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New tool to determine the risk of prostate cancer death
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.28]
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have identified a new prognostic biomarker: the neuropeptide pro-NPY, which may help determine the risk of dying from prostate cancer.

Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2016.01.22]
Title: Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Results published from the Phase 2 TERRAIN trial of Enzalutamide compared to Bicalutamide in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2016.01.14]
Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc.

Why prostate cancer is more aggressive in obese patients
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.13]
Obesity has direct consequences on health and is associated with the onset of aggressive cancers, but the mechanisms underlying this phenomenon are little known.

Even after anti-androgen therapy, docetaxel remains useful in prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.12]
A study presented at the 2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium shows that 40 percent of patients with castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer (mCRPC) treated with docetaxel following...

UNMC study: most men not getting information they need about prostate cancer screening, treatment
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.07]
Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Memphis recently published an article in the American Journal of Men's Health which found that men and their health...

Less prostate cancer screening may delay treatment for earlier onset cancers
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.07]
More advanced cancers are being found in fewer needle biopsies, say investigators.The U.S.

Exercise could work as treatment for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.06]
A newly-launched Cancer Research UK study could be the first step towards exercise training being introduced as a new NHS treatment for prostate cancer.

Aspirin May Decrease Death From Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2016.01.06]
Title: Aspirin May Decrease Death From Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Prostate cancer surveillance criteria may not be accurate for African American men
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.05]
A new study published in The Journal of Urology® revealed that African American men with Gleason score 3+3=6 prostate cancer (PCa) produce less prostate specific antigen (PSA) and have...

FDA approved investigational new drug for NBTXR3 in a new clinical study in prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.04]
NANOBIOTIX, a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, announces the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Company's...

Comparing chemical and surgical castration for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.12.23]
Surgical castration to remove the testicles (orchiectomy) of men with metastatic prostate cancer was associated with lower risks for adverse effects compared with men who underwent medical...

Screening male kidney transplant candidates for prostate cancer may do more harm than good
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.12.23]
Screening male kidney transplant candidates for prostate cancer may be more harmful than protective because it does not appear to prolong their survival but may interfere with the transplant...

Immune suppressor cells identified for advanced prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.12.22]
Immune suppressor cells called MDSCs (myeloid-derived suppressor cells) may be important in developing treatments for advanced prostate cancer, according to a study at The University of Texas MD...

New tool for detecting and measuring aggressiveness of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.12.21]
Scientists claim method is potentially more accurate than PSA and could minimize predicament of over-diagnosis at screening.

Surgery May Beat Radiation for Men With Early Stage Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.12.16]
Title: Surgery May Beat Radiation for Men With Early Stage Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Prostate cancer cells succumb to 'suicide gene therapy'
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.12.15]
A phase 2 trial of a gene therapy that makes the immune system attack tumor cells in prostate cancer patients shows improvement in 5-year survival over historical controls.

Analysis shows survival rates for patients with localised prostate cancer better with surgery compared to radiotherapy
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.12.15]
A rigorous evaluation of survival rates has shown that cancer patients with localised prostate cancer - the most common form of prostate cancer - have a better chance of survival if treated by...

'Suicide Gene Therapy' Plus Radiation Fights Prostate Cancer: Study
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.12.15]
Title: 'Suicide Gene Therapy' Plus Radiation Fights Prostate Cancer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Controversial prostate cancer screening can be improved by repeating abnormal tests
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.12.11]
For more than 20 years, the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test has been used to help screen for prostate cancer, but in recent years, some task forces have called for this blood test to be...

Common therapy for prostate cancer may raise risk of Alzheimer's
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.12.08]
A study of patient records suggests ADT - a testosterone-lowering therapy - for prostate cancer may raise the risk for Alzheimer's disease and says further research is needed.

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Possible Alzheimer's Risk
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2015.12.08]
Title: Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Possible Alzheimer's Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 12/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Yoga may benefit men with prostate cancer, study finds
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.11.21]
Men receiving radiation therapy for prostate cancer may find twice-weekly yoga sessions can help maintain life quality and alleviate some side effects, new research suggests.

Prostate Cancer Screening, Detection Both Down in U.S., Studies Say
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2015.11.17]
Title: Prostate Cancer Screening, Detection Both Down in U.S., Studies Say
Category: Health News
Created: 11/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Specialty [2015.11.12]
Title: Prostate Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

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...

Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2015.05.18]
Title: Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines
Category: Health News
Created: 5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet docetaxel Specialty [2015.05.15]
Title: Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/15/2015 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.

Does Genetic Test 'Decipher' PCa Risk After Prostatectomy?
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2016.01.26]
The new Decipher genetic test may more accurately predict risk for metastasis following radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer, but will it improve outcomes?
Medscape Urology

Inappropriate Cancer Screening Prevalent in People Over 65
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines [2016.01.25]
Nonrecommended screening tests for prostate cancer and breast cancer were conducted on 15.7% of people older than 65 years.
Medscape Medical News

Combined imaging modalities may change cancer management
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.12.11]
PET/CT and whole-body MRI detect extraskeletal disease that may change the management of high-risk breast and prostate cancer patients, according to a recent study reported in the December issue of...

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