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Urologists Dispute Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendation
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2015.05.22]
US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations against prostate screening are among the new payment disagreements arising from the Affordable Care Act and the shift away from fee-for-service.
Medscape Medical News

Scientists unveil prostate cancer's 'Rosetta Stone'
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2015.05.22]
Almost 90 per cent of men with advanced prostate cancer carry genetic mutations in their tumours that could be targeted by either existing or new cancer drugs, a landmark new study reveals.

International study of advanced prostate cancer genome finds potential targets for drug therapy
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2015.05.22]
The first major effort to canvas the genomic landscape of advanced prostate cancer has revealed that many patients may carry some type of genetic abnormality that can be targeted with existing or...

Researchers focus on potential tool for predicting survival, staging prostate cancer
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.05.21]
Researchers with the Indiana University School of Medicine have identified a molecule that promotes metastasis of advanced prostate cancer to the bone, an incurable condition that significantly...

Study: MRI Missed 1 in 6 High-Grade Prostate Cancers
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines [2015.05.20]
Men with elevated PSA underwent diagnostic mpMRI and then were double-checked with ultrasound-guided biopsy. The newer tool was not flawless.
Medscape Medical News

No Link Seen Between Testosterone and Prostate Cancer Risk (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2015.05.20]
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analyses find testosterone -- endogenous or supplemented -- is not associated with PSA levels.

Testosterone Not a Risk for Prostate Cancer, But...
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.05.19]
The latest study on this subject is 'encouraging' and shows no association between sources of testosterone and prostate cancer.
Medscape Medical News

Lethal prostate cancer less common in men with asthma
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.19]
A study of nearly 48,000 men finds that those with a history of asthma were less likely to have a diagnosis of prostate cancer that had spread or to have died of the disease.

Urine-based test improves on PSA for detecting prostate cancer
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2015.05.19]
Use of Mi-Prostate Score would reduce unneeded biopsiesA new urine-based test improved prostate cancer detection - including detecting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer - compared to...

Prostate Cancer: Biopsy Strategies Assessed (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2015.05.19]
(MedPage Today) -- More lesions detected with fusion approach

New screening method for prostate cancer recurrence
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.18]
Spatial light interference microscopy identifies patients at higher risk for prostate cancer recurrenceThe American Cancer Society estimated that 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer will be...

Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.05.18]
Title: Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines
Category: Health News
Created: 5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Best Evidence Yet!: Ejaculation Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines [2015.05.17]
The massive Health Professionals Follow-up Study now has 10 additional years of data on prostate cancer risk.
Medscape Medical News

'Era of Active Surveillance Has Arrived' in Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines [2015.05.16]
The broad declaration followed reports of unprecedented rates of participation by men with prostate cancer.
Medscape Medical News

Unemployment linked to rise in prostate cancer deaths
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.05.15]
The knock-on effects of the economic downturn have been explored in economy and psychology. Now researchers are examining the effects of unemployment on an even darker subject - cancer mortality.

Myriad validates active surveillance threshold with Prolaris® for men with prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.15]
Additional data show Prolaris changed treatment plans in 48 percent of casesMyriad Genetics, Inc.

Can Asthma Protect Men From Lethal Prostate Cancer? (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy & Immunology [2015.05.15]
(MedPage Today) -- Observational study flies in the face of conventional wisdom.

Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.05.15]
Title: Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

International Conference on Prostate Cancer, June 22-24 2015, Florida
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2015.05.14]
Advancement in Prostate Cancer Research and TreatmentThe conference throws light on thought provoking topics and recent research in the field of Prostate cancer like, Future Perspectives on...

Combined radiation and hormonal therapy improves survival in node-positive prostate cancer
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.05.14]
Study of large national database reveals that combination therapy reduced death risk by 50 percent, compared with hormone therapy aloneA new study finds that men with prostate cancer that has...

MRI - prostate cancer screening for the future?
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.14]
A screening method that combines a traditional PSA test with an MRI detects a significantly greater number of prostate cancer cases and improves diagnostic accuracy.

Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2015.05.14]
Title: Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Advanced viral gene therapy eradicates prostate cancer in preclinical experiments
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.13]
Novel therapy shows synergism between engineered 'cancer terminator virus' and experimental drug to destroy primary and metastatic prostate cancerEven with the best available treatments, the...

