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With cancer screenings, 'more is not always better'
USA Today
•Last year, the task force said men over age 75 shouldn't be screened for prostate cancer, noting that men this age are more likely to die of something else ...

Prostate cancer survivorship: prevention and treatment of the adverse effects ...
UroToday
More than one-third of the estimated 2 million prostate cancer survivors in the United States receive androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). ...

Mushroom 'shrinks cancer tumours by 75 per cent'
Daily Mail
The Maitake mushroom, which grows up to eight inches in diameter, could help combat bladder and prostate cancer which kill 15000 British people every year. .

Sentinelle Medical and Siemens AG Collaborating on Solutions for ...
PR Newswire (press release)
According to the American Cancer Society, Prostate cancer will affect close to 200000 men and cause 27000 deaths this year (2009) in the US. ...

New Technology Tackles Prostate Cancer
WABI
by Adrienne Bennett · Nov 30th 2009 · See more Local News Prostate cancer is the most common kind of cancer with men. There are many different treatments to ...

Management of obstructive uropathy patients with advanced prostate cancer - a ...
UroToday
The optimal management of malignant ureteral obstruction in prostate cancer patients remains under debate and there exist no evidence-based recommendations ...

Editorial - Short-term outcomes of the prospective multicentre 'Prostate ...
UroToday
... Active surveillance (AS) with delayed intervention has taken hold as a strategy to minimize the possibility of overtreatment for prostate cancer (CaP). .

Degarelix Controls Advanced Prostate Cancer Better Than Leuprolide: Presented ...
DG News
"gnrh analogues are the standard treatment at this time for androgen-deprivation therapy [for prostate cancer]," noted coinvestigator Fritz H. Schröder, MD, ...

New Fact Sheets Help Survivors Manage Symptoms After Prostate Cancer
The Michigan News
You can leave a response or trackback to this entry Lansing – Because men with prostate cancer often have troubling symptoms that continue after treatment ...

Is statin use associated with prostate cancer aggressiveness? - Abstract
UroToday
The long-term disease-specific outcomes and the underlying link between statins and prostate cancer require further investigation.

ProUroCare Medical device monitors prostate cancer
Minneapolis Star Tribune
prourocare Medical Inc. is trying to get FDA approval for a device that monitors prostate cancer through 3D images. By THOMAS LEE, Star Tribune prourocare ...

Goal: Ensure cancer screenings don't do more harm than good
fwdailynews.com
In fact, I have previously discussed in this column the concerns regarding prostate cancer screening possibly causing more harm than good by detecting and .

Potential Drug for Prostate Cancer
Gerson Lehrman Group
There has been a lot of clinical interest by physicians in prescribing this medication to prevent or treat Prostate Cancer. The Prostate Specific Antigen .

Cancer Vaccines: Investing Opportunities Beyond Dendreon
OneMedPlace (blog)
Dendreon follows a similar approach for prostate cancer as it prepares to become a commercial-stage company with a pending FDA decision for Provenge ...

Attention is needed on prostate cancer cases
The News Journal
Every year in Delaware about as many men die of prostate cancer as women die of breast cancer. The number of those newly diagnosed is also nearly the same

Exercise & Prostate Cancer Risk
Men's News Daily
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer that occurs in men, and the second most common cause of cancer death in men. In 2009, an estimated 192000 ...

Common Sexually Transmitted Infection Linked to Advanced Prostate Cancer
American Journal of Hemotology and Oncology
Researchers have demonstrated a strong association between the risk of aggressive prostate cancer and a common sexually transmitted infection.

Former Ridgefielder writes book on prostate cancer
Ridgefield Press
Former Ridgefielder John Hallenborg has a message for middle aged men: Get tested for prostate cancer. In his new book, “Life, Sex, and Prostate Cancer ...

Activity of ketoconazole after taxane-based chemotherapy in castration ...
UroToday
... prostate cancer (CRPC) previously treated with chemotherapy, as persistent androgens appear to play a role in the development and maintenance of CRPC. .

Induced Chromosomal Proximity and Gene Fusions in Prostate Cancer
Science Magazine (subscription)
By studying human prostate cancer cells with fluorescence in situ hybridization, we show that androgen signaling induces proximity of the TMPRSS2 and ERG ...

