In fact, in a large study of more than 1,000 men, saw palmetto improved urine flow and other BPH symptoms as well as Proscar (though the drug shrank prostates
more than the herb).
When a man's physician diagnoses prostate
cancer, difficult decisions about the patient's treatment course lie ahead.
The average size of men's prostates
in the VA study was 37 cubic centimeters - too small, in Roehrborn's view, to be helped by Proscar.
to co-develop a semen-based diagnostic kit for prostate
cancer based on the known proprietary Human Carcinoma Antigen (HCA).
Scientists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York now link the dual identity of prostate
cancer to a protein encoded by the p27 gene.
Because it's not unusual for half the men with enlarged prostates
to report relief from a placebo.
While not a cure, it effectively treats the symptoms'' of enlarged prostates
, FDA Commissioner David Kessler said Monday.
Stamey cited a 1996 study in which researchers examined the prostates
of healthy men who died from trauma, finding that 8 percent of those in their 20s already had prostate
Malins has found extensive DNA damage induced by free radicals in the prostates
As a surgeon, I'd see patients with detectable PSAs a year after having their prostates
An innovative technology is offering men whose prostate
cancer recurs after radiation therapy new hope as Medicare coverage of this procedure went into effect today.
When it comes to prostate
cancer, all men may not be created equal.