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5 Big Qs (and As) on Inherited Prostate Cancer Testing
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.05.18]
After a 20-year flow of new data on the subject, there is finally a consensus statement about when to do genetic testing for inherited prostate cancer risk.
Medscape Medical News

Testosterone Therapy and Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines [2017.05.17]
Is testosterone therapy safe to use in men with a history of prostate cancer?
Translational Andrology and Urology

Don't Hesitate to Watch Prostate Cancer in Young Men
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.05.13]
Prostate cancer is a disease of aging, but plenty of younger men are diagnosed with low-risk disease. A new study shows they can be managed with surveillance, but that may not come easy to physicians.
Medscape Medical News

New blood test predicts who will benefit from targeted prostate cancer treatments
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.05.05]
A new blood test could predict which men with advanced prostate cancer will respond to new targeted treatments for the disease.

Higher prostate cancer risks for black men may warrant new approach to screening
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.28]
In two independent studies, scientists at the University of Basel have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes.

Italian-style coffee could halve the risk of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.27]
Drinking at least three cups of Italian-style coffee every day may lower men's risk of prostate cancer by more than 50 percent, new research suggests.

Study Sparks 'Cure' Talk for Metastatic Prostate Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2017.04.26]
(MedPage Today) -- Multimodal approach shows promise in pilot trial

PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2017.04.25]
Title: PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2017.04.24]
Title: Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2017.04.14]
Title: It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2017.04.12]
Title: Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2017.04.12]
Title: Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clinical trial shows benefit of yoga for side effects of prostate cancer treatment
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.10]
Men who attended a structured yoga class twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those who didn't, according to a...

Prostate cancer: Urine 'sniff test' may reduce unwarranted biopsies
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.04]
New chemical sniff test finds a set of molecules present in 90 percent of urine samples from men with prostate cancer but not in samples from healthy men.

Scientists report genetic test to help predict men at most risk from aggressive prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.28]
Scientists are reporting a test which can predict which patients are most at risk from aggressive prostate cancer, and whether they suffer an increased chance of treatment failure.

MRI use may "change the equation" for prostate cancer screening
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2017.03.27]
Screening for prostate cancer is controversial. It can save lives, but it can also lead to unnecessary diagnoses, followed by surgical or radiation procedures, which themselves may lead to severe...

Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening?
Source: MedicineNet MRI Scan Specialty [2017.03.27]
Title: Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
Source: MedicineNet Urinary Incontinence Specialty [2017.03.22]
Title: Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Prostate cancer trial shows treating with precision radiotherapy cuts course of treatment by 50 percent
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2017.03.20]
An Ontario-led international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localized prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar outcomes.

Could antidepressants stop prostate cancer from spreading?
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2017.03.13]
Researchers have discovered an enzyme that helps prostate cancer cells spread to the bone, but antidepressants may have the potential to halt this process.

New test distinguishes 'tigers' from 'pussycats' in prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.01]
A new test has been developed to make the vital distinction between aggressive and less harmful forms of prostate cancer, helping to avoid sometimes-damaging unnecessary treatment.

Novel mutation may be linked to prostate cancer in African American men
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.23]
Researchers have identified a novel mutation that may be associated with prostate cancer in African American men, according to a new study published in PLOS Computational Biology.

Researchers find a new human androgen receptor structure, key target for the treatment of prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.08]
A team led by researchers of the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (IBUB) and the Research Institute of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (IIB Sant Pau) shows for the...

Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
Source: MedicineNet bicalutamide Specialty [2017.02.02]
Title: Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Predicting and preventing prostate cancer spread
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.27]
University of Adelaide researchers have uncovered a new pathway which regulates the spread of prostate cancer around the body.

Study paves the way for better understanding how prostate cancer spreads around the body
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.25]
Scientists have taken a major leap forward in being able to fully understand how prostate cancer cells acquire their ability to spread from the initial tumour to other areas of the body.

One in four men with suspected prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary biopsy if given an MRI scan first, study estimates
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2017.01.20]
Giving men with suspected prostate cancer an MRI scan could improve diagnosis and save those who do not have aggressive cancers from having an unnecessary biopsy, according to a study published in...

Genetic basis of aggression in prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.10]
New insights into the genetic drivers of prostate cancer that may inform treatment decisions are highlighted in two papers published online in Nature and Nature Communications this week.

New Prostate Cancer Therapy Works Without Severe Side Effects
Source: MedicineNet Urinary Incontinence Specialty [2016.12.20]
Title: New Prostate Cancer Therapy Works Without Severe Side Effects
Category: Health News
Created: 12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Specialty [2016.11.09]
Title: Prostate Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All
Source: MedicineNet Vasectomy Specialty [2016.09.20]
Title: Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All
Category: Health News
Created: 9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Robotic bottom may aid prostate cancer diagnosis
Source: Medical Students / Training News From Medical News Today [2016.07.04]
A robotic rectum may help doctors and nurses detect prostate cancer. The technology, which consists of prosthetic buttocks and rectum with in-built robotic technology, has been developed by...

UCLA researchers find a wide variation in costs to treat low-risk prostate cancer
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2015.11.03]
Now, for the first time, UCLA researchers have described cost across an entire care process for low-risk prostate cancer - from the time a patient checks in for his first appointment to his...

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 Use Low, Ranges Widely (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2017.05.16]
(MedPage Today) -- Prostate cancer strategy underused, varied across healthcare settings

BRCA Confers High Cancer Risk in Men (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2017.05.15]
(MedPage Today) -- Scratching the surface of prostate cancer genetics

We Undergo PSA Testing Ourselves, Say Urologists
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.05.14]
Do urologists practice what they preach in terms of prostate cancer screening with PSA? A new survey states they do, but there are a couple of notable caveats.
Medscape Medical News

Novel gene editing approach to cancer treatment shows promise in mice
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.05.03]
A novel gene therapy using CRISPR genome editing technology effectively targets cancer-causing "fusion genes" and improves survival in mouse models of aggressive liver and prostate cancers...

Shape of prostate and compartments within may serve as cancer indicators
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.03]
Preliminary computerized imaging reveals the shape of the prostate and a compartment within the gland - called the transitional zone - consistently differ in men with prostate cancer than those...

Vitamin E and selenium don't prevent polyps that can lead to colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.26]
Eight years ago, results from a landmark cancer prevention trial run by SWOG showed that a daily dose of vitamin E and selenium did not prevent prostate cancer.

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