Congress creates a pathway to streamlined treatment for those who served, effective in 2023.
Injecting a gel cushion before prostate cancer therapy minimizes side effects to the rectum.
Injecting a gel cushion before prostate cancer therapy minimizes side effects to the rectum.
Counselor Anne Katz adds new stories on how to support a partner who has received the diagnosis.
Counselor Anne Katz adds new stories on how to support a partner who has received the diagnosis.
Research suggests PSA results skew too low in men who take the pain reliever regularly.
Cancer shouldn't be the first thought if your prostate-specific antigen levels are high.
Prostate cancer is highly treatable, and surgery isn't the only way.
Androgen deprivation therapy is a useful tool for doctors and patients, sometimes on its own.
New research reveals how several cancerous genes are linked to this specific ancestry.
Ignoring your general health is a quick way to create sexual and urinary issues.
The band's former guitarist is facing the most advanced phase of the disease.
A cutting-edge, radioisotope scanning technology is giving clinicians a new diagnostic weapon.
Research suggests frequent release can lower a man's chances of developing the disease.
The removal of tissue for examination has limitations. A simpler form of diagnosis could help.
In the population most affected by prostate cancer, yearly blood testing can help.
A study suggests potential risks with ADT, a common therapy for prostate cancer.
ADT can help shrink prostate cancer tumors, but it can also affect your sex drive.
Problems with the gland are almost inevitable, but there are ways to keep it healthy.
Understanding radiation therapy versus prostatectomy is the first step toward the best decision.
If the disease comes back, your treatment might depend on the initial therapy.
Psychiatric support can play a large role in positive outcomes for patients.
Can no treatment be a good treatment? Yes. And it works for people with certain diagnoses.
Is a main source of calcium and protein a cancer concern or merely part of a healthy diet?
The recent breakthrough could help treat the more dangerous—and deadly—form of the disease.
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.
Anyone with the gland is at risk for the disease, but trans people may face unique challenges.
Major League Baseball, Prostate Cancer Foundation team up again for the Home Run Challenge.
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.
When it comes to prostate cancer, is less actually more?
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.
With impressive accuracy, trained canines can sniff out all kinds of illnesses in humans.
Urinary incontinence isn't inevitable, but it is common and often can be treated.
Most men experience some erectile difficulty during the first year; others face a longer road.
Cancer is bad enough. When it forces removal of the bladder and prostate, that's a lot to face.
Making even small changes to what you do (and don't) eat can improve the gland's health.
If post-treatment fertility is an issue, take measures to preserve your chances to be a father.
The position started as a response to health inequities and continues to be important today.
Your exercise program can make a difference to your diagnosis, recovery and future recurrence.
Think this is too boring to read? Well, having more sex is one of the suggestions.
Your family history can sometimes put you at a higher risk of developing the disease.
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.
Inflammation of the rectal lining—proctitis—sometimes occurs in prostate cancer patients.
The noticeable bend of Peyronie's disease isn't always due to one distinct injury.
Men who lose member length after a radical prostate cancer procedure can get some of it back.
Exercise, even of light intensity, can help the prostate gland and its connected systems.
Alterations on certain genes can predispose people of all sexes to a host of cancers.
High prostate-specific antigen levels often are indicative of less serious issues.
Brachytherapy uses radioactive pellets implanted in the tumor to treat prostate cancer.
You hear about dietary options all the time, but here's some help to decide what's best for you.
So far, the topical gel has only been tested on rats, but human trials are planned.
Researchers hope the 'competition' yields results for technology that could hone diagnosis.
The longtime actor stressed testing and early detection during his final months.
Meds aren't usually the sole cause of erectile issues, and their effects can be minimized.
Prostate inflammation can be more than uncomfortable. Knowing the cause is key to fixing it.
Patient participation, data sharing and advocacy drive research and treatment advances.
One case is worse, but both affect well-being.
In development for more than a decade, the technology gives pathologists a helping hand.
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.
When treatment for MS leads to cancer, the compounding effect can seem insurmountable.
Doctors try to avoid it, but in certain cases, tumor removal is the answer.
Coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of the disease, but don't go too crazy.
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.
For some men, genetics can help guide treatment options—and predict risk for family members.
High-intensity focused ultrasound is a noninvasive, radiation-free option for low-grade cases.
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.
Researchers are testing CCS1477, a drug whose nondescript name belies its powerful potential.
