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Cryoablation of localized prostate cancer: Current state - Abstract
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
In salvage cases cryoablation is the therapy of choice for localized prostate cancer. Standardization of the procedure, definition of freeze-thaw cycles and ..

5 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Prostate Cancer
FOXNews
Prostate cancer is one of the leading killers of men in the United States. The National Cancer Institute estimates that 192280 men will be diagnosed with ...

How important is a PSA test for men?
USA Weekend
The prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, is a widely used part of screening for prostate cancer in men. Prostate cancer is very treatable if found early, ...

Depletion of intrinsic expression of interleukin-8 in prostate ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
The contribution of IL-8 up-regulation in androgen-independent prostate cancer cells is incomplete at present. This report is to show the pervasive role of ...

Del. cancer incidence, mortality rates decrease
Bethany Beach Wave
Delaware's lung and prostate cancer incidence rates are significantly higher than the US rates. From 1991-1995 to 2001-2005, lung cancer rates decreased 20

A dosimetric analysis comparing treatment of low-risk prostate ...
UroToday
The study population consisted of 15 patients with low-risk prostate cancer treated at Rush University with TomoTherapy (n = 7) or IMRT (n = 8). ...

Common variants in 8q24 are associated with risk for prostate ...
UroToday
Recent whole genome association studies have independently identified multiple prostate cancer (PC) risk variants on 8q24. We have evaluated association of ...

Doctor Relationship Can Lower Risk Of Prostate Cancer
WKBW-TV
Want to protect yourself from prostate cancer? Have a positive, ongoing relationship with your doctor. Research shows men who regularly see doctors they ...

Hormone therapy ups prostate cancer survival
Curetoday.com (press release)
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adding hormone therapy to radiation therapy for prostate cancer that has spread to tissues near the prostate gland, ...

Diet may prevent and treat prostate cancer
Examiner.com
What specific foods might provide protection against prostate cancer? All of these seemed to be linked to a decreased risk of prostate cancer. ...

Researchers tackle cancer's complex inequities
The Detroit News
She immediately pursued breast cancer treatment. He delayed prostate cancer treatment for three years. She's white. He's black. What do they have in common? ...

Key targets of hormonal treatment of prostate cancer. Part 1: the ...
UroToday
Knowledge of the molecular and cellular changes that occur during the transition of hormone-na´ve to castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is ...

Brachytherapy or conformal external radiotherapy for prostate ...
UroToday
... (BT) to produce excellent biochemical control (bNED) in patients with localized prostate cancer compared with alternative curative treatments. ...

Slow pace of prostate cancer may spare some men surgery
SmartBrief
Only 12% of men who had their prostates removed after being diagnosed with prostate cancer died from the disease 15 years later, compared to 38% who died

Physician Trust, Early Screening Reduces Disparities For Prostate ...
Science Daily (press release)
ScienceDaily (July 29, 2009) — Men who have a regular, ongoing relationship with a health care provider are more likely to receive prostate cancer screening .

New Spanish-Language Consumer Guides Compare Treatments for ...
PR Newswire (press release)
... which rheumatoid arthritis drugs work best against pain or how surgery compares with other options for prostate cancer now can get this and other ...

Few Patients Die From Prostate Cancer Within 15 Years Of Radical ...
Science Daily (press release)
A small fraction, 4 percent, of patients treated surgically within the past ten years had a 5 percent or greater risk of dying of prostate cancer within 15 ...

Predicting life expectancy in prostate cancer patients - Abstract
UroToday
Due to its long natural history, prostate cancer illustrates best the need for tools that adequately predict life expectancy. We reviewed the actual tools ...

Prostate Cancer Screening and Trust of Physician Evaluated
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Trusted health care sources and continuity of care may help reduce the risk of prostate cancer deaths in African-American men, according to a ...

Alendronate decreases the fracture risk in patients with prostate ...
UroToday
To evaluate changes in bone mass and fracture risk in patients with prostate cancer on androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) and with a basal T-score of >-2.0, ...

Reprogrammed Role For The Androgen Receptor
Science Daily (press release)
ScienceDaily (July 27, 2009) — The androgen receptor – a protein ignition switch for prostate cancer cell growth and division – is a master of adaptability.

