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Small Ring Finger Size May Mean Men Have a Better Chance of Beating Prostate Cancer

There is absolutely no doubt that a doctor with shorter fingers can make a prostate exam a little bit easier on a guy, but now a new study actually suggests that men with short ring fingers might have a better chance at surviving prostate cancer.

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Study Finds High Survival Rate After Cystectomy for Prostate Cancer

Researchers in Germany found men who underwent cystectomy for stage T4 prostate cancer had improved tumor control and survival rate, according to a report presented at the European Association of Urology 27th Annual Congress.

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Researchers Create Chip To Detect Prostate Cancer in Urine

Scientists from the University of Parma in Italy have developed a chip that would be able to detect a suspected marker of aggressive prostate cancer in urine, which could make cancer testing easier and less invasive.

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Study: Exercise Improves Survival Rate of Prostate Patients

Regular exercise doesn’t just do wonders for the heart and figure. New research suggests physical activity may be beneficial for those with low-grade prostate cancer.

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Study: Prostate Blood Test Reduces Cancer Deaths

A new study suggests men screened for cancer using the prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test reduces the number of prostate cancer deaths.

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Study: Annual Prostate Cancer Screening Does Not Provide Mortality Benefit

Annual prostate cancer screening does not lower mortality from prostate cancer more than opportunistic screening, according to a new report from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome does not raise a mans risk of developing prostate cancer overall, but does raise their risk of aggressive prostate cancer, according to a report presented at the 27th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology.

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Prostate Cancer Screenings May Have No Mortality Benefits

Regular cancer screenings are sometimes touted as life-saving measures, but a new study finds there was no mortality benefit for men who had prostate cancer screenings compared with those who didn’t.

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Watch Out Guys, Birth Control May Be Causing Prostate Cancer — Health Check

Researchers discovered that countries with the highest numbers of women using oral contraceptives also have the highest rates of death from prostate cancer. What does this mean? They think estrogen from the urine of women who take birth control pills could be to blame.

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