Testosterone supplements and new AUA guidelines on management of testosterone deficiency

The increasingly widespread use of testosterone supplements has been of concern for many years. In particular, for men with a history of prostate cancer diagnosis, the appropriate use of testosterone supplementation has been a matter of special focus. … READ MORE …

Testosterone therapy in untreated men with prostate cancer

One of the most controversial issues in the management of prostate cancer is whether testosterone therapy can be given to men who have or are at risk for the recurrence of this type of cancer. Such use of testosterone therapy has been contraindicated for many years, but recent data has started to question this longstanding contraindication … READ MORE …

Vitamin D, cancer prevention, research data, and media releases

There is an interesting article just published in Anticancer Research that comes to the conclusion that, “Universal intake of up to 40,000 IU vitamin D per day is unlikely to result in vitamin D toxicity.” However, one needs to interpret the content of this article — and this conclusion — with some care. … READ MORE …

The weekend prostate cancer news update: Saturday, August 9

Today’s prostate cancer news contains important information for Vietnam veterans from a study carried out on the incidence of prostate cancer among veterans cared for through the Northern California VA Health System. It is also of considerable significance regarding prostate cancer risk among the Vietnamese people. … READ MORE …