New screening method for prostate cancer recurrence

The American Cancer Society estimated that 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2015. Approximately 27,540 men will die of the disease, accounting for 5 percent of all cancer deaths. A common treatment for prostate cancer is a prostatectomy, in which all or part of the prostate gland … Continue reading New screening method for prostate cancer recurrence

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Soy protein supplementation does not reduce risk of prostate cancer recurrence

Among men who had undergone radical prostatectomy, daily consumption of a beverage powder supplement containing soy protein isolate for 2 years did not reduce or delay development of biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer compared to men who received placebo, according to a study in the July 10 issue of┬áJAMA. "Prostate cancer is the most frequently … Continue reading Soy protein supplementation does not reduce risk of prostate cancer recurrence