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Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Has Few Side Effects
DOTmed.com (press release)
by Brendon Nafziger, Writer A sixteen-year retrospective study suggests that treating recurring prostate cancer with radiation causes few side effects, .

Replication of prostate cancer risk loci in a Japanese case ...
UroToday
Two prostate cancer genome-wide scans in populations of European ancestry identified several genetic variants that are strongly associated with prostate ...

Evaluation of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial Risk calculator ...
UroToday
To evaluate the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) risk calculator in a screening cohort of young, racially diverse, high-risk men with a low baseline ...

Biopsy Protocols Compared for Prostate Cancer Detection Eight- and ...
ModernMedicine
29 (HealthDay News) -- Twelve-core and eight-core biopsies have similar prostate cancer detection rates for initial biopsy, but the additional transition ...

Device could allow for prostate cancer diagnosis with simple urine ...
SmartBrief
... developed a BlackBerry-sized device using microchip technology that is said to be capable of accurately diagnosing prostate cancer in just 30 minutes. ...

Moderate Exercise May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
ABC News
Men who exercise at even moderate levels may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than sedentary men, a new study suggests. Exercise has been shown to have ...

Medical Watch 9/29
WJTV
Most men are not being told about the risks associated with prostate cancer screenings. A new survey found only 70 percent of men said their doctors

After Cancer, Ambushed by Depression
New York Times
By Dana Jennings I'm recovering well from an aggressive case of prostate cancer, I haven't had any treatment in months, and all of my physical signposts

More doubts about prostate cancer screening
Baltimore Sun
"Given the uncertain benefit for screening and known treatment risks, prostate cancer screening decisions should be guided by patient preferences," the ...

Hormonal therapy use for prostate cancer and mortality in men with .
UroToday
Hormonal therapy (HT) when added to radiation therapy (RT) for treating unfavorable-risk prostate cancer leads to an increase in survival except possibly in ...

Our Health: One in six men will get prostate cancer
Deseret News
By Jane Glenn Haas (MCT) — September is prostate cancer month — probably a good time to note that one in six men is diagnosed with this disease. ...

Health news: The stem cell jab for prostate cancer and how glasses .
Daily Mail
A new treatment for treating prostate cancer is being tested on men in the advanced stages of the disease. It is based on cells taken from the patient - the

Socioeconomics Play Role in Prostate Cancer Mortality Odds Delayed ...
ModernMedicine
28 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer patients from low socioeconomic groups are more likely to die than their counterparts of high socioeconomic status, ..

Shared Decision Making for Prostate Cancer Screening Do Patients
Archives of Internal Medicine
The seriousness of the disease is unquestioned—prostate cancer claimed an estimated 28 660 lives in 2008 1 —and the human toll impels the public, ...

UAB Research Shows Religion Impacts Decision on Prostate Cancer ...
UAB Kaleidoscope
African-American men are more likely to have had a digital rectal exam in the past year to screen for prostate cancer if they engage in religious behaviors, ...

Survey: Men may not be adequately involved in decisions about ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Men largely make decisions about prostate cancer screening based on conversations with their clinicians, but these discussions often do not include .

Men Often Not Told of Prostate Cancer Risks: Study
ABC News
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Doctors do not involve men enough in discussions about whether to undergo screening for prostate cancer, US researchers reported on ...

Microchip That Can Detect Type And Severity Of Cancer Created
Science Daily (press release)
The team's microchip platform has been tested on prostate cancer, as described in a paper published in ACS Nano, and head and neck cancer models. ...

Peripheral zone prostate cancer in patients with elevated PSA ...
UroToday
The model incorporating MR imaging, MR spectroscopy, and free-to-total PSA ratio (AUC = 97.5%) was significantly more accurate in predicting prostate cancer ...

Serum insulin, glucose, indices of insulin resistance, and risk of ...
UroToday
We studied 100 case subjects with incident prostate cancer and 400 noncase subjects without prostate cancer from the larger cohort.

Microchip find could lead to speedy cancer diagnosis
CTV.ca
If all goes well, the researchers say, the discovery could mean devices that could accurately diagnose prostate cancer in 30 minutes could be available in .

Swiss study finds income affects prostate cancer patients' survival
EurekAlert (press release)
Prostate cancer patients of low socioeconomic status are more likely to die than patients with higher incomes. That is the finding of a new study from Swiss ..

