Researchers at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are part of a new multimillion-dollar project looking at new drugs and genetic links to tumor development.
A new report shows invasive cancer diagnoses in New Jersey are on the decline, which may be significant for a state with some of the highest cancer rates in the nation.
Atlantic County will host several free men’s health clinics with screenings, testing and exams to encourage early detection and treatment of preventable health problems among men.
A new report finds New Jersey can do a better job at cancer-prevention efforts, especially as the state has one of the highest overall cancer rates in the country.
SEATTLE - Taking fish-oil supplements or even eating too much fatty fish may be linked to an increased risk for prostate cancer, according to a new study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. The result confirms findings from an earlier study by the same team, but they …
Many men will experience prostate enlargement as they get older, some to the point that it will cause urination problems. Dr. Michael Naslund, director of the Maryland Prostate Center at the University Maryland Medical Center, said there are many options for treatment, including surgery, dru…
Question: I recently had a prostate biopsy, which showed a small area of cancer in one of the biopsies. My urologist discussed the option of close surveillance, with periodic biopsies and regular PSA blood testing. I'm 65 years old and otherwise in great health. Do you think it's better to t…
Question: I've been hearing a lot about the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force making recommendations about the need for things such as PSA blood tests and mammograms under a certain age. Who are they and what is their agenda?
CLEVELAND - The scraggly patch of blond hair on Zak MacDonald's upper lip is a source of mockery among his co-workers in this testosterone-laden office, where the art of growing a mustache has become a full-blown competition.
Make Grandma spill the beans: Uncovering all the diseases that lurk in your family tree can trump costly genetic testing in predicting what illnesses you and your children are likely to face.
Heavier men have bigger, more aggressive prostate tumors, indicates new research from Henry Ford Hospital presented last week.
CHICAGO - Too much cancer screening, too many heart tests, too many cesarean sections. A spate of recent reports suggest too many Americans - maybe even President Barack Obama - are being overtreated.
MIAMI - A University of Miami doctor recently removed two cancerous tumors from a patient's liver using only three needlelike probes, a computer and a powerful burst of electricity.
HACKENSACK, N.J. - For men older than 65, doing nothing to treat localized, non-aggressive prostate cancer may be the best policy, according to major new research by New Jersey scientists. Survival rates have improved to 94 percent in such cases, even with no surgery, radiation or hormone therapy.
"I signed aboard this ship to practice medicine, not to have my atoms scattered back and forth across space by this gadget."
Let's say you have a medical condition and there's no scientific consensus about the most effective treatment. What do you do?