Something is clearly killing Black Men: its Prostate Cancer
Examiner.com
Its not just in South Carolina that Black men have this terrible ordeal with prostate cancer, no its where ever they are found in these United States. ...

Most Not Worried by Delayed Prostate Cancer Therapy
Atlanta Journal Constitution
MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Men who delay treatment for their early prostate cancer are not especially anxious about living with the disease

Surveyed Oncologists Expect to Prescribe Provenge to about Half of .
PR Newswire (press release)
The new Physician & Payer Forum report entitled Clinician and Payer Attitudes Toward Emerging Cancer Vaccines for Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer, ...

Combination therapy best for prostate cancer
Scarlet Scuttlebutt
By ROBERT PREIDT • HEALTHDAY • July 28, 2009 Men with aggressive prostate cancer who have brachytherapy alone are more likely to die than those who receive ...

Men Who Have Prostate Cancer Surgery Do Well
U.S. News & World Report
By Ed Edelson MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- A major study has good news for men who have prostate cancer surgery but leaves unanswered the complicated ...

Cancer Surviving House GOP'ers Say Gov't Health Care Is Not The Cure
Talk Radio News Service
said that the statistics on prostate cancer speak for themselves. “Among men between the UK and the US, we are talking about an 18% difference in survival

Combined Androgen Blockade Improves Survival for Men with Advanced ...
Cancer Consultants
Combined androgen blockade with bicalutamide for advanced prostate cancer. Long-term follow-up of a phase 3, double-blind, randomized study for survival.

Cryoablation of localized prostate cancer: Current state - Abstract
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
In salvage cases cryoablation is the therapy of choice for localized prostate cancer. Standardization of the procedure, definition of freeze-thaw cycles and ..

Herbs in Zyflamend could reduce prostate cancer risk
Examiner.com - USA
Zyflamend is a herbal preparation found to reduce risk of prostate cancer in phase 1 clinical trials. Men with high-grade prostatic intraepithelial ...

Acceptable Levels Of Anxiety Among Men Living With Early ...
Science Daily (press release)
ScienceDaily (July 27, 2009) — Men with early stages of prostate cancer who delay radical treatment in favor of an approach of "expectant management" do not ...

20 cancer symptoms we often ignore
In-Forum
Pain in the lower, right-hand side can signal ovarian or liver cancer. Pain in the back and hips can be a sign of prostate cancer, while pain in the upper

Prostate cancer test access warning
The Press Association
Men are facing a "two-tier" system of access to a test that can indicate prostate cancer, a health charity has warned. The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) ...

Prostate cancer risk associated loci in African Americans - Abstract
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
We evaluated these 20 SNPs in a combined African American (AA) study, with 868 prostate cancer patients and 878 control subjects. For 17 of these 20 SNPs,

Researchers Look For Clues In African American Prostate Cancer
WDIV - Detroit,MI,USA
Through a project known as the African-American Hereditary Prostate Cancer Study, they've recruited black men across the country, whose family members have

NF-B Regulates Androgen Receptor Expression and Prostate Cancer Growth
Am J Pathology (subscription)
NF-B is an important determinant of prostate cancer clinical biology, and therefore we investigated its role in the regulation of AR expression. ...

What's worse, health care or cancer?
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
A recent European study on prostate cancer poked a hole in the need for early detection, a need that's drummed into us constantly for every type of cancer ...

Non-Evasive MPRI Cancer Proton Treatment Draws Patient Praise
MidwestBusiness.com - Chicago,IL,USA
While non-evasive proton therapy is growing in popularity (and especially in treating prostate cancer and cancer in children), the MPRI facility in Indiana

Key Event In Prostate Cancer Progression Discovered
Science Daily (press release) - USA
The onset of hormone-independent growth marks an advanced and currently incurable stage of prostate cancer. The study, published in the July 24, 2009

Combined androgen blockade with bicalutamide for advanced prostate ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
A previously reported, double-blind, randomized, multicenter phase 3 trial in 205 patients with stage C/D prostate cancer compared combined androgen ...