Latent class cluster analysis to understand heterogeneity in prostate cancer ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Men with prostate cancer are often challenged to choose between conservative management and a range of available treatment options each carrying varying ...

Vaccine implant destroys cancer tumours in mice
CTV.ca
Earlier this year, researchers in the US released the results of a study on an experimental vaccine that helps to fight prostate cancer. ...

Hormone may elevate PSA levels
American Medical News
He estimates that 17% of diagnosed prostate cancer proves fatal. Schwartz urged physicians to consider the way PTH influences a man's PSA levels ...

Pesticide levels in blood associated with prostate cancer.
Environmental Health News
Associations of serum concentrations of organochlorine (oc) pesticides with breast cancer and prostate cancer in US adults. ...

Unilateral prostate cancer cannot be accurately predicted in low-risk patients ...
UroToday
Hemiablative therapy (HAT) is increasing in popularity for treatment of patients with low-risk prostate cancer (PCa). The validity of this therapeutic ...

Killing the Cancer
7Online WSVN-TV
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for men. Unfortunately, the cure often has unpleasant side effects. That is until now, 7's Richard Lemus tells us .

5 Questionable Health Screening Tests
LiveScience.com
PSA testing: A PSA blood test looks for prostate-specific antigen, a protein produced by the prostate gland. High levels are associated with prostate cancer ...

American Cancer Society helping local patients on a national scale
State Gazette
A new group of drugs may break the genetic chains that make people more susceptible to breast, ovarian and prostate cancer, the American Cancer Society ...

Latent class cluster analysis to understand heterogeneity in prostate cancer ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Men with prostate cancer are often challenged to choose between conservative management and a range of available treatment options each carrying varying ...

Activity of ketoconazole after taxane-based chemotherapy in castration ...
UroToday
... prostate cancer (CRPC) previously treated with chemotherapy, as persistent androgens appear to play a role in the development and maintenance of CRPC. ...

Induced Chromosomal Proximity and Gene Fusions in Prostate Cancer
Science Magazine (subscription)
By studying human prostate cancer cells with fluorescence in situ hybridization, we show that androgen signaling induces proximity of the TMPRSS2 and ERG ...

Vaccine implant destroys cancer tumours in mice
CTV.ca
Earlier this year, researchers in the US released the results of a study on an experimental vaccine that helps to fight prostate cancer. ...

Hormone may elevate PSA levels
American Medical News
He estimates that 17% of diagnosed prostate cancer proves fatal. Schwartz urged physicians to consider the way PTH influences a man's PSA levels ...

New generation of prostate cancer therapy offered at UC Davis
Daily Democrat
In the fight against prostate cancer, accuracy is key to effective treatment. Especially when radiation therapy is used to kill tumor cells, ...

Common Sexually Transmitted Infection Linked to Advanced Prostate Cancer
American Journal of Hemotology and Oncology
Researchers have demonstrated a strong association between the risk of aggressive prostate cancer and a common sexually transmitted infection. ...

Report: 31 claims filed against Philly VA hospital
Philadelphia Inquirer
... veterans and their spouses have filed 31 claims seeking $58 million in damages over botched prostate cancer care at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. ...

Reportlinker Adds Prostate Cancer Therapeutics - a Global Market Perspective
PR Newswire (press release)
25 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Growth in prostate cancer therapies can be ..

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

Under the Radar Healthcare Stocks: Protox, Pressure BioSciences, Unilife
Seeking Alpha (blog)
Lead drugs in clinical development include PRX302 for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate) and localized prostate cancer ...

Pesticide levels in blood associated with prostate cancer.
Environmental Health News
Associations of serum concentrations of organochlorine (oc) pesticides with breast cancer and prostate cancer in US adults. ..

Coexistence of pernicious anemia and prostate cancer - 'an experiment of ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
IntroductionThis report presents the clinical and laboratory course of a patient with prostate cancer and severe vitamin B12 deficiency undergoing watchful ..

Unilateral prostate cancer cannot be accurately predicted in low-risk patients ...
UroToday
Hemiablative therapy (HAT) is increasing in popularity for treatment of patients with low-risk prostate cancer (PCa). The validity of this therapeutic ...

"Wild" 'Staches Help Fight Cancer
CBS News
They certainly won't help a team win the Stanley Cup, but the Minnesota Wild hope they might do something better - raise awareness of prostate cancer. ...

icad Announces Schedule of Events and Featured Image Analysis Solutions for ...
Earthtimes (press release)
Modeled on the Breast Cancer MRI Working Group, this group fosters dialogue between academia, leading physicians, prostate cancer advocacy groups and ...