Mayo researchers find few side effects from radiation treatment ...
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
The largest single-institution study of its kind has found few complications in prostate cancer patients treated with radiotherapy after surgery to remove ...

BU researchers at forefront of technique to freeze and kill ...
Press & Sun-Bulletin
His research was part of an in-depth study into prostate cancer's molecular biology done by Dr. Robert Van Buskirk, a BU professor of biological sciences .

Portable gadget can diagnose prostate cancer in 30 minutes
Toronto Star
Toronto researchers have developed a portable device they say will accurately diagnose prostate cancer in 30 minutes. The microchip technology, created by

Could Prostate Cancer Be Caused by a Sexually Transmitted Virus?
Zikkir World (blog)
It's possible that the most severe forms of prostate cancer are caused by a virus that might be sexually transmitted, according to a new study that will be .

Should All Men Be Screened for Prostate Cancer?
ABC News
By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening all men for prostate cancer using a currently available common blood test is not worthwhile, ...

Studies Find PSA Screening Unreliable
Atlanta Journal Constitution
"Our findings strongly indicate that, in addition to PSA, further biomarkers are needed before inferring population-based screening for prostate cancer," ...

Ignorance isn't always bliss: Prostate cancer survivors seek to ...
Kenai Peninsula Online
That's just the way prostate cancer works. As the second most prevalent cancer in American males, many are ignorant to the fact before it's too late. ...

Integrative Approaches to Prostate Cancer
HealthNewsDigest.com
By Isaac Eliaz, MD, L.Ac., MS (HealthNewsDigest.com) – Conventional approaches to prostate cancer focus on attacking and destroying it with procedures such ...

Hormonal therapies for prostate cancer increase risk of heart disease
TheHeart.Org
Berlin, Germany - The risk of heart disease is increased with all hormonal therapies used as primary in the treatment of prostate cancer, but the risk is ..

Exercise May Prevent Prostate Cancer: Study
U.S. News & World Report
25 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may help protect men from prostate cancer, says a new study. US researchers looked at 190 men who had a prostate

Prostate cancer: What role for curative radiotherapy in elderly ...
UroToday
Discuss the place of radiotherapy given in a curative intent in elderly patients with localised prostate cancer according to complications, local control, ...

The Medical Minute: Robotic surgery for treatment of prostate cancer
PhysOrg.com
(PhysOrg.com) -- Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States (excluding skin cancers) and is second only to lung cancer as

Biomarker Predicts Prostate Cancer Mortality
MedPage Today
Men with prostate cancer who tested positive for the biomarker heat shock protein Hsp-27 at diagnosis were almost twice as likely to die from the disease a

Study: Vitamin B6 may increase prostate cancer survival
Dr. Cutler
New research appearing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests evidence of a link between higher levels of vitamin B6 and prostate cancer ...

STD Linked to Prostate Cancer
Harvard Crimson
Researchers followed two groups of men suffering from prostate cancer—one with the sexually transmitted infection Trichomoniasis, caused by a parasite—and ...

Outcomes of locally advanced (T3 or greater) prostate cancer in ...
UroToday
Despite nearly equivalent outcomes between open and robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) for organ-confined prostate cancer (pca), ..

Study: PSA test has shortcomings
The Dartmouth
By Jennifer Liu, The Dartmouth Staff More than one million men have been unnecessarily treated for prostate cancer due to the widespread use of a common ...

Woman emphasizes prostate cancer risks
Daily Mail - Charleston
For Pamela Hines Blue, losing her husband to prostate cancer was devastating - and frustrating. Her husband, former Kanawha County Manager Dan Blue, 60,

Prostate Cancer Guide for African-American Men Now Available
Savannah Tribune
It was produced in alliance with Charlie Wilson, famed R&B singer and recent prostate cancer survivor. African-American men are 1.6 times more likely to be .

Prostate cancer treatment could spark heart problems
CTV.ca
A common treatment for prostate cancer may slightly increase patients' risk of heart problems, new research says. Researchers have found that anti-hormone .

Two-Thirds Of Prostate Cancer Patients Do Not Need Treatment ..
Science Daily (press release)
23, 2009) — Research at the University of Liverpool involving more than 500 prostate cancer patients has revealed two thirds of cases did not require urgent

Vitamin B-6 Could Help Men Survive Prostate Cancer
KAUZ
Taking a daily dose of Vitamin B-6 could improve a man's chance of surviving prostate cancer. A new study says men with early-stage prostate cancer who took ...

