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Print, web aids help men decide on cancer screening

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Both print and online tools outlining the possible benefits and harms of prostate cancer screening can help men understand the disease and feel more confident in their screening-related decisions, a new study suggests. Full story

More evidence not all prostate cancers need treatment

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a study of older men who had died from causes other than prostate cancer, almost half were found to have prostate tumors. Full story

Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients May Live Longer with New Drug

Men with advanced prostate cancer may live longer after receiving a new type of targeted radiation treatment, a new study suggests. Full story

Prostate cancer hormonal therapy tied to kidney risks

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who are treated for prostate cancer with hormone-targeted therapy have a higher risk of developing kidney problems, a new study suggests. Full story

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Fish oil linked to prostate cancer

   Researchers who followed 35,000 men over age 50 and found men who started with the highest blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids, like the ones found in fatty fish oil and fish oil supplements, had a 71 percent increased risk of developing a deadly form of prostate cancer. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman re

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  Fish Oil's Cancer Risk

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center released a study revealing men with concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids have an increased risk of prostate cancer. Co-author Alan Kristal shares more from their study on the best selling supplement.