Medical Minute 11-24: Prostate Cancer: Surveillance or Surgery?
WCTV
Doctor Mark Soloway has a message he wants every man with prostate cancer to hear. "We are finding these cancers smaller and smaller, and we know for sure ...

Recent Cancer Screening Changes Leave Many Confused
EmpowHer (blog)
Add to that the long-simmering debate on the value of PSA testing for prostate cancer and the fact that both the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the ...

HIFU Urologist Makes Strides in Prostate Cancer Treatment
Online PR News (press release)
“Right now is a very exciting time as technology is becoming a major factor in determining how a patient deals with prostate cancer. ...


Killing the Cancer
7Online WSVN-TV
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for men. Unfortunately, the cure often has unpleasant side effects. That is until now, 7's Richard Lemus tells us .

5 Questionable Health Screening Tests
LiveScience.com
PSA testing: A PSA blood test looks for prostate-specific antigen, a protein produced by the prostate gland. High levels are associated with prostate cancer ...

Let science trump politics
HeraldNet
That happened with screening for colon and cervical cancers, but not with breast and prostate cancer. Statistics show mammograms prevent one death from ...
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Purple raises funds for cancer cause across Hampshire
Portsmouth News
... per cent surviving one year and three per cent surviving five years – compared with 80 per cent for breast cancer and 70 per cent for prostate cancer. ...

Tokai eyes novel weapon to battle prostate cancer
Boston Business Journal
Tokai Pharmaceuticals has begun a clinical trial for a new prostate cancer drug candidate after quietly raising cash over the past two years, including $22 ...

Former NIH director: ObamaCare an attack on patient choice
Hot Air (blog)
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests help catch prostate cancer early. The American Urological Association wants men screened with the test beginning at ...

Medicine trumps politics
Baltimore Sun
Similar debates have been raging for decades about screening tests for breast and other kinds of cancer (notably, prostate cancer and, just last week, ...

Editorial: Heal thyself
Philadelphia Inquirer
Problems in treating nearly 100 veterans with prostate cancer began with the earliest cases, in 2002, The Inquirer has reported. But seven years later, ...

Drug's Ability to Lower Prostate Cancer Risk Confirmed
Renal and Urology News
BERLIN—Regardless of clinical parameters affecting prostate cancer risk (PCa), men who took the dual 5α-reductase inhibitor dutasteride for two to four ...

Smoking Increases Risk of Fatal Prostate Cancer
Renal and Urology News
Recent cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk of fatal prostate cancer, according to a new report. Sheila Weinmann, phd, of the Center for

Scientists Find Prostate Cancer Biopsies Often Not Needed
Natural News.com (registration)
(NaturalNews) This may well be remembered as the year medical "facts" about prostate cancer were shown to be riddled with wrong assumptions and downright ..

Glaxo temporarily withdraws Avodart cancer filing
Reuters
L) temporarily withdrew its application to US regulators for a new use of its Avodart drug in preventing prostate cancer because of a technical problem with ...

GlaxoSmithKline Withdraws Avodart US New Drug Application >GSK
Wall Street Journal
... its US supplemental new drug application, or sNDA for Adodart for prostate cancer risk reduction among men at increased risk of developing the disease. ...

Handy way to beat cancer
Sydney Morning Herald
The more men ejaculate between the ages of 20 and 50, the less likely they are to develop prostate cancer later in life, says Professor Graham Giles, ...

At what age do cancer tests offer more risk than benefit?
American Medical News
Cancer screenings, whether they are colonoscopies, mammograms, tests for prostate cancer or cervical cancer, are recommended because of their potential for ...

How cancer screening can do harm
NorthJersey.com
Many doctors are backing off the prostate specific antigen, or PSA, test to screen for prostate cancer now that two influential studies published this year .

Mammograms and new breast-cancer guidelines
Seattle Times
In fact, tests for prostate cancer also recently came under new guidelines because of false positives and the finding that many of the cancer cases that had ...

Genistein (Soy Isoflavone) & Prostate Cancer
Men's News Daily
A new research study, just published in the journal Cancer, evaluated the effects of genistein on hypermethylated human prostate cancer cells.

