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Mabcure Inc. Featured in Biotechnology Focus
Reuters
... pipeline of cancer specific antibodies compared to some current cancer diagnostics such as prostate-specific antigens (PSA) for prostate cancer, ...

Sunitinib malate for metastatic castration-resistant prostate ...
UroToday
Systemic therapy options are limited for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) patients who progress following docetaxel (Taxotere). ...

Facts about prostate cancer tests, treatments
Reuters
Aug 31 (Reuters) - Since the introduction of a blood test to screen for prostate cancer in 1986, more than 1 million additional US men have been diagnosed ...

Pulpits will be used to urge screenings for prostate cancer
Greensboro News Record
He planned to have surgery for prostate cancer. Afterward, some of the men came up to tell him something he hadn't known. They'd gone through it, too. ...

Androgen receptor regulates a distinct transcription program in ...
UroToday
Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA. The evolution of prostate cancer from an ...

Debt, brain degeneration, asthma, cancer risk: More things chalked ...
Orlando Sentinel
Increased prostate cancer risk: Obesity increases the risk of prostate cancer recurrence in both black and white men, says a US study that challenges ...

Study: Patient Profile Changing In Prostate Cancer Cases
Ozarks First
(New Brunswick, NJ) -- Researchers have found some significant changes in the profile of prostate cancer patients since the late 80s. ...

Racial Gap in Prostate Cancer Narrows
MedPage Today
By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Note that across all ages, more black men had high-risk prostate cancer compared with white men. ...

A Leading Urologist In South Florida Helps Prostate Cancer ...
Online PR News (press release)
HIFUrx.com is a site created to provide prostate cancer patients information on an up and coming treatment therapy known as HIFU, or high intensity focused

RANDOM RAMBLINGS ~ Prostate Cancer…or How I Spent My Summer Vacation
TheDay
One out of every five to six men over a certain age will be faced with some form of prostate cancer in their lives. My adventure began with my annual ...

Docetaxel-induced prostate cancer cell death involves concomitant ..
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC) is characterized by poor response to chemotherapy and high mortality, particularly among African American men when ...

Ohio State Cancer Drug Begins Clinical Trials Testing
Media Newswire (press release)
The research was supported by funding from the National Cancer Institute, US Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Program, Ohio State's Comprehensive

Hormone treatment for prostate cancer not without risks
Grand Forks Herald
A new US study found that prostate cancer patients with certain heart conditions who received hormone therapy either before or with radiation therapy were ...

The Health Reform Debate and Prostate Cancer
The South Florida Times
Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men, striking approximately 200000 men each year. African-American men are at the highest risk. ...

All Men At Risk For Prostate Cancer
Space Coast Medicine and Healthy Living
By NICOLA ALLY, MD • August 30, 2009 • Printer-friendly As a radiation oncologist, I counsel many men with prostate cancer (PCA) about treatment options. ..

How to Stop Prostate Cancer: New Study Reveals the Power of ...
Alternative Health Journal
By Rob Huntley, AHJ Editor -- Published: August 27, 2009 Prostate health is on the minds of many men these days, especially considering prostate cancer is ...

U-Iowa improves delivery of cancer-fighting molecules
EurekAlert (press release)
The findings, which were based on animal models of prostate cancer, also could make it easier to create large amounts of targeted therapeutic siRNAs for

Partnership and outcomes in men with prostate cancer - Abstract
UroToday
Being in a supportive relationship may have improved the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of men with prostate cancer, if the support was strong and ...

Editorial - Prevalence of TMPRSS2-ERG fusion prostate cancer among ...
UroToday
Prostate cancer was histologically confirmed in 100 men and 34 control benign samples (6 samples were non-assessable by FISH). TMPRSS2-ERG fusion status was ...

Prostate Cancer Diagnosed Earlier, Race Gap Narrows
ABC News
By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men with prostate cancer are being diagnosed at a younger age and earlier stage today than in years past, ...

Bonefos® Improves Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Cancer Consultants
Researchers from the UK have reported that Bonefos® (sodium clodronate) reduces the risk of death by 23% in men with metastatic prostate cancer. ...

URS 2009 - Prostate cancer detection using a novel computerized ...
UroToday
PORT DOUGLAS, AUSTRALIA (UroToday.com) - The use of conventional transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy for prostate cancer detection is limited by ...

