Category Archives: Prostate Cancer

Is prostate cancer slow growing?

This year, more than 300,000 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. In most cases, the cancer consists of small knots of abnormal cells growing slowly in the walnut-sized prostate gland. In many men, the cancer cells grow so slowly that they never break free of the gland, spread to distant sites, and pose…
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Are Prostate Cancer Deaths On The Rise?

No, prostate cancer deaths continue to decline among all men, according to the American Cancer Society.  Treatment for both localized, and advanced, prostate cancer has continued to improve. Treatments In fact, in the past 10 years, at least six new treatments have become available and commonly used for patients with advanced prostate cancer, and more…
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Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Omaha

Adult Pediatric Urology & Urogynecology, PC has many cancer clinical trials in Omaha aimed at finding treatments for urinary disorders, including prostatitis and BPH. The Medical Therapy of Prostate Symptoms (MTOPS) program is studying the results of medical therapy used to treat thousands of men with BPH in several research centers throughout the country. MTOPS…
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Prostate Cancer Causes

On a basic level, prostate cancer Omaha is caused by changes in the DNA of a prostate cell. Scientists have made great progress in understanding how certain changes in DNA can make normal prostate cells grow abnormally and form cancers. DNA is the chemical in each of our cells that makes up our genes, the…
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What are prostate problems?

For men under 50, the most common prostate problem is prostatitis. For men over 50, the most common prostate problem is prostate enlargement. This condition is also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Older men are at risk for prostate cancer as well, but this disease is much less common than BPH. (more…)
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