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New Guidelines for Preventing Prostate Cancer
Medscape - USA
"The goal of developing a chemopreventive agent that can reduce the risk of prostate cancer has been achieved, and that is a major achievement in and of ...

Baldness Med to Beat Cancer? Eight Drug Alter-Egos
ABC News - USA
Would you take a baldness drug to protect against prostate cancer? Or Viagra to help avoid an amputation? The possible use of finasteride -- a drug ...

What’s good for the heart is good for the prostate
Science News - USA
In a new study, researchers implanted mice with human prostate cancer tumors and fed the mice either a high-cholesterol or a no-cholesterol diet.

Molecular urine test detected aggressive prostate cancer
HemOncToday - Thorofare,NJ,USA
by Jason Harris If, in fact, this gene fusion is related to the progression and development of prostate cancer in half of all men who develop prostate ...

Statins Cut Deaths From Prostate Cancer
WebMD - USA
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs have been shown to cut the odds of dying from prostate cancer by about two-thirds. The findings come on the heels of other ...

New Way to Predict Prostate Cancer Risk
WebMD - USA
25, 2009 -- For the first time, researchers say they have developed a tool that can help predict a man's future risk of developing prostate cancer. ...

Doctors recommend finasteride to lower prostate cancer risk
SmartBrief - Washington,DC,USA
... suggesting that the drug finasteride could reduce by as much as 25% the risk of prostate cancer in middle-age men who undergo regular screening. ...

Drug Recommended To Prevent Prostate Cancer
AHN - USA
Miami, FL (AHN) - Many healthy men aged 55 and older may benefit from taking the drug finasteride to prevent prostate cancer, according to new guidelines ...

Baldness Drug Proven to Prevent Prostate Cancer
HealthKnowItAll - Cotuit,MA,USA
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - A drug used to treat maile baldness has been shown to reduce a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer. ...

Doctors treat prostate cancer with "male lumpectomy"
KWMU - St. Louis,MO,USA
Doctors at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis say they're cautiously optimistic about a new "male lumpectomy" procedure to treat prostate cancer. ...

PSA Tests Not Race-Specific, Study Finds
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
24 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of a protein doctors examine to help determine the likelihood of a man developing prostate cancer predicts chances of the ...

Hey old people, drink up the milk, it's good for you
Sun newspapers - Port Charlotte,FL,USA
Some previous studies have linked diets high in calcium with prostate cancer but the current study found no such risk. Adults who ate the most calcium also ...

Lowering your cholesterol may decrease your risk of cancer
EurekAlert (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
High cholesterol not only leads to atherosclerosis and heart disease, but may also contribute to cancer growth and progression. Prostate cancer is the most ...

Prostate Cancer and Maitake Mushroom
Cancer Monthly - Raleigh,NC,USA
Adding a mushroom extract to interferon therapy for prostate cancer significantly improves the treatment’s effectiveness, and may help reduce both its cost ...

10 Foods to Prevent Cancer
Eat. Drink. Better. - USA
Tomatoes - The compound lycopene, (which is most easily absorbed from cooked tomatoes) has been shown to prevent prostate cancer, as well as cancer of the ...

Prevent Prostate Cancer Naturally with the Mediterranean Diet
Natural News.com - Phoenix,AZ,USA
(NaturalNews) According to the American Cancer Society, close to 190000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in the United States yearly. ...

Racial Gap Closing for Cancer Mortality, but Disparities Still Exist
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
Lung cancer accounts for the largest number of cancer deaths among African-American men (31%) and women (23%), followed by prostate cancer in men (12%) and ...

Calcium May Predict Prostate Cancer Mortality
Renal and Urology News - New York,NY,USA
High serum levels of ionized calcium and total calcium are associated with an elevated risk of dying from prostate cancer, according to findings published ...

What We Know About Cancer in 2009
Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
Prostate cancer (200000 new cases expected this year) might represent an example of over-diagnosing and over-treating. Most men die with prostate cancer and ...

Promiscuity, gonorrhea are risks for prostate cancer in men: study
News Today Online - Iloilo City,Iloilo,Philippines
Multiple sexual partners, and history of gonorrhea are seen as risks for prostate cancer. Having more than 25 lifetime sexual partners also increases odds ...

Research links artificial light to prostate cancer
Log Cabin Democrat - Conway,AR,USA
Might exposure to artificial light at night increase a man's risk for prostate cancer? An unusual international study indicates that it might, ...