Prostate Cancer Therapies Raise Heart Risk
WebMD
23, 2009 (Berlin) -- The anti-hormone therapies used to treat prostate cancer can raise the risk of heart disease, but some drugs appear to be safer for the ..

Prostate cancer transrectal HIFU ablation: detection of local ...
UroToday
The objective was to evaluate T2-weighted (T2w) and dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI in detecting local cancer recurrences after prostate high-intensity

Prostate Cancer: A Brief Overview
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Did you know that over 200000 new cases of prostate cancer arise in the United States every year, and that approximately 30000 men die from this disease ...

Doctors say early prostate tests saving lives
Ocala
His prostate-specific antigen test, which looks for prostate cancer, was low, but still up from previous tests. Bromley, 65, decided he needed a second ...

Study looks at using the immune system to reduce prostate cancer risk
PhysOrg.com
But a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center suggests that genetic risk of prostate cancer can be reduced by rescuing ...

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Raises Heart Risks
Atlanta Journal Constitution
22 (HealthDay News) -- Hormone therapy to treat advanced prostate cancer can increase the risk of heart disease, but some types of hormone therapy appear to ...

New Links Between Virus That Causes Leukemia in Animals and ...
TestCountry.com
According to US researchers a virus that has been found to cause leukemia and tumors in animals may play a part in prostate cancer in humans. ...

New agents and techniques for imaging prostate cancer - Abstract
UroToday
The successful management of prostate cancer requires early detection, appropriate risk assessment, and optimum treatment. An unmet goal of prostate cancer ...

Younger men urged to have prostate cancer test
ABC Online
MEREDITH GRIFFITHS: When Ross Jefferey was in his early 40s, prostate cancer was far from his mind. ROSS JEFFEREY: I had a vague awareness about prostate ...

B6 may improve prostate cancer survival rates
ABC7Chicago.com
September 22, 2009 (WLS) -- Men with early-stage prostate cancer may want to take a good look at their diet and how much B6 they are getting. .

Report Finds Alzheimer's Killing More People Than Breast And ...
PR Web (press release)
"This disease is epidemic, killing more people than breast and prostate cancer combined. While age is the variable most commonly associated with Alzheimer's ...

Prostate cancer may be caused by virus, study indicates
Deseret News
By Jane Glenn Haas Mounting evidence indicates that prostate cancer is an infectious disease caused by a recently identified virus. ...

Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapies Linked to Heart Disease
eFitnessNow
According to new research, prostate cancer treatments used to block the hormones that fuel tumor growth in men, such as AstraZeneca Plc's Zoladex, ...

Tough choices on prostate cancer
MiamiHerald.com
Dr. Mark S. Soloway says treatment for prostate cancer is not one treatment fits all. BY TERESA MEARS Screening for prostate cancer used to be a routine

Robotic-assisted surgery speeds recovery from prostate removal
PennLive.com
Robotic-assisted surgery means fewer complications, a shorter hospital stay and quicker recovery for men with prostate cancer. Using the da Vinci Surgical

Periprostatic adipose tissue as a modulator of prostate cancer ...
UroToday
Adipose tissue has been suggested to contribute to the pathogenesis of various disease states, including prostate cancer. We investigated the association of ...

The role of biopsy core number in selecting prostate cancer ...
UroToday
Studies offer wide variations in inclusion criteria for active surveillance (AS) in prostate cancer (PCa), but the role of the biopsy core number has not ...

Study: Prostate cancer drug boosts heart disease odds
Houston Chronicle
Researchers tracked 30642 Swedish males getting a range of hormone therapies for advanced prostate cancer over three years. ...

Prostate cancer may be caused by virus, study indicates
Sun-Sentinel.com
By Jane Glenn Haas The Orange County Register Mounting evidence indicates that prostate cancer is an infectious disease caused by a recently identified ...

Researchers Link Multiple New SNPs with Risk of Prostate Cancer
Genetic Engineering News (press release)
Genome-wide association studies have allowed scientists to identify a raft of new SNPs that appear to increase the risk of prostate cancer.

DGU 2009 - Triple hormonal therapy for prostate cancer: How ...
UroToday
Via a national prostate cancer support group, the authors contacted 377 patients with prostate cancer who were treated with the above given combination. ...

One in six men will get prostate cancer
OCRegister
September is prostate cancer month – probably a good time to note that one in six men is diagnosed with this disease. And while scientists ponder a ...

