A new study suggests Black men may benefit from earlier, more frequent PSA screenings.
The oft-dreaded procedure might not be as bad as you think, and cancer isn't always the outcome.
Medical guidelines recommend against screening for older men, but nuance is required.
Medical guidelines recommend against screening for older men, but nuance is required.
More men are being diagnosed in later stages, leaving providers searching to find the reason.
More men are being diagnosed in later stages, leaving providers searching to find the reason.
New technology may reduce the need for multiple tests and make active surveillance easier.
Ignoring your general health is a quick way to create sexual and urinary issues.
Prostate inflammation accompanied by pain, nausea and urinary issues needs to be treated.
Minimally invasive and multifaceted, this approach can be more efficient than others.
Doctors may soon have a new weapon against treatment-resistant forms of the disease.
Cancer screening guidelines have changed significantly. Detection methods have followed suit.
A fear of overtreatment led to less PSA testing, but that may have been an overcorrection.
Elevated prostate-specific antigen test results can point to cancer, but not in every case.
Guidelines concerning testing, biopsies and treatment have been updated in recent years.
New analysis yields powerful insights by fusing trial data on radiation and hormonal therapy.
Broaching a potentially uncomfortable topic might just save your life.
A new U.K. study creates an algorithm that may help to more precisely target at-risk men.
A urologist explains the digital rectal exam and why men need one for cancer screening.
Doctors recommend MRI to avoid many biopsies and check the accuracy of the necessary ones.
A DRE doesn't take long, shouldn't be painful and is decidedly beneficial. Don't avoid it.
Men who lose member length after a radical prostate cancer procedure can get some of it back.
High prostate-specific antigen levels often are indicative of less serious issues.
Brachytherapy uses radioactive pellets implanted in the tumor to treat prostate cancer.
Treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia vary widely, but one option is to just wait and see.
Researchers hope the 'competition' yields results for technology that could hone diagnosis.
Patient participation, data sharing and advocacy drive research and treatment advances.
Don't put it off any longer. It's time for a complete physical and other tests.
One case is worse, but both affect well-being.
In development for more than a decade, the technology gives pathologists a helping hand.
While cells control the gland's size, diet can help prostate health. Supplements? Not so much.
If you're experiencing symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia, get the answers you need.
Trial results for Lu-PSMA-617 offer hope for men with metastatic, castration-resistant cancer.
A rectal exam isn't the only component of prostate screening, or even the most valuable anymore.
Yep, enhancing that once-lush mane might mask a prostate problem. But there's a solution.
While the trend is to limit these surgeries, they are sometimes necessary. Know what to expect.
Cancer isn't the only form of prostate disease, and women can help their partner spot problems.
Future prostate cancer screenings—all cancer screenings, really—will be more accurate.
This part of the male anatomy grows all your adult life, but how big is too big?
For some men, genetics can help guide treatment options—and predict risk for family members.
Whether due to bacteria, STIs or prostate issues, unusual leaks are telling you to see a doctor.
Yes, getting rid of the disease is primary, but keep an eye toward life after treatment.
Touted by radiologists, PAE for benign prostatic hyperplasia is under clinical trial in the U.S.
CPPS hurts, especially during erections and climaxes, which can cause an aversion to intimacy.
BPH treatments, including UroLift, have side effects. Sex doesn't have to suffer, though.
Specific exercises might be elusive, but overall activity is definitely beneficial.
Extreme cold has been used to help treat cancer for years. Can it help in other ways?
New cancer screening methods give patients the tools to avoid more invasive procedures.
Still an important tool, a biopsy isn't automatic anymore thanks to new techniques and thinking.
Even inflammation of the tiny prostate gland can cause big headaches if you want to conceive.
‘Paging Dr. Bot’ may be futuristic, but artificial intelligence offers promising developments.
Certain treatments slow the growth and spread of prostate cancer by limiting needed hormones.
Black men are at a higher risk for the deadly disease—and location matters, too.
Some forms of the disease are so unusual that there's still a lot we need to learn about them.
New tools are about early, accurate and/or outcome-changing detection; they're pretty cool, too.
The disease has a promising recovery rate, especially if you take an active role in treatment.
A variety of modern technologies can help gather tissue samples for prostate cancer screening.
The two conditions can seem similar, so only a doctor can help you tell them apart.
Though it's common and often harmless, an ignored case of BPH can lead to complications.
Minimally invasive procedures can help you put benign prostatic hyperplasia behind you.
All the signs don't necessarily mean you have the disease. What else could it be?
Prostate-specific antigen tests aren't always accurate, so don't let high PSA levels alarm you.
How is prostatitis treated? What are some prevention methods? Here are the answers you need.
Every case of prostate cancer is different, so get answers that are important to you.
Inflammation of the prostate is more than a nuisance. Here are some causes.
Symptom mitigation is key to living with benign prostatic hyperplasia, which can affect any man.
Not looking forward to a digital rectal exam? There are now more ways to check your prostate.
Several factors play a role in the frequency of visits to this specialist.
These signs in isolation don't mean much but together may indicate something more serious.
Some men with benign prostatic hyperplasia may develop ED, but treatment options are available.
Pain and erectile issues are just two of the reasons to call the doctor—the sooner the better.
Early screening and exams are vital to diagnosis and treatment. Here's what you need to know.
Reduce your understandable anxiety by knowing what to expect before, on and after biopsy day.
You can control some risks for prostate cancer but not others. Find out what you can do.
Men are rightly concerned with keeping their prostate healthy, so don't fall for misconceptions.
Most prostate exams yield nothing alarming, but a doctor may order additional tests.
While the prostate is key for procreation in younger men, it becomes a health concern as we age.
Prostate exams are a useful tool to keep men healthy. Here’s what you should know.
It might be time to give more attention to your often-ignored prostate gland.
These treatable prostate conditions are sometimes the culprit behind erectile dysfunction.
These treatable prostate conditions are sometimes the culprit behind erectile dysfunction.
To help prevent cancer, prostate exams are necessary, especially for men in at-risk categories.