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Which Diet Confers the Most Benefit in Prostate Cancer?
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.07.02]
Gerald Chodak comments on a study looking at the diets of men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Can diet lower the mortality rate of men with prostate cancer?
Medscape Urology

Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.07.01]
Title: Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach
Category: Health News
Created: 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Reimbursement Cuts and Changes in ADT for Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.06.30]
What was behind the decrease in inappropriate ADT use following reimbursement cuts for GnRH agonists in 2004 and 2005?
BMC Urology

Docetaxel's Up-front Role in Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.06.29]
Dr David Graham discusses the most clinically relevant research abstract on prostate cancer as presented at ASCO 2015.
Medscape Oncology

Turning up the volume on prostate cancer: RIT research on targeted molecular imaging could improve detection and treatment
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.26]
A targeted molecular-imaging method under development at Rochester Institute of Technology could help detect early stages of prostate cancer and improve image-directed biopsies.

Award-winning agent developed for prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.23]
Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) is a surface protein that is normally present on healthy prostate cells, but is found at much higher levels on prostate cancer cells.

First clear evidence of a link between smoking and prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.22]
Smoking is a known risk factor for the development of various forms of cancer.

Vanderbilt-led study finds significant drop in new prostate cancer diagnoses
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.19]
Decline follows USPSTF recommendation against PSA testingA new study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators found new diagnoses of prostate cancer in the U.S.

Tests to gauge genetic risks for prostate cancer now are feasible
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.18]
UCSF-Kaiser Permanente study shows potential for diagnostic blood testMen with an elevated, genetically inherited risk for prostate cancer could be routinely identified with a simple blood or...

Theranostic PET takes on both ovarian and prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.09]
Molecular imaging agent effectively targets multiple tumor typesA first-in-human study revealed at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) shows...

An immune system marker for therapy-resistant prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.05]
Interleukin-6 signaling plays role in switching mouse prostate cancer to more aggressive, therapy-resistant formYou are a patient who has just been treated for a serious illness but neither you...

Researcher discovers metabolite of prostate cancer drug more effective at treating aggressive tumors
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.02]
Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered for the first time that a metabolite of an FDA-approved drug for metastatic prostate cancer, abiraterone (Abi), has more anti-cancer properties than its...

Prostate cancer: data from the Phase 3 SYNERGY trial announced
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.02]
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that results from a retrospective analysis of the Phase 3 SYNERGY trial showed a benefit with custirsen therapy in men with metastatic...

Prostate cancer: risk of death may be raised by Western diet
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.01]
Researchers suggest that a diet high in red and processed meats, refined grains and high-fat dairy products could lead to an increased risk of death for prostate cancer patients.

Study identifies possible new combination chemotherapy for patients with advanced prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.01]
For more than a decade, oncologists using cytotoxic chemotherapy to treat patients with advanced metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) have relied on the sequential use of single...

High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.06.01]
Title: High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 6/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Increasing body mass index linked with worse localized prostate cancer outcomes
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.29]
An increasing body mass index (BMI) was associated with a higher rate of prostate cancer relapse, prostate cancer death, and death from any cause among men treated with dose-escalated...

Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.05.29]
Title: Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis
Category: Health News
Created: 5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Component in green tea may help reduce prostate cancer in men at high risk, Moffitt Cancer Center researchers say
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.28]
Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer in men and is predicted to result in an estimated 220,00 cases in the United States in 2015.

Researchers unveil new gene subgroup in prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.26]
Prostate cancer researchers have drawn a molecular portrait that provides the first complete picture of localized, multi-focal disease within the prostate and also unveils a new gene subgroup driving...

Scientists unveil prostate cancer's 'Rosetta Stone'
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.22]
Almost 90 per cent of men with advanced prostate cancer carry genetic mutations in their tumours that could be targeted by either existing or new cancer drugs, a landmark new study reveals.

International study of advanced prostate cancer genome finds potential targets for drug therapy
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.22]
The first major effort to canvas the genomic landscape of advanced prostate cancer has revealed that many patients may carry some type of genetic abnormality that can be targeted with existing or...

Lethal prostate cancer less common in men with asthma
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.19]
A study of nearly 48,000 men finds that those with a history of asthma were less likely to have a diagnosis of prostate cancer that had spread or to have died of the disease.

Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer 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

Can Asthma Protect Men From Lethal Prostate Cancer? (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy & Immunology [2015.05.15]
(MedPage Today) -- Observational study flies in the face of conventional wisdom.

Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer 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

MRI - prostate cancer screening for the future?
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.14]
A screening method that combines a traditional PSA test with an MRI detects a significantly greater number of prostate cancer cases and improves diagnostic accuracy.

Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2015.05.14]
Title: Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2015.05.13]
Title: Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking
Category: Health News
Created: 5/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Statin use linked with delayed progression of prostate cancer
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2015.05.10]
New research finds that statins appeared to slow prostate cancer progression in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy. However, further studies are required.

Statins May Slow Prostate Cancer Progression: Study
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2015.05.08]
Title: Statins May Slow Prostate Cancer Progression: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dogs Find Prostate Cancer by Smell
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Specific Antigen 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

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 bicalutamide 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...

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.

New family of small RNAs boosts cell proliferation in cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.30]
Rather than cellular trash, half of a transfer RNA (tRNA) molecule appears to actively spur cell proliferation in breast and prostate cancers, suggesting a new role for tRNA and a possible target for...

MRIs may be solution to prostate screening conundrum
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.04]
The continuing debate about prostate-specific antigen testing for the diagnosis of prostate cancer could be potentially resolved by the use of magnetic resonance imaging, according to the authors...

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