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February 7, 2016

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February 7, 2016

Nonrecommended Screenings for Prostate, Breast Cancer in Older Individuals

Jan. 21, 2016 — An estimated 15.7 percent of individuals 65 or older may have received nonrecommended screenings for prostate and breast cancers because they had limited life expectancies of less than 10 years, ... read more

Financial Burden of Cancer Survivorship Varies by Age, Cancer Site

Dec. 28, 2015 — Survivors of cancer pay thousands of dollars in excess medical expenditures every year, with the excess financial burden varying by age and cancer site, a new report ... read more

Immune Suppressor Cells Identified for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Dec. 21, 2015 — Immune suppressor cells called MDSCs (myeloid-derived suppressor cells) may be important in developing treatments for advanced prostate cancer, according to a new ... read more

Prostate Cancer Discovery May Make It Easier to Kill Cancer Cells

Dec. 18, 2015 — A newly discovered connection between two common prostate cancer treatments may soon make prostate cancer cells easier to destroy. Drugs that could capitalize on the discovery are already in the ... read more

New 'Condensed' Grading System Shown Accurate for Predicting Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Dec. 16, 2015 — Using information gleaned from more than 20,000 men, researchers have affirmed the value of their alternative system for assessing the likelihood of growth and spread of prostate cancer. The new ... read more

Survival Rates for Patients With Prostate Cancer Better With Surgery Vrs Radiotherapy

Dec. 15, 2015 — A rigorous evaluation of survival rates has shown that cancer patients with localised prostate cancer -- the most common form of prostate cancer -- have a better chance of survival if treated by ... read more

Dec. 12, 2015 — Results from a long-term clinical trial conducted by cancer researchers show that combining radiation treatment with 'suicide gene therapy' provides a safe and effective one-two punch ... read more

Combined Imaging Modalities May Change Cancer Management

Dec. 10, 2015 — PET/CT and whole-body MRI detect extraskeletal disease that may change the management of high-risk breast and prostate cancer patients, according to a recent study. In addition, the combined ... read more

Controversial Prostate Cancer Screening Can Be Improved by Repeating Abnormal Tests

Dec. 10, 2015 — For more than 20 years, the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test has been used to help screen for prostate cancer, but in recent years, some task forces have called for this blood test to be ... read more

Testosterone-Lowering Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Increase Alzheimer's Risk

Dec. 7, 2015 — Men taking androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer were almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in the years that followed than those who didn’t undergo the ... read more

Men Who Forgo Aggressive Treatment for Prostate Cancer Don't Receive Appropriate Monitoring

Dec. 1, 2015 — An increasing number of men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer are opting for active surveillance -- closely monitoring their cancer -- rather than aggressive treatment to avoid the debilitating ... read more

Promising Drug Combination for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Nov. 25, 2015 — A new drug combination may be effective in treating men with metastatic prostate cancer. Preliminary results of this new approach are encouraging and have led to an ongoing international study being ... read more

Nov. 23, 2015 — Men with prostate cancer run the risk of brittle bones as a side-effect of their treatment. But one hour's football training a few times a week counters many of the negative effects of the ... read more

Working Up a Sweat May Protect Men from Lethal Prostate Cancer

Nov. 18, 2015 — A study that tracked tens of thousands of midlife and older men for more than 20 years has found that vigorous exercise and other healthy lifestyle habits may cut their chances of developing a lethal ... read more

Bone Protein Inhibits Prostate Cancer Invasion, Scientists Find

Nov. 17, 2015 — A secreted protein predominantly expressed in bone inhibits prostate cancer metastasis to bone, new research shows. Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the second leading ... read more

Prostate Cancer Screening Drops Dramatically in Middle-Aged Men

Nov. 17, 2015 — Prostate-specific antigen testing has dropped significantly in middle-aged men after a 2012 recommendation that all men should not be routinely screened for prostate cancer, according to a new ... read more

Small RNA Has Big Impact on Prostate Cancer

Nov. 17, 2015 — microRNA, miR-124, reduced tumor growth and increased cell death in castration-resistant prostate cancer, new research concludes. This small RNA fragment hit multiple targets, reducing androgen ... read more

Yoga May Lessen Side Effects in Men Undergoing Prostate Cancer Treatment

Nov. 16, 2015 — Men with prostate cancer who are undergoing radiation therapy can benefit from yoga, researchers ... read more

Prostate Cancer Screening Under Age of 55 May Be of Limited Value

Nov. 14, 2015 — Mass prostate cancer (PSA) screening before the age of 55 may not have any benefit over screening starting after the age of 55, according to a new 20 year analysis of 6822 ... read more

Nov. 9, 2015 — A new study shows that a new test for prostate cancer is better at detecting aggressive cancer than PSA. The new test, which has undergone trial in 58,818 men, discovers aggressive cancer earlier and ... read more

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