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Prostate Cancer Mortality in Men With a Negative Initial Biopsy
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.03.17]
Dr Chodak discusses the next steps for prostate cancer patients following a negative initial biopsy, based on 20 years of data analyzed in a recent population-based study of prostate cancer mortality risk.
Medscape Urology

Prostate Cancer and Vasectomy Not Linked…But With One Caveat
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.03.16]
A new large study found no association between prostate cancer and vasectomy, except for a small increase in the risk for low-intermediate-grade disease.
Medscape Medical News

Metastases, Not Death, New Benchmark in Prostate Cancer?
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.03.16]
Prostate cancer experts argue in favor of changing the primary endpoint of active surveillance trials to metastatic disease to reflect what is clinically meaningful to men.
Medscape Medical News

Could antidepressants stop prostate cancer from spreading?
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.13]
Researchers have discovered an enzyme that helps prostate cancer cells spread to the bone, but antidepressants may have the potential to halt this process.

New test distinguishes 'tigers' from 'pussycats' in prostate cancer
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.01]
A new test has been developed to make the vital distinction between aggressive and less harmful forms of prostate cancer, helping to avoid sometimes-damaging unnecessary treatment.

Novel mutation may be linked to prostate cancer in African American men
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.23]
Researchers have identified a novel mutation that may be associated with prostate cancer in African American men, according to a new study published in PLOS Computational Biology.

Researchers find a new human androgen receptor structure, key target for the treatment of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.08]
A team led by researchers of the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (IBUB) and the Research Institute of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (IIB Sant Pau) shows for the...

Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2017.02.02]
Title: Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Predicting and preventing prostate cancer spread
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.27]
University of Adelaide researchers have uncovered a new pathway which regulates the spread of prostate cancer around the body.

Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2017.01.27]
Title: Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments
Category: Health News
Created: 1/27/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Study paves the way for better understanding how prostate cancer spreads around the body
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.25]
Scientists have taken a major leap forward in being able to fully understand how prostate cancer cells acquire their ability to spread from the initial tumour to other areas of the body.

One in four men with suspected prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary biopsy if given an MRI scan first, study estimates
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2017.01.20]
Giving men with suspected prostate cancer an MRI scan could improve diagnosis and save those who do not have aggressive cancers from having an unnecessary biopsy, according to a study published in...

Genetic basis of aggression in prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.10]
New insights into the genetic drivers of prostate cancer that may inform treatment decisions are highlighted in two papers published online in Nature and Nature Communications this week.

Research helps explain why androgen-deprivation therapy doesn't work for many prostate cancers
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.09]
Metastatic prostate cancer, or prostate cancer that has spread to other organs, is incurable.

Scientists uncover new way to defeat therapy-resistant prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.06]
A new study led by scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) sheds light on a signaling circuit in cells that drives therapy resistance in prostate cancer.

Light therapy 'a huge leap forward' for early prostate cancer treatment
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.20]
In a new study, a novel light therapy called VTP led to complete remission in almost half of men with early localized prostate cancer.

New Prostate Cancer Therapy Works Without Severe Side Effects
Source: MedicineNet Urinary Incontinence Specialty [2016.12.20]
Title: New Prostate Cancer Therapy Works Without Severe Side Effects
Category: Health News
Created: 12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

UCLA researchers uncover new evidence linking inflammation and increased prostate cancer risk
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.07]
UCLA researchers have discovered a previously unrecognized type of progenitor cell that, though rare in most regions of the human prostate, is found in uncommonly high numbers in inflamed areas of...

How highs and lows in testosterone levels 'shock' prostate cancer cells to death
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.05]
A strategy of alternately flooding and starving the body of testosterone is producing good results in patients who have metastatic prostate cancer that is resistant to treatment by chemical or...

Why are black men missing from prostate cancer research?
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.11.25]
Black men are three times more likely to develop prostate cancer than other demographics, yet black men are consistently underrepresented in research studies, say researchers from King's College...

Computer modeling could lead to new method for detecting, managing prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.11.23]
New research coauthored by Brigham Young University researchers may lead to a more accurate system for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer.

How to Improve Your Sex Life After Prostate Cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.11.21]
What is the prostate gland and how can prostate cancer affect sexual behavior? Learn how to manage your sex life after prostate cancer and its treatment.

Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Specialty [2016.11.09]
Title: Prostate Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All
Source: MedicineNet Vasectomy Specialty [2016.09.20]
Title: Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All
Category: Health News
Created: 9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Radical treatment and examination combined can halve mortality from prostate cancer
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.08.10]
Men with very high-risk prostate cancer, who are treated at hospitals with a high proportion of administered radical local treatment (radiotherapy or prostatectomy), only have half of the mortality...

Prostate Cancer Symptoms, PSA Test, Treatments
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2016.08.08]
Title: Prostate Cancer Symptoms, PSA Test, Treatments
Category: Slideshows
Created: 12/1/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

UCLA researchers report high-dose radiation therapy as effective as surgery for aggressive prostate cancer
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.08.02]
The research provides convincing evidence that radiation-based treatments and surgery are equally effective for aggressive prostate cancer.

Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2016.07.22]
Title: Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Robotic bottom may aid prostate cancer diagnosis
Source: Medical Students / Training News From Medical News Today [2016.07.04]
A robotic rectum may help doctors and nurses detect prostate cancer. The technology, which consists of prosthetic buttocks and rectum with in-built robotic technology, has been developed by...

UCLA researchers find a wide variation in costs to treat low-risk prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2015.11.03]
Now, for the first time, UCLA researchers have described cost across an entire care process for low-risk prostate cancer - from the time a patient checks in for his first appointment to his...

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.

Shape of prostate and compartments within may serve as cancer indicators
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.03]
Preliminary computerized imaging reveals the shape of the prostate and a compartment within the gland - called the transitional zone - consistently differ in men with prostate cancer than those...

Vitamin E and selenium don't prevent polyps that can lead to colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.26]
Eight years ago, results from a landmark cancer prevention trial run by SWOG showed that a daily dose of vitamin E and selenium did not prevent prostate cancer.

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