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'Jekyll and Hyde' molecule is key to new personalised medicine for prostate cancer
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2014.11.21]
Researchers who have uncovered the 'monstrous' hidden nature of a molecule involved in prostate cancer say the findings could herald a new form of personalised medicine for patients, with doctors...

In a variant form of castration-resistant prostate cancer, galeterone shows activity
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.21]
Results from a trial of the anti-cancer drug galeterone show that it is successful in lowering prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in men with a form of prostate cancer that is resistant to...

Among other health benefits walnuts slow prostate cancer growth
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2014.11.18]
Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have found that diets rich in whole walnuts or walnut oil slowed prostate cancer growth in mice.

In prostate cancer patients carrying 'BRCA' mutations, conventional therapies are less efficient
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.18]
Prostate cancer patients carrying inherited mutations in the BRCA genes respond less well to conventional treatment, including surgery and/or radiotherapy - and they also have a lower survival rate...

Genetic Test Predicts Disease Recurrence in Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines [2014.11.17]
A new test can distinguish between men with more aggressive prostate cancer who need additional systemic therapy from those who need only local control, say researchers.
Medscape Medical News

Study extols anti-prostate cancer effects of walnuts
Source: Primary Care / General Practice News From Medical News Today [2014.11.14]
A new mouse study suggests it is a component of walnuts themselves - not their omega-3 fatty acid content - that confers health benefits of slowing prostate cancer growth.

Improved detection of prostate cancer offered by novel molecular imaging drug
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.13]
A novel study demonstrates the potential of a novel molecular imaging drug to detect and visualize early prostate cancer in soft tissue, lymph nodes and bone.

Prostate cancer spread may be halted by molecular breakthrough
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2014.11.12]
Scientists believe a new treatment, shown to be effective in mice, could halt the growth of tumours in patients with prostate cancer.

Promising treatment option and improved survival rates for patients with ovarian, breast, pancreatic, and prostate cancers
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.11]
Olaparib, an experimental twice-daily oral cancer drug, produces an overall tumor response rate of 26 percent in several advanced cancers associated with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, according to new...

BRCA-targeting drugs could treat prostate cancer, leading expert says
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.06]
A pioneering cancer drug set to become the first to be approved specifically for inherited cancers could also be used much more widely to treat prostate cancer, a world-leading expert has said.

Men with cardiovascular problems taking prostate cancer medications at greater risk of heart-related deaths
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.31]
A new study has found that certain prostate cancer medications are linked with an increased risk of dying from heart-related causes in men with congestive heart failure or prior heart attacks.

Lab on a chip detects prostate cancer, kidney disease on the spot
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.30]
When you flush the toilet, you may be discarding microscopic warning signs about your health.But a cunningly simple new device can stop that vital information from "going to waste.

Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2014.10.30]
Title: Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 10/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

Updated guideline recommends not using PSA test for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.29]
A new Canadian guideline recommends that the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test should not be used to screen for prostate cancer based on evidence that shows an increased risk of harm and uncertain...

Prostate cancer treatment linked to cardiac death risk
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.29]
A new study finds that, among men with existing heart problems, androgen deprivation therapy is linked with a 3.3-times increased risk of cardiac death.

Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.10.29]
Title: Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/28/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Sleeping with more than 20 women in a lifetime linked to lower prostate cancer risk
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.28]
A new study suggests men who sleep with more than 20 women may be at lower risk of prostate cancer, while men with more than 20 male sexual partners may be at higher risk.

Prostate cancer's penchant for copper may be a fatal flaw
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.17]
Like discriminating thieves, prostate cancer tumors scavenge and hoard copper that is an essential element in the body. But such avarice may be a fatal weakness.

In some men, an increase in PSA after prostate cancer surgery may not lead to metastasis in their lifetime
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.15]
Some prostate cancer patients whose prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels increase after a radical prostatectomy may die of causes unrelated to prostate cancer before they are diagnosed with a...

Elevated cholesterol and triglycerides may increase the risk for prostate cancer recurrence
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2014.10.14]
Higher levels of total cholesterol and triglycerides, two types of fat, in the blood of men who underwent surgery for prostate cancer, were associated with increased risk for disease recurrence...