Treatment Can Reduce Bone Turnover in Prostate Cancer Study finds ...
Modern Medicine - Woodcliff Lake,NJ,USA
THURSDAY, July 23 (healthday News) -- Treatment of bone metastases in prostate cancer patients with denosumab, which blocks bone resorption, reduces bone

Newly Discovered Gene Fusion May Lead to Improved Prostate Cancer ...
HealthNewsDigest.com - New York,NY,USA
The results may lead to more accurate prostate cancer testing and new targets for potential treatments. Experts believe that gene fusions -- a hybrid gene

Estimated dose to the rectum and colon in prostate cancer patients ..
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
To estimate the dose to colorectal structures after external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) delivered to prostate cancer patients who developed secondary ...

Cryoablation Shows Efficacy for Prostate Cancer
Renal and Urology News - New York,NY,USA
CHICAGO—Primary cryoablation of the entire prostate gland is an effective treatment option for prostate cancer patients, according to researchers. ...

Is Green Tea Really an Anti-Cancer Miracle?
Stop Aging Now - Washington,DC,USA
Even though this was a small study, other evidence suggests that green tea can take on cancer. One study found that men with high-grade prostate

Urinary phytoestrogen excretion and prostate cancer risk: A nested .
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Phytoestrogens are of special interest in prostate cancer research because populations in Asia with a high consumption of phytoestrogens have a lower ..

Prostate Cancer And African-Americans
WKBW-TV - Buffalo,NY,USA
Now researchers have identified a gene mutation in African American men that they say increases their risk of prostate cancer three fold with family history

Positron emission tomography/computed tomography and ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Metastatic prostate cancer is an attractive target for radioimmunotherapy (RIT) as no effective therapies are available. This review highlights the most ...

Some cancer rates higher in military
ArmyTimes.com - Springfield,VA,USA
And though that could be attributed in part to early screening efforts, the authors suggested prostate cancer rates have gone up as a result of troop ...

Erectile aid use by men treated for localized prostate cancer ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Patients had clinically localized prostate cancer, were not using erectile aids at baseline and chose treatment with radical prostatectomy (275), ...

False-positive Results Are Common with Cancer Screening
Cancer Consultants - Ketchum,ID,USA
Screening for prostate cancer is so controversial that it is still not recommended by some major medical organizations. However, it is unclear whether

Urine Protein May Be a Better Prostate Cancer Biomarker
Renal and Urology News - New York,NY,USA
DENVER – Engrailed-2 (EN2) protein is a transcription factor secreted from tumors and present in the urine of men with prostate cancer. ...

Plasma selenium, manganese superoxide dismutase, and intermediate .
UroToday
In vitro, in vivo, and epidemiologic studies support a role for selenium in reducing the risk of prostate cancer. Our group previously demonstrated a strong

Socioeconomic status and prostate cancer incidence and mortality ...
UroToday
The racial/ethnic disparities in prostate cancer rates are well documented, with the highest incidence and mortality rates observed among African-Americans

Baseline Function Predicts Long-Term QOL After Prostate Cancer Therapy
Cancerpage.com - Marietta,GA,USA
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The outcome of treatment for early prostate cancer depends on the patient's sexual, bowel and urinary function at baseline.

Diet, action can reduce prostate cancer risk
NewsOK.com
By Kay Judge and Maxine Barish-Wreden Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men, and millions of men also suffer from the

Prostate Cancer and Health Care Reform
New York Times
At least five kinds of treatment are available to fight slow-growing, early-stage prostate cancer, but clinical questions remain over which results in the ...

False-positive Results Are Common with Cancer Screening
Cancer Consultants - Ketchum,ID,USA
Men underwent chest X-rays, digital rectal examination, sigmoidoscopy, and measurement of a prostate cancer marker called PSA. After four screening tests, ...

Chemoprevention of Prostate Cancer - Abstract
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Due to the public health impact of prostate cancer including the burden of screening and treatment, there is significant public interest in the potential ...

Depression, Insomnia Affect Many Prostate Cancer Patients Sleep ..
Modern Medicine - Woodcliff Lake,NJ,USA
MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- Many men with prostate cancer suffer from insomnia, depression and distress, and younger men as well as those receiving ...

Doctors seek causes of prostate cancer in black men
CNN - USA
Doctors are looking to genes for answers as to why prostate cancer is so deadly among black men. Although scientists have long suspected a genetic component ...

