SCOTTISH scientists have discovered "puppet-master" genes involved in the development of prostate cancer which could help lead to new treatments.
The discovery of new genes linked to prostate cancer could help calculate men's risk of developing the disease, experts have revealed.
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AN ADVANCED type of body scan could help doctors decide when men with slow-growing prostate cancer need treatment, it was revealed yesterday.
ANDREW Lloyd-Webber has called for all men over the age of 50 to have a test that can help diagnose the cancer he suffered from.
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MEN from poorer parts of the UK are far less likely to receive curative treatment for prostate cancer than those from better-off areas.
DOCTORS should warn men that prostate cancer testing may lead to anxiety and distress, Cancer Research UK experts said.
THE NHS in Scotland is hitting its target for speeding up access to cancer treatment, but variations persist across the country.
TWO charities have linked up to support men with prostate cancer and their families.
A MOLECULE has been discovered that offers the hope of saving men with currently incurable prostate cancer.
NEW tests and treatments for prostate cancer could be on the horizon after the discovery of genetic code variants that triple the chances of developing the disease.
A NEW prostate care cookbook could help men to avoid getting cancer, it has been claimed.
A VACCINE against prostate cancer has moved a step closer after scientists discovered the disease may be caused by a virus.
A PROSTATE cancer charity is calling on people to sign up to the twitterings of the late comedian Bob Monkhouse, who has been brought back to life as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the disease.
MEN are facing a "two-tier" system of access to a test than can indicate prostate cancer, a health charity has warned.
CANCER patients are still waiting as long as a year to get life-saving hospital treatment, despite ministers' claims waiting time targets are being met.
MEN with early prostate cancer could soon be treated with soundwave technology instead of surgery.
TWO men who were dying from advanced prostate cancer have made dramatic recoveries after taking a groundbreaking drug.
MEN in Britain may be routinely screened for prostate cancer after new research suggested it could save thousands of lives.
MEN who are "very" sexually active in their 20s and 30s are more likely to develop prostate cancer, scientists said yesterday.
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