Mammograms, Pap Smears And the PSA: How Other Screening Tests Measure Up
Newsweek
The National Cancer Institute reports that “only 25 to 35 percent of men who have a biopsy due to an elevated PSA level actually have prostate cancer. ...

Fierce debate raging over new cancer test guidelines
Washington Post
That task force and others had begun backing off recommendations that men routinely undergo PSA testing for prostate cancer. That rethinking was based on a ...

Paying for what does not work remains popular
ZDNet (blog)
If you are diagnosed with prostate cancer and told it has a low Gleason score, you may be told to do nothing — watchful waiting, it's called. ..

A Pill a Day to Keep Cancer Away?
New York Times
Your article says that finasteride decreases the risk of prostate cancer but that this advance is being ignored by patients. In this case, the patient may ...

NRC weighs sanctions against VA in prostate cancer treatment errors
GovExec.com
The findings resulted from a special inspection NRC conducted at the medical center after a physicist there determined a prostate cancer patient had

Prostate Cancer Surgery Performed by Many Surgeons with Little Experience
PhysOrg.com
(physorg.com) -- A new study from researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center has found that the majority of surgeons treating prostate cancer in ...

Secretary Pulls Cover Off the Work of Government Medical Panel
PR Newswire (press release)
ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer has long criticized this panel, known as the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), for being out of touch ...

Institute Is Awarded DoD Grant For Prostate Cancer Drug Research
Renal and Urology News
The US Department of Defense/Prostate Cancer Research Program (DoD/PCRP) has awarded a $1.55 million grant to SRI International, a nonprofit research .

Fractures Increase Mortality Risk In Prostate Cancer Patients on ADT
Renal and Urology News
BERLIN—Men with non-metastatic prostate cancer who begin androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) with vertebral fractures at baseline have shorter survival time ...

Data Support ELRP for Localized Prostate Cancer
Renal and Urology News
Extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (ELRP) is safe and effective for treating localized prostate cancer, data suggest. ...

Physical Activity May Reduce Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer
Cancer Consultants
The current study evaluated the effect of lifetime physical activity on the incidence of prostate cancer. The study cohort included 45887 men aged 45-79

Benefits of Cancer Screening Overestimated by the Public
American Journal of Hemotology and Oncology
People overestimate the life-saving benefits of breast and prostate cancer screening, according to study published in the Journal of the National Cancer

Federal agency blasts Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Philadelphia Inquirer
The 16-page "inspection report" noted that after the VA determined it had given incorrect radiation doses to 98 out of 114 prostate cancer patients treated ...
Drug 'helps cancer cells'
Mirror.co.uk
Another study found breast and prostate cancer victims had fewer relapses. Dr Patrick Singleton, of the University of Chicago, said it may help new blood ...

MU research shows promising results in treating prostate cancer
Columbia Missourian
Prostate cancer is second to lung cancer as the most deadly cancer in men. The American Cancer Society estimates that 192280 men are diagnosed with prostate ..

Pain drug morphine may accelerate cancer growth
Reuters
And two recent studies in Ireland found that breast and prostate cancer patients who got regional rather than general anesthesia were less likely to have ...

Major Advances in Clinical Cancer Research in 2009: A Report From ASCO
Medscape
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing has minimal effect on reducing prostate cancer mortality. The results from 2 large screening trials suggest that ...

Vitamin D Emerges as Treatment for Prostate Cancer - Cuts PSA Levels by Half
Natural News.com (registration)
(naturalnews) Treatment with vitamin D supplements may slow the progress of prostate cancer, according to a study published in the journal BJU International ...

The Breast Brouhaha
New York Times
Somewhere between the reports that Pap smears and tests for prostate cancer aren't all they were cracked up to be and the news that a high fiber diet ...

Threshold Pharmaceuticals Presents Interim Prostate Cancer Data From Early ...
CNNMoney.com (press release)
"Prostate cancer is known to be hypoxic. Several years ago we furthered the support for the rationale of using TH-302 to treat prostate cancer when TH-302

American Cancer Society admits mammograms and cancer screenings are over-hyped
Natural News.com (registration)
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) cancer screenings are considered by many to be ineffective in identifying legitimate cancers and in reducing prostate cancer

Men can slash risk of highly lethal prostate cancer naturally
Natural News.com (registration)
(naturalnews) As naturalnews previously reported, low level prostate cancer is often over-diagnosed, over-treated and non-lethal ..