Radiotherapy for Patients with Localized Hormone-Refractory ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
To evaluate the clinical results of radiotherapy (RT) for patients with regionally localized hormone-refractory prostate carcinoma (HRPC). ...

Cancer screening can do more harm than good
Curetoday.com (press release)
In our summer issue of CURE, Dr. Len Lichtenfeld of the American Cancer Society explained the latest controversy over PSA (short for prostate-specific

New cancer treatment is available for any size
Aiken Standard (subscription) - Aiken,SC,USA
It's one of the most common kinds of cancer - one in six men will hear "you have prostate cancer" in their lifetimes. Doctors say it can be a very treatable ...

For Prostate Cancer, Many Options, Little Certainty
New York Times - United States
Prostate cancer is not one disease for policy reform: we finance research on more than six molecular and clinical subtypes of prostate cancer. ...

Cancer 'homing device' could improve treatment
The Exponent - West Lafayette,IN,USA
By Nisha Deo A team of Purdue researchers created a new prostate cancer “homing device” which could improve detection and become the first targeted

Denosumab Treatment of Prostate Cancer With Bone Metastases and ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Eligible patients (111) had bone metastases from prostate cancer, other solid tumors or multiple myeloma, 1 or more bone lesions and urine N-telopeptide

Some go abroad for new prostate cancer treatment
News14.com - Charlotte,NC,USA
CHARLOTTE – One in six men in the US will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. One in 35 will die from it. But now some men are planning ...

Innovative Prostate Cancer Treatment Known as Sonablate(R) HIFU ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
With the addition of Rajiv Gandhi hospital, there are now three centers in India that offer Sonablate HIFU to men with localized prostate cancer. ...

Ultrasound Procedure Treats Prostate Cancer
NewsMax.com - West Palm Beach,FL,USA
British doctors have developed a “third way” ultrasound procedure for prostate cancer that takes a middle road between radical treatment and watchful ...

Red Wine Consumption and Risk of Prostate Cancer: The California
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Red wine contains polyphenol antioxidants that inhibit prostate cancer development in animal studies. We investigated the effect of red wine intake on risk ...

The Effect of Obesity and Lower Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
In all, 3152 participants with no known prostate cancer, representing 46 million American men, were eligible for prostate-cancer screening. ...

Combination Therapy Can Cut Prostate Cancer Death Risk ...
Modern Medicine - Woodcliff Lake,NJ,USA
THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of death from prostate cancer is lower for patients treated with brachytherapy supplemented by external-beam ...

In Push for Cancer Screening, Limited Benefits
New York Times - United States
Meanwhile, the foundation of the American Urological Association has a prostate cancer awareness campaign starring Hall of Fame football players. ...

Patients with Metastatic Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
To date there has been no accepted standard for second-line chemotherapy in docetaxel-refractory patients with metastatic hormone-refractory prostate cancer ...

Cancer patients can benefit from exercise
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis,MO,USA
She recently began enrolling prostate cancer survivors who are on hormone therapy for a study looking at the effects of aerobic and resistance training. ...

Should Racial Profiling Play a Role in Cancer Prognosis?
Scientific American - USA
The group also found racial differences in prostate cancer mortality rates. The average five-year survival rate for men diagnosed with stage IV prostate ...

Risk Assessment for Prostate Cancer Metastasis and Mortality at ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Although many tools for the assessment of prostate cancer risk have been published, most are designed to predict only biochemical recurrence, usually after ...

Immigrant fighting cancer and the fear of losing care
Boston Globe - United States
Eugenio Hernandez, 51 and battling prostate cancer, is due to lose his state-subsidized heatlh insurance at the end of this month. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff) ..

Choosing prostate cancer treatment: What to consider
NewsChannel5.com - Nashville,TN,USA
Making the decision about which prostate cancer treatment option to choose may feel overwhelming. There are several to choose from - and each has its pros

Better tests are ahead for prostate cancer
Lehigh Acres Citizen - Lehigh Acres,FL,USA
With two recent studies showing mixed results on the value of the standard PSA test for prostate cancer, men may wonder: Why bother?

