Study shows a urine test can effectively predict high-risk prostate cancer

February 2, 2012

Initial results of a multicenter study involving The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio indicate that two urine-based biomarkers are associated with prostate cancers that are likely to be aggressive and potentially life-threatening among men who take an “active surveillance” approach to manage their disease.

Study shows enlarged prostate not a cancer warning sign

May 9, 2011

Despite the recommendations of some health groups, the symptoms of an enlarged prostate are not associated with the risk of prostate cancer, according to new data from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial, a decade-long study of almost 19,000 men.