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Transrectal high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment of localized ...
UroToday
... incidents and early and late complications occurring in high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment of patients with localized prostate cancer. ...

A surveillance, epidemiology, and end results registry analysis of prostate ...
UroToday
A total of 820649 prostate cancer patients in the SEER public-use registry (1973-2004) with diagnosis year, treatment, and age information available were ...

Editorial - Low dose, alternating electric current inhibits growth of prostate ...
UroToday
... device for the treatment of prostate tumors. The work was performed in xenograft models. Radiofrequency ablation is a presently used cancer application

PSMA & PSA Targeted Therapies for Prostate Cancer Analysed in New Research Report
PRLog.Org (press release)
Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) is a transmembrane protein commonly found on the surface of late-stage and metastatic prostate cancer and is a .

Tips for a Healthy Prostate
Men's Fitness
by John Casey According to the American Cancer Society, more than 190000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in the US each year. ...

miR-21: an oncomir on strike in prostate cancer
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
However, scanty information is available concerning the relevance of miR-21 for prostate cancer. In the present study, we investigated the role of miR-21 ...

Get tomatoes in your diet and reap healthy benefits
Canada.com
Countries with heavy tomato consumption have much lower prostate cancer rates than Canada and the United States. Some studies have suggested men who consume ...

Prostate cancer risk allele specific for African descent associates with ...
UroToday
A region on chromosome 8q24 was recently identified as a novel prostate cancer risk locus. Inherited variation in this region is associated with prostate ...

Focal therapy for prostate cancer: An unproven technique or a reasonable ...
Cancer Network
This has not been the case for focal therapy for prostate cancer. Indeed, focal therapies for prostate cancer (see Table on page 29) are associated with ...
 

'Macho' men at greater risk of dying from cancer
Scotsman
THE signs are now looking good and I have had a tremendous amount of support from my family, but when I was first diagnosed with prostate cancer I went into .

Really Dig Sex? Not A Good Sign, As Far As Prostate Cancer Goes
Just Out (blog)
Since prostate cancer is known to be associated with male hormone levels, the researchers used frequency of sex as a proxy, assuming that those stallions ...

SBRT Shows Promise for Localized Prostate Cancer
Renal and Urology News
Dr. Freeman presented results from a cohort of 113 patients treated with SBRT for early stage prostate cancer between February 2005 and December 2006. ...

9 Things in the Health Bill We Should Now Reconsider
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
But most men haven't realized that they would lose, too: Prostate cancer screening with routine prostate-specific antigen tests is on the line, ...

A Lifesaving Tool Turned Deadly
New York Times
In June, The Times reported that a Philadelphia hospital gave the wrong radiation dose to more than 90 patients with prostate cancer — and then kept quiet ...

First NZ patients receive new prostate cancer treatment
New Zealand Herald
A modified form of prostate cancer treatment - brachytherapy - has been used for the first time in the southern hemisphere on two New Zealand patients

Fat intake increases prostate cancer risk
Food Consumer
Sunday Jan 24, 2010 (foodconsumer.org) -- The news on Dennis Hopper losing his battle against prostate cancer has drawn attention from moviegoers and fans.

Patients often unaware of radiation risks
UPI.com
In June, the Times found, a Philadelphia hospital gave the wrong radiation dose to more than 90 patients with prostate cancer -- then did not report it

Study confirms prostate cancer is treated differently at county vs. private ...
PhysOrg.com
Researchers at Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego and colleagues have found that prostate cancer treatments varied ...

Fighting cancer with light | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/25/2010
Philadelphia Inquirer
Separately, researchers at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia are using the technique to combat prostate cancer in lab animals. ...

Do not ignore the dangers of the forgotten cancer
Treatment Abroad
We all know that breast cancer, lung cancer and even prostate cancer are among the most common cancers in the world. However, there is one form of cancer ...

Utilization of pharmacotherapy for erectile dysfunction following treatment ...
UroToday
Pharmacotherapies improve sexual function following treatments for localized prostate cancer; however, patterns of care remain unknown. ...

Arrayit Corporation's Proteomic Biomarkers Clear the Way for Pre-Symptomatic ...
CNNMoney.com (press release)
Similar biomarkers are being developed to discover if patients are pre-symptomatic for Prostate Cancer and Parkinson's disease. ...

