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New ASCO Guideline for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.09.11]
Treatment choices with systemic therapies have increased for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The American Association of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Care Ontario have joined hands to issue their own guideline for these patients.
Medscape Medical News

New guidelines that favor watchful waiting in prostate cancer may not be suitable for African Americans
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.10]
There is an active controversy among oncologists about when to treat prostate cancer patients, with some suggesting that the word "cancer" be removed from the description of low grade disease, in...

Enzalutamide significantly reduces morbidities associated with bone metastases in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
Enzalutamide (XTANDI™) reduces the risk of skeletal-related events compared with placebo, as well as reducing pain and increasing quality of life in men with metastatic castration-resistant...

New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials 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

Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.09.09]
Title: Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/8/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Researchers grow prostate cancer organoids in the lab; advances expected in personalized treatment
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has shown for the first time that organoids derived from human prostate cancer tumors can be grown in the laboratory, giving...

Prostate cancer treatment response predicted by blood test for 'nicked' protein
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.05]
Prostate cancer patients whose tumors contain a shortened protein called AR-V7, which can be detected in the blood, are less likely to respond to two widely used drugs for metastatic prostate cancer...

New method for non-invasive prostate cancer screening
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.04]
Cancer screening is a critical approach for preventing cancer deaths because cases caught early are often more treatable.

Potential new method for non-invasive prostate cancer screening
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.04]
Researchers in Guangdong, China show how 'SERS spectroscopy' of silver nanoparticles mixed with blood samples, could potentially reveal cases of cancer.

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

Prostate cancer: should PSA screening be routine?
Source: Primary Care / General Practice News From Medical News Today [2014.09.03]
In 2012, the USPSTF made a recommendation against routine PSA testing for prostate cancer - a move met with criticism. We look at the evidence for and against such testing.

An unequal burden: prostate cancer in black men is a global concern
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.29]
How much cancer risk is unacceptable within a community? One in four black men in the UK will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime.

Tomato-rich diet lowers prostate cancer risks
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
Lycopene, an antioxidant abundant in tomatoes, could reduce cancer risks for men who consume over 10 portions a week, according to a new study.

Knowledge is power: UCLA study finds men who are uneducated about their prostate cancer have difficulty making good treatment choices
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study has shown this is definitely the case when it comes to men making the best decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer.

Unique prostate cancer treatment programs could be tailored using RNA sequencing
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.27]
Sequencing RNA, not just DNA, could help doctors predict how prostate cancer tumors will respond to treatment, according to research published in the open access journal Genome Biology.

NICE rejection of abiraterone before chemotherapy in advanced prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.18]
Janssen statement in response to the NICE Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) on the use of Zytiga® (abiraterone acetate) prior to chemotherapyJanssen is extremely disappointed with the...

Men most likely to undergo challenging study procedure identified by Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.18]
Healthy men participating in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial who actively participate in all steps of the clinical trial are most likely to undergo a biopsy, according to a study published in...

Routine prostate cancer screening 'reduces deaths but leads to overdiagnosis'
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.07]
Long-term results of a major European study reveal that prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by more than 20%, but researchers say it is still too soon for routine screening.

New recommendations for post-treatment care of prostate cancer survivors
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.06]
Many of the more than 2.5 million men in the U.S. who have received treatment for prostate cancer deal with the often disabling side effects of surgery and radiation and hormonal therapies.

The best course of action after prostate cancer surgery indicated by genomic analysis
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
There is controversy over how best to treat patients after they've undergone surgery for prostate cancer.

Moffitt Cancer Center seeks prostate cancer patients and caregivers for unique study
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.07.30]
Moffitt Cancer Center is recruiting patients and their caregivers for a research study that takes a closer look at the uptake of prostate cancer specific information and health services of men who...

Unnecessary repeat biopsies for prostate cancer may be eliminated by new accurate epigenetic test
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
More than one million prostate biopsies are performed each year in the U.S. alone, including many repeat biopsies for fear of cancer missed.

Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.07.21]
Title: Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/18/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2014.07.15]
Title: Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
Category: Health News
Created: 7/14/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.07.14]
Title: Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/11/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.07.11]
Title: Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/10/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Vasectomy linked with aggressive prostate cancer risk
Source: Fertility News From Medical News Today [2014.07.10]
A study that followed men for over 20 years finds vasectomy is linked to a small increased risk of prostate cancer and a stronger risk for aggressive forms of the disease.

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...

Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.06.20]
Title: Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.
Category: Health News
Created: 6/19/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.06.02]
Title: New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 6/1/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

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...

Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet tadalafil Specialty [2014.04.02]
Title: Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 4/1/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

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

Prostate Cancer Screening
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen Specialty [2014.03.03]
Title: Prostate Cancer Screening
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 6/9/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet bicalutamide Specialty [2014.01.29]
Title: Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/28/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/29/2014 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...

18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet finasteride Specialty [2013.08.15]
Title: 18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 8/14/2013 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/15/2013 12:00:00 AM

FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet docetaxel Specialty [2013.05.16]
Title: FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 5/15/2013 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

FDA OKs Expanded Use of Prostate Cancer Drug
Source: MedicineNet docetaxel Specialty [2012.12.11]
Title: FDA OKs Expanded Use of Prostate Cancer Drug
Category: Health News
Created: 12/10/2012 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/11/2012 12:00:00 AM

Drug Used to Prevent Prostate Cancer Won't Lower Quality of Life
Source: MedicineNet finasteride Specialty [2012.09.13]
Title: Drug Used to Prevent Prostate Cancer Won't Lower Quality of Life
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2012 6:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2012 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.

Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet enoxaparin Specialty [2012.08.28]
Title: Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2012 6:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2012 12:00:00 AM

Advanced Prostate Cancer Drug May Help at Earlier Stage
Source: MedicineNet leuprolide Specialty [2012.05.17]
Title: Advanced Prostate Cancer Drug May Help at Earlier Stage
Category: Health News
Created: 5/16/2012 8:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2012 12:00:00 AM

FDA: Prostate Cancer Risk From BPH, Hair Drugs
Source: MedicineNet minoxidil Specialty [2011.06.10]
Title: FDA: Prostate Cancer Risk From BPH, Hair Drugs
Category: Health News
Created: 6/10/2011 11:01:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/10/2011 12:00:00 AM

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.

ADT Heads List of Therapies in New Prostate Ca Guide
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.09.08]
(MedPage Today) -- Indefinite continuation of androgen deprivation therapy remains the cornerstone of systemic treatment for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, augmented by new agents, a new guideline says.

U.S. has seen widespread adoption of robot-assisted cancer surgery to remove the prostate
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.26]
A new study reveals that the U.S. has experienced widespread adoption of robot-assisted prostate removal surgery to treat prostate cancer in recent years.

Risk of urinary tract infections after prostate biopsy highest in men with prior infections or significant comorbidities
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.22]
Transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy is the gold standard for detecting prostate cancer, but international reports have suggested that the number of risks associated with the procedure is increasing.

The Week Ahead: Prostate Tx, Hepatitis, Aging
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.07.27]
(MedPage Today) -- An FDA panel examines an ultrasound-based treatment for low-risk prostate cancer, Monday is World Hepatitis Day, and the interaction of two common afflictions in the elderly gets a close-up look.

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