prostate cancer http://kplu.org en Seattle Scientists: Supplements Thought To Protect Against Cancer Increase Risk http://kplu.org/post/seattle-scientists-supplements-thought-protect-against-cancer-increase-risk <p>Two nutrient supplements once thought to protect against cancer may actually increase the risk of prostate cancer, <a href="http://www.fhcrc.org/en/news/center-news/2014/02/vitamin-e-selenium-prostate-cancer-risk.html">according to a study </a>led by researchers at Seattleā€™s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.</p><p>The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study looked at 4,856 men taking large doses of vitamin E and selenium, either alone or together, or a placebo.</p><p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 00:18:44 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 13967 at http://kplu.org Seattle Scientists: Supplements Thought To Protect Against Cancer Increase Risk Prostate cancer surgery shows no benefit for many men http://kplu.org/post/prostate-cancer-surgery-shows-no-benefit-many-men Finally, the results from a decades-long study that compared surgery for prostate cancer to careful monitoring have been published.<p>Overall, the researchers found no difference in rates of death from any cause, including prostate cancer, among men who had their prostates surgically removed compared to those who didn't.<p>Preliminary results were released more than a year ago.<p>The newly published conclusion:<p><blockquote><p>"Our findings support observation for men with localized prostate cancer, especially those who have a low <a href="http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/detectio Wed, 18 Jul 2012 23:47:18 +0000 Scott Hensley 5632 at http://kplu.org Prostate cancer surgery shows no benefit for many men Research: Circumcision might protect against prostate cancer http://kplu.org/post/research-circumcision-might-protect-against-prostate-cancer <p>Researchers studying men in Seattle have found more evidence that sexual behaviors and cancer may be linked. In this case, they&rsquo;re looking at prostate cancer.</p><p>The connection is through viruses and circumcision&#39;s role in possibly limiting some infections.</p><p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 19:24:58 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 4395 at http://kplu.org