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Prostate cancer treatment ADT (androgen deprivation therapy) doubles the chances of dementia, a new study has discovered. It’s the standard treatment for prostate cancers that have spread—and doctors perhaps need to start looking for a safer alternative, say researchers.
It was the great new wonder drug for advanced prostate cancer. It was approved by America’s drug regulator, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in April—and just two months later an independent research group has discovered that cabozantinib, marketed as Cabometyx, is no better than existing products on the market.
Men who regularly eat saturated fats—found in fatty meats and cheese—are more likely to suffer from an aggressive form of prostate cancer that grows quickly and can kill.
One of the most common treatments for prostate cancer suppresses the immune system and could promote further cancer growth. The hormone therapy, ADT (androgen deprivation therapies), stops our T-cells from fighting the cancer, a new study has discovered.
Treating prostate cancer with radiotherapy increases the risk of a secondary cancer by almost 70 per cent.
Vegans are less likely to develop prostate cancer.
Men should wait until after the age of 55 before starting PSA (prostate specific antigen) screening for prostate cancer if at all, a new study has concluded.
Scientists have discovered that bowel cancer isn't one disease: it's four
Men with untreated prostate cancer are unlikely to die from the disease, even if they have lived with it for 15 years or more, a new study has found