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CyberKnife to be Focus of Numerous Presentations at the American Society for ...
Reuters
Highlights of the research that will be showcased include seven presentations focusing on the use of CyberKnife radiosurgery to treat prostate cancer. ...

Male Hormone May Trigger Gene Fusion That Leads To Prostate Cancer, Study
Medical News Today
Researchers in the US have discovered that the male hormone androgen may trigger the gene fusion that leads to the development of prostate cancer: they ...

Prostate cancer mortality in screen and clinically detected prostate cancer ...
UroToday
To estimate the benefits of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening on prostate cancer (Pca) metastasis and Pca-specific mortality, we compared two ...

Vessel Type Linked to Disease Severity in Prostate Cancer Study finds ...
ModernMedicine
"Vascular size and irregularity reflect the angiogenic potential of prostate cancer and may serve as biomarkers to predict prostate cancer mortality several ...

Fighting Cancer With Fruit
Daily Beast
In the same manner, a variety of simple lifestyle interventions have been found to dramatically slow down the growth of prostate cancer, even when it is ...

UM study uncovers key to how 'triggering event' in cancer occurs
U-M Health System News
“This work shows the origin of how the gene fusion is actually created and perhaps the origin of prostate cancer itself. This is a triggering event for the ..

Advent of PSA test has improved survival rates
Buffalo News
By James L. Mohler The Oct. 22 Another Voice by University of Minnesota professor Gary Schwitzer criticized Roswell Park's prostate cancer awareness ...

Medivation deal to develop prostate cancer drug
San Francisco Chronicle
More than 2 million American men have prostate cancer, and it is the second leading cause of cancer death among men. -- Speaking at a leadership conference ...

 PCR-free method detects high frequency of genomic instability in prostate ...
UroToday
These data have important implications for selecting appropriate technologies for cancer genome projects as well as for understanding prostate cancer ...

ASTRO Presentations Highlight Role of tomotherapy(R) Technology in Combined ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
A 45-month follow-up study showed positive results for patients classified as having high-risk prostate cancer who were treated with tomotherapy radiation .

 Studies Show Early Promise of MannKind's Cancer Immunotherapy Program in ...
WELT ONLINE
... response rates and objective tumor response in advanced melanoma, prostate cancer and other solid malignancies, setting the stage for phase 2 studies. ...

Researchers Identify Structure Aiding in Prostate Cancer Metastasis in Bone
PRLog.Org (press release)
PRLog (Press Release) – Oct 28, 2009 – Boston, MA – The most common site of prostate cancer metastasis is in bone. Researchers in the Dimitroff Laboratory ...

Neoadjuvant Taxotere® and ADT Well Tolerated in High-risk Prostate Cancer
Cancer Consultants
The details of this study appeared in the October 13, 2009 issue of the British Journal of Cancer.[1] Men with localized prostate cancer can often be cured ...

Help fight cancer
Independent Online
Prostate cancer is one of the leading male cancers worldwide. The prostate cancer risk for South African men is one in 23. Cansa said it was proud to have

Time to rethink the way cancer screening is promoted
Cancerfacts.com
The Society's guidelines regarding screening for prostate cancer already is more moderate, reflecting the relatively lower precision of the prostate ...

FAMU cancer researchers develop a model to help reduce prostate cancer
Tallahassee.com
The model is called the Integrative Personal Model of Prostate Cancer Disparity. The study is funded by the United States Army Department of Defense. ...

Not all breast and prostate cancer screenings necssary
Daily Democrat
KRIEGER/MediaNews Group A startling new analysis concludes that routine screenings for breast and prostate cancer miss the most deadly forms of the disease .

Impact of socioeconomic status on prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and ...
UroToday
The objective of the current study was to evaluate the impact of socioeconomic disparities on prostate cancer presentation, treatment, and prognosis in ...

Cancers Can Vanish Without Treatment, but How?
New York Times
And the dynamic process of cancer development appears to be the reason that screening for breast cancer or prostate cancer finds huge numbers of early ...

Debates intensify on tests for two cancers
Buffalo News
By Henry L. Davis Even before the American Cancer Society recommended the PSA test in 1992 to identify prostate cancer, questions had arisen about the ...
 

Detection key for prostate cancer
St. George Daily Spectrum
The PSA is a blood test that screens for prostate cancer by measuring the level of Prostate-Specific Antigen in the bloodstream. ...

New Oral Agent, Tasquinimod, May Have Activity in Prostate Cancer
Cancer Consultants
Tasquinimod is an oral derivative of linomide, which was originally evaluated for treatment of prostate cancer but proved too toxic. ...

