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A Possible Risk of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
Men with prostate cancer who take androgen-lowering medication may have a raised risk of dementia, a new study found.
How Ethnicity Affects Cancer Risk
Your ethnicity may be a factor in your cancer risk.
Having Surgery? Quit Smoking
Ditching those cigarettes may help more than just your lungs.
Smoking May Be Even Riskier Than Once Thought
Smokers, it’s never too late to quit — and there may now be even more good reasons to do so.
Kicking Cancer by Kicking the Habit
Quitting smoking may benefit more than just the lungs of prostate cancer patients. It may improve the course of their treatment.
Prostates Seem to Need 'Sound-Sleep'
If you have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep, you're not alone. Many people know how frustrating these problems can be. But sleep problems aren’t just annoying; they could be unhealthy.
Anxiety After Beating Prostate Cancer
Anxiety from cancer can lead to all kinds of problems including depression and sexual dysfunction. Counseling after prostate cancer treatments may help improve quality of life.
Psychology Behind the Prostate Cancer Test
Scientists have piles of data showing that people simply don't understand or care about statistics.  Most people find numbers un-intuitive.