Prostate cancer risk strongly influenced by breast and ovarian cancer history in family: Study

Prostate cancer risk is strongly influenced by breast and ovarian cancer history in family. The findings suggest that men who have a strong family history of breast or ovarian cancer should be more heavily screened for prostate cancer, especially if those cancers are associated with a gene mutation BRCA1 or BRCA2. The results of the here to read more

Prostate cancer diagnosis, surgery can cause anxiety, depression in elderly

Prostate cancer among elderly men can lead to anxiety and depression. Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in elderly men, and even though medical advancements are allowing more men to live with a diagnosis of prostate cancer, depression and anxiety can still linger and affect treatment and recovery. Both depression and anxiety here to read more

Infrequent screenings for prostate cancer puts men at risk

There is a long-running debate over the screening recommendations set out by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) for prostate specific antigen (PSA). Less frequent screening for PSA can reduce the risk of over diagnoses as well as over treatment, but the benefits of infrequent PSA screening are still uncertain; there are concerns that here to read more

The Tests Aging Men Need to Take

Doctors have reported that a much higher rate of adult women than men see them regularly for preventative reasons.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that 80 per cent of men are less likely to go to a doctor; half between the ages of 18 and 50 don’t even have a regular source here to read more