Gen-Probe Initiates Study To Help Assess Prostate Cancer Risk - Update
RTT News
The test has already been CE-marked for sale in the European Union, and is also the first urine-based molecular diagnostic assay for prostate cancer. ...

Hormone Therapy for Early Prostate Cancer Not Always Best
U.S. News & World Report
25 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and who also have underlying heart disease may not benefit from treatment with ...

Researchers Identify New, Cancer-causing Role For Protein
Science Daily (press release)
The team found depleting TRAF6 in prostate cancer cells reduced Akt activation. And mice with TRAF6 knocked down developed smaller prostate cancer tumors ...

Active surveillance or active treatment in localized prostate ...
UroToday
At present, one in six men over age 50 carries the diagnosis of prostate cancer, but only one in 33 will die of the disease. In view of these facts, ...

Individualizing quality-of-life outcomes reporting: How localized ...
UroToday
Although it is the most powerful predictor of early prostate cancer treatment-related complications and quality-of-life (QOL) outcomes, most studies do not .

Microscopic gold particle-based fiducial markers for proton ...
UroToday
Mixtures of microscopic gold particles and human-compatible polymers have excellent potential as fiducial markers for proton therapy for prostate cancer. ...

Prostate Cancer Screening: New Evidence, Same Conclusion?
Medscape
Mortality results from a randomized prostate-cancer screening trial. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:1310-1319. Epub 2009 Mar 18. Schröder FH, Hugosson J, Roobol MJ, ...

Neoadjuvant HT for prostate cancer linked to increased risk for ...
HemOncToday
Researchers evaluated 5077 men with localized or locally advanced prostate cancer treated with or without hormone therapy followed by radiation therapy.

Selenium and Vitamin E for Prostate Cancer?
KFSM
Q. I've been taking selenium in the hope that it would prevent me from getting prostate cancer. But I heard on the radio that the National Cancer Institute ...

Men with Untreated Prostate Cancer Cope Well During Waiting Period
American Journal of Hemotology and Oncology
Men living with untreated early-state prostate cancer are not as anxious as some may expect, shows a study published in Cancer (2009 Jul 27. ...

Prostate Cancer Therapy May Raise Mortality in Men with Heart Disease
Cancerpage.com
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Neoadjuvant hormonal therapy for prostate cancer may increase the risk of death in men with coronary artery disease-induced ...

URS 2009 - The significance of CD151 expression in prostate cancer ...
UroToday
These studies aim to assess the relationship between CD151 expression in human prostate cancer with the grade of the disease and clinical outcome. ...

URS 2009 - Upregulation of prostate cancer specific and PCA3 and ...
UroToday
PORT DOUGLAS, AUSTRALIA (UroToday.com) - The identification of genes involves in the initiation and progression of prostate cancer represents a useful ...

URS 2009 - The role of ProGRP in prostate carcinogenesis - Abstract
UroToday
Receptor Binding Studies: Using radiolabelled GRP, proGRP47-68, and proGRP80-97, the receptor status of three prostate cancer cell lines were characterised ...

URS 2009 - Capsaicin in combination with lycopene decreases ...
UroToday
PORT DOUGLAS, AUSTRALIA (UroToday.com) - Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common internal malignancy and the second most frequent cause of cancer death in ...

Mentor Capital: A Stealth Cancer Immunotherapy Play
Seeking Alpha
Dendreon follows a similar approach for prostate cancer and has a market cap of about $2.7 billion as it prepares to become a commercial-stage company with

URS 2009 - Molecular profiling of prostatic fluid in prostate ...
UroToday
A further concern with prostatic massage is the potential risk of seeding prostate cancer cells systemically with the risk of promoting metastatic spread.

'Beacons' help hospital zero in on prostate cancer
Maryland Gazette
Hospital officials said the process also will reduce side effects usually associated with prostate-cancer treatment, such as impotence, incontinence and ...

Hormone Therapy For Prostate Cancer Patients With Heart Conditions ...
Science Daily (press release)
Patients with localized prostate cancer have several options available for treatment, including the use of brachytherapy (treatment in which radioactive ...

Prostate cancer hormone drugs risky for some men
WBBM780
CHICAGO (AP) -- A new study links hormone therapy for prostate cancer with a higher risk of death in older men who've had serious heart problems. ...

