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Screening Men With a Family History of Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.12.18]
Men with a family history of prostate cancer may be more likely to have prostate cancer themselves, but do they benefit from the screening process? Dr Gerald Chodak discusses the latest research.
Medscape Urology

A yardstick to measure the malignancy of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.10]
A protein that influences the epigenetic characteristics of tumor cells is directly linked to the grade of malignancy of prostate cancer.

Prevention of prostate cancer growth and spread achieved in animal studies
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.09]
Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have completed a critical step in the journey from a basic science discovery in the lab to a potential clinical application, showing...

Xtandi™ (enzalutamide) now licensed for use in the UK to treat men with advanced prostate cancer, following initial hormone treatment failure
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.08]
XTANDI TM(enzalutamide) is now licensed in Europe and is already funded in England on the Cancer Drugs Fund,2 for the treatment of adult men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer...

Association between common prostate cancer treatment and decreased survival in older men
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.08]
A common prostate cancer therapy should not be used in men whose cancer has not spread beyond the prostate, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

Prolaris for prostate cancer could save healthcare system $6 billion over 10 years
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.05]
Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN) has announced that clinical data from three studies with Prolaris in prostate cancer patients were highlighted at the 2014 Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO)...

International research team formed to make impact on clinical care for prostate cancer patients
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.03]
An international team has been formed to help quickly determine life-threatening cases of prostate cancer compared with cancer that may not require treatment.

Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2014.12.03]
Title: Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/2/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Bone metastases in prostate cancer blocked by HIV drug
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2014.12.02]
The receptor CCR5, targeted by HIV drugs, is also key in driving prostate cancer metastases, suggesting that blocking this molecule could slow prostate cancer spreadAlthough prostate cancer can...

Long-term testosterone therapy does not increase the risk of prostate cancer
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.28]
Testosterone (T) therapy is routinely used in men with hypogonadism, a condition in which diminished function of the gonads occurs.

New data from a pooled analysis shows improved overall survival for prostate cancer patients treated with FIRMAGON
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.27]
New data published in the December issue of the European Journal of Urology indicates improvement in overall survival (OS) and prostate specific antigen progression free survival (PSA PFS) for...

'Jekyll and Hyde' molecule is key to new personalised medicine for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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...

Study extols anti-prostate cancer effects of walnuts
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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: Prostate / Prostate 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...

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

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

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

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...

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 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 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...

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

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...

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.

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.

Selenium compounds boost immune system to fight against cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.28]
Cancer types such as melanoma, prostate cancer and certain types of leukaemia weaken the body by over-activating the natural immune system.

Novel compound seen as enhancing the cancer-killing power of anti-tumor drugs
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.25]
Recent studies showing acid ceramidase (AC) to be upregulated in melanoma, lung and prostate cancers have made the enzyme a desired target for novel synthetic inhibitor compounds.

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