that divide without control, which can invade nearby tissues or spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body. ] , scientists have discovered a key protein which not only suppresses the growth of… [Read More]

The latest experiment will someday benefit the doctors to guide them of the most difficult problems in cancer therapy: finding which prostate cancer patients needs full treatment. Currently, once prostate cancer is diagnosed, doctors have no reliable way to know which cases are life-threatening. Most are not. So doctors have a difficult time determining whether… [Read More]

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