Search results for "Prostate cancer"

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Considering a non-fatal patient's quality of life

Widespread cancer metastases? Concerns about tight blood glucose control fade away. ... Bony pain from prostate cancer? Narcotic and sleeping pill addiction doesn't even occur to anyone.
July 2020

The new uncertainty about mammograms

That’s a major problem with prostate cancer screening and is why PSA tests are no longer recommended.). ... The results are very surprising. About 500 women died of breast cancer in both groups.
July 2020

7 iPhone apps I'd like to see

You've seen risk calculators for cardiac events, breast cancer, prostate cancer, life expectancy, and numerous other gizmos.
July 2020

Who believes in health myths? You! And wait, me too?

Calories in, calories out. X-rays cause cancer. Sleep 8 hours a night and drink 8 glasses of water a day. ... Does everyone need screening for prostate cancer?
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cancer rates rise by 75% even as specific types of disease fall

QD: News Every Day--Cancer rates rise by 75% even as specific types of disease fall. ... Results appeared in The Lancet Oncology on June 1. Worldwide, rates of colorectal cancer, female breast cancer, female lung cancer and prostate cancer will rise in
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--More surviving cancer due to earlier detection, better treatments

The 3 most common cancers among male cancer survivors are prostate (43%), colorectal (9%), and melanoma (8%), the society noted in a press release. ... For example, the majority of prostate cancer survivors (62%) are aged 70 and older, whereas less than
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Is Wikipedia accurate enough for health care professionals to use it?

cancer and prostate cancer.
July 2020

Patients and doctors need skin in the game for appropriate care

A new prostate cancer vaccine, Provenge, will cost $93,000. When the FDA approves new drugs, they do not look at cost or cost/benefit ratios. ... This is happening at the same time as the new $121,000 cancer drug is announced.
July 2020

Who should take aspirin for prevention?

We have seen similar recent trends with mammography screening recommendations, using PSA for prostate cancer screening, and will likely soon be hearing more about using a personalized approach to recommending statins
July 2020

Warnings on prostate drugs, HIV combination therapy

New warnings on gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists about the potential risk of heart disease and diabetes in men treated with these medications for prostate cancer.
January 2011

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