Public-Private Divide Found in Prostate Cancer Treatment
MedPage Today
By Chris Emery, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Note that prostate cancer treatment choices were influenced by the type of hospital where men received .

No sexism in screening for cancer, says expert
Worcester News
“If we knew screening for prostate cancer was effective and did more good than harm, we would do it.” But he said the advantages of screening for prostate ...

Early-Onset Prostate Cancer Linked Fat Intake
Renal and Urology News
Men with a high dietary fat intake are at increased risk of prostate cancer at a relatively young age, a British study shows. Among men aged 60 years or ...

Prostate Cancer Care Varies By Hospital Type
Palm Beach Post
The type of treatment received by prostate cancer patients is influenced by the kind of health care facility where they receive care, a new US study has ...

Poniard Pharma Skids on Picoplatin Study Data
ABC News
Poniard is testing an IV version of the drug as a treatment for prostate cancer and an oral version against solid tumors. Lazard Capital Markets analyst ...

Alternative prostate cancer vaccine shows promise
Reuters
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - A prostate cancer vaccine that uses relatives of smallpox virus helped patients with ...

UPI NewsTrack Health and Science News
UPI.com
25 (UPI) -- What type of prostate cancer treatment a man receives depends on whether he is treated at county or private hospitals, US researchers say.

Poniard's Picoplatin Phase II: Target Hit, Analysts Skeptical
BioWorld Online
Results from a Phase II trial in prostate cancer are expected in March, and the Phase III data, due for dissection at the American Society of Clinical ...

Prostate cancer vaccine 'may help prolong life'
Daily Mail
By Daily Mail Reporter Scientists are developing a vaccine which could increase the life expectancy of men with advanced prostate cancer. ...

Urine biomarkers in prostate cancer - Abstract
UroToday
The deficiencies of serum PSA as a prostate-cancer-specific diagnostic test are well recognized. Thus, the development of novel biomarkers for prostate ...

Prostate cancer testing overhaul
San Diego Union Tribune
In this third part of a four-part series, we look at the recommended screening guidelines for prostate cancer and how they've changed. ...
 

Prostate cancer differs between county and private hospitals
eMaxHealth
New findings show differences in how prostate cancer is treated, depending on whether the facility is a county hospital or a private hospital. ...

Experimental vaccine extends life of men with prostate cancer
The Guardian
A vaccine that primes the immune system to attack prostate cancer can extend the lives of men in the advanced stages of the disease, researchers say. ...

Growth inhibition of androgen-responsive prostate cancer cells with brefeldin ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Androgen ablation is one of the viable therapeutic options for patients with primary hormone (androgen)-dependent prostate cancer. ...

NIH Awards Three Grants In January to Help Develop RNAi-based Cancer Therapies
GenomeWeb Daily News
The grants, which are all being funded by the National Cancer Institute, will specifically support efforts in prostate cancer, melanoma, and malignant solid ...

Genetic factors key to prostate cancer death risk
Reuters India
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - A combination of three genetic abnormalities has a dramatic impact on how long prostate cancer patients are likely to ...

Coffee Lowers Risk of Diabetes and Liver Fibrosis, Hepatitis and Prostate Cancer
Natural News.com
Coffee has also been shown to lower the risk of prostate cancer, and even Alzheimer's disease and stroke. It is the caffeine in the coffee that is the ...

Case Studies: When Medical Radiation Goes Awry
New York Times
Five prostate cancer patients were treated incorrectly after a faulty ultrasound machine misidentified their prostate glands. One patient was irradiated ...

While Technology Surges, Radiation Safeguards Lag
New York Times
... A. Donaldson received 38 straight overdoses of radiation, each nearly twice the prescribed amount, while undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.

Editorial - Prostate specific antigen density to predict prostate cancer ...
UroToday
99.8% of patients had clinical stage T2 or less prostate cancer (CaP), biopsy GS was <7, 7, >7 in 76.2%, 20%, and 3.8%, respectively. ...

Rahall: House Cites Alarming Cancer Rates
HNN Huntingtonnews.net
Breast cancer remains one of the most prevalent cancers affecting women, and prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men. ...