Seniors face conflicting advice on cancer tests
Chicago Tribune
For colon cancer, it sets the bar at 86; for prostate cancer, 75. Older people are more likely to experience complications from the tests and less likely to ..

Taking a Closer Look at the Prostate Cancer Metastasis
TopCancerNews.com
As statistics show, the prostate tumors affect, commonly, male population over the age of fifty years. In the United States, the prostate cancer is the main ...

IPF 2009 - New imaging methods in prostate cancer - Session Highlights
UroToday
When in the positive range, it is diagnostic of prostate cancer. Dynamic contrast enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) can detect prostate cancer and provides additional ...

Cancer screenings often 'oversold'
Minnesota Daily
The chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society addressed overscreening for breast and prostate cancer. Chief Medical Officer of the American ...

Rethinking the Benefits of Cancer Screening
TIME
Consider that the average American's risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer or breast cancer has doubled since 1980 because screening detects cancers ...

Tech Talk: Nanotech breakthrough, medical expenses and money-saving sonar
Daily Northwestern
By Ganesh Thippeswamy Many American men who develop prostate cancer undergo a radical prostatectomy surgery, the removal of the prostate gland, ...

Prostate cancer early detection program recruitment methods and show rates in ...
UroToday
Men with a family history of prostate cancer and black men are at higher risk for prostate cancer. Recruitment and retention of these men at high risk into ...

With cancer, it's always personal
Los Angeles Times
The yearly blood tests instead resulted in a profusion of questionable radiation treatments and surgery directed at men whose prostate cancer was unlikely ...

October 25: PROSTATE CANCER
Tyler Morning Telegraph
I wondered why the NFL had not promoted prostate cancer awareness, whereas efforts have been made in professional tennis, golf and baseball. ...

New test used at Lincoln center counts cancer cells in blood
Lincoln Journal Star
For metastatic breast or prostate cancer, five or more circulating tumor cells counted per 7.5 milliliters of blood indicates a poorer prognosis. ..

Mammogram screening does not cut risk of breast cancer death
Food Consumer
For both breast and prostate cancer we need to invest in changing our focus from the cancers that won't kill people to the ones that do. ...

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer increases risk of fatal heart problems
Natural News.com (registration)
(naturalnews) According to the National Institutes of Health, "The appropriate treatment for prostate cancer is not clear." However, men who have prostate ...

Experimental prostate cancer treatment
7Online.com
By Dr. Jay Adlersberg NEW YORK (WABC) -- Doctors who treat prostate cancer are looking at a new treatment using ultrasound waves. At this point, it is still ...

Good Luck in 2010, Amgen
Motley Fool
The advisory committee split here, saying there was enough evidence to approve Prolia for prostate cancer patients, but not breast cancer patients. ...

Preop Chemotherapy Could Aid Prostate Cancer Treatment
Renal and Urology News
Researchers have theorized that delivering a combination of these agents prior to surgery may benefit men with high-risk prostate cancer. ...

Concerns raised about the benefits of cancer screening ... again.
Baltimore Sun
We've had this conversation a lot here at Picture of Health when it comes to breast and prostate cancer: to screen or not to screen? ...

Doctors worry patients will drop screenings
Omaha World-Herald
By Michael O'Connor Many women wouldn't think of skipping their annual mammogram, and men are often persuaded to get screened for prostate cancer.

Focal therapy and prostate cancer
PhysOrg.com
A recent study by Liu and colleagues has shown that metastases in prostate cancer have a common origin — that is, they originate from the same clone.

Cancer Screening Guidelines
myfoxny.com
... screening recommendations despite a recent article in the New York Times claiming the ACS encountered problems with mammogram and prostate cancer tests. ..

American Cancer Society to Uphold Existing Cancer Screening Guidelines
TestCountry.com
Prostate cancer screening guidelines were revised a few months ago to give emphasis to the fact that PSA screening, while helpful towards the timely ...

Benefits and Risks of Cancer Screening Are Not Always Clear, Experts Say
Gainesville Sun
Nobody is suggesting that women stop getting mammograms or that men stop discussing prostate cancer screening with their doctor. ...

IPF 2009 - Do we need new markers in prostate cancer? - Session Highlights
UroToday
PCA3 is overexpressed in >95% of prostate cancer and is identified by molecular profiling. PCA3 mRNA can be detected in the prostatic urethral cells from ...