Single Treatment with High-intensity Focused Ultrasound Effective ...
Cancer Consultants
Researchers from mcmaster University in Canada have reported that high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for localized prostate cancer results in a ...

Phase 3 Trial Shows Denosumab Delayed Skeletal Related Events in
Reuters
... in the treatment of bone metastases in 1776 advanced cancer patients with solid tumors (not including breast and prostate cancer) or multiple myeloma. ...

NH prostate cancer group stresses need for screening tests
Nashua Telegraph
By CINDY KIBBE New Hampshire Business Review "Prostate cancer" are two words that men dread to hear – so much so that many fail to be screened for the

Prostate cancer hormone drugs risky for some
The Durango Herald
by Carla K. Johnson AP Medical Writer CHICAGO - A new study links hormone therapy for prostate cancer with a higher risk of death in older men who've had .

deCODE Discovers Four New Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer
Reuters
This is the sixth set of risk factors for prostate cancer that deCODE has found. The SNPs are located on chromosomes 3q21, 19q13, as well as on 8q24, ..

Risk of cancer is a little less than it once was
The Free Lance-Star
In 2006, for example, there were 70537 colon cancer cases reported nationwide, down from 73469 in 2000. Prostate cancer dropped to 126058 cases from 129259

Cancer: The killer has been targeted
Daily Journal
Even more frustrating is that cancer features many forms, with breast cancer the most prevalent in women and prostate cancer for men. ...

Prostate Cancer Guide for African-American Men and Their Families ...
Reuters
(Business Wire)-- A new guide, Straight Talk for African-American Men and their Families, is now available from the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF). ...

Optimizing prostate cancer detection: 8 versus 12-core biopsy ...
UroToday
We compared prostate cancer detection rates achieved using an 8 and 12-core biopsy protocol in a clinical population to determine the significance of ...

Image guided photothermal focal therapy for localized prostate ...
UroToday
We ascertained the feasibility and safety of image guided targeted photothermal focal therapy for localized prostate cancer. Twelve patients with biopsy ...

Pathological effects of prostate cancer correlate with ...
UroToday
Androgen deprivation therapy is the primary treatment for advanced prostate cancer but many patients eventually experience progression to hormone refractory .

A bow to prostate cancer, vegetarianism, rehab, recovery awareness
Los Angeles Times
... Association Foundation (AUAF) launched on a campaign for men called “Know Your Stats” in honor of September's Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. ...

Estrogen Receptor Modulator Reduces Bone Complications from ...
Cancer Consultants
Doctors also are testing toremifene as a way to prevent prostate cancer in men with precancerous growths. Recently, there has been interest in evaluating ...

Medical societies push standards for robotic surgery
Reuters
By Debra Sherman CHICAGO (Reuters) - Surgeons are increasingly turning to high-tech robotic equipment to operate on patients with prostate cancer and other .

FACTBOX-Prostate cancer is scourge among men
Reuters
The American Cancer Society estimates that some 2 million men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer are leading active lives. AGE: As men age, ...


Prostate-specific antigen velocity for early detection of prostate ...
UroToday
There were 2742 screening-arm participants with PSA < 3 ng/ml at initial screening in the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer in ...

Cancer ScreeningDoes the evidence always support intuition?
Curetoday.com (press release)
For example, the lifetime risk of dying of prostate cancer is just over 3 percent. This means about 97 percent of men will not die of prostate cancer; ...

Outcomes of Localized Prostate Cancer with Conservative Management ...
Cancer Consultants
Researchers from several US medical centers have reported that the results of conservative management of prostate cancer have improved in the period from

Watchful Waiting Works for Older Men With Prostate Cancer
TopNews United States
The improved diagnosis and survival rates can be attributed to the blood test that looks for a prostate specific antigen (PSA) which can detect cancer at an ...

CANCER TALES: From Caregiver to Patient
Atlanta Journal Constitution
On Christmas Eve this past year, my doctor told me I had aggressive but contained prostate cancer. Not the Christmas gift I was hoping for. ...

Novel prostate cancer treatments and prevention initiatives open ...
UroToday
... UC Davis Cancer Center in Sacramento; and Anthony Zietman, Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard, and a world leader in prostate cancer radiation

Trichomonas vaginalis association with prostate cancer confirmed
HemOncToday
The sexually transmitted disease Trichomonas vaginalis was associated with extraprostatic prostate cancer and potentially fatal prostate cancer, ...

