Search results for "Prostate cancer"

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QD: News Every Day--Circumcision may cut prostate cancer risk

QD: News Every Day--Circumcision may cut prostate cancer risk. Circumcision before first sexual intercourse is associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer, suggesting that the disease, like many other ... They conducted a population-based,
October 2019

Breast cancer screening: of chances and choices

For quite some time, we were confident that prostate cancer screening was a good idea. ... In time, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a group of highly qualified experts to which fools and fanatics need not apply, came to recommend against
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Urinalysis sought for prostate cancer

QD: News Every Day--Urinalysis sought for prostate cancer. A urine screening test for prostate cancer seeks to become an intermediate step before requiring patients to undergo biopsy, researchers reported. ... The anomaly, a fusion between the
October 2019

In the News

To develop an evidence-based guideline on prostate cancer chemoprevention, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Urological Association did a systematic literature review of 15 randomized clinical trials ... The committee identified
April 2009

Beware how the affect heuristic filters your view of data

They develop data that supports their preconceived notions. We see this in medical debates: screening for prostate cancer, age to screen for breast cancer, whether or not to empirically treat some ... adolescent/young adult sore throats, the value of
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Statins may decrease prostate cancer mortality risk

QD: News Every Day--Statins may decrease prostate cancer mortality risk. Use of statins after a diagnosis of prostate cancer was associated with a decreased mortality risk, and the effect was ... During a mean follow-up of more than 4 years, there were
October 2019

First do no harm

He was diagnosed with bladder cancer and doctors recommended surgery that had a 50% chance of extending his life. ... I know of another elderly man (a friend's father) who had prostate surgery for prostate cancer, even though he was over 80 years old and
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Vitamin E supplements associated with prostate cancer risk

For the prostate cancer study, men from 427 study sites North America were randomized between August 2001 and June 2004. ... Eligibility criteria included a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) of 4.0 ng/mL or less, a digital rectal examination not suspicious
October 2019

Can we unmuddle mammography?

In medicine, 2 decades is just about forever. Perhaps the value of mammography is perennially muddled, if just a bit less so than prostate cancer screening, for the most obvious of ... Breast cancer tends to be more aggressive and progress faster in
October 2019

Parsing the pros and cons of breast cancer screening

In contrast, I do not specifically recommend prostate cancer screening, although I think that's a close call. ... I practice what I preach, of course: I do get colonoscopies, but do not undergo prostate cancer screening, and the women in my family get
October 2019

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