 IPF 2009 - Molecular markers in prostate cancer - Session Highlights
UroToday
The TMPRSS-2-ERG complex is critical for prostate cancer formation and occurs in up to 60% of cases. Cells with Androgen receptor have a survival advantage ...

Nanotechnology advances early detection of prostate cancer recurrence
Medill Reports
by Marita Vera Low levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a protein found in prostate cancer can be detected with bio-barcode assays. ...

Amgen Profit Rises, Shares Decline on Bone Drug Delay
Bloomberg
The agency also will require new clinical studies for use of Prolia to prevent bone loss in patients with breast and prostate cancer, additional uses that ...

Universal cancer screenings to get new look
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Dr. Gerald Andriole of Barnes-Jewish Hospital also talks about prostate cancer screenings in a recent program for Discovery health. Watch the video here.

Top ACS Official's Statements on Some Cancer Tests Has Docs Locked in Debate
ABC News
By PEGGY PECK A top ACS official's statements in the New York Times on breast cancer and prostate cancer screening tests has docs locked in debate. ...

Step 2A Cure Joins PGA Tour to Promote Health and Raise Funds for Prostate ...
Reuters
(Business Wire)-- Step 2A Cure, a healthy and fun way for PGA tour spectators to raise awareness and money for prostate cancer, premieres this month at the .


American Cancer Society changes stance on cancer screening
Blast
... Society is reversing its long-supported position that frequent screenings will lead to fewer cancer deaths, especially in breast and prostate cancer. ...

The Index Lesion and the Origin of Prostate Cancer
New England Journal of Medicine (subscription)
Prostate cancer is a perplexing type of malignant disease. Its long natural history means that men who receive the diagnosis in their 50s or 60s do not ...

GE, Lilly to Broaden Cancer Research
Wall Street Journal
The companies said they had tested the technology on colon- and prostate-cancer tissue samples and hope to apply it to other forms of cancer, ...

American Cancer Society Stands by its Screening Guidelines; Women Encouraged ...
Reuters
"Since 1997 the American Cancer Society has recommended that men talk to their doctor and make an informed decision about whether or not prostate cancer ...

Prostate research finds genetic signals
Brisbane Times
GENETIC markers that will help identify men likely to get prostate cancer have been found in an international study. The discovery of the gene sequences on

American Cancer Society Stands By Cancer Screening Guidelines
U.S. News & World Report
For instance, the cancer society revised its prostate cancer screening guidelines several months ago to emphasize the fact that it does not recommend PSA ...

Health Buzz: Cancer Society Shifts Stance on Screening and Other Health News
U.S. News & World Report
By Megan Johnson The American Cancer Society is shifting its stand on breast and prostate cancer screening, the New York Times reports. ...

Featured Clinical Trial: Testing Satraplatin in Advanced Prostate Cancer
National Cancer Institute - NCI Cancer Bulletin
Phase II Study of Satraplatin and Prednisone in Patients with Progressive, Metastatic Androgen-Independent Prostate Cancer (NCI-08-C-0074). ...

Beyond the Abstract - The critical role of the bone microenvironment in cancer ...
UroToday
UroToday.com - Most men with advanced, hormone refractory prostate cancer have metastases which occur preferentially in the skeleton. (1) Why is this bad? ...

Medical experts rethink routine screenings for breast and prostate cancer
San Jose Mercury News
By Lisa M. Krieger A startling new analysis concludes that routine screenings for breast and prostate cancer miss the most deadly forms of the disease — and ...

In Shift, Cancer Society Sees Risks in Screenings
New York Times
It is quietly working on a message, to put on its Web site early next year, to emphasize that screening for breast and prostate cancer and certain other ...

New Test Checks for Prostate Cancer Return
WebMD
While the usefulness of measuring PSA in screening men for prostate cancer is now questioned, there is little argument that rising PSA levels following ...

Experts issue call to reconsider screening for breast cancer and prostate cancer
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
Twenty years of screening for breast and prostate cancer -- the most diagnosed cancer for women and men -- have not brought the anticipated decline in ...
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Minimally Invasive Prostate Cancer Surgery Shows Benefits, Shortcomings
National Cancer Institute - NCI Cancer Bulletin
Minimally invasive surgeries to remove the prostate in men with prostate cancer, including procedures performed with a surgical robot, are superior to ...

New Cancer Treatment Takes Less Time
FOX 9 News
Tom Ray, 74, has prostate cancer and is among a handful of Minnesotans trying a new type of treatment. “At first both my wife and I were very panicked over ...