Prostate cancer patients with heart disease should skip hormone ...
Los Angeles Times
Hormone therapy to reduce the levels of testosterone and dihydrotestosterone in the body is often an important part of treatment for prostate cancer. ...

New Drug To Improve Lives of Prostate Cancer Patients
News Health Guru
About one third of the two million prostate cancer survivors in the US currently receive androgen-deprivation therapy, which blocks the release of ...

Prostate cancer hormone drugs risky for some men
KWQC 6
AP - August 25, 2009 4:14 PM ET CHICAGO (AP) - A new study links hormone therapy for prostate cancer with a higher risk of death in men who've had serious ...

Beyond the Abstract - External beam radiotherapy for prostate ...
UroToday
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, especially in elderly men. Since these men often also have cardiovascular ...

Searching For A Better Way To Diagnose
Boston Channel.com
No matter the shortcomings of the popular PSA test, Dr. Martin G. Sanda, Director of the Prostate Cancer Care Center in the Division of Urology at Boston's ...

Treating Prostate Cancer: Old School vs. New School
PR Web (press release)
Mesa, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB ) August 24, 2009 -- New innovations in treating prostate cancer have more than doubled the cure rate for high-risk patients. ...

Using Home Testing For Cancer?
TestCountry.com
Early signs of what may be prostate cancer can be detected through at home testing kits. These kits can test the PSA levels in the urine of men who may be .

Pathological characteristics of prostate cancer in elderly men ...
UroToday
Recent guidelines recommend that men older than 75 years should not be screened for prostate cancer. However, increased life expectancy and the development ...

Prostate Cancer Kills - Every 20 Minutes; September Is Prostate ...
eReleases (press release)
“I'ma prostate cancer survivor and live a relatively normal life. Let me explain how I deal with this disease,” says Oprinski. ...

Higher-than-conventional radiation doses in localized prostate ...
UroToday
To determine in a meta-analysis whether the outcomes in men with localized prostate cancer treated with high-dose radiotherapy (HDRT) are better than those ...

Prostate Cancer Risk Increased With Elevated Insulin
MedPage Today
Fasting levels of insulin that were elevated but still within the normal range were associated with a higher risk of prostate cancer, a nested case-cohort ...

Obesity tied to prostate cancer for both blacks, whites
Xinhua
BEIJING, Aug.24 (Xinhuanet) -- A US study says obesity increases the risk of prostate cancer recurrence in both black and white men, challenging previous .

Pot-Like Compounds Halt Prostate Cancer Growth
eNews Park Forest
The administration of selective cannabinoid agonists halt the proliferation of human prostate cancer cells in vitro (in a Petri dish) and in vivo (in ...

Stigma of lung cancer stymies research funds
Los Angeles Times
The overall five-year survival rate for breast cancer, for example, is 88%, and for prostate cancer, it is 99%, according to the American Cancer Society. ...

Denosumab in men receiving androgen-deprivation therapy for ...
UroToday
Androgen-deprivation therapy is well-established for treating prostate cancer but is associated with bone loss and an increased risk of fracture. ...

Key targets of hormonal treatment of prostate cancer. Part 2: the ...
UroToday
The prostate has two 5AR isoenzymes (5AR1 and 5AR2) that change in expression and cellular location during the development of prostate cancer and tumour ...

Can Diet Help Prevent Prostate Cancer?
Boston Channel.com
Q. How important is diet in preventing prostate cancer? A. There haven't been any really good studies yet, but some of the results are worth a second look. ...

Prostate conditions: a medical sidebar
Telegraph.co.uk
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. It is responsible for 25 per cent of newly diagnosed cases of cancer in England and Wales and the chances ...

Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices
Food Consumer
by Mark Sircus Ac., OMD If you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer, your doctor probably ran down a list of confusing treatment options and told you to

The Facts On Open vs. Robotic Prostatectomy
Boston Channel.com
The decision to undergo radical prostatectomy, or any treatment for prostate cancer, is of course not an easy one. Patients are usually offered a tremendous

Denosumab in Men Receiving Androgen-Deprivation Therapy for ...
New England Journal of Medicine (subscription)
... MD, for the Denosumab HALT Prostate Cancer Study Group by Khosla, S. Background Androgen-deprivation therapy is well-established for treating prostate ...

