Could delaying aging be beneficial to risk for prostate cancer — or not?

A new study by Goldman et al. just published in the journal Health Affairs suggests that, “Delayed aging could increase life expectancy by an additional 2.2 years, most of which would be spent in good health.” … READ MORE …

Aging, demography, and the long-term risk for prostate cancer

A new report from the census bureau indicates that there is (as one might have expected) a rapid growth in the number of people in the US who are now living to 90+ years of age. It is also reasonable to expect that this demographic change has implications for the diagnosis and risk for prostate cancer among such older males. … READ MORE …

The man who wishes he’d never had the PSA test he demanded

There is an interesting article on Kaiser Health News today discussing the risks associated with “over-testing” of elderly and sometimes very infirm people who are at relatively low risk for specific chronic diseases, including prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

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