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8 Signs You Are at Risk for Prostate Cancer There are several risk factors for prostate cancer. Some you may have heard about such as age, race, and family history, but there are also some unusual and lesser-known links, such as finger length and baldness, that could put men at higher risk. Here are eight [...]The post 8 Signs You Are at Risk for Prostate Cancer appeared first on Prostate.net.
Does Provenge Work Better with Xtandi? Because treatments for castration-resistant prostate cancer have only been studied individually, it is not definitively possible to answer the question “Does Provenge work better with Xtandi?” Standard practice in oncology involves the use of multiple therapeutic drugs with different mechanisms of action. Because immunotherapy like Provenge (sipuleucel-T) offers a [...]The post Does Provenge Work Better with Xtandi appeared first on Prostate.net.
Xofigo Compared to Provenge Xofigo compared to Provenge is a factor that men with prostate cancer may have to consider. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new medication, Xofigo (radium-223 dichloride), for late stage castration-resistant prostate cancer on May 15, 2013. With this new addition of medication on the market, prostate cancer patients [...]The post Xofigo Compared to Provenge appeared first on Prostate.net.
FDA Approves New Drug Xofigo for Late Stage Prostate Cancer A new drug for late stage prostate cancer is marketed by Bayer as Xofigo. Xofigo is a novel radiopharmaceutical called radium-223 dichloride. This drug for late stage prostate cancer is for use in men whose cancer has spread to the bones but no other organs. The [...]The post FDA Approves New Drug for Late Stage Prostate Cancer appeared first on Prostate.net.
What Is Precision Medicine? Precision Medicine involves tailoring medication to patients’ individual genes. While this may sound like science fiction, it is on the way to becoming scientific fact. In New York, top tier, nonprofit research facilities are building gene-pool exploration centers for what some call the latest “medical arms race.” The DNA combatants include [...]The post What Is Precision Medicine appeared first on Prostate.net.
Can Restless Legs Cause ED? Can Restless Legs Cause ED? A man’s restless legs that are keeping him up at night may prevent him from “getting it up.” A recent study shows that men with restless leg syndrome (RLS) have an increased risk for erectile dysfunction (ED). So how can restless legs cause ED, and what [...]The post Can Restless Legs Cause ED? appeared first on Prostate.net.
Sipuleucel-T for Prostate Cancer Sipuleucel-T for prostate cancer was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in April 2010. Marketed under the name PROVENGE and made by the Dendreon Corporation, sipuleucel-T is indicated for advanced prostate prostate cancer in patients with the following characteristics: Increasing PSA levels despite standard hormone therapy. Metastatic cancer meaning that [...]The post Sipuleucel-T for Prostate Cancer Treatment appeared first on Prostate.net.
Determining Memory Loss vs Dementia Determining memory loss vs dementia can be challenging. Some memory loss is normal as we age. Recalling facts and trivia becomes more difficult, and list-making becomes more and more essential. These changes are manageable and may require some adjustments to your daily habits, but they don’t interfere with the ability [...]The post Determining Memory Loss vs Dementia appeared first on Prostate.net.
Pfizer Announces Legitimate Viagra Home Delivery Program. In a move designed to improve patient safety, Pfizer announced plans this week to launch its Viagra® home delivery program, which allows users to order the drug from a legitimate, online pharmacy. The site is accessible through Viagra.com, and offers men with erectile dysfunction (ED) the ability to [...]The post Viagra Now Home Delivery appeared first on Prostate.net.
How Do Erectile Dysfunction Rings Work? How does an erectile dysfunction ring work? An erectile dysfunction ring helps a man maintain an erection for intercourse. Worn at the base of the penis, the ring works by constricting the blood flow out of the penis (while allowing blood to continue to flow in). This keeps the [...]The post How Do Erectile Dysfunction Rings Work? appeared first on Prostate.net.