Category: General Prostate Information

Is The End of Overtreatment Really In Sight?

According to a new German study, efforts to avoid the acknowledged problems of overdiagnosis and overtreatment of insignificant prostate cancer is leading to different treatment patterns.[i] The authors note, “Many centers have reported dramatic changes, with increases in active surveillance (AS) of early cancers and local treatment of advanced disease.” In other words, more patients keep reading

“Nutty” Diet Change Improves Prostate Cancer Survival Rates

Four thousand five hundred seventy-seven prostate cancer patients can’t be wrong. At least, a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported some interesting findings after tracking that many men with non-metastatic prostate cancer between 1986-2010. Those men who replaced 10% of their total daily calories from carbohydrates with healthy fats from keep reading

“Nutty” Diet Change Improves Prostate Cancer Survival Rates

Four thousand five hundred seventy-seven prostate cancer patients can’t be wrong. At least, a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported some interesting findings after tracking that many men with non-metastatic prostate cancer between 1986-2010. Those men who replaced 10% of their total daily calories from carbohydrates with healthy fats from keep reading

Scan Abuse and How to Avoid It

  Sadly, prostate cancer (PCa) patients with low-risk disease are still being sent for needless diagnostic bone and CT scans. This was the finding of an impressive multi-disciplinary research team from several institutions (U.S. Veterans Administration and various medical and public policy departments within New York University and Yale University). The investigators found that nearly keep reading