Sometimes, healthcare “rationing” makes sense
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The argument is similar to the one recently surrounding men's screening for prostate cancer. Several studies have suggested that complications from false .

Test helps determine prostate cancer treatment
KGO-TV
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Bay Area researchers are using a new test to help determine whether a patient should be treated for prostate cancer.

Cancer Screening is Essentially Useless; Experts Finally Begin Questioning ...
Natural News.com (registration)
But the comments could just as easily apply to supporters of the American Urological Association's ad campaign urging prostate cancer screening, ...

Watchful waiting for prostate cancer is safe: study
CTV.ca
Taking a watch and wait approach to prostate cancer, rather than attempting to remove the cancer, is a safe approach and doesn't lead to more deaths, ...

Screening For Prostate Cancer 300 Times More Sensitive Than Current Tests
DOTmed.com (press release)
Results from an early study of the test, initially designed for prostate cancer but which may apply to other conditions, including heart attacks, .

EDAP Appoints Top US Urologist to Lead FDA HIFU Clinical Trial
CNNMoney.com (press release)
"For the carefully selected patient with low-risk organ-confined prostate cancer, the concept of reliable, non-invasive ablation is powerful. ...

Health Buzz: Bill Aims to Help States Pay Medicaid Costs and Other Health News
U.S. News & World Report
If you do develop a serious form of prostate cancer that requires aggressive treatment, your PSA levels prior to treatment will help your medical team ...

Cancer prevention drugs, supplements, and a false dichotomy
ScienceBlogs (blog)
Yet the few medicines proved to deter cancer are widely ignored. Take prostate cancer, the second-most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, ...

Hollis-Eden Presents New Interim Data From Prostate Cancer Phase I/II Clinical ...
PR Newswire (press release)
The interim results of the Phase I/II study, which is being conducted with participating member sites of the Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial Consortium ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Pivotal Phase 3 SPEAR Trial of Picoplatin in ...
PR Newswire (press release)
... with colorectal cancer, in a Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer, and in a Phase 1 cardiac safety assessment. .

Cancer Prevention
Next Big Future (blog)
In June 2003, the PCPT was stopped early because of a clear finding that finasteride reduced the incidence of prostate cancer. ...

Comparison of prostate cancer tumor volume and percent cancer in prediction of ...
UroToday
We therefore evaluated and compared tumor volume and percent cancer as independent predictors of biochemical recurrence and prostate cancer specific death ..

High-dose Mixed Proton and Photon Radiotherapy May Improve Treatment of ...
Cancer Consultants
[1] Phase II trials and some randomized trials have suggested that increasing the dose of radiation results in better control of localized prostate cancer. ...

French Authorities Approve Six-Month Formulation of Debiopharm and Ipsen's ...
Genetic Engineering News (press release)
It is sanctioned in various markets including the US for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer as well as for indications in endometriosis,

Bicarbonate of Soda Used to Cure Stage Four Prostate Cancer
Natural News.com (registration)
He used baking soda and molasses as the driving force to recover from aggressive stage 4 prostate cancer, which had even metastasized into his bone matter! ...

The PSA Test: 7 Reasons It Still Matters
U.S. News & World Report
You might expect that the surgical specialists at the center of prostate cancer treatment would have reined in their PSA testing, but they haven't. ...

Less invasive prostate surgery may have drawbacks
American Journal of Hemotology and Oncology
Investigators reviewed data from patients who underwent prostate cancer surgery from 2003 through 2007. Of those, 1938 patients had MIRP and 6899 patients ...

Finasteride and the Risk of Prostate Cancer
Medpie.com (blog)
But some follow up studies and commentary were available, and the picture is not somewhat more nuanced: the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial demonstrated ..

Drugs to Deter Some Cancers Are Not Taken
New York Times
Articles in this series examine the struggle to defeat cancer. Take prostate cancer, the second-most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, ...

The faces of prostate cancer, you are not alone
Jackson Sun
Man to Man is an American Cancer Society support group. It is a forum for men to learn about prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment options. ...

Falling Far Short of Reform
New York Times
Earlier this year, I used prostate cancer as an example of how our fee-for-service medical system leads to higher costs and worse outcomes. ...