Many Older Men Won't Benefit from PSA Test
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
Researchers analyzed data from 727 prostate cancer patients and 122 cancer-free men who took part in the US National Institute on Aging's Baltimore ...

Prostate Cancer May Cause Men to Neglect Other Health Problems
Cancer Consultants - Ketchum,ID,USA
[1] Prostate cancer is typically a disease of aging. It may persist undetected for many years without causing symptoms. In fact, most men die with prostate ...

African Americans Continue to Have Lower Cancer Survival Rates
eMaxHealth.com - Hickory,NC,USA
Thirty-four percent African American men are expected to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, 16% cancer of the lung, and 10% colorectal cancer. ...

"Early detection of cancer saves lives."
ScienceBlogs - USA
Consider the case of prostate cancer. Although the prevalence of clinically apparent prostate cancer in men 60 to 70 years of age is only about 1 percent, ...

Blood test helps evaluate chemotherapy in prostate cancer patients ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com - Cleveland,OH,USA
A test that can detect cancerous tumor cells in the blood has the potential to let doctors know sooner if chemotherapy is helping a prostate cancer patient. ...

Cancer survivors appreciate life
Hagerstown Morning Herald - Hagerstown,MD,USA
“My cancer was discovered during a routine checkup,” said Richard Fouke, a five-year prostate cancer survivor. “It was a big surprise when I was diagnosed. ...

A Simple Urine Test Can Determine Prostate Cancer Severity
EfluxMedia News - New York,USA
By Alice Carver A new urine test that tracks a certain substance produced by prostate cancer cells may help doctors distinguish between aggressive forms of ...

Test monitors prostate cancer chemotherapy effects
Reuters - USA
N) unit Veridex, works better than standard tests for men whose prostate cancer has spread, the researchers said in the journal Lancet Oncology. ...

J&J test tracks success of prostate cancer chemotherapy
SmartBrief - Washington,DC,USA
A test called CellSearch outperformed other standard tests in monitoring chemotherapy response in patients with metastasized prostate cancer, ...
Survey of Metabolites Finds New Prostate Cancer Marker
Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Chevy Chase,MD,USA
Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers have identified a new biological marker present in the urine of patients with prostate cancer that indicates ...

Key Piece to Prostate Cancer Puzzle Found
WebMD - USA
11, 2009 -- An unexpected discovery has turned up a key piece to the prostate cancer puzzle. The finding comes from a powerful new science called ...

Can a Urine Test Detect Deadly Prostate Cancer?
TIME - USA
11, 2009 A new study suggests that a simple urine test may one day alert men to whether they have prostate cancer that can be ignored or must be ...

HHMI Researchers Uncover Urine Prostate Cancer Biomarkers
Bio-IT World - Framingham,MA,USA
The chemical sarcosine is one of ten metabolites associted with prostate cancer progression. More Over the years, Pharma R&D’s well established functional ...

For Prostate Cancer, Just Pee? Not So Fast
Newsweek - USA
Before we get all excited about a potential urine test for prostate cancer, which is being reported tomorrow in the journal Nature, it’s worth remembering ...

New Test for Prostate Cancer?
Washington Post Blogs - Washington,DC,USA
Scientists have made a discovery that could lead to a simple test to help doctors decide which men who have prostate cancer require treatment and which do ...

New Standard for Prostate Cancer Treatment?
ACS News Center - Atlanta,GA,USA
Men with locally advanced prostate cancer – that is, men whose cancer has spread beyond the wall of the prostate gland – responded better to a combination ...

Supplement Could Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Ivanhoe - Winter Park,FL,USA
(Ivanhoe Newswire)- New lab evidence suggests a preventive effect of DHEA in prostate cancer. DHEA is a steroid hormone produced by the body's adrenal ...

Amino Acid Metabolite Shows Potential as Prostate Cancer Test
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
12 -- The search for a marker of prostate cancer prognosis has led to the glycine metabolite sarcosine and the emerging scientific field of metabolomics. ...


New Biomarker For Fatal Prostate Cancer Found
Science Daily (press release) - USA
"Scientists have known for many years that most prostate cancers are slow-growing and that many men will die with, rather than of, their prostate cancer," ...

What every man should know about prostate cancer
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
Prostate cancer is a disease that affects the cells in the prostate. If cells divide in an abnormal way, they can form a tumor. Cancerous prostate tumors ...

