Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer. Some 47,000 British men are diagnosed with the disease each year, and 11,000 of these cases are terminal. Shockingly one in ten who have the disease had a symptom for more than a year before going to the GP, according to the charity, Macmillan.
A survey of global trends found obesity was now second only to smoking as a cause of premature death in Europe.
The first national Prostate audit of services says the NHS is failing to deliver the best treatment and diagnosis to thousands of men with prostate cancer. It has shown 'A worryingly vast variation' in access to advanced MRI scanning and the latest radiotherapy techniques.
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Research from the University of Southern California (USC) and Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) found that cooking red meats at high temperatures, especially pan-fried red meats, may increase the risk of advanced prostate by as much as 40 percent.
Reduced male fertility may be making it even harder for couples to conceive and be contributing to low birth rates in many countries, revealed a new European Science Foundation (ESF) report launched at a meeting in Paris at the end of November.
A blood test at the age of 60 can accurately predict the risk that a man will die from prostate cancer within the next 25 years, according to researchers at memorial sloan-Kettering cancer centre, in new york, and lund university, in sweden.
The Men’s Health Forum is challenging the government, NHS, local authorities, sports organisations and charities to work together to get one million more middle-aged men more active by the 2012 Olympics.
Scientists have for the first time identified the symptoms associated with what has been termed late-onset hypogonadism or ‘male menopause’ caused by a reduction in testosterone production in ageing men.