Genetic test gives patients their chances of surviving prostate cancer
Daily Mail
By David Derbyshire A genetic test that reveals how long a prostate cancer patient is likely to live has been developed by scientists. ...

Biochemical profile may help diagnose, determine aggressiveness of prostate cancer
PhysOrg.com
"Collectively analyzing all the metabolites measurable with a 7-Tesla MR scanner maps out prostate cancer in a way that cannot be achieved by any other ...

Scanner helps doctors pinpoint prostate cancer
Reuters
Although the research is in its early stages, the finding may lead to a better way for doctors to diagnose prostate cancer, they said on Wednesday. ...
 

Prostate Cancer Treatment May Differ by Provider Type Low-income men less ...
ModernMedicine
27 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer treatment for low-income men differs significantly between private providers and county hospitals, according to a ...
 

 

Bone mineral content and prostate cancer risk: Data from the Baltimore ...
UroToday
To determine whether there might be differences in bone mineral content (BMC) between men who develop life-threatening prostate cancer and those who do not, ...

Imaging test may help determine treatment options for prostate cancer
Private MD
... resonance spectroscopy (MR) may soon be able to help doctors identify the precise location of prostate cancer while determining the tumor's strength. ...

New Scanning Method Detects Prostate Cancers
dBTechno
Boston (DbTechNo) - There is a new weapon for doctors to use to diagnose prostate cancer in its early stage. Currently diagnosing prostate cancer is not ...

Prostate Cancer Therapeutics - A Global Market Perspective
OfficialWire (press release)
by Press Office Growth in prostate cancer therapies can be attributed to the increase in number of prostate cancer incidences in men aged more than 60 years ...

Vaccine for Advanced Prostate Cancer Promising
Renal and Urology News
The researchers noted, however, that age is not a significant prognostic factor in prostate cancer. In addition, the median PSA level in the vaccine group ...
 

Oncologist: Cancer survival rates on upswing
Moultrie Observer
The procedure has maxed-out cure rates of prostate cancer, he said, and there has been no documented recurrence of breast cancer in women with seed implants ...
 

Scanner Can Identify Prostate Tumors
eFitnessNow
The search for a better prostate cancer diagnosis tool has led to the discovery of a new imaging device that can pinpoint the location of a tumor within the ...

Clinical and pathological characteristics of screen-detected versus clinically ...
UroToday
PSA screening is effective for early detection of prostate cancer in Chinese elderly men. Favorable PSA levels, Gleason scores, clinical stages, ...
 

Editorial - Robotic assisted laparoscopic salvage prostatectomy for radiation ...
UroToday
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Salvage radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer (CaP) recurrence after radiotherapy (XRT) has improved over time but ...
 

 

Prostate cancer treatment disparities found for low-income patients at public ...
HemOncToday
Among low-income patients enrolled in a state-funded program, prostate cancer treatments varied significantly between county hospitals and private providers ..

Prostate cancer vaccine shows promise
Food Consumer
An experimental vaccine may be used to help patients with symptomatic castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer (mCRPC), renalandurologynews.com ...
 

In Prostate CA, Sexual Decline After Radiation Has Limit
MedPage Today
Sexual function declines in the first two years after external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer but stabilizes thereafter, according to data from ...
 

When Medical Errors Meet Radiation Treatments
InjuryBoard.com (blog)
Another patient with stomach cancer was treated for prostate cancer. Fifty patients received radiation intended for someone else, including one brain cancer ...

Vaccine approach extends life of prostate cancer patients, trial shows
VaccineNewsDaily
by Tina Redlup on January 28, 2010 In a newly published clinical trial, patients with metastatic prostate cancer who received a vaccine of harmless ...

Health: Prostate cancer – the silent killer
Cyprus Mail
He was diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer in early December. He'd had no symptoms but because he is over 50 his doctor, during his annual check-up ...
 

Prostate cancer with metastasis to the omentum and massive ascites: A rare ...
UroToday
The most common sites of metastasis in prostate cancer include bone and regional lymph nodes followed by lung, liver, and brain. ...

Editorial - Operator is an independent predictor of detecting prostate cancer ...
UroToday
... investigators including Dr. Neil Fleshner at the University of Toronto report that while prostate cancer (CaP) detection differences do exist, ...