Surrogate Endpoints Found for Prostate Cancer Survival Distant ...
Modern Medicine - Woodcliff Lake,NJ,USA
13 (HealthDay News) -- Distant metastasis and general clinical treatment failure three years after prostate cancer treatment are effective surrogate ...

Researchers ID Biomarker for Fatal Prostate Cancer
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
13 (HealthDay News) -- A newly identified biomarker for fatal prostate cancer may help guide men trying to decide whether or not to undergo treatment for ...

Cancer patients facing costly treatment can benefit from frank ...
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Thomas Olszewski, 62, of Graham, Texas, was treated for prostate cancer in 1999 and needs yearly tests so that any recurrence can be detected early. ...

Watchful waiting and prostate cancer: What does it mean?
MayoClinic.com - USA
My father has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and his doctor is advising "watchful waiting." What is watchful waiting, and does it mean my father isn't ...
Prediction of Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer After Radiation ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
For predicting locally recurrent prostate cancer after radiation therapy, the use of combined T2WI and DWI showed a better diagnostic performance compared ...

Biomarker identifies fatal prostate cancer
United Press International (subscription) - USA
16 (UPI) -- US researchers have identified an accurate biomarker for fatal prostate cancer -- high levels of ionized serum calcium. ...

Researchers Discover Biomarker Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Gant Daily - Clearfield,PA,USA
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 186000 Americans will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year and nearly 29000 will die from the ...

Many doctors advise wait-and-see approach on low-grade prostate cancer
Baltimore Sun - United States
By Stephanie Desmon | stephanie.desmon@baltsun.com When Peter Bentey was diagnosed with prostate cancer, the doctor told him that he needed surgery. ...

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Useful for PT3 N0M0 Prostate Cancer
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
Prior research has shown that roughly a third of men who undergo radical prostatectomy for apparently localized prostate cancer will develop extraprostatic ...

CDC Releases New US Cancer Statistics
HealthNews - Carslbad,CA,USA
The highest death rates from cancer related illnesses occur among people with lung cancer, followed by prostate cancer and female breast cancer. ...

Researchers Discover Biomarker Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Gant Daily - Clearfield,PA,USA
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 186000 Americans will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year and nearly 29000 will die from the ...

Urinary Metabolite Levels Higher in Prostate Cancer Sarcosine ...
Modern Medicine - Woodcliff Lake,NJ,USA
13 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of an amino acid derivative are higher in the urine of men with more advanced prostate cancer, which could be used as a ...

Watchful waiting and prostate cancer: What does it mean?
MayoClinic.com - USA
My father has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and his doctor is advising "watchful waiting." What is watchful waiting, and does it mean my father isn't ...

Cancer patients facing costly treatment can benefit from frank ...
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Thomas Olszewski, 62, of Graham, Texas, was treated for prostate cancer in 1999 and needs yearly tests so that any recurrence can be detected early. ...

Surrogate Endpoints Found for Prostate Cancer Survival Distant ...
Modern Medicine - Woodcliff Lake,NJ,USA
13 (HealthDay News) -- Distant metastasis and general clinical treatment failure three years after prostate cancer treatment are effective surrogate ...

Researchers ID Biomarker for Fatal Prostate Cancer
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
13 (HealthDay News) -- A newly identified biomarker for fatal prostate cancer may help guide men trying to decide whether or not to undergo treatment for

What every man should know about prostate cancer
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
Prostate cancer is a disease that affects the cells in the prostate. If cells divide in an abnormal way, they can form a tumor. Cancerous prostate tumors ...

Can The Mediterranean Diet Prevent Prostate Cancer?
Medical News Today - UK
UroToday.com - We recently reviewed evidence relating diet and prostate cancer, suggesting that a traditional Cretan Mediterranean style diet based on a ...

Amino Acid Metabolite Shows Potential as Prostate Cancer Test
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
12 -- The search for a marker of prostate cancer prognosis has led to the glycine metabolite sarcosine and the emerging scientific field of metabolomics.

Supplement Could Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Ivanhoe - Winter Park,FL,USA
(Ivanhoe Newswire)- New lab evidence suggests a preventive effect of DHEA in prostate cancer. DHEA is a steroid hormone produced by the body's adrenal ...

New Test for Prostate Cancer?
Washington Post Blogs - Washington,DC,USA
Scientists have made a discovery that could lead to a simple test to help doctors decide which men who have prostate cancer require treatment and which do ...