Heavy Alcohol Use May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
ACS News Center - Atlanta,GA,USA
By Rebecca V. Snowden Men who drink alcohol heavily and on a regular basis may be putting themselves at increased risk for prostate cancer, according to a

Taking control of post-prostate cancer issues
Creston News Advertiser - Creston,IA,USA
By (ARA) (ARA) - Prostate cancer affects more than 185000 men in the United States each year, according to the American Cancer Society.

Health care reform: Fact and fiction
AZ Central.com - AZ,USA
Here's a summary of the group's conclusions: Argument: The US has a higher survival rate for prostate cancer than the United Kingdom. ...

Prevention tips: prostate cancer
San Diego Union Tribune - San Diego,CA,USA
By RJ Ignelzi Prostate cancer is cancer of the small walnut-shaped gland in males that produces seminal fluid, which nourishes and transports sperm. ...

Cancer Drug Delivery on Homing Device
Pharmaceutical Technology Magazine - Iselin,NJ,USA
Prostate cancer remains one of the most common cancers and the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men, according to the American Cancer ...

Brachytherapy: Aggressive Prostate Cancer May Be Under-Treated
eMaxHealth - Hickory,NC,USA
In the first and only study designed to compare a single prostate cancer treatment, brachytherapy, to a combination of treatment methods for differences in ...

A Multidisciplinary Prostate Cancer Clinic for Newly Diagnosed ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Newly diagnosed patients with prostate cancer have various treatment options, and a multidisciplinary prostate cancer clinic (MPCC) can present all options

Woman's Doc: Worrying About Prostate Cancer
WBAL TV - Baltimore,MD,USA
BALTIMORE -- New research shows that women worry more about prostate cancer than their partners do. Edward and Patricia Ditzell have been married more than

Circulating Tumor Cells in Patients with Castration-Resistant ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Also, the predictive value of CTCs in the setting of low-burden advanced prostate cancer has not been evaluated. Herein we describe our experience with the ...

Integration of Prostate Cancer Clinical Data Using an Ontology ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
As a proof of concept, the Prostate Cancer Ontology (PCO) is created for the development of the Prostate Cancer Information System (PCIS). ...

Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
MSN Health & Fitness - Redmond,WA,USA
The researchers did not set out to determine the effect of alcohol consumption on prostate cancer risk but rather to test the effectiveness of finasteride ...

Transporter Molecules Target Prostate Cancer
Medgadget.com - San Francisco,CA,USA
"We could not only kill the prostate cancer cells directly, we could also destroy the vasculature that feeds the tumors." There also is potential for the ...

Dietary Intervention After Definitive Therapy for Localized ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Diet has been linked to prostate cancer risk. Dietary modification may inhibit prostate cancer progression. As part of a randomized trial, we analyzed the

Outcomes for Patients with High-Grade Prostate Cancer Treated with ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
To assess the outcomes for patients with Gleason score 8-10 prostate cancer treated with brachytherapy, external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) and hormonal ...

Expression of Multidrug Resistance Proteins in Prostate Cancer is ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
... of these proteins has been described in the prostate, but there is no information about their role in the chemotherapy response of prostate cancer (PC). ...

Magnolia Kills Prostate Cancer Cells
Cancer Monthly - Raleigh,NC,USA
Magnolol, a substance taken from the root and bark of the magnolia tree, is a potent killer of prostate cancer cells, according to a study in the Journal of ...

Genetics may make some cancers more lethal for blacks
Globe and Mail - Canada
21 per cent more likely to die from advanced stage prostate cancer. In a telephone interview, Dr. Albain noted that a wide range of genes could affect a

PCBaSe Sweden: A Register-Based Resource for Prostate Cancer .
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
To construct a database for clinical epidemiological prostate cancer research based on linkages between the National Prostate Cancer Register (NPCR) of ...

Analyst uses prostate cancer as health care reform test
Vero Beach Press-Journal (subscription) - Vero Beach,FL,USA
This New York Times article shows how this plays out in prostate cancer, and how a better system might work. First of all, a reformed health care system ...

Prostate Cancer Drug for Baldness? 10 Double-Duty Drugs
ABC News - USA
The prostate cancer drug Avodart, known generically as dutasteride, has been shown in some studies as also able to treat hair loss. ...

Statins Decrease Measurable PSA in Patients with Prostate Cancer
Oncology Nursing News - New York,n,USA
Statins can lower prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in men with prostate cancer, according to findings presented at the American Urological Association ...