Prostate cancer ranks as No. 1 killer of men in Arizona
YourWestValley.com
Now Taylor, 70, who is executive director of Southwest Prostate Cancer Foundation, said he encourages men to get their annual screenings because new ...

Diet and cancer
Daily Comet
One man in six will get prostate cancer during his lifetime. It's Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and as a dietitian, I think all men should know that ...

Consumer Reports Health News
Reuters
PROSTATE CANCER: TO SCREEN OR NOT TO SCREEN? September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. With celebrities like former tennis star John McEnroe ...

Binghamton Research Group Develops New Cancer Treatment
Reuters
The team working in partnership with physicians at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital has revolutionized the way prostate cancer is treated and ...

Nutrition Wise: Phytosterols, Whey Protein and Prostate Cancer ...
Kansas City infoZine
Q: Does whey protein increase the risk of prostate cancer? Q: Can people lower their risk of Parkinson's disease through diet? ...

Study: Watch And Wait May Be Best Option For Prostate Cancer
Hartford Courant
By JOSH KOVNER The Hartford Courant For older men with low-grade prostate cancer, the best treatment option might be to hold off on surgery or radiation and ...

Adding Flaxseed to Everyday Recipes May Reduce Prostate Cancer ...
Bixby Bulletin
HOUSTON- September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has unique tips about how to incorporate ...

Beyond the Abstract - The Japanese guideline for prostate cancer ...
UroToday
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Although the incidence and mortality of prostate cancer in Japan have increased, they are lower than in Western countries, ...

How Accurate Are At Home Cancer Testing Kits?
TestCountry.com
You probably have heard that there are at home testing kits that can test for cancer. These kits test for prostate cancer, a common cancer in older men. ...

Outcomes Appear To Be Improving For Conservative Management Of ...
Science Daily (press release)
15, 2009) — A comparison of outcomes of different eras of conservative treatment for localized prostate cancer indicates that overall and prostate ...

Experimental Drug Reduces Fractures Related to Prostate Cancer ...
DG News
"Androgen-deprivation therapy is used in prostate cancer patients, and it may be responsible for increased fracture risk because the testosterone is ...

Aggressive Prostate Cancer Linked to Bacterial Infection
Renal and Urology News
Local response to Trichomonas vaginalis in the prostate may have a role in the development of advanced prostate cancer and for clinically relevant, ...

Watch and Wait Good Option in Prostate Cancer: Study
ABC News
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Doctors caring for patients with early stage prostate cancer may do better to watch and wait to see if tumors develop

Prostate Cancer Survivor Urges Early Detection
Yankton Daily Press
His wife pushed him to get the PSA — Prostate-Specific Antigen — blood test for prostate cancer. “I was never concerned, but my wife kept saying to me that

Study Explores Overdiagnosis of Prostate Cancer
Cancer Consultants
Researchers from Dartmouth and the University of Connecticut have reported that for every man who benefits from prostate cancer screening, many more are

Survival Odds Up for Conservative Care of Prostate Cancer
MedPage Today
By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Explain to patients that prostate cancer-specific mortality among conservatively managed patients has

The Checkup
Washington Post
By Adapted from voices.washpost.com/checkup A blood test commonly used to screen for prostate cancer has led many men to get unnecessary treatment, .

Prostate cancer may be caused by virus, study indicates
OCRegister
Mounting evidence indicates that prostate cancer is an infectious disease caused by a recently identified virus. It will be some time before researchers can

Link Found Between Common Sexual Infection and Risk of Aggressive ...
Kansas City infoZine
"Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in western countries, and the second leading cause of cancer-specific mortality. ...

GENova Biotherapeutics prepares a 510(k) submission to the FDA
Reuters
Prostaganin: Peptide for prostate cancer For humans, one of the peptides' most important qualities is the ability to demonstrate complete inhibition of ...

GTx says committee positive on cancer drug trial
Reuters
... has recommended the continuation of the late-stage trials of the company's experimental drug, toremifene, for the prevention of prostate cancer. ...

Natural Cure for Prostate Enlargement or Prostate Cancer
Ethiopian Review
Blood levels of both zinc and selenium are low in men who have prostate cancer. Men who live in areas where the soil is rich in selenium tend to have lower ...

