Tag: prostate cancer surgery

Is Prostate Cancer Hereditary?

Is Prostate Cancer Hereditary?

For many types of cancer, having a family history of the disease places you at a greater risk of developing the cancer yourself. So, if you’re a man with a close relative who had prostate cancer, you might be bothered by a lingering question: Is prostate cancer hereditary?

No one knows

What Causes Prostate Cancer?

What Causes Prostate Cancer?

The glandular cells of the prostate play an important role in reproduction, producing the fluids that help make up semen. These tiny cells also serve as the birthplace for nearly all prostate cancers. Genes in these cells slowly mutate, leading to the formation of abnormal cells. The cells proliferate and

Is Prostate Cancer Screening Right for You?

Because prostate ailments are not a matter of choice, you should know your options! Find out which treatment and detection procedures are right for you in a candid and authoritative new report from Cleveland Clinic Men’s Health Advisor

Prostate Cancer Therapies: Surgical Options

Prostate Cancer Therapies: Surgical Options

Surgery for prostate cancer is a common treatment choice for men who are in good overall health and who have early stage prostate cancer. This would include men whose prostate cancer is localized to the prostate (stage T1 or T2 cancers) or to the prostate and seminal vesicles (stage T3

Review: Surgery Bests Radiation For Surviving Localized Prostate Cancer

Men with prostate cancer confined to the gland may face better odds of survival if they’re treated with surgery versus radiation therapy, suggests a meta-analysis published online Dec. 15, 2015, in European Urology. Researchers reviewed data from 19 studies involving up to 118,830 patients with localized prostate cancer treated with

Review: Surgery Bests Radiation for Surviving Localized Prostate Cancer

Men with prostate cancer confined to the gland may face better odds of survival if they’re treated with surgery versus radiation therapy, suggests a meta-analysis published online Dec. 15, 2015, in European Urology. Researchers reviewed data from 19 studies involving up to 118,830 patients with localized prostate cancer treated with

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