Annual Cancer Report Available
Port Clinton News Herald
... at the Bellevue Hospital in 2009; a listing of Bellevue Hospital Cancer Committee members for 2009; and results of an in-depth study on prostate cancer. ...

Cancer Update and Fitness Fears
KOMU-TV
When it comes to cancer, usually the bigger the tumor, the fewer the treatment options. MU scientists have discovered a unique treatment for prostate cancer ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals: Oversold, Undervalued, Poised for Short Squeeze
Seeking Alpha (blog)
2) PARD will present data from their Phase 2 trial using picoplatin in prostate cancer on March 5 th . 3) A massive short covering rally (with a current 20% ...
 

Adding Hormone Therapy to Brachytherapy May Raise Death Risk in Older Men
Renal and Urology News
Adding androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) to brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer may increase the risk of death among men aged 73 years and older, ...

Race, Obesity Affect Outcomes Among Diabetics Following Prostatectomy
Science Daily (press release)
11, 2010) — Obese white men who have both diabetes and prostate cancer have significantly worse outcomes following radical prostatectomy than do men without ...

 

Prostate-specific antigen, prostate cancer, and disorders of hemostasis - Abstract
UroToday
Prostate cancer is the most prevalent malignancy in men and the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Disorders of hemostasis are commonplace in ...

Obesity and cancer: Effects on risk, screening and mortality
HemOncToday
Research into adiponectin and prostate cancer — the incidence of which obesity has a very small effect on, but appears to be associated with more aggressive ...
 

Robot prostate surgery has downsides, needs more data
Reuters
There was also a lack of data on how well patients functioned after surgery, and how patients with high-risk prostate cancer fared long-term

Genetic variant associated with aggressive form of prostate cancer
PhysOrg.com
"This finding addresses one of the most important clinical questions of prostate cancer - the ability at an early stage to distinguish between aggressive ...
 

Gene may pinpoint most aggressive prostate cancer
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers have found a genetic mutation that helps predict which men will have aggressive prostate cancer and said it might help ...

Dendreon Cash Helps Speed Capacity, Europe Deal Leverage
CNNMoney.com
... manufacturing facilities and that the cash has given it leverage in finding a European marketing partner for its experimental prostate-cancer treatment. ...

Controversies in the treatment of high-risk prostate cancer-what is the ...
UroToday
... Levels 2 and 3 evidence were provided by several studies supporting the use of escalated-dose radiotherapy in high-risk prostate cancer. ...

Dendreon sees full Provenge capacity by mid-2011
Reuters
O) expects to reach full manufacturing capacity for experimental prostate cancer drug Provenge by mid-2011, and will immediately launch sales of the drug ...
 

Treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer: Updates on therapeutics ...
UroToday
Androgens play a critical role in the progression of castration-resistant prostate cancer through androgen receptor (AR)-regulated signaling pathways. ...
 

Genetic Mutation May Help Men With Prostate Cancer
eFitnessNow
At the same time, the finding may help pinpoint those men who are susceptible to the aggressive form of prostate cancer at a critical stage when the disease

Problems with prostate screening
Healthcare Today
A significant proportion of men who do not have prostate cancer test positive for the disease, according to a recent European trial. ...
 

Biotech News: Provenge for Prostate Cancer, Tysabri for MS
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Dendreon has had a long road trying to win FDA approval for Provenge, a vaccine intended to treat advanced prostate cancer; a decision from the FDA is ...

Denosumab Improves Bone Mineral Density in Men with Prostate Cancer Treated ...
Cancer Consultants
However, there are still no clear guidelines for intervention for men with non-metastatic prostate cancer. Bisphosphonates are advised for men with ...

 

Gene Mutation Tied to Increased Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer
dBTechno
Boston (DbTechNo) - A new gene mutation has been discovered that may explain why some men are especially prone to developing prostate cancer. ...

Researchers Probe Targeted Agents' Clinical Potential for Cancer Prevention
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)
In the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial, men older than age 55 years who took finasteride experienced a 24% reduction in prostate cancer incidence compared

Study Weighs Comparative Effectiveness of Low-risk Prostate Cancer Treatments
NCI Cancer Bulletin
When it comes to the treatment of low-risk prostate cancer, a new comparative effectiveness study has concluded that the various approaches—including active ...
 