New Standard for Prostate Cancer Treatment?
ACS News Center - Atlanta,GA,USA
Men with locally advanced prostate cancer – that is, men whose cancer has spread beyond the wall of the prostate gland – responded better to a combination ...

For Prostate Cancer, Just Pee? Not So Fast
Newsweek - USA
Before we get all excited about a potential urine test for prostate cancer, which is being reported tomorrow in the journal Nature, it’s worth remembering ...

A better tip-off for prostate cancer
Science News - USA
“It’s not only a biomarker for aggressive prostate cancer, but it might be involved in the biology of the cancer,” says study coauthor Arul Chinnaiyan, ...

American Scientists Experimenting With Urine Test For Prostate Cancer
AHN - USA
... Researchers at the University of Michigan are experimenting with a urine test to help distinguish benign and aggressive forms of prostate cancer. ...

Survey of Metabolites Finds New Prostate Cancer Marker
Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Chevy Chase,MD,USA
Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers have identified a new biological marker present in the urine of patients with prostate cancer that indicates ...

J&J test tracks success of prostate cancer chemotherapy
SmartBrief - Washington,DC,USA
A test called CellSearch outperformed other standard tests in monitoring chemotherapy response in patients with metastasized prostate cancer,

New cancer treatment gives quick, precise doses
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Libby is one of the first in the Bay Area to undergo a new kind of quick but frequent radiation treatment for prostate cancer that is reportedly leaving

Prediction of Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer After Radiation ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
For predicting locally recurrent prostate cancer after radiation therapy, the use of combined T2WI and DWI showed a better diagnostic performance compared ...

Many doctors advise wait-and-see approach on low-grade prostate cancer
Baltimore Sun - United States
By Stephanie Desmon | stephanie.desmon@baltsun.com When Peter Bentey was diagnosed with prostate cancer, the doctor told him that he needed surgery. ...

Pros and cons of cancer screening
Irish Health - Ireland
Population screening for prostate cancer could expose men to unnecessary harm, according to a public health expert. According to Dr Alan Smith, ...

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Useful for PT3 N0M0 Prostate Cancer
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
Prior research has shown that roughly a third of men who undergo radical prostatectomy for apparently localized prostate cancer will develop extraprostatic ...

Cougar, FDA agree on prostate cancer drug study design
Reuters - USA
... it reached an agreement with the US regulators on the design for the late-stage clinical trial of its experimental lead drug to treat prostate cancer. ...

Love in the Time of Prostate Cancer
Ocala - Ocala,FL,USA
Times editor Dana Jennings writes each week about his experiences coping with an aggressive form of prostate cancer. (Photo: Dana Jennings. ...

Miraculins Announces Improved Detection of Aggressive Prostate ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA
"As prostate cancer is often slow-growing, a number of men are currently engaged in watchful waiting programs as opposed to more aggressive treatment ...

Exercise May Keep Fatigue at Bay in Men Undergoing Radiation for ...
Cancer Consultants - Ketchum,ID,USA
Researchers from Canada have reported that exercise provides at least short-term relief from fatigue for men with prostate cancer who are undergoing ...

How to help patients make wiser health choices
Washington Post - United States
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP WASHINGTON -- It's one of medicine's uncomfortable truths: That blood test for prostate cancer is far from perfect. ...

Prostate Cancer May Cause Men to Neglect Other Health Problems
Cancer Consultants - Ketchum,ID,USA
The majority of men with early-stage, low- to moderate-grade prostate cancer die from other causes, which indicates that they would benefit from ongoing ...

We have prostate cancer
Staten Island Advance - SILive.com - Staten Island,NY,USA
The writer describes the six year's following Dean's diagnosis in her new book, "How We Survived Prostate Cancer: What We Did and What We Should Have Done. ...

 Island docs help define options for prostate cancer
Staten Island Advance - SILive.com - Staten Island,NY,USA
Brachytherapy consists of injecting radioactive seeds into the prostate gland. The small seeds (about the size of a grain of rice) irradiate the cancer from ...

Nibbles: Consumers shun peanut butter, veggies and prostate cancer ...
CalorieLab Calorie Counter News - Las Vegas,NV,USA
... dairy) has been linked to a slowing of the doubling of what’s known as prostate-specific antigen, a marker for the progression of prostate cancer. ...

