Health News

A Possible Risk of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
Men with prostate cancer who take androgen-lowering medication may have a raised risk of dementia, a new study found.
HPV Vaccination Found Lacking in Teen Boys
Many parents know the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can protect against cervical cancer. But new evidence suggests that some US teens are still not getting vaccinated.
A New Prostate Cancer Risk Factor
Obesity is behind a number of well-known heart health problems. In black men, it may also have a profound effect on cancer risk.
HPV Vaccine: Maybe Not Just for Girls
Girls may receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to help prevent later cervical cancer. In boys, the vaccine may be important in protecting against another rapidly growing cancer threat.
Combo Treatment May Be Answer to Prostate Cancer
A simple equation may lead to a longer life for prostate cancer patients: androgen deprivation therapy plus radiotherapy equals longer survival for those diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Blood Fats May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk
Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men, and cholesterol may promote its growth. Even after prostate surgery, those with high blood fat levels may have a greater risk of the cancer returning, new research suggests.
Simple Steps to Reduce Men’s Cancer Risk
Everyday choices can play a significant role in the risk of cancer, regardless of gender. Dramatically reduce your cancer risk by taking these 10 simple steps.
Circumcision Might Protect Against Prostate Cancer
While the only definite established risk factors for prostate cancer are African ancestry, advancing age, and a family history of the disease, not being circumcised may also pose a threat.
Testosterone Levels Tied to Prostate Cancer Progression
In some prostate cancer patients, the disease is closely watched, rather than actively treated. A new study suggested that testosterone levels seen during this monitoring may hint at cancer progress. 
Cancer Symptoms Men Might Miss
Cancer can affect anyone, regardless of gender. Unfortunately, men consistently underutilize preventive health care services compared to women. Indeed, men are 24 percent less likely to have visited a doctor in the past year and are statistically less willing to participate in cancer screenings.