New Blood Test May Detect Prostate Cancer
WKRC TV Cincinnati - Cincinnati,OH,USA
A new blood test is in the works which could better help doctors diagnose prostate cancer. But experts at the University of Cincinnati say there's a few

Testosterone-reducing Therapy Increases Side Effects in Prostate ...
Oncology Nursing News - New York,n,USA
The risk of developing bone and heart complications increases for patients who undergo prostate cancer therapy, according to findings from an analysis of 14

Prostate Drug Appears Safer Than Thought
Forbes - NY,USA
WEDNESDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors don't have to be so cautious in prescribing the drug finasteride to men at risk for prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer Treatments Safe Prostate Seed Institute in Dallas ..
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
"Prostate brachytherapy in appropriately selected patients can yield some of the finest outcomes regarding intervention and management of prostate cancer

Differences in Cancer Death Rates Found Between Black, White Americans
Voice of America - USA
In a study of 19000 US men and women treated identically by the same doctors for breast, ovarian and prostate cancer between 1974 and 2001, researchers led

Blacks With Equal Care Still More Likely to Die of Some Cancers
Washington Post - United States
By Rob Stein African Americans are less likely than whites to survive breast, prostate and ovarian cancer even when they receive equal treatment, ...

Prostate Cancer & Green Tea
Men's News Daily - Guerneville,CA,USA
In this small pilot study, 26 men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer took daily supplements of green tea polyphenols while they were awaiting prostate ..

Natural History of Clinically Staged Low- and Intermediate-Risk ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Between April 1995 and May 2005, 463 patients with clinically localized prostate cancer underwent brachytherapy as the sole definitive treatment. ...

Researchers create drug delivery, imaging device for prostate cancer
SmartBrief - Washington,DC,USA
Researchers have created a molecule that can locate prostate cancer cells and at the same time carry a load of imaging agents and therapeutic drugs to ...

In Health Reform, a Cancer Offers an Acid Test
New York Times - United States
It's the prostate cancer test. The prostate cancer test will determine whether President Obama and Congress put together a bill that begins to fix the ...

Prostate Shrinkage May Reveal High-Grade Cancer
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
The value of prostate specific antigen (PSA) as a marker for prostate cancer declined steadily as prostate volume increased. A similar inverse relationship

Stanford Study Bolsters Case for Preventive Prostate Cancer Treatment
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA
(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the last six years, doctors have faced a dilemma about whether to treat men at risk of prostate cancer with the drug finasteride. ...

Cervical Cancer : Study Aims to Improve Radiation Treatment
HealthNewsDigest.com - New York,NY,USA
“Using the beacons, we've reported that it's possible to reduce the size of our radiation field and reduce side effects during prostate cancer treatment,” ...

Breaking News: Study Validates Aureon Technology to Predict ...
PRLog.Org (press release) - TX,USA
The abstract for the study “Personalized Prediction of Tumor Response and Cancer Progression on Prostate Needle Biopsy” can be located at www.jurology.com


Mylan Receives FDA Approval for Generic Version of Prostate
Cancer
...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
Bicalutamide Tablets are the generic version of AstraZeneca's prostate cancer treatment Casodex(R), which had total US sales of approximately $322 million ...

Diet plays role in cancer prevention, but there is still confusion ...
MiamiHerald.com - Miami,FL,USA
BY JULIE KAY Allan Cohen, a 66-year-old Aventura resident, dramatically changed the way he ate after being diagnosed with prostate cancer 15 years ago. ...

Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite Versus Incontinence ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Evaluating quality of life outcomes following prostate cancer treatment is important because different treatments provide similar survival outcomes. ...

Vegetarians May Have Lower Cancer Risk
Cancer Consultants - Ketchum,ID,USA
Fish eaters had a 63% reduced risk of ovarian cancer and a 43% reduced risk of prostate cancer. The risk of all cancers combined was 18% lower in fish ...

Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and the Likelihood of Prostate ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Prostate specific antigen is used for prostate cancer screening but its specificity is limited. Specificity might be increased by considering genotype ...

Prostate Cancer 'Homing Device' Created For Drug Delivery
Science Daily (press release) - USA
ScienceDaily (July 6, 2009) — A new prostate cancer "homing device" could improve detection and allow for the first targeted treatment of the disease. ...