Physicians Urged to Consider Active Surveillance in Prostate Cancer
NCI Cancer Bulletin
The most explicit call to date for expanding the use of active surveillance in the treatment of prostate cancer was made last week by the National ...

 

What's on tap: Beer is not health food
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Chances are, if your doctor wants you to take xanthohumol to prevent prostate cancer, it's going to come in a pill, not a prescription for two IPAs per day. ...
 

Mango stops colon, breast cancer cells
UPI.com
... tested mango polyphenol -- substances linked to good health -- extracts in the lab on colon, breast, lung, leukemia and prostate cancer cells. ...

A Seminal Finding for Prostate Cancer?
New England Journal of Medicine (subscription)
The traditional view is that prostate cancer arises from mature luminal cells of the prostate gland. 1 Studies of other cancers, however, have implicated ...

Postoperative radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer: clinical ...
UroToday
To analyze retrospectively the results of postoperative radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer and to investigate the clinical significance of nadir ...
 

Mango Prevents Colon, Breast Cancer
Visit Bulgaria
Nevertheless, testing the mango polyphenol ie substances associated with good health, on colon, breast, lung, leukemia and prostate cancer cells in the lab, ...
 

Association between diabetes, prostate cancer aggressiveness may vary by race ...
Endocrine Today
White men with diabetes and prostate cancer had significantly worse outcomes following radical prostatectomy in a new study, and diabetes may further

Active Surveillance Now Prominent in NCCN Prostate Cancer Guidelines
Medscape
January 14, 2010 — For the first time, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's (NCCN) practice guidelines for prostate cancer recommend the use of ...
 

Amgen: Strengthening Bones, Weakening Cancer?
BusinessWeek
Some 65% to 75% of advanced breast and prostate cancer patients eventually suffer bone metastases. The resulting swelling and fractures can cause ...

Prostate Cancer: Catching An Aggressive Disease
Ivanhoe
(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers are on the way to solving a critical question in the treatment of prostate cancer -- that is, how to tell at an early ...
 

Health reform bills would lower Medicaid bar
The Detroit News
The 60-year-Detroiter was diagnosed with prostate cancer, but his security-guard job doesn't include health benefits. He's too young for Medicare and ...
 

Osteoblast-specific factor 2 expression in prostate cancer-associated stroma ...
UroToday
Diverse microarray technologies have been used to characterize the molecular changes in prostate cancer. Even though these gene expression studies are ...

Stable alterations of CD44 isoform expression in prostate cancer cells ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Dysregulated CD44 expression characterizes most human cancers, including prostate cancer (PCa). PCa loses expression of CD44 standard (CD44s) that is

Role of IAPs in prostate cancer progression: immunohistochemical study in ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
In this study was investigate IAPs in normal human prostate (NP), benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) and ...

Race, Weight May Influence Success of Prostate Surgery
BusinessWeek
15 (HealthDay News) -- Race and obesity may affect the outcome of men with diabetes who have prostate cancer surgery, a new US study reveals. ...

Phila. VA acknowledges violations of radiation rules | Philadelphia Inquirer ...
Philadelphia Inquirer
By Josh Goldstein In a dramatic about-face, the Philadelphia VA Medical Center acknowledged that its troubled prostate cancer program had violated federal .

Research: Genetic mutation can predict prostate cancer aggressiveness
TopNews United States
Having identified a genetic variant linked with aggressive prostate cancer, researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, North Carolina, ...
 

Benefits of testosterone, HGH on aging unclear
Los Angeles Times
And because the treatment can raise blood levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), the marker screened for in prostate cancer tests, it may lead to ...
 

Why beer is the latest hope in fight against cancer
Daily Mail
It also helps to prevent the release of a protein called PSA which encourages the spread of prostate cancer. Scientists have long known that substances in ...

Omega 6 Fat Raises Prostate Cancer Risk; Omega-3 Fats Cut It
Food Consumer
Men whose total omega-6 fatty acids fell into the third quartile were at 133 percent increased risk of prostate cancer compared to those with total omega 6 ...

Genetic Variant Linked to Deadly Prostate Cancer
Food Consumer
Xu and colleagues analyzed genetic information from 4849 men with aggressive prostate cancer and 12205 with the slow-growing disease to determine whether ...
 

Gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer
Tehran Times
WASHINGTON (AFP) -– In a first, scientists have identified a genetic variant linked to aggressive prostate cancer that could improve diagnosis and ...
 

Clinical and imaging correlations of bone turnover markers in prostate cancer ...
UroToday
To correlate serum levels of bone markers with pain levels and extent of skeletal disease (EOD), in patients suffering from prostate cancer with bone only ...
 

A multicenter phase II clinical trial of lapatinib (GW572016) in hormonally ...
UroToday
Since EGFR and HER2 overexpression has also been seen in prostate cancer and appears to correlate with a worse clinical outcome, Lapatinib may represent a ...
 

Safety and efficacy of radiotherapy treatment in elderly patients with ...
UroToday
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and the activity of radiotherapy treatment in patients aged >/=75 with prostate cancer (PC). ...

Guest Editor: Barrie Cassileth, PhD
Cancer Network
[3] Further, higher intake of alpha-linolenic acid led to an increased risk of advanced prostate cancer in patients with low-grade disease. ...

Pathology of prostate cancer and focal therapy ('male lumpectomy') - Abstract
UroToday
Focal therapy of the prostate is defined as prostate gland ablation aiming at eradication of unifocal low-risk prostate cancer, and preserving uninvolved ...

Radiotherapy treatment plans with RapidArc for prostate cancer involving ...
UroToday
... of conventional intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) plans were compared using the Eclipse treatment planning system for high-risk prostate cancer. ...

Robotic Prostatectomy Expert and Oncologist Dr. David B. Samadi, MD Discusses ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Dr. Samadi wholeheartedly supports this suggestion, and continues to stress the importance of prostate cancer screening, particularly in men who have known ...
 

New study: mango prevents and halts growth of colon and breast cancer cells
Natural News.com
The Talcotts' experiments showed that the mango extract demonstrated some cancer fighting ability when tested on lung, leukemia and prostate cancer cells. ...
 

Cancer deaths rise in most Delta counties, fall nationwide
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Data were insufficient to reliably calculate most Mississippi counties occurrences of prostate cancer, but the entire state is on a trend toward fewer ...
 

Nutraceuticals and prostate cancer prevention: a current review - Abstract
UroToday
Several naturally derived food substances have been studied in prostate cancer in an attempt to identify natural preventative therapies for this disease. ...

Detection of early stage ovarian cancer may be possible
Food Consumer
The researchers wanted a screening method just that can be used like the PSA test for prostate cancer. However, the prostate specific antigen is by itself ...

Prostate Cancer Seen As Major Cause of Prostate Cancer Deaths
Glossy News (satire)
A major study conducted at the London Institute for Prostate Cancer has determined that men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer are nearly twenty-five ...

Commercial Insight: Antihormonal Cancer Therapies - New Report Published
OfficialWire (press release)
by Press Office Antihormonal cancer therapies are a class of drugs used predominantly in the treatment of breast cancer and prostate cancer. ...

Experimental drug shows promise against brain, prostate cancers
Xinhua
The glioblastoma study appears in the January issue of Clinical Cancer Research. The prostate cancer study is available online on Monday in the ...

Androgen receptor CAG repeat length is not associated with the risk of ...
UroToday
A nested case-control study of 416 BPH cases and 527 controls drawn from Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial placebo-arm participants who were free of BPH at ...

Beyond the Abstract - Prostate cancer mortality in screen and clinically ...
UroToday
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - The European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) has demonstrated that screening has the potential for ...

Biotech's 2009 Stealth Small Cap Rally
Seeking Alpha (blog)
Top ten gainers from NASDAQ Biotech Index (NBI) in 2009 Driven by positive Phase 3 results from Dendreon Corporation (DNDN) regarding its prostate cancer

Imetelstat assisted brain and prostate cancer study
Biomed Middle East
The study on glioblastoma appears in the January issue of Clinical Cancer Research. The prostate cancer study is available online in the International ...

What's the Next Big Thing?
MedPage Today
Or it could be the role of a novel retrovirus, dubbed XMRV, that's implicated in two completely different diseases -- prostate cancer and chronic fatigue ...