Can Prostate Cancer Be Found Early?
Boston Channel.com
For some types of cancer, screening can help find cancers in an early stage when they are more easily cured. Prostate cancer can often be found early by .

Height tied to prostate cancer
NDTV.com
Although being tall does not appear to influence the overall risk of prostate cancer, it may have a role in certain manifestations of the disease. ...

The Facts On Prostate Cancer
Boston Channel.com
Prostate cancer means that cancer cells form in the tissues of the prostate. It is the most common cancer in American men after skin cancer. ...

Risk Factors For Prostate Cancer
Boston Channel.com
Although we don't yet completely understand the causes of prostate cancer, researchers have found several factors that may change the risk of getting it. ...

The Healthy BBQ: Simple Precautions Reduce Risk of Cancer, Food ...
Hartford Courant
One study indicated that a type of HCA called phip causes prostate cancer in rats. phip seems to both initiate prostate cancer and increase its growth. ...

Dattoli Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment Brachytherapy "Seed ...
Emediawire (press release)
Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment called, brachytherapy (seed implant) was demonstrated by Dr. Michael Dattoli, founder and physician-in-chief of the

DNA-coated Nanotubes Help Kill Tumors Without Harm To Surrounding ...
Science Daily (press release)
19, 2009) — Researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine have destroyed prostate cancer tumors in mice by injecting them with specially-coated, ...

VEGF inhibitors and prostate cancer therapy - Abstract
UroToday
Prostate cancer remains the most common non-cutaneous malignancy among American men. Since the advent of PSA testing, most men are diagnosed with localized ...

DNA-Coated Nanotubes Help Kill Tumors Without Harm to Surrounding ...
HealthNewsDigest.com
The procedure, which used DNA-encased, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (mwcnts) to treat human prostate cancer tumors in mice, left only a small burn on the ...

Time to Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Linked to Genotype
Renal and Urology News
Researchers have identified a new genetic marker that may be associated with earlier time to diagnosis of prostate cancer in Caucasian men who have a family

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Treated with Triple Combo
Renal and Urology News
The study, conducted by Richard G. Stock, MD, and colleagues at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, included 181 prostate cancer patients with ...

Physical activity for men receiving androgen deprivation therapy ...
UroToday
Prostate cancer patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) are vulnerable to a number of potentially debilitating side effects, ...

Pomegranate Juice May Help Prostate Cancer Patients
Renal and Urology News
CHICAGO—Pomegranate juice may help slow progression of prostate cancer in men who experience rising PSA levels following radical prostatectomy or ...

Prostate Cancer Called "Common"
WBNG-TV
By WBNG News Doctors estimate almost 200 thousand men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. Libous is being treated at Broome ...

Dattoli Cancer Center's Prostate Brachytherapy "Seed" Implant ...
Emediawire (press release)
Brachytherapy is a state-of-the-art prostate cancer treatment procedure that involves implanting tiny radioactive sources (seeds) into the prostate gland. ...

Tall men at risk of early prostate cancer
Reuters
By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although being tall does not appear to influence the overall risk of prostate cancer, it may have a role in ...

Statins and Prostate Cancer
Renal and Urology News
In a study, men who took statins were less likely to undergo a prostate biopsy. TORONTO—Statins may lower the risk of prostate cancer and its recurrence ...

Cannabis chemicals may help fight prostate cancer
Reuters
By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Chemicals in cannabis have been found to stop prostate cancer cells from growing in the laboratory, suggesting that ...

Legumes help prevent lung and prostate cancer
Inquirer.net
... which protect against chronic diseases like cardiovascular diseases, lung and prostate cancer and cerebral vascular diseases, according to Dr. Vincent ...

The power of flaxseed: Its anti-cancer and health benefits
Examiner.com
One of society's most important health concerns today is the rise in breast and prostate cancer. Taking into consideration the variety of factors in an ...

Race supposedly plays no role in prostate cancer recurrence due to ...
HealthJockey.com
This result was found after looking at a large database of prostate cancer patients. Yes, being overweight appears to be likewise terrible for both the ...

√ Beyond the Abstract - A 64-year-old man with low-risk prostate ...
UroToday
In the lay press and in Washington, prostate cancer has emerged as a litmus test for our health care conundrum of overtreatment and soaring costs in the ...