Amgen's Denosumab Delay Not a Deal-Breaker; Cancer Remains the Big Question
BNET
Amgen was angling for approval in both the treatment and prevention of three kinds of bone loss: that associated with menopause, with prostate cancer ...

Lower risk of prostate cancer
Jackson Clarion Ledger
National Cancer Institute statistics show that one out of every six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer sometime during his lifetime.

PSA 'Nanotest' May Spot Prostate Cancer's Return After Surgery
U.S. News & World Report
By Ed Edelson MONDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A new test that could revolutionize the treatment of men following prostate cancer surgery has worked well ..

Beyond the Lines: Has breast cancer awareness in sports gone overboard?
Retriever
Prostate cancer, for example, is a disease that takes the lives of thousands of men annually. And it would make perfect sense if these leagues that are .

Somers' new target: conventional cancer treatment
The Associated Press
Radio host Don Imus says he's eating habanero peppers and taking Japanese soy supplements to help treat his prostate cancer. ...

Prostate Cancer Recurrence Detected Early in Nanosphere Test
Bloomberg
By Nicole Ostrow Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Nanosphere Inc.'s novel technology using gold nanoparticles may predict the recurrence of prostate cancer earlier ..

Detecting The Undetectable In Prostate Cancer Screening
Science Daily (press release)
This ability to easily and quickly detect very low levels of PSA may enable doctors to diagnose men with prostate cancer recurrence years earlier than is ...

Prostate Cancer Startup CivaTech Oncology Reaches Funding Goal
Chiropractic Economics
CivaTech Oncology, Inc., an early stage company developing a novel medical device for the treatment of prostate cancer, has raised $1000000 in a Series B ...

Amgen Provides Update on Status of Prolia(TM) (Denosumab) Biologics License ...
Reuters
Amgen also has submitted Prolia for approval in postmenopausal osteoporosis and bone loss in breast and prostate cancer patients due to hormone ablation ..

Prostate cancer myth busted: No XMRV virus found in patients
Natural News.com (registration)
For the last few years, Pharma-friendly researchers have been claiming prostate cancer might be caused by Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus (XMLV) because ...

Prostate cancer: to treat or not?
SouthCoastToday.com
DONOHUE: On one hand, I have been told that many men die with prostate cancer but few die of prostate cancer. On the other, statistics are announced stating ...

WCE 2009 - Final outcome of patients with prostate cancer suitable for active ...
UroToday
... the authors discuss the problems with application of active surveillance protocols for low risk localized prostate cancer. ...

Men older than 70 years have higher risk prostate cancer and poorer survival ...
UroToday
We clarified whether men older than 70 years have a higher risk of prostate cancer and poorer survival in the early and late prostate specific antigen eras. ..

Health-related quality of life of prostate cancer patients compared to the ...
UroToday
The objective of this study was to examine the age-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of prostate cancer patients (PCPs). ...

Lives are touched
Florida Times-Union
Leukemia, brain, ovarian and prostate cancer. Because I am a recent prostate cancer survivor, I have taken the time to look up how many men are diagnosed ...

What You Don't Know Might Kill You
Newsweek
Similarly, at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, to pick one top site, the five-year survival rate for patients with stage II prostate cancer is 93 ...

Detection of aggressive primary prostate cancer with 11C-choline PET/CT using ...
UroToday
... of our preliminary data using ratios of tumor to benign prostate background, (11)C-choline preferentially identified aggressive primary prostate cancer. ...

Minimally invasive prostate cancer surgery: Not-so-minimal risk?
Daily Finance (blog)
The prostate cancer operation is often robotically assisted with the help of the heavily marketed da Vinci system, made by Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG) in ...

Taller Men Are At Higher Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Renal and Urology News
Tall men are at significantly increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer (pca), especially if they are younger than 65 years, according to a ...

Congressional Letter Highlights Increased Racial Health Disparities and ...
Reuters
Congressman Meeks has long promoted additional funding for research, educational awareness, and early detection for prostate cancer in African American men. ...

Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus-related Virus May Not Be Associated With ...
Science Daily (press release)
Contrary to some reports, which have found XMRV in 40% of cases in patients in the US with familial prostate cancer, research published today in BioMed ...

No association between variant DNA repair genes and prostate cancer risk among ...
UroToday
... repair genes relative to prostate cancer (PCA) risk using conventional logistic regression models and multifactor dimensionality reduction (MDR). ...

