prostate cancer

New blood test more accurately predicts prostate cancer risk

A new blood test can predict a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer more accurately than the current standard PSA…

One glass of red wine a day ‘protects against prostate cancer’

Drinking moderate amounts of red wine has a slightly protective effect against prostate cancer, according to new research by the…

Prostate cancer blood biomarker discovered

Metabolite patterns in the blood are indicative of prostate cancer risk, according to new research published in the journal BioMed…

Tall, overweight men significantly more likely to develop prostate cancer

Overweight and taller men are significantly more likely to die from prostate cancer, according to new research by the Cancer…

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The many lives of Roger Moore: like Bond, he had long cheated death

The death of Sir Roger Moore aged 89 has saddened many men of a certain generation who believed that he…

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Can an espresso habit ward off prostate cancer?

Three shots of espresso a day could lower your risk of prostate cancer by 53 per cent, according to a…

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Does exercise help if you have cancer? Here’s what we know

Exercise is a wonder drug. It’s a miracle cure. It’s a panacea. If it was a drug, doctors would be…

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Laser treatment hailed as a ‘game-changer’ for prostate cancer

A pioneering new treatment can clear low-risk prostate cancer without any debilitating side effects, according to a study published in…

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A beer a day to raise your risk of prostate cancer? Don’t believe it

Having just a drink a day could raise men’s risk of prostate cancer by a fifth, a study published in…

Check Up: on an unexpected Brexit bonus and the importance of flu jabs

Plus: smoking at an all-time low and the not-so-smart students who take ‘smart drugs’

Prostate cancer test: Ben Stiller says it saved his life, but here’s why top doctors avoid it

The American actor and director Ben Stiller said last week that a simple blood test saved his life from prostate…

Monitoring prostate cancer may be just as good as treating it

The three main treatment options for prostate cancer are equally effective, according to research published in the New England Journal…

A gene that causes one in 20 cases of prostate cancer has been identified

Researchers have discovered a gene that could be responsible for five per cent of prostate cancer cases, according to a…

Healthy living ‘would prevent half of all cancer deaths’

Lifestyle changes could prevent half of all cancer deaths, according to research published in the online journal JAMA Oncology. The…

Catching prostate cancer early is crucial. Here is what you should know

Prostate cancer is the most common form of male cancer and the fourth cause of cancer deaths in the UK.…

Sweet tooth: Fact or fiction ?

Health checkup: on the sweet-tooth myth, binge-sleeping and lazy Britain

Plus: prostate cancer policy, children who black out, a heartbeat problem that’s worse for women, and healthy eating

Tweaked malaria protein ‘can find and destroy nine out of 10 cancers’

Where would medicine be without the good fortune of a discovery made by accident? Scientists at the University of Copenhagen…

Prostate cancer isn’t one disease, it’s five

After suicide and heart disease, prostate cancer is one of the most common causes of death for men in Britain.…