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PROSTATE CANCER NEWS

Prostate problems and winter season: Is there a link?

January 05, 2023 11:48 am

Dr Prakash Sankapal, consultant-urologist, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi said that the prostate is responsible for secreting a fluid that sustains and protects the sperm

'I don't have any symptoms; can I still have prostate cancer?'

November 06, 2022 11:40 pm

For Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a doctor debunks eight common myths that men ought to know; read on

Why men must seek immediate medical help on showing symptoms like difficulty in passing urine, blood in semen

September 01, 2022 9:07 am

"Once the diagnosis is confirmed, you will have to initiate the treatment on an immediate basis," said Dr S K Pal, Urologist, Apollo Spectra Delhi

Prostate cancer linked to bacteria, raising hope of new test and treatment

April 28, 2022 10:31 am

Current tests for prostate cancer, such as the PSA test and a biopsy, are not always able to predict which cancers will be harmful. We hope that a new test that looks for the ABBS group of bacteria will be better able to detect and screen for potentially aggressive prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer: Expert addresses some common misconceptions

September 25, 2021 11:14 am

The PSA test measures levels of prostate-specific antigen in the prostate, not cancer, said Dr Anish Kumar Gupta

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Seven tips to prevent the disease

September 06, 2021 3:04 pm

Early detection of prostate cancer can increase the chances of recovery

Prostate Awareness Month: Tips to keep prostate health in check amid the pandemic

September 30, 2020 4:22 pm

Keep these simple measures in mind to keep the prostate gland healthy.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Some common myths busted

September 15, 2020 4:40 pm

In order to reduce and prevent the dual burden of morbidity and cost of the disease, it is vital to create a mass awareness to bring about an early, timely diagnosis of prostate-related issues

Alzheimer’s may be a risk to older men with prostate cancer: Study

July 08, 2019 5:05 pm

Among 1,54,000 older patients, 13 per cent who received hormone-blocking treatment developed Alzheimer’s, compared to nine per cent who had other treatment or chose no therapy, the study found.

A cancer therapy may up heart disease, diabetes risk in men: Study

May 16, 2019 12:23 pm

The research examined the muscle and fat in 70 men treated with hormone therapy for prostate cancer compared to 52 men with prostate cancer not treated with hormone therapy and 70 healthy men of a similar age.

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