Five 'eating better' foods to slip into your diet in '10
CNN
"We know that when introduced earlier in life, it can have a very strong protective effect against breast cancer and prostate cancer," she says. ...

Experimental Drug May Help in Brain, Prostate Cancers
Palm Beach Post
An experimental drug called imetelstat shows promise in treating glioblastoma brain cancer and prostate cancer, according to the results of preclinical ...

Protein Central to Being Male Plays Key Role in Wound Healing
Science Daily (press release)
The action is taken by doctors most commonly to treat patients with advanced prostate cancer. For some patients, doctors prescribe "chemical castration" and ...

Freethought San Marcos: Medical marijuana moves toward the mainstream
The San Marcos Mercury
Studies reported this past August in the British Journal of Cancer show that cannabinoids appear capable of causing prostate cell death and inhibiting tumor ...

For FDR Sleuths, New Focus on an Odd Spot
New York Times
(Even during his lifetime there were rumors that he had prostate cancer.) Franklin Roosevelt was hardly the only president to bend the truth, if not lie, ...

Options for Bone Loss, but No Magic Pill
New York Times
In another small study, denosumab also helped protect the vertebrae of elderly men being treated for prostate cancer. This is the second of two columns on ...

Author evaluates potential benefits of IAD for treating prostate cancer
News-Medical.net
'Potential Benefits of Intermittent Androgen Suppression Therapy in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review of the Literature' is the title of ...

Sexual function does not continuously decline after radiation therapy ...
NewsReleaseWire.com (press release)
Sexual function in prostate cancer patients receiving external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) decreases within the first two years after treatment but then ...

Report suggests similar effectiveness among treatment options for low-risk ...
EurekAlert (press release)
A comprehensive appraisal of the management and treatment options for low-risk prostate cancer found that the rates of survival and tumor recurrence are ...

Acupuncture Reduces Vasomotor Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients
Medscape
... cancer patients, and study the efficacy of acupuncture as a therapy for vasomotor symptoms related to androgen-deprivation therapy in prostate cancer ...

AdventRx springs back to life with NDA; InterMune wins priority review;
FierceBiotech
Report > Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia have good news for prostate cancer patients: The discovery of a super-molecule that ...

Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer in Men With Heart Disease
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)
Although the authors state that this can be explained by the more unfavorable prostate cancer prognostic factors for the neoadjuvant ADT group, ...

Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer in Men With Heart Disease
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)
To the Editor: Dr Nanda and colleagues 1 reported that hormonal therapy (HT) for prostate cancer was not associated with increased mortality in men with a ...

Radiation Does Not Cause Continuous Sexual Decline In Prostate Cancer Patients
AHN
Philadelphia, PA, United States (AHN) - Sexual function does not continuously decline after radiation for prostate cancer as once thought, Philadelphia and ...

Age and Prostate Cancer Survival
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)
This study did not find an inverse association between age and prostate cancer aggressiveness. Although a post hoc analysis of a randomized trial suggested ...

New Drug Shows Promise Against Brain and Prostate Cancers
eFitnessNow
It has show great promise in treating glioblastoma brain cancer in rodents and prostate cancer in humans. The drug attacks a mechanism that is active in ...
 

Lab tests give hope to experimental cancer drug
Private MD
According to a new study, an experimental drug called Imetelstat might have a future in treating glioblastoma brain cancer and prostate cancer. ...

Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer in Men With Heart Disease—Reply
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)
However intriguing the potential molecular link between HT use and development of castration-refractory prostate cancer, extrapolating in vitro cell-line ...

Age and Prostate Cancer Survival—Reply
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)
In Reply: We agree with Dr Froehner that the potential relationship between age and prostate cancer survival may warrant further study. ...

Outcomes following iodine-125 monotherapy for localized prostate cancer: the ...
UroToday
I-125 brachytherapy alone achieved excellent rates of medium-term biochemical control in both low- and selected intermediate-risk localized prostate cancer ...

OncoGenex Announces that a Randomized, Investigator-Sponsored Phase 2 Study ...
PR Newswire (press release)
This grant-funded Phase 2 trial in prostate cancer complements a separate ongoing clinical investigation of OGX-427 in bladder cancer funded by the National

PCF to Fund More Than 30 New Projects to Accelerate Prostate Cancer Research
Business Wire (press release)
(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced that it will fund at least 10 new Creativity and 20 new multi-year Young Investigator Awards ...