Red meat link to cancer
AsiaOne
The findings, reported in the American Journal Of Epidemiology, add to a conflicting body of research on meat intake and prostate cancer risk. .

Low cholesterol may reduce risk for prostate cancer
Dr. Cutler
They said that although prostate cancer was diagnosed in a relatively equal number of participants despite their cholesterol levels, only those with levels ..

Routine evaluation of prostate size not as effective in cancer screening, Mayo ...
EurekAlert (press release)
However the study suggests that if a man's PSA level is rising quickly, a prostate biopsy is reasonable to determine if he has prostate cancer. ...

Are predictive models for cancer volume clinically useful in localized ..
UroToday
To evaluate the correlation between preoperatively predicted and pathologically measured prostate cancer volumes and to investigate the clinical use of .

Study: Lowering cholesterol level reduces prostate cancer risk
KING5.com
They could also be reducing their chances of getting aggressive prostate cancer. Dr. Jacques Ganem treats one of the most common cancers in men worldwide: ...

Tokai Pushes Edge With Three-Pronged Attack on Prostate Cancer
Xconomy
Prostate cancer has been one of the hot fields for new biotech drug development this year, and now Cambridge, MA-based Tokai Pharmaceuticals is getting into ..

Standing up to cancer
New Haven Register (subscription)
A 2008 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences studied outcomes in 30 men with prostate cancer who switched from a typical American ...

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Less Likely in Men with Low Cholesterol
Renal and Urology News
Men with low cholesterol levels have a decreased risk of high-grade prostate cancer, a recently published study suggests. The study, which included 5586 men ..

Expression of PGK1 by prostate cancer cells induces bone formation - Abstract
UroToday
Prostate cancer (pca) is one of the solid tumors that metastasize to the bone. Once there, the phenotype of the bone lesions is dependent upon the balance .

Down The Pike: Immune Response Triggers For HIV And Prostate Cancer
Inventorspot
by Boomer Babe Image Credit: iStockphoto/Henrik Jonsson Attempts to trick human immune systems into fighting HIV and prostate cancer cells have had little ...

Hormone Therapy For Prostate Cancer
EmpowHer (blog)
If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you may be offered hormone therapy to treat it. Increasingly, hormone therapy is the ..

Protect the Prostate with Pomegranates
Natural News.com (registration)
But for men looking to prevent prostate cancer through nutrition, you'd be hard-pressed to find a more prostate-protective food than the yummy pomegranate. ...

Blood vessels could predict how prostate cancer would behave
Newspost Online
Blood vessels in prostate cancer could act as predictor of how it would behave, say researchers at The Ohio State University and the Harvard School of ...

Moderate Exercise Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk
dBTechno
Boston (DbTechNo) - Results of a new study suggest that men who get moderate exercise can actually reduce their overall risk of developing prostate cancer. ...

Exercise Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk
Food Consumer
A new study suggests that men who get moderate amounts of exercise regularly may reduce their risk of prostate cancer including the types of aggressive, ...

Prostate cancer can be avoided with excercise
World News
By Mahua Ray Das New York: A recent study reports that if a man exercises regularly, he may avoid prostate cancer. This doesn't mean one has to hit the gym ...

Doctors say not all prostate cancer requires treatment
News 8 Austin
In fact, one report estimated about 25 percent of the men treated for prostate cancer do not benefit from the therapies. Many men are now taking a more ...

Obesity, deitary fats affect prostate cancer risk
Food Consumer
Dietary habits and body mass index have been linked to prostate cancer risk. In the current study, López Fontana CM at Universidad Juan Agustín Maza and ...

Moderate exercise may lower prostate cancer risk
Reuters
By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who regularly get moderate exercise may have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer -- including ...

Aspirin May Prevent Prostate Cancer Recurrence
WebMD
Prostate cancer is very common among older men, the same people who have cardiovascular risk factors and often require anticoagulants to prevent a heart .

Minimally Invasive Vs. Open Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer
Renal and Urology News
Men who undergo minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP) for prostate cancer have significantly shorter hospital stays and fewer surgical ...

Pancreatic cancer
Kansas City Star
Unlike breast or prostate cancer, there are no early detection tests available for pancreatic cancer. Funding is urgently needed to make this happen. ...

New Synthetic Molecules Trigger Immune Response To HIV And Prostate Cancer
Science Daily (press release)
Current treatment options for HIV and prostate cancer -- including antiviral drugs, radiation and chemotherapy -- involve severe side effects and are often .

