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High-Dose Triptorelin Safe for SLE Teens (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2015.02.17]
(MedPage Today) -- Individualized approach needed to achieve ovarian suppression in younger patients.

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

Study: Surveillance Is for Middle-Risk Prostate Cancer Too
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.02.19]
Active surveillance might be useful in 'favorable' intermediate-risk disease, American researchers say about their study of more than 5000 men.
Medscape Medical News

Alternative to Overall Survival in Prostate Cancer Trials?
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.02.19]
Radiographic progression-free survival correlates with overall survival in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Medscape Medical News

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: Endocrinology 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...

Some men with advanced prostate cancer benefit from high-dose testosterone therapy
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.12]
In a surprising paradox, the male hormone testosterone, generally thought to be a feeder of prostate cancer, has been found to suppress some advanced prostate cancers and also may reverse resistance...

No added benefit found for sipuleucel-T in prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.12]
Sipuleucel-T (trade name Provenge) has been approved since September 2014 for men with metastatic prostate cancer who have few or no symptoms and do not yet require chemotherapy.

Vanderbilt-led team studies blood test for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.08]
Vanderbilt University researcher William Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues in Germany and Canada have demonstrated a method for detecting "cell-free" tumor DNA in the bloodstream.

Strategy Might Thwart Resistance to a Common Prostate Cancer Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy 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.

Older men with prostate cancer benefit from radiation plus hormone therapy
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
Adding radiation treatment to hormone therapy saves more lives among older men with locally advanced prostate therapy than hormone therapy alone, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical...

Potential blood test for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
Vanderbilt University researcher William Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues in Germany and Canada have demonstrated a method for detecting "cell-free" tumor DNA in the bloodstream.

New review of prostate cancer research published
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.30]
The American Journal of Hematology/Oncology, has published a provocative article exploring the role of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) in the development, progression and potential treatment of...

The cause of prostate cancer may be linked to Parkinson's disease through a common enzyme
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.27]
Prostate cancer affects more than 23,000 men this year in the USA however the individual genes that initiate prostate cancer formation are poorly understood.

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.

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 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

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.

Active Surveillance 'Maturing,' Data Should Inform Decisions
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines [2015.02.17]
A new study sheds some light on what clinicians should tell patients about waiting to treat prostate cancer, says Dr Gerald Chodak.
Medscape Urology

OncoBriefs: Radiosurgical Success in Renal Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology [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: Arthritis / Rheumatology 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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