Local cancer center joins national study of Cyberknife treatment
Bloomington Pantagraph
Camilo Sartie of Clinton discusses his Cyberknife radiation treatment for prostate cancer while sitting beside the Cyberknife at the Community Cancer Center ...

Smoking as a risk factor for prostate cancer: A meta-analysis of ...
UroToday
We pooled data from 24 cohort studies enrolling 21579 prostate cancer case participants for a general variance-based meta-analysis. ...

I Have Prostate Cancer, Post # 1
YourHub.com
I only know that 6 of 12 biopsies showed positive for prostate cancer and thus that I should see the Urologist to discuss treatment, so I'm otherwise naïve ...

Cancer death rates showing steady declines, researchers show
MSU Today
*Much more recently, death rates have begun to drop significantly among the three major “screenable” cancers: breast, prostate and colon. Prostate cancer .

Obese blacks and whites risk prostate cancer recurrence
eMaxHealth
Men who have an undergone prostate cancer treatment and are obese are found to be at risk for recurrence of the disease, despite race. ...

FDA Panel Backs Denosumab As Osteoporosis Treatment > AMGN
Wall Street Journal
... be approved to prevent osteoporosis and whether the drug should be used in patients undergoing hormone therapy to treat breast or prostate cancer. ...

Don't blame health care for poor longevity
CNNMoney.com
The authors looked at US practices in finding and treating prostate cancer and breast cancer and found that the US screens more extensively and treats more .

Obesity Increases Risk Of Prostate Cancer Recurrence For Both ...
RedOrbit
A new look at a large database of prostate cancer patients shows that obesity plays no favorites when it comes to increasing the risk of recurrence after ...

New Data on ATL1101 Activity in Tumour Cells
The Age
In resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) and other cancers. Paclitaxel (Taxol taxane drugs with very closely related cellular mechanisms of action. ...

Eat Right to Prevent Prostate Cancer
Medfinds
Genetics: Having a first-degree relative with prostate cancer more than doubles the risk. • Environmental factors, such as diet: Asian men who immigrate to .

Rex Healthcare Discusses Developments in Cancer Research at The V ...
Carolina Newswire (press release)
Discussions will include Rex Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence work, made possible through a $500000 grant from The V Foundation. ...

Alcohol consumption, finasteride, and prostate cancer risk ...
UroToday
Current research is inconclusive regarding the relation between alcohol consumption and prostate cancer risk. In this study, the authors examined the .

Risk of death from prostate cancer after brachytherapy alone or ...
UroToday
Department of Radiation Oncology, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago, Westmont, IL; 21st Century Oncology, Fort Myers, FL; and Department of Statistics, ...

Current strategies for monitoring men with localised prostate ...
UroToday
... a novel longitudinal reference range approach, which incorporates age-related changes, during the monitoring of 408 men with localised prostate cancer. ...

My cancer and a lesson in healthcare
Times Online
September will be yet another Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. And, as before, awareness about the second leading cause of death among ageing men will ...

Bloom Off the Denosumab Rose, but All Eyes on Oncology
BNET
The panel gave denosumab a thumbs up for treatment of osteoporosis and prostate cancer-associated bone loss, but a thumbs down for the treatment of breast ...

Omega-3s From Fish Oil Protect Against Prostate Cancer
Natural News.com
(NaturalNews) A higher dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids may protect men from prostate cancer even if they have a genetic predisposition to the disease, .

Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk
U.S. News & World Report
One recent study specifically revealed that heavy drinking in particular raises the risk for developing aggressive prostate cancer in men while undermining ...

Eating for Prostate Health
HealthNewsDigest.com
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the US. In 2008, 185000 men were diagnosed and 28000 died from the disease.

Variation in Prostate Stem Cell Antigen Gene Raises Bladder Cancer ...
Newswise (press release)
Prostate stem cell antigen (PSCA) is over-expressed in prostate cancer, and the level of PSCA increases with tumor grade and stage. ...

'Watchful waiting' approach to prostate cancer is examined
San Antonio Express
By Don Finley - Express-News In recent years, a small but growing number of men with prostate cancer have opted for another treatment choice — holding their ...

Eat your way to a healthy prostate
Daily Mail
By Professor Margaret Rayman There is growing scientific evidence that strongly suggests diets rich in certain foods can help prevent prostate cancer and ...

