Prostate Cancer

The latest prostate cancer news, advice, and information, including screening, diagnosis, treatments, side effects, and real stories about men living with the disease.

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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.

By PJ Hamel

Movember: Mustaches For Men's Health

Movember mustaches crop up every November as a way to drive awareness for men's health issues, including prostate cancer. Learn more about it.

By Stephanie Stephens

Aggressive Prostate Cancer and Low Vitamin D

Lower levels of vitamin D are linked to an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Learn what that could mean for your prostate health.

By David Levine

New Advice About Prostate Cancer Screening

Should you be screened for prostate cancer? These new guidelines say no if you're older than 70.

By Berkeley Wellness

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer?

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

By David Levine

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.

By David Levine

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.

By Tim Gower

Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Immunotherapy offers new hope for men with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

By Tim Gower

How Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Evolved

Learn about the improvements that have been made in external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer over the past 100 years.

By Phuoc T. Tran, M.D., Ph.D.

Penile Shortening After Prostate Removal?

If you’ve had your prostate surgically removed, your penis may be shorter after the procedure. A new study suggests it should go back to regular size in a year.

By Pete Kelly