NyQuil, DayQuil Vitamin C Claims Prompt FDA Warning
Newsinferno.com
In June, the CSPI contacted Bayer, demanding it change how it markets Men's One A Day following a prior study—SELECT, considered the largest prostate cancer ...

Study isolates virus in chronic fatigue sufferers
Vancouver Sun
A virus linked to prostate cancer also appears to play a role in chronic fatigue syndrome, according to research that could lead to the first drug ..

Popular prostate surgery may cause serious side effects
Bartlesville Live
A surgery to treat prostate cancer, that has grown popular because it is minimally invasive, may be more likely to leave a man with incontinence and ...

Study finds cancer info. on YouTube unreliable
The Dartmouth
By Kevin Xiao YouTube videos about prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment — perhaps unsurprisingly — are not reliable sources of information, according to ...

Prostate Cancer Treatment
WBKO
In the struggle against prostate cancer surgical removal of the prostate is often a suggested treatment. The use of robot-assisted minimally-invasive ...

2-18F-Fluoropropionic acid as a PET imaging agent for prostate cancer - Abstract
UroToday
There is a high interest in developing an (18)F-labeled PET tracer that can aid in diagnosis and therapy monitoring of prostate cancer. ...

New Sensor Detects Amounts of Radiation Delivered to Breast/Prostate Cancer ...
HealthNewsDigest.com
Developed by Sicel Technologies, Inc., the DVS sensors are implanted during a minimally invasive procedure when treating prostate cancer. ...

Nymox's NX-1207 to be Clinically Tested for Prostate Cancer
Reuters
The laboratory studies of prostate cancer were conducted over a 2-year period, using human prostate cancer cell lines and numerous different standard ...

Minimally invasive vs. open radical prostatectomy
UroToday
Researchers compared tumor registry and Medicare linked data from nearly 9000 men with prostate cancer who underwent either MIRP or RRP from 2003-2007 for ...

Prostate cancer surgery questioned
Chicago Sun-Times
Minimally invasive surgery for prostate cancer is marketed as a more precise way to remove the prostate with shorter recovery times and fewer complications ...

New study casts doubt on green tea's anti-cancer properties
Tea News
The author's research found some evidence that green tea could reduce the incidence of liver cancer, breast cancer and, in men, prostate cancer, ...

Health bills...Prostate problems...La Casa Blanca
9&10 News
CHICAGO (AP) — A new study suggests that while keyhole surgery for prostate cancer is less invasive, it may mean a higher risk for lasting incontinence and ...

Prostate Cancer Screening and Surveillance—Reply
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)
Screening for prostate cancer: the controversy that refuses to die. N Engl J Med. 2009;360(13):1351-1354. FREE FULL TEXT 2. Miller DC, Gruber SB, ...

AP News in Brief
The Associated Press
The results add to confusion around prostate cancer treatments, which sometimes lead to urinary and sexual problems. It's not clear that either kind of .

Report: More precise prostate surgery risky
Detroit Free Press
CHICAGO -- The risk of losing sexual function and urine control may be greater in men who have prostate cancer surgery designed to reduce blood loss and ...

Study Finds a Pro and Some Cons to Minimally Invasive Prostate Surgeries
New York Times
By RONI CARYN RABIN Prostate cancer patients who chose minimally invasive surgery rather than more extensive operations to remove the prostate were less ...

New prostate surgery not necessarily better: study
Reuters
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Men who have less invasive prostate cancer surgery -- often done robotically -- are more likely to be incontinent ...

Scientists finally zero in on a cause for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
New York Daily News
The London Daily Mail reports that the disorder has been linked to a retrovirus that's also seen in prostate cancer patients. Dubbed "yuppie flu" back in ...

Caution sounded on robot-aided prostate surgery
Boston Globe
(David L Ryan/ Globe Staff) By Liz Kowalczyk A nationwide study published yesterday raises serious concerns about robot-assisted prostate cancer surgery, ...

Outcomes of localized prostate cancer following conservative management - Abstract
UroToday
To evaluate the outcomes of clinically localized prostate cancer managed without initial attempted curative therapy in the PSA era. ...

Differing perceptions of quality of life in patients with prostate cancer and ...
UroToday
As the number of prostate cancer survivors increases, urologists must recognize their quality of life impairment. In the past physician ratings of patient ...

Minimally invasive prostate surgery can increase some complications
Los Angeles Times
More men who need prostate-cancer surgery are choosing minimally invasive techniques because these surgeries typically lead to shorter hospital stays and

Nine European Countries Sanction Debiopharm's Six-Month Formulation of ...
Genetic Engineering News (press release)
Debiopharm and its European marketing partner, Ipsen, confirmed regulatory approval of its prostate cancer drug in nine European countries: Germany (the .