Researchers find RNA molecules in urine and tissue that detect prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.14]
Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have identified a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine of prostate cancer patients but not in normal...

Metamark announces nationwide availability of ProMark™ prostate cancer test, first-of-its-kind protein-based prognostic test
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.13]
Metamark has announced the nationwide availability of ProMark™, the first-of-its-kind protein-based biopsy test designed to improve the accuracy of prognosis for men diagnosed with prostate...

Prostate cancer: high cholesterol, triglyceride levels may raise risk of recurrence
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2014.10.10]
A new study finds that among men who underwent surgery for prostate cancer, those with high cholesterol and triglyceride levels were more likely to experience disease recurrence.

High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.10.10]
Title: High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

RNA biomarker may lead to urine test for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.09]
Researchers have identified RNA molecules that are only detected in the urine and tissue of prostate cancer patients, potentially leading to new diagnostic options.

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...

DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.09.18]
Title: DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/17/2014 4:37:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
Source: MedicineNet Hair Loss Specialty [2014.09.16]
Title: Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 9/15/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/16/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.09.16]
Title: New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified
Category: Health News
Created: 9/15/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/16/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy 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

Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.09.09]
Title: Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With 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 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 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

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Vasectomy Specialty [2014.07.11]
Title: Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/10/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/11/2014 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...

New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet docetaxel Specialty [2014.06.02]
Title: New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 6/1/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Seen in Circumcised Blacks: Study
Source: MedicineNet Circumcision The Medical Pros and Cons Specialty [2014.05.29]
Title: Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Seen in Circumcised Blacks: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/29/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

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...

Medication does not help prevent erectile dysfunction following radiation therapy for prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.04.02]
Among men undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer, daily use of the erectile dysfunction drug tadalafil, compared with placebo, did not prevent loss of erectile function, according to a...

Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet tadalafil Specialty [2014.04.02]
Title: Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 4/1/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2014.03.13]
Title: Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/12/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Risk of prostate cancer death decreased by PSA-testing and early treatment
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2014.03.12]
Mortality in prostate cancer is lower in areas with frequent use of PSA testing compared with areas with little testing shows a study published online in Journal of the National Cancer Institute by...

Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2014.03.06]
Title: Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Prostate Cancer Screening
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2014.03.03]
Title: Prostate Cancer Screening
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 6/9/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet bicalutamide Specialty [2014.01.29]
Title: Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/28/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Clinical predictors of acute urinary symptoms after radiotherapy for prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2013.11.19]
An interim study by Italian researchers showed that using a modelling programme together with IPSS and dosage measure can predict the severity of acute urinary symptoms in patients with early...

18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet finasteride Specialty [2013.08.15]
Title: 18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 8/14/2013 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/15/2013 12:00:00 AM

FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet docetaxel Specialty [2013.05.16]
Title: FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 5/15/2013 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

FDA OKs Expanded Use of Prostate Cancer Drug
Source: MedicineNet docetaxel Specialty [2012.12.11]
Title: FDA OKs Expanded Use of Prostate Cancer Drug
Category: Health News
Created: 12/10/2012 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/11/2012 12:00:00 AM

Drug Used to Prevent Prostate Cancer Won't Lower Quality of Life
Source: MedicineNet finasteride Specialty [2012.09.13]
Title: Drug Used to Prevent Prostate Cancer Won't Lower Quality of Life
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2012 6:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2012 12:00:00 AM

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.

Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet enoxaparin Specialty [2012.08.28]
Title: Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2012 6:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2012 12:00:00 AM

Advanced Prostate Cancer Drug May Help at Earlier Stage
Source: MedicineNet leuprolide Specialty [2012.05.17]
Title: Advanced Prostate Cancer Drug May Help at Earlier Stage
Category: Health News
Created: 5/16/2012 8:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2012 12:00:00 AM

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.

Hormone loss could be involved in colon cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.14]
Some cancers, like breast and prostate cancer, are driven by hormones such as estrogen and testosterone, but to date, there are none that are driven by the lack of a hormone.

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