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New health care delivery model for prostate cancer care results in better patient outcomes
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.27]
Population-based approach includes safety-net program, improved surgical procedures to help improve patient outcomesA comprehensive, population-based regional health care management program for...

Men who have had testicular cancer are more likely to develop prostate cancer
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.26]
Although overall risk of developing aggressive disease is lowA case-control study of close to 180,000 men suggests that the incidence of prostate cancer is higher among men with a history of...

Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer 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

New target for prostate cancer treatment discovered by Keck Medicine of USC researchers
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.24]
Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) scientists have found a promising new therapeutic target for prostate cancer.

Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.02.24]
Title: Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers
Category: Health News
Created: 2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Prostate 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

Radiation Used in Too Many Men With Indolent Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.02.23]
American men with low-risk prostate cancer are being overtreated, primarily with radiation therapy, a population-based study has shown.
Medscape Medical News

Radiation therapy most common treatment for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.23]
Radiation therapy is the most common treatment for prostate cancer regardless of cancer stage, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level, and prognosis and risk rating, according to a study published...

Active surveillance 'may be appropriate' for intermediate-risk prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.22]
Comparable rates of mortality following radiotherapy mean that active surveillance may be apt for both low-risk and favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer, a study suggests.

Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Specialty [2015.02.20]
Title: Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?
Category: Health News
Created: 2/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

New study reveals how to improve chemotherapy use in prostate cancer
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.19]
Next generation chemotherapy for prostate cancer has unique properties that could make it more effective earlier in treatment if confirmed in clinical trialsProstate cancer is the second leading...

Two major studies strengthen case for prostate cancer drug before chemotherapy
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.06]
Pioneering prostate cancer drug abiraterone significantly extends the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer if given before chemotherapy, the results of a major phase III clinical trial have...

Prostate cancer: optimised PSA screening programme developed at the MedUni Vienna
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.04]
As an indicator of prostate cancer, the PSA test is regarded in urology as highly controversial since it is not always unequivocal.

Prostate cancer: Androgen receptor activates different genes when bound to antiandrogens
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.30]
The androgen receptor in prostate cancer cells can activate different sets of genes depending on whether it binds with an androgen hormone or an antiandrogen drug, according to a new study led by...

Drug combo suppresses growth of late-stage prostate cancer tumors
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.29]
Low doses of metformin, a widely used diabetes medication, and a gene inhibitor known as BI2536 can successfully halt the growth of late-stage prostate cancer tumors, a Purdue University study...

High-risk prostate cancers 'better detected' using targeted biopsy
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.01.28]
Researchers find a targeted biopsy method that combines ultrasound and MRI is more effective for identifying high-risk prostate cancers than the standard biopsy technique.

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2015.01.28]
Title: MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Smoking may increase risks for patients being treated for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.27]
Among patients with prostate cancer, those who smoke have increased risks of experiencing side effects from treatment and of developing future cancer recurrences, or even dying from prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.01.27]
Title: Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

OncoBriefs: PDE5 Use and Prostate Cancer, H&N, Cervical Ca (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2015.01.24]
(MedPage Today) -- Erectile dysfunction drugs linked to higher risk of biochemical recurrence after prostatectomy.

In women with Alzheimer's disease, prostate cancer drug slows memory loss
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.23]
Women with Alzheimer's disease showed stable cognition for a year when a drug that is more commonly used to treat advanced prostate cancer was added to their drug regimen, according to a new study...

Overcoming treatment resistance in prostate cancer: Roswell Park team proposes a new strategy
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.20]
Researchers have discovered what may be a promising new approach for controlling aggressive, treatment-resistant forms of prostate cancer.

New study findings help physicians and patients determine prostate cancer risk
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.12]
A discovery by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah shows that looking at whether a man's uncles and great-grandparents, among other second- and third-degree...

A broader family history helps physicians and patients determine prostate cancer risk
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.12]
A discovery by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute shows that looking at whether a man's uncles and great-grandparents, among other second- and third-degree relatives, had prostate cancer could...

Strategy Might Thwart Resistance to a Common Prostate Cancer Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.01.08]
Title: Strategy Might Thwart Resistance to a Common Prostate Cancer Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 1/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Prostate cancer 'easier to detect' with new type of MRI
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
New restriction spectrum imaging-MRI or RSI-MRI is better than current prostate imaging and may have important implications for prostate cancer treatments, new study says.

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 Blood In Urine 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...

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...

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

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...

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.

OncoBriefs: Radiosurgical Success in Renal Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2015.02.17]
(MedPage Today) -- Also "watch and wait" in prostate cancer, cost of radioactive iodine therapy overuse for thyroid tumors.

Unlikely pairing - an antidepressant plus dye - yields tumor-targeting tool
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.02.16]
Scientists combine molecules to create a drug that finds and suppresses prostate cancer in miceA near-infrared dye targets tumors in a mouse.

Patients with detectable PSA post-prostatectomy should receive more aggressive radiation therapy
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.10]
Ten-year post-treatment analysis of German ARO 96-02Prostate cancer patients with detectable prostate specific antigen (PSA) following radical prostatectomy should receive earlier, more...

What are the health benefits of selenium?
Source: Dermatology News From Medical News Today [2015.01.19]
Find out about the potential health benefits of consuming foods containing selenium including reducing arthritic inflammation, lowering risk of prostate cancer and skin cancer.

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