Prostate Cancer – Drug Pipeline Analysis and Market Forecasts to 2015
PR Urgent
GlobalData estimates that the global prostate cancer market was valued at $5.4 billion in 2009 and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate ...

Study: Pitfalls in 18F-choline PET/CT image interpretation of prostate cancer
Health Imaging & IT
The study included 80 patients who underwent whole-body 18F-choline PET/CT imaging for primary staging or biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer. ...

Early Breast and Prostate Cancer and Clinical Outcomes (Fracture)
Cancer Network
Nearly 40% of the 12 million cancer survivors in the United States were diagnosed with breast and prostate cancer. Therapy for these two diseases is not ...

Pomegranates Fight Breast Cancer, Help Prostate and Heart
eMaxHealth
Pomegranates have made headlines in the past for being helpful in fighting prostate cancer and benefiting the heart. Now researchers find that eating the ...

KUSI Medical Report: Prostate cancer
KUSI
A health topic that's been in the news lately is the question of whether "to screen or not to screen" for cancer. Mammograms and prostate cancer are at the .

NCCN Guidelines for Prostate Cancer Updated to Stress Careful Consideration of ...
Earthtimes (press release)
(Business Wire) The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently updated the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines for Oncology ™ for Prostate Cancer

Exercise may prevent incontinence from prostate surgery
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A healthy weight and regular exercise may help protect men from one of the most common side effects of prostate cancer surgery,

Discovery Opens Door to New Treatments for Prostate, Brain and Skin Cancers
Science Daily (press release)
This breakthrough, they say, could lead to new treatments for some of the deadliest and most intractable forms of cancer; including prostate cancer,
 

Correlation between histological type and immunohistochemical profile of ...
UroToday
To evaluate the characteristics of prostate cancer (PC) morphogenesis, taking into consideration the role of proliferation and apoptosis in tumor cells. ...

Prostate cancer radiation may not hurt sex
UPI.com
8 (UPI) -- Sexual function in prostate cancer patients receiving beam radiation decreases within the first two years and then stabilizes, US researchers ...
 

Study Shows Regular Exercise Benefits Prostate Cancer Survivors
ACS News Center
If you've recently finished treatment for prostate cancer, exercise may be one of the last things on your mind. But there are plenty of reasons to lace up ...

Cancer screenings are able to save lives
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Prostate cancer: The American Cancer Society encourages men to make informed decisions by talking with their doctor about whether prostate cancer screening ...

More sex found to be good for you
Chicago Sun-Times
Among the health benefits linked to frequent sex: longer life, a healthier heart, lower blood pressure, less risk of breast cancer and prostate cancer, ...

Imetelstat Shows Potential for Prostate, Brain Cancer Telomerase inhibitor may ...
ModernMedicine
8 (HealthDay News) -- The telomerase inhibitor imetelstat may be useful in treating glioblastoma and prostate cancer, according to research published online

Analysis of DNA Amplification Data Helps Identify Genes that Drive Cancer
Healthcanal.com
The results identified 26 genes that had significant evidence for amplification in breast cancer and two in prostate cancer. The nine newly identified genes ...

Prostate cancer treatment guidelines updated
Buffalo News
A big change in the guidelines is the recommendation for active surveillance instead of treatment for men with very-low- risk prostate cancer and a life ...
 

concern over prostate cancer test
BBC News
One in eight men screened for prostate cancer will test positive when they do not have the disease, a major European trial has shown. ...
 

Andrew Lloyd Webber Writes for Daily Mail About Prostate Cancer, 'Love Never ...
Broadway World
In an honest and uninhibited account in the Daily Mail, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber writes about his recent diagnosis with prostate cancer, and the effect ...
 

Pesticides Linked to Prostate Cancer
Food Consumer
Sunday Jan 10, 2010 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that exposure to organochlorine pesticides may increase risk of developing prostate cancer. ...
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Bravolution turns on briefolution
Bangalore Mirror
They are now intensely discussing on Facebook if they should go public about the colour of their briefs to “fight prostate cancer”. ...

 

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