OncoMethylome loses partner, refocuses business
Reuters
N) unit Veridex, would no longer develop or commercialise OncoMethylome's urine prostate cancer test. OncoMethylome shares dropped as much as 7.1 percent to ...

Does Race, Income Predict Prostate Cancer Outcome? No, New Study Suggests
Science Daily (press release)
"This study offers an extremely important message for all patients with prostate cancer who receive radiation therapy," says Benjamin Movsas, MD, ...

Red, Processed Meats Linked to Prostate Cancer
ABC News
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who eat a lot of red meat and processed meats may have a higher risk of developing prostate cancer than those who limit such ...

Featured Article THB UndercoverBeating Cancer: Does Early Detection Help?
Total Health Breakthroughs
To avert just one death from breast cancer, doctors must screen 1000 women ages 50 and older for 10 years. The statistics are similar for prostate cancer.

Cancer Society Rethinking Screening, Treatment of Prostate Cancer
Today's TMJ4
By George Mallet MILWAUKEE - You've heard the message often: "get screened for prostate cancer, early detection is the key." But that message is evolving. ...

Cancer Center doctor agrees some cases can go untreated
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Prostate cancer patients may be receiving unnecessary treatment for tumors that would have never progressed, a recent study conducted by John Hopkins ...

Does prostate-specific antigen velocity help in early detection prostate cancer?
Genetic Engineering News (press release)
It has been suggested that changes in PSA over time aid prostate cancer detection. It is argued that a rapidly rising PSA may indicate a greater risk of ...

Blood vessels may predict prostate cancer
United Press International
The study of 572 men with localized prostate cancer was done in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health. The researchers analyzed tumor ...

Proton Boost May Thwart Prostate Cancer's Return
WebMD
4, 2009 (Chicago) -- A boost of a highly targeted form of radiation therapy may prevent prostate cancer from coming back, a study of nearly 400 men suggests

Chemo-radiation Before Prostate Removal May Prevent Cancer Recurrence
Science Daily (press release)
"In men with aggressive prostate cancer, standard therapies such as radiation or surgery often fail to eliminate the cancer completely at the site of ...

Lower Cholesterol May Prevent Prostate Cancer
WGNtv.com
CHICAGO - New studies show that men with healthy hearts may have a lower chance of getting prostate cancer. A study done at John Hopkins University found ...

Cancer Patients Want Honesty, Compassion From Their Oncologist
Reuters
... there is a significantly increased preference for honesty among prostate cancer patients versus lung cancer patients (97 to 91 percent). ...

Low Cholesterol May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer Study
Health Jackal
Researchers and doctors once believed that cholesterol levels and the development of prostate cancer were linked together when in actuality the level of ...

Prostate Cancer: Surveillance or Surgery?
ABC7Chicago.com
November 4, 2009 -- According to the American Cancer Society, more than 192000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. About 27000 will die. ...

Men with Low Cholesterol Levels at Reduced Prostate Cancer Risk
dBTechno
The researchers noted that although prostate cancer was diagnosed in a relatively equal number of participants despite their cholesterol levels, ...

Faulty prostate cancer test alert
24 Medica
A faulty self-testing kit on sale in the UK for prostate cancer could mean some given the all clear actually have cancer, a government agency is warning. ...

Low Cholesterol May Help Prevent Cancer
U.S. News & World Report
In addition, data on the more than 5500 men enrolled in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial showed that those with cholesterol levels lower than 200 had a ...

Blood Vessels Might Predict Prostate Cancer Behavior
Science Daily (press release)
3, 2009) — A diagnosis of prostate cancer raises the question for patients and their physicians as to how the tumor will behave. ...

Long-term Outcomes Data Validates the Utility of PROSTASCINT in Guiding ...
Reuters
An abstract entitled "Long-term outcomes following IGRT for localized prostate cancer: dose escalation to SPECT/CT determined biologic target volumes and ...

Low cholesterol may prevent some prostate cancers
The Associated Press
Men may protect more than their hearts if they keep cholesterol in line: Their chances of getting aggressive prostate cancer may be lower, new research ..

GTx gets Complete Response Letter from FDA for Toremifene 80 mg NDA
Therapeutics Daily (press release) (registration)
... trial demonstrating the safety and efficacy of toremifene citrate 80mg to reduce fractures in men with prostate cancer on androgen deprivation therapy .