Androgen receptor as a potential sign of prostate cancer ...
UroToday
After examination of medical records of 100 patients diagnosed with prostate cancer, it was found that the AR was expressed in both cellular compartments of ...

Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer in American Men
San Angelo Standard Times
Prostate cancer affects more people every year. Prostate cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in a man's prostate gland. Most cases are curable because ...

Day-care dividend debunked
Boston Globe
15 Medical researchers have been tracking inflammation in cancer, hypothesizing that its damage allows cancer to grow. At the same time, prostate cancer ...

'Watchful Waiting' Is A Viable Option For Prostate Cancer Patients
Science Daily (press release)
14, 2009) — Appropriately selected prostate cancer patients, including older men and men with small, low-risk tumors, may safely defer treatment for many ...

New stem cells cause prostate cancer
Haber 27
A new type of stem cell, found in the prostates of adult mice, is responsible for the development of certain forms of prostate cancer, a new study finds. ...

Early detection saves lives at the Prostate Cancer Screening and ...
KAIT
Raul Blasini is a thirteen year prostate cancer survivor. Soon after moving to Pocahontas, he saw a need and decided to do something about it. ...

Obesity may raise prostate cancer risk
Food Consumer
A new study shows that body mass in younger and older adulthood and weight gain during these periods may influence a man's risk of prostate cancer although ...

Two Studies Make Promising Advances in Prostate Cancer Research
findingDulcinea
by Denis Cummings Two recently released studies have moved science closer to discovering the cause of prostate cancer; one strengthened the link between

STD Linked to Prostate Cancer
WebMD
11, 2009 -- Infection with a common sexually transmitted disease ( STD) may make men more vulnerable to the most deadly form of prostate cancer, ...

USMD Prostate Cancer Center aims to help simplify treatment for ..
Fort Worth Star Telegram
By JESSAMY BROWN ARLINGTON — Doctors fighting prostate cancer have several weapons in their arsenal. They can blast the cells with cold, destroy them with ...

Prostate cancer linked to sexually transmitted disease
CNN
By Theresa Tamkins Men with prostate cancer who were previously infected with the sexually transmitted germ Trichomonas vaginalis are more likely to have an ...

Prostate Size Does Not Affect Results of Surgery
ABC News
... as a treatment for prostate cancer -- but not the functional results, according to researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. ...

Phase 3 Trial of Aflibercept in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer ...
Reuters
Phase 3 studies in colorectal cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, and prostate cancer continue with over 70 percent enrollment completed PARIS and TARRYTOWN ...

Millennium Initiates Phase II Trial of Prostate Cancer Compound
Reuters
"Our efforts in the development of drugs for prostate cancer represent a high-priority for Millennium," said Nancy Simonian, MD, Chief Medical Officer, ...

Prostate Cancer Surgery
WSLS.com
By Karen mcnew Q: I have just been diagnosed with prostate cancer and would to know what percent of patients end up with incontinence from robotic prostate ...

GSK launches prostate cancer awareness campaign
PRWeek
PHILADELPHIA: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) tapped tennis star John McEnroe as an ambassador for a prostate cancer awareness campaign that launched in late August. ...

Brothers Get Your Prostate Tested
Black Voice News
When it comes to reminding brothers to get tested for 'PROSTATE CANCER' I'm happy to oblige. Prostate cancer kills an estimated 42000 American men annually, ...

Men's Health Supplements May Protect Against Prostate Cancer
dBusinessNews New Orleans (press release)
Nutrisant health supplements such as Prostace and Daily Man Multivitamin may help men drastically reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer. ...

Aggressive Prostate Cancer Linked to Trichomonas
MedPage Today
For example, if infected men visited their physicans more often than other men, that would create more opportunities for prostate cancer diagnosis. ...

Does Infection Boost Prostate Cancer Risk?
Washington Post
Scientists have more evidence that a common sexually transmitted infection may increase the risk of advanced prostate cancer. ...

Bacterial infection linked to aggressive prostate cancer
Los Angeles Times
Men who are infected with the sexually transmitted bacterium Trichomonas vaginalis have a slightly increased risk of developing prostate cancer and double ...

Early detection is key to successful treatment of prostate cancer
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
by Jennifer Wezensky | Special to the Kalamazoo Gazette In connection with Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Borgess Medical Center and Urology Associates of ...

Can these foods keep prostate cancer at bay?
Independent
By Steve Connor, Science Editor Men at risk of prostate cancer can do something about it themselves by cooking with foods that are rich in potential .

