Men’s Health

Risk calculator on Web can help men assess prostate cancer chances

April 26, 2006

Within moments at a computer, a man 55 or older who is concerned about his chance of developing prostate cancer can obtain a trustworthy, science-based estimate of risk – information that can help him decide whether or not to see a physician.

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CDC-funded survey eyes decision making in men with prostate cancer

January 31, 2006

When Earl was diagnosed with prostate cancer last March, he thought his doctor would tell him precisely what he should do.

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Study: Erectile dysfunction may be sign of coming heart disease

January 3, 2006

Most wives would say their husbands are notoriously bad about avoiding the doctor’s office.

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New report: Age, race, diet have effect on PSA levels over time

December 13, 2005

A man’s age, race and diet have a significant impact on how much his prostate-specific antigen (PSA) concentration changes over time, according to a report released Dec. 12 by researchers from institutions including the Health Science Center and the Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC).

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Study: No single PSA level ensures safety from prostate cancer risk

July 12, 2005

Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., professor and chair of urology at the Health Science Center, is looking for a better test – or set of tests – to diagnose prostate cancer and to distinguish between cancers that will kill men if left untreated and those that will not threaten health and do not need treatment.

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Thompson, San Antonio researchers among those honored at AUA Annual Meeting

May 24, 2005

The Health Science Center’s Department of Urology researchers were among those recognized with a CapCURE Award for their study of high-grade tumors found in men who participated in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT).

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