New prostate cancer treatment close
Pharmacy Europe
A more convenient six-month formulation of a drug to treat prostate cancer has successfully completed its European decentralised registration procedure and .

Ipsen and Debiopharm Group Announce That Decapeptyl(R)(triptorelin embonate) 6 ...
Reuters
"As expected, we are proud to offer patients suffering from prostate cancer a new 6-month formulation of Decapeptyl(R) with an improved convenience and a ..

AUA MA 2009 - Relationship between the PCA3 molecular urine test and prostate ...
UroToday
PCA3 urine specimens were evaluated from 294 (40%) of the 741 men with prostate cancer enrolled in the active surveillance program at Johns Hopkins. ...

Serum testosterone is associated with aggressive prostate cancer in older men ...
UroToday
To evaluate the relationship between testosterone levels and the development of high-risk prostate cancer, by prospectively examining serum androgen ...

Cutting-Edge Cancer Treatment Center Improves Health of Thousands
Adventist News Network
When Bob Marckini got a phone call in August 2000 saying he had prostate cancer, he thought it was the lowest point in his life. He did what many do in that ..

Is a Virus the Cause of Fatigue Syndrome?
New York Times
But it has also been linked to cancer in people: it was first identified three years ago, in prostate cancer, and later detected in about one-quarter of ...
 

Clinical Remissions in Three Otherwise Intractable Cancers Signal the Progress ...
Reuters
Remarkably, a Catholic priest, who was previously bedridden and in withering pain, suffering from end-stage prostate cancer that had spread to his bones, ...

Dendreon adds two directors to board; shares rise
Reuters
O), which is developing a vaccine to treat prostate cancer, rose nearly 8 percent on Monday after it added two new directors to its board. ..

Are US cancer screening test patterns consistent with guideline ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Little attention has been given to whether breast, colorectal and prostate cancer screening test use is responsive to guideline age information regarding .

Freezing prostate cancer tumors
TopNews United States
Doctors have revealed in Scotland that they are giving tumor frostbite to fight prostate cancer. The therapy, called cryotherapy, involves the freezing of ...
 

Prostate cancer focus of seminar
Iowa City Press Citizen
"What's New in Treating Prostate Cancer" is the focus of the next Health For Your Lifetime program. The seminar will be from 6:30 to 8 pm today in the East ..

AUA MA 2009 - Evaluation of the prostate cancer prevention trial risk ...
UroToday
WILLIAMSBURG, VA, USA (UroToday.com) - The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) risk calculator was developed based on a subgroup analysis of 5519 men ...

United States military contributions to the National Cancer Institute - Abstract
UroToday
The Department of Defense and the military have a number of programs aimed at cancer research with significant dedication to prostate cancer, ...

A feasibility study of novel ultrasonic tissue characterization for prostate ...
UroToday
This study demonstrates the feasibility of using a novel 2D spectrum ultrasonic tissue characterization (UTC) technique for prostate-cancer diagnosis. ...

ImaginAb, Inc. and BZL Biologics, LLC Conclude Licensing Agreement for Imaging ...
Reuters
Its lead program is based on antibody (Ab) targeting of PSMA, a unique cancer-related antigen that is present at high levels in all prostate cancers as well ...

Doctors use ice treatment for prostate cancer
Press and Journal
The treatment is available only to men whose prostate cancer has recurred despite previous radiotherapy and have inoperable tumours, or in cases where

Brachytherapy an effective option, says Prostate Cancer Foundation
National Business Review
A prostate cancer survivor says he would fear going to the dentist more than prostate cancer, after seeking out sophisticated treatment ten years ago, ...

Retrovirus may have possible connection to chronic fatigue syndrome
HealthJockey.com
Common attributes of an immune system defect in patients suffering from CFS and prostate cancer guided the researchers to hunt for the virus in their blood ..

Breast Cancer Awareness Month monopolizes grief
The Daily Evergreen
I should think prostate cancer would be a more important issue for the NFL to cover, considering it is one of the most common types of cancer among men. ...

AUA MA 2009 - Endorectal MRI does not differentiate between favorable and ...
UroToday
The authors concluded that discrete tumor identification on emri is not predictive of adverse pathologic features in patients with prostate cancer who would ...

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Cancer Clinic
New York Times
By Dana Jennings Take last winter, when I was in the middle of hormone therapy and radiation for an aggressive case of prostate cancer. ...