“Watchful Waiting” in Prostate Cancer Does Not Increase Anxiety
Cancer Consultants
Researchers from the Netherlands have reported that men who choose to delay treatment for early prostate cancer do not experience increased anxiety from ..

Eight top ways to protect against prostate cancer
Tulsa World
By Staff Reports Dear Pharmacist: My father and brother both died of prostate cancer. I want to do everything I can now to avoid prostate cancer. ...

Additional therapy for high-risk prostate cancer treated with ...
UroToday
Single-modality approaches to the treatment of high-risk prostate cancer, whether radical prostatectomy or external-beam radiotherapy, have yielded ..

Prevalence of TMPRSS2-ERG fusion prostate cancer among men ...
UroToday
ERG gene rearrangement was detected in 46% of prostate biopsies that were found to have prostate cancer and in 0% of benign prostate biopsies (P < 0.0001). ...

Some older men may delay prostate cancer treatment
SunJournal.com
By MARILYNN Older men with early-stage prostate cancer are not taking a big risk if they keep an eye on the disease instead of treating it right away, ...

Biodegradable inflatable balloon for reducing radiation adverse ...
UroToday
Carcinoma of the prostate is one of the most abundant killers for men in the western world, and it is frequently treated via Radiation therapy. ...

Prostate Cancer: Vitamin D May Reduce PSA 25-50%
Basil & Spice
My father and brother both died of prostate cancer. I am still fine, but at age 45, I want to do everything I can now to avoid prostate cancer. ...

New medical test 'fine tunes' prostate cancer screening for men in ...
AME Info
Prostate cancer, which affects 1 in 8 adult men, is highly treatable if caught early enough but spotting the signs is a difficult task, especially as there ...

Sodium clodronate increases survival in patients with advanced ...
ecancermedicalscience
Oral sodium clodronate improves overall survival in men with advanced prostate cancer, but does not reduce the risk of death in men with localised disease, ...

Editorial - Height and risk of prostate cancer in the prostate ...
UroToday
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - The correlation between obesity and risk of prostate cancer (CaP) to include the progression of CaP has been an area of ...

Sodium Clodronate Improves Survival In Patients With Advanced ...
Medical News Today
Frequently, prostate cancer spreads to the bone. Bisphosphonates, such as sodium clodronate, is a group of drugs that prevent the loss of bone mass. ...

Oral Drug Ups Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases
Atlanta Journal Constitution
11 (HealthDay News) -- Oral sodium clodronate improves overall survival in advanced prostate cancer patients but doesn't reduce the risk of death in those

Researchers give prostate cancer hopes
WalesOnline
MEN with advanced prostate cancer have been given fresh hope of survival by Cardiff researchers. A study has found that a drug, which is used to prevent ...

Amgen Bone Drug Prevents Fractures in Prostate Cancer Patients
Bloomberg
11 (Bloomberg) -- Amgen Inc.'s osteoporosis drug denosumab prevented fractures and strengthened bones in men taking hormone therapy for prostate cancer, ...

Town hall meetings = democracy at work
OneNewsNow
What American male at risk for prostate cancer would voluntarily select a healthcare system that offered him only a 57 percent chance of survival? ...

Does cancer screening save lives? Not nearly as many as you might ...
TIME
With prostate cancer, however, it seems that the benefits of early detection just aren't all that great in the best of cases — especially for older men. ...

Expression of microRNA-221 is progressively reduced in aggressive ...
UroToday
Little information is available regarding miR expression levels in lymph node metastasis of prostate cancer or the potential of miRs as prognostic markers ...

New Bone-Building Drug Promising Against Prostate Cancer
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The drug, denosumab (Prolia), is a monoclonal antibody that Amgen Inc. hopes to market for fracture prevention, not only in men with prostate cancer but ...

Europeans Inflate Survival Gain from Cancer Screening
MedPage Today
European men and women overestimate the benefits of breast and prostate cancer screening, researchers have found. A total of 92% of women overestimated or ...

Family History of Breast Cancer May Raise Colorectal Cancer Risk
Cancerpage.com
As with breast cancer, a family history of endometrial or prostate cancer was linked to colorectal cancer. However, on multivariate analysis, ...