Cancer Screening: Does It Really Save Lives?
Natural News.com - Phoenix,AZ,USA
A prime example is prostate cancer. Since 1975, its incidence has more than doubled. But rather than having an epidemic of prostate cancer, what we have is ...

PSA kinetics did not enhance predictability of outcome in prostate ...
HemOncToday - Thorofare,NJ,USA
“This analysis is accurate and comes to a sound conclusion when considering all men who present with localized prostate cancer,” D'Amico told HemOnc Today. ...

Treatment and Survival Outcomes in Young Men Diagnosed with ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Department of Urology, Virginia Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Northwest Prostate Cancer Specialized Program of Research ...

Stats favor five-year prostate survivors
United Press International - USA
The study of prostate cancer patients receiving brachytherapy, published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, finds cancer ...

Carbohydrate Acts As Tumor Suppressor
Science Daily (press release) - USA
Further study showed that prostate cancer cells that highly expressed the α-DG glycans produced smaller tumors. The team also found that when they knocked ...

New treatment takes aim at prostate cancer
The News-Press - Fort Myers,FL,USA
The Prostate Center is a new 18000-square-foot facility featuring RapidArc for prostate cancer, which as part of Varian's Trilogy linear accelerator, ...

Data highlight need for reform
Las Vegas Sun - Las Vegas,NV,USA
The study, “Circulating Tumor Cells in Patients With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Baseline Values and Correlation with Prognostic Factors,” was ...

Green Tea May Halt Progression of Prostate Cancer
About - News & Issues - New York,NY,USA
Green tea contains compounds that may slow the progression of prostate cancer, a new study finds. The study included 26 men (ages 41 to 72) who had been ...

Therapeutic cancer vaccines show promise
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Three cancer vaccines -- for prostate cancer, melanoma and lymphoma -- have achieved positive results in so-called Phase 3 clinical trials -- the kind of ...

Prostate cancer screening still unproven: report
Reuters - USA
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - PSA blood tests are often used to screen men for prostate cancer, but there is still no good evidence that they cut death rates

External Beam Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Patients on ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
To characterize the bleeding toxicity associated with external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer patients receiving anticoagulation (AC) therapy. ...

Editorial - Phase II Study of Sunitinib in Men with Advanced ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
Sunitinib inhibits vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF), both elevated in prostate cancer (CaP). ...

Prostate cancer patients disease free after five years likely to ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
Prostate cancer patients who receive brachytherapy and remain free of disease for five years or greater are unlikely to have a recurrence at 10 years, ...

Ultrasound breakthrough offers new hope on prostate cancer
Daily Mail - UK
By Daniel Bates British scientists have discovered a pioneering ultrasound treatment for men with early prostate cancer which 'melts' tumours and ...

Challenges in Clinical Prostate Cancer: Role of Imaging - Abstract
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
This article reviews a recent 2-day workshop on prostate cancer and imaging technology that was conducted by the Cancer Imaging Program of the National

Bisphenol A Implicated in Breast and Prostate Cancer: "Ban It Now ...
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
According to Dr. Ruddy, Bisphenol A or BPA is the "smoking gun" linking breast and prostate cancer. Two million tons of BPA are used annually to make

Prostate Screening Under Fire
Ivanhoe - Winter Park,FL,USA
But when it comes to prostate cancer, researchers are now suggesting some cancers might be better left unknown. In a review of two large studies on prostate

Prostate cancer awareness
Examiner.com - USA
It has been reported that one out of every six men will develop prostate cancer, yet many of them are unaware of it until it is too late because they have ...

Which treatment works best? Top study needs listed
The Associated Press
Irregular heartbeat, prostate cancer, back pain and hearing loss lead the list of medical problems to be studied. Choosing which treatment or test will work ...

Characterization of Prostate Cancer Incidentally Detected in ...
UroToday - Berkeley,CA,USA
The objective of this study was to investigate and characterize the clinicopathological features of incidentally detected prostate cancer in radical

Prostate Cancer Patients Should Not Take Selenium Supplements
Medscape - USA
July 1, 2009 — "If you already have prostate cancer, it may be a bad thing to take selenium," says the senior author of a new study published online June 15


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