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3 differences between prostate and breast cancer screening

For prostate cancer, the SEER data show a median age of 67 years at diagnosis, and for death from prostate cancer, 80 years. ... So the potential number of life-years saved by early detection and intervention is, on average, greater for breast cancer
November 2019

Leflunomide gets boxed warning, ARBs under review

Cabazitaxel (Jevtana), a chemotherapy drug used with prednisone for prostate cancer. ... It is the first treatment for advanced, hormone-refractory prostate cancer that has worsened during or after treatment with docetaxel.
September 2010

Free prostate screening! What's the catch?

men standing on a beach with the words “Free Prostate Cancer Screening” printed below in an attractive font. ... Preventive Services Task Force came out with their strongest statement ever, saying they recommended against prostate cancer screening.
November 2019

The prostate screening predicament: What's a guy to do?

and finally, (5) the nature of the nature/nurture debate and its pertinence to prostate cancer screening. ... 2) Prostate cancer is unpredictable. Most men who die after age 80 die with it, but not of it.
November 2019

The fixation on a flawed cancer screening test

Preventive Services Task Force finding that prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for prostate cancer does more harm than good, the most frequent response I hear from physicians who continue to defend ... That's pretty much what we do by deploying
November 2019

Recalls expanded on defibrillators, infusion pumps

Sipuleucel-T (Provenge), autologous cellular immunotherapy approved to treat asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body and is resistant to standard hormone treatment. ... cancer. Most of the studies
July 2010

QD: News Every Day--Multivitamins associated with less cancer incidence

Researchers noted that total cancer rates were likely influenced by the increased surveillance for prostate-specific antigen and subsequent diagnoses of prostate cancer. ... The significant reduction in total cancer minus prostate cancer suggests that
November 2019

Even more studies you should ignore

That the connection to prostate cancer is unproven isn't a reason to take it. ... Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says (US News).
November 2019

Letters to the Editor

disease, with the rationale being that perhaps we will detect an early ovarian cancer? ... prostate cancer, cannot.
March 2010

Why primary care is the future of health care

For example, prostate cancer screening has been in the news lately. ... More evidence suggests that screening for prostate cancer may not only be unnecessary but also potentially harmful.
November 2019

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