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What Should You Know About Biopsies?

In a biopsy, doctors conduct an operation to remove a sample of tissue to analyse it under a microscope. If your doctor has recommended you for a biopsy, then he is suspicious that you may have cancer. It is the most accurate way to reach a definitive diagnosis of cancer. However, there are a lot o ...

Prostate Cancer Risk Lower in Circumcised Males

Dr. Noel Pabalan from Angeles University Foundation in Angeles City, the Philippines, and colleagues reported that prostate cancer risk is lower in circumcised males. The research team explained that other studies done previously could not confirm the associations between prostate cancer and circum ...

The 5 Distinct Types of Prostate Cancer in a Recent Study

Dr. Alastair Lamb, MD, from the Department of Urology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, and the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and colleagues reported that prostate cancer can now be categorized into five distinct genetic categories. Dr. Alastair L ...

5 Cancers That Strike Men (and Their Warning Signs)

Men often experience the same health hurdles as the women do. Cancer is one such deadly condition that affects both men and women. However, there are certain types of cancer that are common in men. Getting a cancer diagnosis can be a person’s worst nightmare as most people do not see it comin ...

Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk by Having More Sex

Men who want to lower prostate cancer risk should have more sex with their partners. This new prescription is based upon the evidence which shows that sexual activity helps men reduce a cancer risk. Doctors have come to a new notion thanks to the questionnaires from more than 3,200 men. According t ...

A New Agent to Fight Prostate Cancer

Nearly 210,000 men become victims of prostate cancer every year in the U.S. alone and out of these about 28,000 cases result in fatalities. According to a recent study however, exercise may just become the new agent to fight prostate cancer.Physically Active Patients Have Better Survival Rates:Ever ...

Prostate or Gynecological Cancer? Consider da Vinci Surgery

Finding out one has either a prostate or a gynecological tumor can be a traumatic experience for most patients, both physically and psychologically. The burning question patients have is, what options are present to remove it? This site has discussed preventative means in great depth through diet a ...

Prostate Cancer? Tomatoes to the Rescue

Is there any link between tomatoes and prostate cancer? Well, Bristol University’s researchers, based at the School of Social and Community Medicine, seem to think that there could be. Their studies have actually shown that tomatoes, an everyday ingredient in every kitchen, could just be one ...

Tomatoes May Be Cancer Fighters

New research suggests that by eating tomatoes you can lower your risk of prostate cancer.The research states that men who eat more than ten portions of tomatoes weekly can reduce their risk of prostate cancer by 20%.A team of researchers in the UK from Bristol University analyzed the diets of more ...