Shorter Radiation Course as Effective as Standard Therapy For Prostate Cancer ...
Reuters
The study involved 303 men with intermediate and high risk prostate cancer who were randomized to receive hypofractionated IMRT for 26 treatments (five

Calypso Teams Up with Siemens
Seattle Post Intelligencer
... development agreement with Siemens Healthcare to jointly develop products for radiation therapy of pancreas and lung cancer, as well as prostate cancer.

Low cholesterol may prevent some prostate cancers
The Associated Press
A new study suggests that men may be able to lower their risk of getting the most aggressive form of prostate cancer by keeping their cholesterol in a ...

UPDATE 1-FDA denies approval for GTx drug;seeks additional study
Reuters
O) said US health regulators did not approve its experimental drug to reduce fractures in men with prostate cancer, citing clinical deficiencies, ...

Low cholesterol may shrink risk for high-grade prostate cancer
EurekAlert (press release)
Men with lower cholesterol are less likely than those with higher levels to develop high-grade prostate cancer - an aggressive form of the disease with a

Quick Study: Chemotherapy fatigue, prostate cancer surgery
Washington Post
THE QUESTION Fatigue is a frequent complaint of people getting chemotherapy for cancer. Might exercise change that? THIS STUDY involved 269 adults (average ...

Dendreon completes FDA submission for cancer drug
Seattle Times
The drug is aimed at treating prostate cancer. It works as a vaccine to stimulate the body's immune system so it fights the cancer, but is given as a ...

Hormone Therapy Can Help Some With Prostate Cancer
MSN Health & Fitness
One reason why the study was undertaken was a growing use of hormonal therapy for men getting radiation treatment for prostate cancer, explained Dr. Anthony ...

AUA WS 2009 - Active surveillance for prostate cancer I - Session Highlights
UroToday
Dr. Kirk Keegan from UC Davis gave a presentation focusing on the financial implications of AS for prostate cancer. The study was based upon a theoretical

Dendreon files in US for prostate cancer vaccine
Reuters
O) has completed its US regulatory submission for its closely watched experimental prostate cancer vaccine, the company said on Monday, sending shares ...

American Cancer Society admits breast cancer screening and prostate screening ...
Examiner.com
The American Cancer Society desperately tried to save face, but there's no doubt that the Society's self-serving screenings for breast and prostate cancer ...

Proton therapy is well-tolerated in prostate cancer patients
EurekAlert (press release)
Proton beam therapy can be safely delivered to men with prostate cancer and has minimal urinary and rectal side effects, according to a study presented ...

Chemopreventive potential of curcumin in prostate cancer - Abstract
UroToday
In fact, it interferes with prostate cancer proliferation and metastasis development through the down-regulation of androgen receptor and epidermal growth ...

Association between plasma total cholesterol concentration and incident ...
UroToday
Statin drugs appear to protect against advanced and possibly high-grade prostate cancer, perhaps through cholesterol-lowering. ...

AUA WS 2009 - PSA velocity as a predictor of prostate cancer by racial ...
UroToday
LAS VEGAS, NV, USA (UroToday.com) - In his presentation, Dr. George Kallingal from Honolulu, HI presented on PSA velocity as a predictor of prostate cancer ...

Short-Term Hormone Therapy Plus Radiation Ups Survival For Medium-Risk ...
RedOrbit
Short-term hormone therapy given prior to and during radiation treatment to medium-risk prostate cancer patients increases their chance of living longer, ...

American Cancer Society: Breast cancer screening and prostate cancer screening ...
Examiner.com
An article that appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association titled "Rethinking Screening for Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer," spilled the ...

Lung cancer awareness
Kansas City Star
People would be surprised to learn that lung cancer will kill nearly twice as many women as breast cancer, and three times as many men as prostate cancer. ...

Exercise & Prostate Cancer Risk
Men's News Daily
Finally, this study's finding that exercise reduces prostate cancer risk may only be indirectly true, as other dietary or lifestyle factors that are more ...

Topeka man turns bout with prostate cancer into opportunity to educate others
FOX2now.com
(AP) — A Topeka man hasn't put away his running shoes since he found out he had prostate cancer. Brad Rhoden has been fighting the cancer for five months ...

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