To screen or not to screen
Baltimore Sun
Hospitals have been sending me e-mails lately, telling me that "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" is coming and touting free cancer screenings. .

OncoGenex hunts for prostate cancer drug partner
FierceBiotech
Xconomy writer Luke Timmerman profiles the small Seattle-based biotech OncoGenex, which is developing prostate cancer drug OGX-011. The low-profile company ...

Grade 7 Tripp Middle School
SunJournal.com
If the government will approve of the procedure, then dogs will be able to be used in hospitals as tests to detect prostate cancer at the earliest stages. ...

Prostate Cancer Testing Doesn't Help, It Harms Men
Natural News.com
(NaturalNews) If you are a man, you've probably had the fear of prostate cancer drilled into you -- along with the idea that it is critical to your health, ...

Urinary prostate cancer 3 test: Toward the age of reason? - Abstract
UroToday
The prostate cancer 3 (PCA3) gene was discovered in 1999, on the basis of differential expression between cancer and noncancerous prostate tissue. ...

Amgen's Positive Bone Drug Data Missed Some High Expectations
Wall Street Journal
Analysts highlight that the trial included a wide mix of patients - all types of solid tumors, excluding breast and prostate cancer, and a type of blood ...

“Watchful Waiting” in Prostate Cancer Does Not Increase Anxiety
Cancer Consultants
Men who choose to delay treatment for early prostate cancer do not experience increased anxiety from living with the disease, according to the results of a ...

Amgen bone drug meets goal of late-stage study
Reuters
The latest study tested 1776 advanced cancer patients with solid tumors, not including breast and prostate cancer, or multiple myeloma. ...

Prostate cancer screening set
Baxter Bulletin
The testing is available to men age 50 and older and to men ages 40-49 who have a family history of prostate cancer or are African-American. ...

Weighty Choices, in Patients? Hands
Wall Street Journal
The foundation offers decision aids for 23 diseases and conditions including breast and prostate cancer, knee surgery, end-of-life care and uterine fibroids ...

Study shows seed implants a suitable prostate cancer treatment ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Men diagnosed with prostate cancer have a number of treatments to choose from, but it's a daunting task to figure out the right mix of therapies for an ...

Editorial - Erectile aid use by men treated for localized prostate ...
UroToday
... study in the online edition of the Journal of Urology reports on the use of erectile aid (EA) following treatment for localized prostate cancer (CaP). ...

Stage shift in PSA-detected prostate cancers - effect modification ...
UroToday
Between 2002 and 2005, 1514 men aged 50-69 years were identified with prostate cancer following community-based PSA testing as part of the ProtecT study. ...

Debate surrounds new prostate-cancer treatment
Philadelphia Inquirer
But some prostate-cancer experts have reservations. Because prostate cancer grows slowly and because radiation side effects can emerge after many years, ..

Prostate Cancer and Zinc – Can Zinc Be Overdone?
NewsReleaseWire.com (press release)
A case in point is zinc and prostate cancer, which is the subject of this posting. Mainstream media, which is supported by Big Pharma advertising dollars, ...

Amgen says denosumab similar to Zometa in study
Forbes
The most recent study excluded patients with breast and prostate cancer, however. Amgen reported results from another late-stage trial in July. ...

Sunlight exposure may lower prostate cancer risk
Food Consumer
There is no known means of preventing prostate cancer although lifestyle and dietary habits have been linked to the risk. Previous studies have linked ...

It may be Vitamin D's day in the sun
Los Angeles Times
... D levels," says James C. Fleet, a professor of foods and nutrition at Purdue University and a long-time researcher on the vitamin and prostate cancer. ...

Variation in Prostate Stem Cell Antigen Gene Raises Bladder Cancer ...
Newswise (press release)
Prostate stem cell antigen (PSCA) is over-expressed in prostate cancer, and the level of PSCA increases with tumor grade and stage. ...

Health Notes: CyberKnife system is one treatment for prostate cancer
Daily Press
The topic of prostate cancer, the most common cancer among US men after nonmelanoma skin cancer, continues to draw commentary. George Tsirimokos of Newport ...

Omega-3s From Fish Oil Protect Against Prostate Cancer
Natural News.com
(NaturalNews) A higher dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids may protect men from prostate cancer even if they have a genetic predisposition to the disease, .


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