News tagged with cancer risk

Infertility increases a man's risk of prostate cancer

Infertile men have an increased risk of developing high grade prostate cancer, which is more likely to grow and spread quickly. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Cancer
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Obesity linked to poor colon cancer prognosis

Obese patients with colon cancer are at greater risk for death or recurrent disease compared to those who are within a normal weight range, according to a report in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Cancer
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Prostate cancer therapy can increase heart risk factors

Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT), commonly used to treat prostate cancer, can worsen heart risk factors and may increase the risk of heart attack and/or cardiac death, although the relationship between ADT and heart attack ...

dateFeb 02, 2010 in Cancer
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