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Prostate: A Health Number Men Should Know

Blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index can tell you a lot about your heart health, but if you’re a man, you need to know one more.

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Why Some Men With Prostate Cancer Can Opt Out Of Surgery

Dale White was diagnosed with prostate cancer six years ago. His doctor told him that surviving prostate cancer depended on one treatment option: surgery.

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What to Know About New Advice on Prostate Cancer Test

Should middle-aged men get routine blood tests for prostate cancer? An influential health panel that once said no now says maybe.

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Should men get a PSA test for prostate cancer?

During the 1990s, with the potential for cure with early detection, population-based screening programs were widely implemented in the United States.

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Pricey new treatment roils issues of how to treat prostate cancer

Men hoping to avoid some side effects of prostate cancer treatment are shelling out tens of thousands of dollars for a procedure whose long-term effects are unknown and insurers, including Medicare, won’t pay for.

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Some men get prostate tests despite limited benefit

About one in five elderly U.S. men get invasive tests to look for prostate tumors even though they may not live long enough to benefit from treatment.

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