Study Questions Value of Prostate Cancer Screening
National Cancer Institute - NCI Cancer Bulletin
[Enlarge] Widespread screening for prostate cancer over the past 3 decades using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test has led to a flood of men being ...

Researchers find prostate cancer stem cell
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers have found a stem cell, a kind of master cell, that may cause at least some types of prostate cancer. ...

Survey Shows At-Risk Men Lacking In Prostate Cancer Knowledge
PR Newswire (press release)
9 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer remains one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. In fact, one in six men will develop prostate ...

GENova discusses development of new anti-cancer biotechs ...
Reuters
Of the types of cancer, prostate cancer represents the largest market and breast cancer the second. Savin expressed confidence that GENova's proprietary IP ...

Daily News: Prostate Cancer Diagnosed Earlier
Nurse.com
Men with prostate cancer are being diagnosed in an earlier stage and at a younger age than in previous years, according to researchers from the University ...

Men who stay trim less apt to get prostate cancer
Ottawa Citizen
NEW YORK - Men who put on a significant number of pounds after their 20s face a higher risk of prostate cancer than those who remain close to their youthful ...


Newly found stem cell causes prostate cancer: mouse study
AFP
It also appears to resolve a mystery about the origin of prostate cancer, and could open new pathways for treatment of the deadly disease. ...

Prostate cancer doesn't have to kill
Waukegan News Sun
Leskis was diagnosed with prostate cancer in its very early stages in November of 2008. He had a procedure in January of 2009. Guy Leskis of Winthrop Harbor ...

Men overdiagnosed for prostate cancer: Study
Ottawa Citizen
More than one million American men have gone through needless treatment for prostate cancer since the PSA test became common more than 20 years ago, ...

Genova files patent for new prostate cancer treatment
PR Newswire (press release)
The peptide, called Prostaganin, is a 21-amino compound which is highly reactive to prostate cancer cells, and has the ability to specifically target them. ...

Study: Virus tied to leukemia present in prostate cancer
SmartBrief
If the study is confirmed, the finding might lead to ways to better screen patients and to develop a prostate cancer vaccine. Times (London), The (09/08)

Nutrition and lifestyle changes can help prostate cancer
Staten Island Advance - SILive.com
JOSEPH MOTTA STATEN ISLAND, NY -- More than 70 percent of prostate cancer cases occur in men over age 65. Rates of prostate cancer have been decreasing ...

African American men have a higher risk of prostate cancer
WEAU-TV 13
Bishop Louis Spencer is a 10 year prostate cancer survivor. "Diabetes saved my life," he says. He rarely went to the doctor, but had to have frequent blood .

When the Family Gets Cancer
New York Times
By Dana Jennings As I was treated for prostate cancer in the past year, I felt like a house that had been ripped to its studs. ...

Exposure rolls out Unite ByCycling campaign for The Prostate ...
Creativematch
Creative communications agency Exposure has created an integrated campaign for The Prostate Cancer Charity that is set to raise awareness of the disease and ...

Erectile dysfunction after radiotherapy for prostate cancer - Abstract
UroToday
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a relatively common complication after radiotherapy for prostate cancer. The etiology of ED is unclear. ...

Prostate Cancer Caused By a Virus?
Washington Post
Researchers reporting online in yesterday's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences think prostate cancer may be related to a virus. ...

Urine markers in monitoring for prostate cancer - Abstract
UroToday
The major advantages of urine-based assays are their noninvasive character and ability to monitor prostate cancer with heterogeneous foci. ...

Could a virus cause prostate cancer?
Los Angeles Times
Utah researchers have found a mouse cancer virus in many human patients with prostate cancer, suggesting that the virus may play a role in the onset of the ...

Virus linked to most aggressive form of prostate cancer
guardian.co.uk
XMRV virus has been seen in prostate cancer tissue. Infected cells are shown in green. Photograph: Hamburg Medical University/Arbeitsgruppe Fischer ...

Virus in prostate cancer cells could lead to vaccine
CTV.ca
A type of virus that causes cancer in animals has been found in human prostate cancer cells, reports a new study. It's a finding that could one day lead to ...

Virus might be one cause of prostate cancer: study
Reuters India
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A virus known to cause leukemia and tumors in animals can be found in some prostate tumors and might be one cause of prostate cancer, ...

