Exercise alone: no evidence that this can lower prostate cancer risk

It should come as no great surprise to anyone that one’s level of physical activity is not necessarily linked, on its own, to one’s risk for diagnosis with prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Anticoagulation therapy and prostate cancer prevention

Today’s “hot news story” in the cancer world is that a very widely used drug called warfarin (often still known as Coumadin) may be able to protect people from  the risks of getting diagnosed with at least some cancers. But … READ MORE …

Of statins and the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer

The question of whether or not to take a statin to either prevent or actually help in the treatment of prostate cancer has potentially just become moot for many men in America … thanks to new guidance from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). … READ MORE …

Statins in the prevention and management of prostate cancer: an update

A recent review article in the journal Nature Reviews: Urology has concluded that, while we are learning a lot more about the potential role(s) of statins in the prevention and management of prostate cancer, we still have no definitive evidence of their value. … READ MORE …

Suggestions of bias in decisions about who got biopsies in the SELECT trial

A re-analysis of data from men participating in the placebo arms of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) and the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) has suggested a problem with bias in decisions about who gets biopsies during certain types of clinical trial. … READ MORE …

Is it possible that testosterone supplements could actually reduce risk for prostate cancer?

According to a report on the MedPage Today web site, three presentations given at the recently completed annual meeting of the American Urological Association addressed prostate cancer risk among men taking testosterone supplements. … READ MORE …

No evident impact of regular aspirin on risk for prostate cancer diagnosis

Data in JAMA Oncology, based on a recent analysis of results from the Nurses Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, suggest that daily aspirin may lower risk for gastrointestinal cancers (e.g., colon and rectal cancers) but had no significant impact on risk for prostate cancer. … READ MORE …