Robotic prostate surgery may mean big trade-off
The Associated Press
CHICAGO — A new study suggests less-invasive keyhole surgery for prostate cancer may mean a higher risk for lasting incontinence and impotence when compared ...

Up to Her Neck in Pink Ribbons and Smiley Faces
New York Times
(“Certainly men diagnosed with prostate cancer do not receive gifts of Matchbox cars.”) After that it takes a downhill trajectory. The next chapter concerns ...

Prostate cancer 'frozen out'
The Press Association
Doctors in Scotland are giving tumours frostbite to fight prostate cancer, they have revealed. During the procedure, called cryotherapy, the tumours are ...

The Prostate Cancer Test: An Update
New York Times
It would mean that health reform won't get a very good grade on the prostate cancer test — and that a future Congress will be left to deal with soaring ...

Medicare to cover controversial prostate treatment
Gerson Lehrman Group
Medicare now covers Cyberknife radiosurgery treatment for prostate cancer in most parts of the United States.2. The Cyberknife has specific advantages over

Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer Treatments
Emailwire
Robotic surgery comes through as an excellent treatment option for prostate cancer and kidney surgeries. Roboticsurgery1.com, offers the best treatment ...

Prostate Cancer: Dissecting Out Metastasis
Science Daily (press release)
Prostate cancer, which develops most frequently in men over fifty, is the most common type of cancer of men in the United States. ...

Study links chronic fatigue syndrome to prostate cancer-related virus
iTWire
It has also been linked to prostate cancer. It is authored by Vincent C. Lombardi, Francis W. Ruscetti, Jaydip Das Gupta, Max A. Pfost, Kathryn S. Hagen, .

Freezing gives cancer breakthrough
Scotsman
New hope has been offered to prostate cancer sufferers by the procedure, which involves inserting "ice probes" into the body, which then shatter cancerous ...

Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to prostate cancer virus
TheMedGuru
XMRV is a retrovirus like HIV, known to cause neurological symptoms, cancer and immunological deficiencies. “We now have evidence that a retrovirus named ...

Prostate Cancer Virus Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
eFitnessNow
According to new research, a virus known as AMRV that has been linked to prostate cancer could also play a role in chronic fatigue syndrome. ...

Red Meat Linked to Prostate Cancer
Food Product Design
... Md.—A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology concluded that red and processed meat may be positively associated with prostate cancer. ...

Prostate cancer screening
Sampan
The Prostate Cancer Education Council recommends that men age 40 and older begin screening for prostate cancer. Men at high risk like African-American men ...

Doctors can now predict aggressive prostate cancer
eMaxHealth
Researchers have found a way for doctors to predict aggressive prostate cancer. Men who have elevated PSA levels, and undergo prostate biopsy with negative ...

Virus Linked to Prostate Cancer Is Also Tied to Chronic Fatigue
Bloomberg
By Rob Waters Oct. 8 (Bloomberg) -- A virus linked to aggressive forms of prostate cancer may also be tied to chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition that .

Prostate Cancer Virus Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
eFitnessNow
A new study suggest that a prostate cancer virus known as XMRV, may play a role in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - a disorder that causes cramps, ...

Retrovirus Linked to Chronic-Fatigue Syndrome
Wall Street Journal
Neither study conclusively shows that XMRV causes chronic-fatigue syndrome or prostate cancer. But the National Cancer Institute was sufficiently concerned ...

Androgen Deprivation Therapy Increases Risk of Heart Disease in Prostate Cancer
Cancer Consultants
Researchers from Sweden have reported that androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in men with advanced prostate cancer may lead to an increased risk of heart ...

UM scientists developing a new test to catch cancer in blood early
MiamiHerald.com
When a patient with, say, prostate cancer, undergoes surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy, what comes next is an agonizing wait to see if the tumor was ...

Prostate cancer hormone drugs risky for some men
North County Times
CHICAGO ---- A recent study links hormone therapy for prostate cancer with a higher risk of death in older men who've had serious heart problems. ...

Over A Million Men Overdiagnosed for Prostate Cancer, Treated Unnecessarily
Natural News.com (registration)
In fact, PSA testing has resulted in over a million additional men being diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer. The problem is, according to new ...

Initial management of prostate cancer: first year experience with the .
UroToday
We aimed to document the national diagnostic and therapeutic tasks in Norwegian patients with prostate cancer diagnosed in 2004, with the 2003 European ...

