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Prostate Cancer Survival vs. Side Effects

Men with early prostate cancer often say they’d trade survival odds for a better quality of life with fewer treatment side effects.

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Prostate Cancer and Your Mental Health

Men with prostate cancer suffer high rates of depression and anxiety. Here's why mental haelth care is an important part of your treatment plan.

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A Easy Overview of Advanced Prostate Cancer

If you have advanced prostate cancer, here's the basics you should know, as well as information about treatment options like hormone therapy and immunotherapy.

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Can Hormones Make Prostate Cancer Worse?

A new study shows that some types of prostate cancer can grow and spread in response to standard hormone treatments.

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Genetic Counselor Explains BRCA Genetic Mutations

Dana Clark, M.S., L.C.G.C., at the Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine, discusses when you’re at a high risk for BRCA gene mutations, what testing involves, and what misconceptions she commonly encounters.

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Analyzing Tumor Changes in Prostate Cancer

Looking at how prostate cancer tumors change over time may help determine how aggressive the cancer is and how it should be treated, according to a new study.

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Cancer Screen Week Highlights Screening Challenges

Cancer screening is less straightforward than it might seem. Screening isn’t routinely recommended for some cancers, and has confusing guidelines about others.

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer: When Is It Risky?

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer?

Should men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer be offered active surveillance as a treatment? Learn what new research suggests.

Costs to Treat Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Vary

Costs of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Treatments

If you're a man with low-risk prostate cancer, consider this study that found a significant cost variation among competing prostate treatments.

HIFU Not a Magic Cure for Prostate Cancer

If you have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, here’s why you should think twice before considering high intensity focused ultrasound.