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Prostate cancer News

Op-Ed: Brazilian cancer patient and daughter grateful for alkaline diet

A few years ago, a young Brazilian woman working and studying in Italy left the country to return to Brazil, so that she could care for her father who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Before she left, she met a woman who told her about alkaline diets.

Study: Allspice kills prostate cancer cells

Allspice, from the dried, unripe berry of Pimenta dioca, has several compounds that can fight prostate and breast cancer.
In the Media by E. Hector Corsi - 3 comments

Study: Fish oil fights prostate cancer

A new study shows that supplementing a low fat diet with fish oil can help fight prostate cancer. Eating lots of fish also produced a 63 percent reduction in prostate cancer-specific mortality.
In the Media by E. Hector Corsi - 5 comments

Billy Connolly has Parkinson's and undergoes cancer surgery

Comedian and actor Billy Connolly has stated that he has had surgery for prostate cancer and that he has also been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Study: Fish oil linked to increased prostate cancer risk

After all the hype about fish oil and how omega-3 fatty acids work for everything from heart disease to Alzheimer's, findings of a new study linking fish oil to increased risk of prostate cancer will come as a jolt.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 1 comment

Research finds super aggressive gene in prostate cancer

A faulty gene leading to the most aggressive forms of prostate cancer has been identified and hope is that treatment will be able to target men with the BRCA2 gene earlier. Men with BRCA2 are in greater danger should they get prostate cancer.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro

The remains of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda to be exhumed today

Santiago - Today, April 8 at 8 AM (local time) is scheduled to begin the exhumation of the remains of Chilean poet, Nobel Prize winner 1971, Pablo Neruda, who according to the official report on his death, on September 23, 1973, died from cancer of the prostate.
In the Media by Igor I. Solar - 6 comments

Study finds men bald by 40 have higher risk of prostate cancer

A study in Australia found that men who become bald by the age of 40 have an increased risk of developing prostate cancer. The results support the data from earlier studies on the same subject.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 2 comments

Op-Ed: It's you I'll remember, this Movember

Dubbed the 'month of the mustache,' you may notice a lot of men in your area wearing one for a global movement called Movember, to raise awareness and funds towards men's health, which brings me back to the memory of the only friend I've truly lost.
In the Media by Alexandra Christopoulos

JAMA study shows daily multivitamins can reduce cancer risk

A newly released study shows that men who take a daily multivitamin may be able to reduce their risk of some types of cancer.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 1 comment

Prostate cancer news: Healthier life key, improved detection hope

Two news items are worthy of note with regard prostate cancer research, each with promise. One says it is more often not the cause of the death of a man who has prostate cancer, the other gives hope for improved detection methods.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 3 comments

GOP Chris Collins says 'people now don't die from cancer'

New York - GOP candidate Chris Collins is under a heavy barrage of criticism for saying that Americans don't need Obamacare and that modern health care is expensive only because people now don't die "from prostate cancer, breast cancer and some of the other things."
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Natural Medicine when Doctors Fail!

Clean water, clean food, and clean air are not as easy to come by as they once were. When one or more of these items are taken away from the human body, health problems will occur. Doctors fail to acknowledge the natural cures that cost next to nothing.
In the Media by Mindy Allan - 3 comments

Study: 7 cups of tea a day increases risk of prostate cancer

A Scottish research study has linked heavy tea drinking with an increased risk of prostate cancer. The study found that men who drink at least seven cups of tea a day are 50 percent more at risk of developing the cancer, compared to men who drink no tea.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas - 3 comments

Comedian Tommy Chong fighting prostate cancer

Tommy Chong, one half of the "marijuana loving" comedy duo "Cheech and Chong" announced Saturday that he has been fighting prostate cancer
In the Media by Layne Weiss - 1 comment

Study: Prostate cancer drug gives men back their lives

Prostate cancer, a disease that kills nearly 30,000 men a year, now has a new foe –– a drug so good that researchers shut down the study early so that every participant could receive it, researchers reported Saturday.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 3 comments

U.S. task force says routine prostate screenings not needed

Routine prostate cancer screening should be halted for most men, according to a new recommendation by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a key government advisory panel.
In the Media by Liz Seegert - 1 comment

Cancer death rate in decline in Canada

The Canadian Cancer Society announced Wednesday that the death toll due to cancer has declined over the last two decades. More than 100,000 lives have been saved in that time span.
In the Media by Tahmid Ahmed - 3 comments

Cancer death rate in decline in Canada

The Canadian Cancer Society announced Wednesday that the death toll due to cancer has declined over the last two decades. More than 100,000 lives have been saved in that time span.
In the Media by Tahmid Ahmed - 3 comments

Study: Circumcision for prostate cancer prevention?

Circumcised men show a lower risk for developing prostate cancer –– the most common cancer diagnosed in men today –– a new study finds.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan

Movember embraces the Homovember movement Special

A popular fundraiser for men's health is taking off within Canada's gay communities, and in doing so, is changing the face of prostate cancer one moustache at a time.
Digital Journal Report by Jeromie Williams

Study: Contraceptive pills linked to prostate cancer

Prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men residing in developed countries, and women's use of contraceptive pills have soared over the past 40 years, and the two trends may be linked, a study published in BMJ Open has suggested.

Movember is getting hairy

Have you seen a bit more upper lip hair on the men around you lately? It must be Movember. What used to be called November has become a month-long period of men sporting mustaches to raise funds and awareness for men's health.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 6 comments

Boys Night Out gives the guys a night of fun for a great cause Special

Toronto - Tonight in Toronto a fundraiser took place but it wasn't your usual dainty affair. Boys Night Out provided the best in food, wine, pretty women and gear in order to make a big donation to combat prostate cancer.
Digital Journal Report by KJ Mullins

Human vaccine may be a breakthrough in future cancer treatment

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, in collaboration with scientists from the United Kingdom, have made a groundbreaking discovery that is sure to affect how cancer is treated in the coming years.
In the Media by Melissa Higgins

Coffee may reduce risk of lethal prostate cancer, new study shows

Boston - A long-term study of almost 50,000 US men found those who drank six or more cups of coffee a day were less likely to develop a lethal form of prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men, but non-drinkers should not rush to take up the habit.
In the Media by Lynn Herrmann - 1 comment

Soul diva Divine Brown tops prostate cancer benefit show

Toronto - The magazine Sway is looking to music as a way of raising awarness of prostate cancer detection programs in the community. As well, it wants to dispel the myth that it's something that doesn't start until middle age.
In the Media by Lenny Stoute - 1 comment

Harry's Spring Run helps Fight Prostate Cancer

Toronto - Toronto's High Park was the scene this morning as 5,000 participants came together to show their support for the Prostate Centre at Princess Margaret Hospital during the sixth Harry's Spring Run-Off 8K and 5K to Fight Prostate Cancer.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Study: Scientists develop first reliable test for prostate cancer

Guildford - Scientists at the University of Surrey have developed a unique urine test, which is twice as effective at diagnosing cancer that has developed in the prostate than the current prostate specific antigen (PSA) test.
In the Media by Kev Hedges

Movember aims to raise awareness of prostate cancer

Slang for moustache, the 'Mo' and November unite each year to challenge men to change their appearance and the face of men’s health by growing a moustache. They are reminding men that it is not too late to register.
In the Media by Kevin Jess - 2 comments
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