Vigorous exercise and prostate cancer risk

A new study just published in European Urology appears to have confirmed a connection between regular, vigorous exercise (in men of 45 to 75 years of age) and a reduced risk for aggressive (i.e., advanced and lethal) forms of prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Prediction of potentially lethal forms of prostate cancer

An international, multi-institutional group of researchers appears to have been able to validate a new way to predict risk for aggressive forms of localized prostate cancer that have a high probability for progression to metastatic disease and prostate cancer-specific mortality. … READ MORE …

Aspirin use and risk for lethal prostate cancer

New data derived from the Physicans’ Health Study have suggested that there is an association between regular aspirin use and avoidance of risk for lethal forms of prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Another step toward a rational, risk-stratified PSA testing methodology

A newly published article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has suggested that PSA testing between 40 and 59 years of age may be able to predict for risk of clinically significant prostate cancer later in life. … READ MORE …

Can a regular aspirin regimen extend survival of men with prostate cancer?

Another intriguing paper to be presented this week at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium suggests an association between regular aspirin intake and risk for lethal prostate cancer among men already diagnosed with prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Asthma and clinically serious prostate cancer: a possible “reverse” connection?

A new paper in the International Journal of Cancer has suggested that men who suffer may be less likely to be diagnosed with clinically significant prostate cancer or to die from this. … READ MORE …

Reduction of risk for lethal prostate cancer in Sweden

A paper to be presented at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) suggests that, at least in Sweden, the combination of an increase in PSA testing, early diagnosis, and treatment with curative intent has decreased the risk for and incidence of lethal prostate cancer. … READ MORE …