Scientists find evidence some forms of prostate cancer 'may be ...
Daily Mail
By Daniel Martin Scientists have found remarkable evidence that some forms of prostate cancer may be caused by a virus - raising the possibility of a ...

Prostate Cancer Caused by Virus? New Findings
About - News & Issues
Researchers have found a virus, the same type that causes leukemia and sarcomas, in human prostate cancer cells. The research, done at the University of ...

Obesity Tied to Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Weight Loss Surgery Channel
A recent study shows that obesity can lead to a recurrence of prostate cancer. But this study also refutes past claims that the disease is more prevalent ...

IGRT may better the result for obese prostate cancer patients
HealthJockey.com
This news may be of interest to prostate cancer patients. Moderately to severely obese prostate cancer patients may have improved treatment results when ...

Comparison of open and robot-assisted pelvic lymphadenectomy for .
UroToday
The lymph node yield obtained during robot-assisted pelvic lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer is comparable to an open approach using a similar template.

Research on 'night-eating syndrome' and prostate tumors
Boston Globe
Men diagnosed with early, low-risk prostate cancer face a choice about treatment. Some tumors will not grow larger, but other tumors will progress, ...

Excess Weight Gain May Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer
HealthNews
For men, there is an increased incidence of colon cancer and, according to a new study—prostate cancer, especially for white men who gained excess weight in ...

U. researchers find viral link to prostrate cancer
Deseret News
By James Thalman The viral connection to several forms of cancer has for the first time been found in prostate cancer, a discovery that could lead to better ...

Researcher Sued Over Prostate Cancer Test
Science Magazine
A prominent prostate cancer researcher has been sued by a biotech company for allegedly making false claims about a biomarker for detecting prostate cancer, ...

Emerging drugs for prostate cancer - Abstract
UroToday
Prostate cancer mortality usually occurs as a result of castrate resistant disease. Many approaches are currently being evaluated to improve the treatment ...

Scans detect recurring prostate cancer
United Press International
4 (UPI) -- Italian researchers suggest using positron emission tomography and computer tomography with choline to detect recurring prostate cancer earlier. ..

The 'Watchful Wait' Approach To Prostate Cancer
NPR
6:00 pm ET Since the development of the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer, early detection and early treatment has been the norm. ...

Middle-Age Weight Gain May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
Ivanhoe
(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Body mass and weight gain in middle age may influence a man's risk for prostate cancer, but this risk varies among different ethnic ...

Beat prostate cancer with nature's help
Examiner.com
A lot of factors come into play when you're up against prostate cancer—and being familiar with the latest in prostate cancer research is the best way to ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Introduces VALSTAR(TM) (Valrubicin) To Fill ...
Reuters
... used to treat and manage pain, overactive bladder, prostate cancer and the early onset of puberty in children, or central precocious puberty (CPP). ..

PET/CT with choline improves detection of recurring prostate cancer
SmartBrief
Whole-body PET/CT scan using the imaging agent choline significantly improved the detection of recurring prostate cancer compared with other imaging methods ...

Studies tie weight gain to cancer in men and women
Examiner.com
In all, more than 5500 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer. The study team looked at the relationship between weight and prostate cancer in a ...
Seed implants better for prostate cancer
United Press International
2 (UPI) -- Two studies say brachytherapy -- radiation seed implants -- is a superior treatment for early-stage prostate cancer, officials at a Chicago ...

Prostate Cancer Screening's Toll
Washington Post
One of the most controversial issues in men's health is whether a blood test commonly used to screen for prostate cancer is being overused. ...

VIDEO: Excessive Weight Gain May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
Insidermedicine
From Hawaii - According to a report published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, men who gain excessive weight in early adulthood ...

Weight gain linked to prostate cancer
ABC7Chicago.com
Findings show that young men who gain weight are more at risk of developing prostate cancer when they get older. Also, Japanese men were at a slightly lower ...

Age-specific physical activity and prostate cancer risk among ...
UroToday
The relation of physical activity across the lifespan to risk of prostate cancer has not been thoroughly investigated, particularly among black men. ...

IGRT may improve outcomes for obese prostate cancer patients
NewsReleaseWire.com (press release)
Moderately to severely obese prostate cancer patients may have improved treatment outcomes when treated with image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) over ...

Obesity linked to advanced prostate cancer
Food Consumer
A new study suggests that excessive body weight may be a risk factor for prostate cancer. The study in the September online issue of Cancer Epidemiology, ...

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