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2015.05.13]
Title: Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking
Category: Health News
Created: 5/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Moffitt researchers work to determine why some prostate cancer patients experience more hot flashes
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.12]
New study shows men who are younger or have a lower body mass index are more prone to experience hot flashes during androgen deprivation therapyAndrogen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a common...

Statin use linked with delayed progression of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.10]
New research finds that statins appeared to slow prostate cancer progression in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy. However, further studies are required.

Statins May Slow Prostate Cancer Progression: Study
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2015.05.08]
Title: Statins May Slow Prostate Cancer Progression: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Recurrence of prostate cancer detected earlier with innovative PSMA-ligand PET/CT
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.07]
A recent study reported in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine compared use of the novel Ga-68-PSMA-ligand PET/CT with other imaging methods and found that it had substantially higher detection rates of...

Form of permanent radiotherapy may prolong prostate cancer survival, study finds
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.04.27]
Compared with dose-escalated external beam radiotherapy, low-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy may prolong survival for patients with prostate cancer, a new study finds.

Ultrasound/MRI fusion biopsy detects more sonographically occult prostate cancers
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.04.22]
Research conducted at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University has found that multiparametric MRI and subsequent fusion of MR images with ultrasound enables a targeted biopsy of...

Dogs Find Prostate Cancer by Smell
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2015.04.21]
Title: Dogs Find Prostate Cancer by Smell
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2015.02.25]
Title: Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?
Category: Health News
Created: 2/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Testicular Cancer Specialty [2015.02.24]
Title: Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Sexual function preserved following vessel-sparing radiation therapy for prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.09.19]
A comparison of five-year sexual function outcomes, as reported by patients treated with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) versus combination EBRT plus brachytherapy, indicates that the utilization...

Creating predictive tool that lets prostate cancer patients decide which treatment is right for them
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.09.19]
Men with prostate cancer may one day be able to predict when and how much various treatments will impact their urinary and sexual functioning, thanks in part to new findings that researchers at Fox...

New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet bicalutamide Specialty [2014.09.09]
Title: New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/8/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet bicalutamide Specialty [2014.09.04]
Title: Prostate Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Cycling and risk for erectile dysfunction, infertility, prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.07.08]
Cycling is a popular activity that offers clear health benefits, but there is an ongoing controversy about whether men who ride have a higher risk of urogenital disorders such as erectile...

Prostate cancer patients given brachytherapy more likely to maintain erectile function
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.04.08]
In approximately 50% of patients with prostate cancer, the use of permanent brachytherapy, a procedure where radioactive sources are placed inside the prostate, into or near to the tumour, preserves...

FDA OKs PET Agent for Prostate Cancer
Source: MedPage Today Product Alert [2012.09.12]
WASHINGTON -- The FDA has approved the positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agent Choline C 11 Injection for production and use in detecting recurrent prostate cancer.

Lifestyle, diet may stop or reverse prostate cancer progression
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Urology
The research is the first randomized, controlled trial to show that lifestyle changes may affect cancer progression.

Quality of Life Important in Assessing Cancer Therapies
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.05.21]
Dr Gerald Chodak discusses a new study that examines the effectiveness of enzalutamide in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, emphasizing the importance of the patient's quality of life.
Medscape Urology

Study: Include men in osteoporosis screening guidelines
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.05.21]
Osteoporosis affects more men than prostate cancerMost people associate osteoporosis with women.

Fee-for-service health care may lead to higher risk for robotic prostate surgery patients
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.15]
A "perverse disincentive" for hospitals that have invested in expensive technology for robotic surgery may be jeopardizing prostate cancer patients who seek out the procedure, concluded a new study...

New anti-cancer stem cell compound in development
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.08]
Cardiff University scientists have developed a novel anti-cancer stem cell agent capable of targeting aggressive tumour forming cells common to breast, pancreas, colon and prostate cancers.

MRIs may be solution to prostate screening conundrum
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.04]
The continuing debate about prostate-specific antigen testing for the diagnosis of prostate cancer could be potentially resolved by the use of magnetic resonance imaging, according to the authors...

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