Specific exercises might be elusive, but overall activity is definitely beneficial.
Blood in your urine or other conditions that may need treatment. Let a urologist make that call.
Extreme cold has been used to help treat cancer for years. Can it help in other ways?
Treatment takes a toll on the body, but you can take steps to manage day-to-day difficulties.
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.
‘Paging Dr. Bot’ may be futuristic, but artificial intelligence offers promising developments.
Here's what's going to happen to your genitals as you get older, and it's not a pretty picture.
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.
Learn how to protect your ability to have children before, during and after treatment.
Research suggests prostate cancer is deadlier and more likely to reoccur among smokers.
Understand the ways doctors stage and rate prostate cancer, and how they talk about it.
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.
Getting regular genital exams is an important part of preventive health care.
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.
Like the other parts of your body, your prostate needs the right foods to stay healthy.
Stress can compromise your immunity and increase the risk of relapse after prostate cancer.
The signs don't necessarily mean you have the disease. Find out what else it could be.
Prostate-specific antigen tests aren't always accurate, so don't let high PSA levels alarm you.
Discovering why you aren't feeling it like you used to can help improve your sex life.
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.
If your doctor recommends treatment for prostate cancer, pick the path that's best for you.
Prostate cancer is life-altering, but it can open a window for renewed mutual support.
These signs in isolation don't mean much but together may indicate something more serious.
Prostate cancer has a significant impact on your life. Here are ways to manage post-recovery.
To manage prostate cancer, know your risk factors and understand the screenings and tests.
Around 13 percent of American men will get prostate cancer. Get the facts you need to know now.
Medications and lifestyle changes can improve quality of life after prostate cancer radiation.
Coping with cancer is daunting. Learning about the next steps and hopeful outcomes can help.
Upon diagnosis of prostate cancer, you'll need to know the treatment options at your disposal.
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.
Prostate cancer is the second-deadliest cancer in men. It's scary, and myths about it abound.
Men are rightly concerned with keeping their prostate healthy, so don't fall for misconceptions.
Making yoga integral to your workout may improve overall health and be good for your prostate.
Studies give newfound cancer-fighting status to popular foods, including a loved pizza topping.
Most cases of obstructive urinary symptoms have benign origins, but get checked anyway.
In the fight versus prostate cancer, ADT can be a strong defense but also an unwelcome opponent.
Help is available for the physical and mental well-being of prostate cancer survivors.
Most prostate exams yield nothing alarming, but a doctor may order additional tests.
The connection between erectile dysfunction and prostate conditions is often misunderstood.
Keep certain considerations in mind before you opt for a glimpse at your genetic code.
Cancer of any kind can have a huge effect on your life, and prostate cancer is no different.
Arm yourself with the facts, dispel the myths and work with a doctor to avoid cancer.
While the prostate is key for procreation in younger men, it becomes a health concern as we age.
Don't panic! Blood in your urine can be very bad, or sometimes not so bad.
From berries to meat to fish, check out our menu of nutritious foods with powerful benefits.
Getting snipped sounds scary, but this minimally invasive procedure is effective and safe.
BPH is an enlargement of the prostate gland. That's true. A lot of other info about it isn't.
What you think you know about PEVR, and the needs of your own ego, might be wrong.
Go for that cup of Joe. A study says your body just might thank you for it.
Find out the facts behind the stories people believe about this common prostate condition.
Prostate exams are a useful tool to keep men healthy. Here’s what you should know.
A prostatectomy can be lifesaving. Doing research ahead of time can help it go smoothly.
These treatable prostate conditions are sometimes the culprit behind erectile dysfunction.
These treatable prostate conditions are sometimes the culprit behind erectile dysfunction.
Cancer treatment can affect a person’s sex organs, libido, well-being and overall self-esteem.
To help prevent cancer, prostate exams are necessary, especially for men in at-risk categories.
Don't delay! Preventive measures now can help you later.
A little known disorder, Peyronie’s can affect the appearance and function of your penis.
There’s no surefire way to avoid prostate cancer, but preventive measures may lower the risk.
Various treatments for prostate cancer may have more outcomes than just managing your illness.
It’s possible to reduce your chances of prostate cancer with minor lifestyle changes.
Prostate cancer can be treated with either traditional or alternative options.
The 'cancer gene' might be new to your knowledge base, but learning more about it can only help.