Rectal morbidity after permanent interstitial brachytherapy for prostate ...
UroToday
... 1 month (time B), and >1 year after treatment (time C) using a validated questionnaire (Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite). ...

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Pose Heart Risks
National Cancer Institute - NCI Cancer Bulletin
The researchers looked at all men with prostate cancer in Sweden who were treated with hormone therapy between 1997 and 2006 and assessed their incidence of ..

Prostate Cancer Treated Using Microfluidics Technology
PhysOrg.com
The Fluidigm chip analyzes tumor cells to isolate them from the blood of patients with prostate cancer. The array comprises a matrix of integrated channels ...

Mayo study finds radiotherapy effective
Bizjournals.com
An estimated 192000 American men this year will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and approximately one-third will choose radical prostatectomy as their .

Today's Health Tip: Prostate cancer
Ithaca Journal
While this is great news, it is still the most common cancer in American men, and researchers have not been able to figure out how to prevent prostate ...

OncoGenex gets new fast-track status for cancer drug
Reuters
O) said US health regulators granted an additional fast-track designation to its prostate cancer drug, OGX-011, in combination with first-line chemotherapy. ...

Staying Cancer Aware: Ways to Screen Yourself
WAAY
The American Cancer Society (ACS) does not support routine testing for prostate cancer at this time. ACS does believe that health care professionals should ...

Personal Health: News and Notes
Philadelphia Inquirer
Is your doctor relaying the cons of prostate cancer screening? Early detection of prostate cancer with the PSA blood test is good, right? ...

Prostate Cancer Risk may be lowered with Moderate Exercise
TopNews United States
A new study suggests that men who exercise at a moderate rate may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than sedentary men. Researchers found in a group of ...

Prostate cancer screenings save Black men's lives
Howard University The District Chronicles
(NNPA) - When Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1991 at age 58, it was a public wake up call for ..

Prostate Mysteries Explored
New Haven Independent
Almost 230000 men were diagnosed with a form of prostate cancer in 2005, the latest year for federal data. Another 29000 men died from the disease. ...

Current perspectives in prostate cancer vaccines - Abstract
UroToday
Immunotherapy as a modality for treatment of prostate cancer has received significant attention. There are several characteristics of prostate cancer that ...

What is Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate - Prostate Cancer
24 Medica
Prostate cancer is a tumor that grows in the prostate gland in men. The prostate gland is part of the reproductive system. It stores seminal fluid, ...

The News in Medical Tests
Boston Globe
EO >Prostate Cancer Screening Last summer, the US Preventive Services Task Force announced new recommendations, urging men 75 and older to skip prostate ...

Are men being educated about prostate cancer risks?
Dr. Cutler
A new study suggests doctors are not involving their patients significantly when it comes to deciding whether or not to undergo prostate cancer screening. ...

Bayer Labels' Cancer-Fighting Claim Draws Suit
New York Times
The lawsuit comes after a large federal study on prostate cancer and certain dietary supplements was halted last October after researchers reported that men ...

Angiogenesis inhibition in the treatment of prostate cancer - Abstract
UroToday
Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. For many men, prostate cancer is an ...

Microchip will help test for prostate cancer
The Australian
A MORE accurate test for prostate cancer could be on the horizon, after Canadian scientists claimed promising results from an electronic device sensitive ...

Race and the likelihood of localized prostate cancer at diagnosis ...
UroToday
To assess the statistical relationship between stage at diagnosis of prostate cancer and racial category in 4 southeastern states. Data from state cancer ...

US group sues Bayer over multivitamin claims
Reuters
DE) over the company's prostate cancer marketing claims for the drugmaker's One A Day multivitamin for men. The suit, filed by the Center for Science in the ...

Take CAUTION: The Ten Commandments of Cancer Prevention
Daily Green
Get enough vitamin D. Although protection is far from proven, evidence suggests that vitamin D may help reduce the risk of prostate cancer, colon cancer, ...

New prostate-cancer treatment ditches chemo, surgery
WRAL.com
Chapel Hill, NC — Chemotherapy and surgery could become a thing of the past for men with prostate cancer. UNC Hospitals and Duke University Medical Center ...

Bayer Sued Over Unsupported Prostate Cancer Claims on One A Day
SunHerald.com (press release)
CSPI first contacted Bayer in June to demand that the drug maker alter its marketing of Men's One A Day because the largest prostate cancer prevention trial ...

Prostate cancer detection: The value of performing an MRI before a
UroToday
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examination has previously been reported to be effective for the detection of prostate cancer. ...

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