Avodart, a popular drug used to treat an enlarged prostate gland could have an additional benefit. Research shows it helps slow the progression of early-stage prostate cancer, thus reducing the need for aggressive treatment in some men.
Researchers discovered that countries with the highest numbers of women using oral contraceptives also have the highest rates of death from prostate cancer. What does this mean? They think estrogen from the urine of women who take birth control pills could be to blame.