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WSU researchers show how fatty acids can fight prostate cancer
Source: Nutrition / Diet 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...

Study identifies 'lethal' subtype of prostate cancer
Source: Genetics 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...

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...

Inappropriate breast, prostate cancer imaging 'may be driven by regional factors'
Source: Breast 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.

VolitionRx initiates second prostate cancer pilot study assessing Nucleosomics(R) technology
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.03.10]
VolitionRx Limited, a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests for a broad range of cancer types and other conditions, today announced that it has initiated a pilot...

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

A family history of prostate cancer may increase women's risk for breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.09]
A new study finds women who have a first-degree relative with prostate cancer - such as a father, brother or son - may be more likely to develop breast cancer after the age of 50.

Black men are less willing to be investigated for possible prostate cancer than white men
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.02]
The incidence of prostate cancer among men of Afro-Caribbean origin is higher than in white men, and their outcomes are worse.

New health care delivery model for prostate cancer care results in better patient outcomes
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.27]
Population-based approach includes safety-net program, improved surgical procedures to help improve patient outcomesA comprehensive, population-based regional health care management program for...

Men who have had testicular cancer are more likely to develop prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.26]
Although overall risk of developing aggressive disease is lowA case-control study of close to 180,000 men suggests that the incidence of prostate cancer is higher among men with a history of...

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

New target for prostate cancer treatment discovered by Keck Medicine of USC researchers
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.24]
Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) scientists have found a promising new therapeutic target for prostate cancer.

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 Prostate 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: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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...

Active surveillance 'may be appropriate' for intermediate-risk prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.22]
Comparable rates of mortality following radiotherapy mean that active surveillance may be apt for both low-risk and favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer, a study suggests.

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

New study reveals how to improve chemotherapy use in prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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.

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 Prostate Cancer 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

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

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...

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

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.

NCCN Guidance on New Castration-Resistant Prostate Therapies
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.03.17]
A better understanding of prostate cancer biology is paying off in new therapies that promise to extend survival in men with castration-resistant tumors. The guidelines reflect the new data.
Medscape Medical News

Unlikely pairing - an antidepressant plus dye - yields tumor-targeting tool
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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...

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