There is some evidence that prostate cancer is less common in men who regularly eat a low fat diet that is rich in lycopene (an antioxidant released when tomatoes are cooked).
Prostate cancer can be treated by blocking or lowering the levels of the male hormone testosterone. One large study looked at whether the testosterone-blocking drug finasteride (Proscar) can prevent prostate cancer. While men taking this drug had a lower risk of developing prostate cancer, they also appeared mo...Read more
Drugs that fall into the category of 5-alpha reductase inhibitors (5 ARIs), such as Avodart (dutasteride) and Proscar (finasteride) have... Read more »
My father was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002. I still remember going with him to his doctor's appointment where we nervously sat in... Read more »
Medical therapy to induce a castration is generally intended for use in patients who have advanced disease not curable by surgery,... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Radiation TherapyRadiation therapy may be used as an initial treatment for localized prostate cancer. It may also be used as treatment for cancer... Read more »
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