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Prostate Cancer Clinician-Referred Vigorous Exercise Good for Prostate Cancer Patients

Clinician-Referred Vigorous Exercise Good for Prostate Cancer Patients

Clinician referral to a 12-week program ups vigorous exercise levels and improves mental health.

Bladder Cancer Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk

Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk

Men who reported having severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) had a 64% increased risk of the malignancy compared with those who reported no LUTS.

Prostate Cancer Monitor Older Men on ADT for Diabetes and CVD

Monitor Older Men on ADT for Diabetes and CVD

Prolonged androgen deprivation treatment ups risk in older men with prostate cancer, especially those with comorbidities.

Kidney Cancer Genetic Tests Should Include Normal and Cancerous Tissue

Genetic Tests Should Include Normal and Cancerous Tissue

Current practice of only focusing on tumor samples might adversely affect care.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer-Obesity Link Stronger in Blacks

Prostate Cancer-Obesity Link Stronger in Blacks

Obesity is associated with greater risk of PCa among African-American men compared to non-Hispanic white men.

Prostate Cancer Enzalutamide Improves Quality of Life in Chemo-Naive PCa Patients

Enzalutamide Improves Quality of Life in Chemo-Naive PCa Patients

Enzalutamide improves health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in chemotherapy-naive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) Vitamin E May Improve UTI Treatment

Vitamin E May Improve UTI Treatment

In a study, vitamin E added to antibiotics was better than antibiotics alone at lessening urinary tract symptoms in girls with pyelonephritis.

Prostate Cancer Aspirin Use Does Not Improve Prostate Cancer Mortality

Aspirin Use Does Not Improve Prostate Cancer Mortality

Increased risks of mortality restricted to aspirin use after the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) High Activity Levels May Help Erectile Function

High Activity Levels May Help Erectile Function

Lower levels have no significant effect; findings consistent in racially diverse population.

Prostate Cancer Repeat Prostate Biopsies Find Significant Cancers

Repeat Prostate Biopsies Find Significant Cancers

Increased likelihood of prostate cancer seen with fourth repeat biopsy, men.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) PAE Safe, Effective in BPH Patients with Medium and Large Prostates

PAE Safe, Effective in BPH Patients with Medium and Large Prostates

Outcomes were significantly better in men with large prostates, however.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Blood Test May Avert Biopsies

Prostate Cancer Blood Test May Avert Biopsies

The Prostate Health Index improves detection of clinically significant prostate cancer.

Kidney Cancer Survival Similar with Renal Cryo Techniques

Survival Similar with Renal Cryo Techniques

Lapascopic and percutaneous cryoablation for small renal masses are associated with similar survival, researchers say.

Prostate Cancer Time to PCa Metastasis Affects Overall Survival

Time to PCa Metastasis Affects Overall Survival

Median time to death was shortest in men with metastatic disease at diagnosis.

Reproductive Medicine Poor Semen Quality Linked to High-Pesticide Produce

Poor Semen Quality Linked to High-Pesticide Produce

Men in highest quartile of high-pesticide residue fruit, vegetable intake have lower sperm count.

Prostate Cancer PCa Recurrence Not Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

PCa Recurrence Not Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

High LDL cholesterol and high blood glucose, however, did increase the risk of PSA relapse.

Kidney Cancer Fish Oil Might Reduce Chemo's Effectiveness

Fish Oil Might Reduce Chemo's Effectiveness

Research raises concern about the simultaneous use of chemotherapy and fish oil.

Prostate Cancer Androgen Deprivation Therapy Impairs Physical Function

Androgen Deprivation Therapy Impairs Physical Function

Physical side effects seen over first 12 months of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) persisted or worsened over 3 years of follow-up.

Prostate Cancer Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer Varies in Prognosis

Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer Varies in Prognosis

Researchers conclude that intermediate-risk PCa be stratified into favorable or unfavorable risk subgroups.