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Beware Suicide Risk When Diagnosing Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.04.10]
A new study finds that men who are newly diagnosed with prostate cancer have a higher risk for suicide within the first year, raising the stakes for clinicians to provide appropriate care.
Medscape Urology

York scientists lead study on new treatment for prostate cancer
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2015.04.09]
Scientists at the University of York have discovered a potential new treatment for prostate cancer using low temperature plasmas (LTPs).

Study Provides 'Better Picture' of Lethal Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.04.08]
A landmark study finds that some metastases are seeded from other metastases, and not from the primary tumor.
Medscape Medical News

Studies find $1 test using gold nanoparticles outperforms PSA screen for prostate cancer
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Cancer biomarkers cling to gold nanoparticles, providing more accurate early-stage detectionA test that costs less than a $1 and yields results in minutes has been shown in newly published...

Scientists reveal genetic root of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.07]
In a landmark paper, scientists have learned of common genetic faults shared by prostate cancer tumors that could lead to new forms of treatment.

Prostate cancer and treatment choices - a decision shared by doctor and patient?
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.31]
When a man is diagnosed with localised prostate cancer, he usually faces a range of treatment options, from active surveillance to radiation therapy or surgical removal of the prostate.

Prostate cancer: Astellas announces new enzalutamide data
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.03.26]
Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd. has announced new data from the Phase 2 TERRAIN trial of enzalutamide compared to bicalutamide in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), as well as an...

Detecting prostate cancer cells in blood can give an early warning of treatment failure
Source: Blood / Hematology News From Medical News Today [2015.03.25]
A blood test that measures the number of cells shed from prostate tumours into the bloodstream can act as an early warning sign that treatment is not working, a major new study shows.

European experts reveal new survey data that demonstrates a need for increased focus on 'the man behind the prostate cancer'
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.25]
Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd., in partnership with the Every Moment Matters Steering Committee, today announce results from a new survey of men living with prostate cancer across Europe.

Favorable 15-year survival outcomes for older prostate cancer patients with low-risk disease
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.25]
Results from a population-based study from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey show favorable survival outcomes among patients with low-risk prostate cancer treated with...

Sweeping prostate cancer review upends widely held belief on radiation after surgery
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.25]
Findings shed light on side effects of radiation after prostate removalImportant news for men receiving treatment for prostate cancer: Two new studies from the University of Virginia School of...

Major new study suggests younger men need to review priorities with time after surgery for high-risk prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.24]
Does age affect the outcomes of men after radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer? Does a long post-operative cancer specific survival make a difference in outcomes in such patients?

Smokers at twice risk of prostate cancer recurring after surgery
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.24]
Current smokers, and those who have quit smoking less than 10 years previously, have twice the risk of a recurrence of prostate cancer after surgery, according to new research presented at the...

Sipuleucel-T in prostate cancer: Indication of added benefit
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.24]
Data and analyses subsequently submitted by the drug manufacturer provided better evidence on mortalitySipuleucel-T (trade name Provenge) has been approved since September 2014 for men with...

Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.03.23]
Title: Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.03.23]
Title: Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 3/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

WSU researchers show how fatty acids can fight prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.20]
Mechanism points way to more effective drug treatmentWashington State University researchers have found a mechanism by which omega-3 fatty acids inhibit the growth and spread of prostate cancer...

Predicting prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.19]
Nanotechnology shows promise for more accurate prostate cancer screening and prognosisA Northwestern University-led study in the emerging field of nanocytology could one day help men make better...

Study identifies 'lethal' subtype of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.19]
7,500 deaths per year possibly due to MAP3K7-CHD1 lossA University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the journal Cancer Research defines a new, distinct subtype of "lethal" prostate...

Inappropriate breast, prostate cancer imaging 'may be driven by regional factors'
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.15]
Regional culture and infrastructure may be behind high rates of inappropriate breast and prostate cancer imaging, finds a new study.

Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.03.10]
Title: Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Statins May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Survival: Study
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.03.10]
Title: Statins May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Survival: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

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

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 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

Radiation therapy most common treatment for prostate cancer
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine 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...

Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?
Source: MedicineNet Radiation Therapy 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

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...

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

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

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.

Can cancer vaccines prolong survival?
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.09]
Therapeutic anti-cancer vaccines developed to treat metastatic disease such as advanced prostate cancer or melanoma rarely have a noticeable effect on the tumor but have been associated with a...

New results suggest combining MRI with conventional prostate surveillance may give a generally effective prostate screening system
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.03.25]
Initial results from the Göteborg randomised screening trial indicates that using MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) alongside conventional prostate cancer screening seems to offer improved cancer...

Myriad announces Prolaris test biopsy results from EMPATHY-P study at European Association of Urology annual meeting
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.24]
Myriad Genetics, Inc. has announced that results from the EMPATHY-P clinical study of Prolaris in patients newly diagnosed with prostate cancer will be highlighted at the 30th Annual Congress of...

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