Blood Vessel Growth Slowed with Common Chemotherapy Drugs, Slow ...
Mesothelioma Web - Houston,TX,USA
After several tests were performed on mice with tumors grown from human prostate cancer cells, the team discovered positive results in regards to blood ...

Prostate cancer: Where are we now?
CalorieLab Calorie Counter News - Las Vegas,NV,USA
Researchers hoped that people taking one or both of these supplements would show lower risk of prostate cancer compared to those receiving a placebo pill. ...

New Machine Uses GPS To Deliver Cancer Radiation
CBS 11 - Dallas,TX,USA
Cassidy was diagnosed with prostate cancer in May of 2008. After learning he had the disease, he immediately began doing research

Eating Meat Boosts Risk of Prostate Cancer by 40 Percent
Natural News.com - Phoenix,AZ,USA
(NaturalNews) Eating a diet higher in meat and dairy products may significantly boost a man's risk of prostate cancer, researchers have discovered. ...

Night Light Hikes Prostate Cancer Risk
NewsMax.com - West Palm Beach,FL,USA
A new study links high levels of nighttime artificial light with high rates of prostate cancer. The study, conducted jointly by the University of Haifa and ...

Report: Too often, cancer patients find that their health ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Fort Worth,TX,USA
Thomas Olszewski, a retiree from Graham, northwest of Fort Worth, who was profiled in Thursday’s report, had little trouble paying for his prostate-cancer ...

Statins Don't Cut Cancer Risk
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
For instance, one recent study found that men who took statins had lower blood levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a biomarker for prostate cancer ...

FDA Approves Prostate Cancer Drug
MSNBC - USA
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to fight the prostate cancer. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to fight the ...

Prostate cancer patient: Don’t procrastinate
Cody Enterprise - Cody,WY,USA
Just before Christmas, Jackson, 60, a Cody real estate agent with two grown daughters, was diagnosed with prostate cancer. “I didn’t get one (a PSA test) ...

Prostate patients monitoring, not treating, cancer
Baltimore Examiner - Baltimore,MD,USA
However, between 15 percent and 40 percent of the nearly 250000 men diagnosed each year with prostate cancer won't feel any side effects from the disease, ...

Nerves Spawned By Prostate Cancer
RedOrbit - Dallas,TX,USA
Just as cancer promotes the growth of new blood vessels to nurtureits insidious spread, prostate cancer spawns new nerves and the branching axons that carry

Thalidomide may improve progression-free survival in prostate cancer
Curetoday.com (press release) - Dallas,TX,USA
... thalidomide can increase progression-free survival in men with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer, according to study findings in the March issue ...

Artificial Light at Night Contributes to Prostate Cancer and ...
SeniorJournal.com - San Antonio,TX,USA
3, 2009 – Countries with the highest levels of artificial light at night also have the highest rates of prostate cancer, according to researchers that

Catching cancer early is important ... especially in February
Scarlet Scuttlebutt - East Brunswick,NJ,USA
Men who are at higher risk, such as black men and men with a family history of prostate cancer, should begin testing annually at 45 or 40, depending on risk ...

Foods that Fight Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, and Other Cancers
HealthNewsDigest.com - New York,NY,USA
By Neal Barnard - Jennifer K. Reilly, RD (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Consumers looking for a new defense in the fight against cancer can find expert tips on ...

CyberKnife For Prostate Cancer -- Research Summary
Ivanhoe - Winter Park,FL,USA
BACKGROUND: Prostate cancer will hit one in six men in his lifetime, according to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. This makes it the most common non-skin ...

Preventing prostate cancer the complex way
MIT News - MA,USA
Blocking a specific protein complex prevents the formation of tumors in mice genetically predisposed to develop prostate cancer, researchers at the

Foods that Fight Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, and Other Cancers
HealthNewsDigest.com - New York,NY,USA
By Neal Barnard - Jennifer K. Reilly, RD (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Consumers looking for a new defense in the fight against cancer can find expert tips on ...

Measles Virus May Treat Prostate Cancer
NewsMax.com - West Palm Beach,FL,USA
The type of treatment, known as virotherapy, can infect and kill prostate cancer cells. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer-related cause of ...

Artificial Light Linked to Prostate Cancer Risk
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
4 (HealthDay News) -- Men who live in countries with the highest levels of artificial light at night appear more likely to develop prostate cancer, ...


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