Yearly Archives: 2014

5 steps to better prostate health

Once men find themselves facing any kind of prostate health issue, whether it is prostate cancer, enlarged prostate due to benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), or prostatitis, they immediately want to know what they can do. While the best plan is to prevent prostate problems through a healthy lifestyle, the good news is that there are…

Prostate cancer surveillance appears safe through 15 years

Active surveillance appears to be safe through 15 years of follow-up for men who have low-risk prostate cancer, according to a report published online Dec. 15 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. In extended follow-up of a prospective cohort study begun in 1995, 993 men (current median age, 68 years; range, 41-89 years) with low-risk…

Cancer Survival Rates “Continue to improve””

Most people diagnosed with cancer in England in recent years are surviving for longer, according to the latest statistics. Eighty per cent of those with breast, prostate and skin cancer are living for five years after diagnosis. The figure is 90% for testicular cancer. Recently diagnosed prostate cancer patients will see a large improvement in…