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Trial shows benefit of 'BRCA-targeting' drug in prostate cancer
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.23]
Men with prostate cancer benefit from treatment with the pioneering drug olaparib - the first cancer drug to target inherited mutations - according to the results of a major trial presented recently.

Is Biomarker-Guided Treatment Coming to Prostate Cancer?
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.04.22]
The PARP inhibitor olaparib was active against prostate cancer in a clinical trial; a genetic panel appears to predict response.
Medscape Medical News

Ultrasound/MRI fusion biopsy detects more sonographically occult prostate cancers
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.04.22]
Research conducted at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University has found that multiparametric MRI and subsequent fusion of MR images with ultrasound enables a targeted biopsy of...

Obesity significantly increases prostate cancer risk in African-American men, study finds
Source: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2015.04.21]
Obesity has a profoundly different effect on prostate cancer risk in African-American as compared to non-Hispanic white men.

Dogs Find Prostate Cancer by Smell
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.04.21]
Title: Dogs Find Prostate Cancer by Smell
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

African-American men at greater risk of prostate cancer, study finds
Source: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2015.04.17]
Compared with non-Hispanic white men, obesity presented a higher prostate cancer risk and may be 'uniquely harmful' to African-American men, a new study finds.

Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet Obesity (Weight Loss) Specialty [2015.04.17]
Title: Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.04.17]
Title: Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

U-M researchers find protein that may signal more aggressive prostate cancers
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.15]
University of Michigan researchers have discovered a biomarker that may be a potentially important breakthrough in diagnosing and treating prostate cancer.

Aggressive prostate cancer biomarker identified
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.14]
Scientists have discovered a new biomarker for prostate cancer that could help clinicians distinguish fast- and slow-growing tumors.

New low-temperature plasma treatment for prostate cancer developed
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.12]
Scientists have discovered a potential new treatment for prostate cancer that causes cells to die in a different way to other therapies.

York scientists lead study on new treatment for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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).

Studies find $1 test using gold nanoparticles outperforms PSA screen for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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...

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...

Detecting prostate cancer cells in blood can give an early warning of treatment failure
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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.

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

Statins May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Survival: Study
Source: MedicineNet Statins 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 Specific Antigen 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

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

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...

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.

A new lease on life for prostate tissue
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.22]
What if a prostate cancer patient could learn which anti-cancer treatments would work best for him without having to swallow a single pill or endure a single intravenous line or injection?

Zinc deficiency linked to activation of Hedgehog signaling pathway
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2015.04.20]
Zinc deficiency - long associated with numerous diseases, e.g. autism, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and ovarian cancers - can lead to activation of the Hedgehog signaling pathway, a biomolecular...

Keep moving, studies advise cancer survivors
Source: Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2015.04.20]
Three or more hours of walking per week can boost the vitality and health of prostate cancer survivors.

Enzalutamide: Indication of major added benefit for over 75-year-olds
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.14]
Men with metastatic prostate cancer receiving enzalutamide live longer and develop symptoms later than those receiving watchful waitingEnzalutamide (trade name: Xtandi) has been approved since...

Can cancer vaccines prolong survival?
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer 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...

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