(Reuters) - Medical device maker C.R. Bard Inc will pay about $48.3 million to resolve allegations it made illegal payments to hospitals and physicians to entice them to buy its radiation treatment for prostate cancer, the Justice Department said. Full story
By engaging in active surveillance, experts say, doctors can better understand whether or not it’s safe for men to go untreated for prostate cancer. There are several tests that already predict how dangerous a tumor is, but a new test from the company Genomic Health provides doctors with more inform
In the last "Low Blow" installment MSNBC.com reporter Mike Stuckey revealed that he "pees his pants" following prostate cancer surgery. Many readers wrote in to tell him he's not alone - and not to be ashamed. The brotherhood understands, even if others don't always, one man wrote in to say. Full story
Otis "Damon" Harris, a singer with the Temptations who joined the group in the 1970s, died on Monday at the age of 62, the Baltimore Sun reports. A family spokesman told the paper that Harris had been fighting prostate cancer for 14 years. Full story
Legendary investor Warren Buffett discloses to the public he has been diagnosed with stage one prostate cancer. Dr. Herbert Lepor, NYU Dept. of Urology chairman, provides insight into the treatment and recovery of the disease.