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February 12, 2016

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February 12, 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

Screening Male Kidney Transplant Candidates for Prostate Cancer May Do More Harm Than Good

Dec. 23, 2015 — Among male kidney transplant candidates, prostate cancer screening was not associated with improved patient survival after transplantation, a new report concludes. Screening increased the time to ... read more

Mental Health Status Prior to Bladder Cancer Surgery Can Indicate Risk of Complications

Dec. 18, 2015 — A patient's mental health prior to surgery can influence postoperative outcomes. Removal of the bladder, or radical cystectomy (RC), is an effective treatment for locally advanced bladder ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

New Genetic Discovery Advances Understanding of Prostate Cancer

Oct. 26, 2015 — A new and important genetic discovery, which sheds light on how prostate cancers develop and spread, has been made by an international research team. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers ... read more

The Dilemma of Screening for Prostate Cancer

Oct. 14, 2015 — Primary care providers are put in a difficult position when screening their male patients for prostate cancer -- some guidelines suggest that testing the general population lacks evidence whereas ... read more

Prostate Cells Undergo 'Reprogramming' to Form Tumors, Study Finds

Oct. 12, 2015 — Researchers link early prostate cancer to alterations in a program controlled by a 'master regulator' of cell growth. These epigenetic changes point to new avenues for preventing and ... read more

Oct. 6, 2015 — Researchers have found a mycobacterium that is more effective in treating superficial bladder cancer and does not cause infections, unlike those used up to now. Mycobacteria are the only bacteria ... read more

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase Aggressive Prostate Cancer Risk

Oct. 5, 2015 — Exposure to testosterone therapy over a five-year period was not associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer, shows a new population-based study. Further, risk of high-grade ... read more

Better Evaluation of Prostate Cancer MRI-Scans

Oct. 1, 2015 — International radiological bodies have agreed on a standard for how doctors evaluate MRI to confirm a diagnosis of prostate cancer. This promises to reduce the number of over diagnosis of ... read more

Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

Sep. 29, 2015 — New research suggests that age, race and family history are the biggest risk factors for a man to develop prostate cancer, although high blood pressure, high cholesterol, vitamin D deficiency, ... read more

Fewer, Larger Radiotherapy Doses Prove Effective for Prostate Cancer Patients

Sep. 28, 2015 — Giving fewer but higher doses of radiotherapy, is as effective at treating prostate cancer as giving lower doses for a longer period, according to new research. The results could mean men need fewer ... read more

Molecular Imaging Study Reveals Improved Detection of Early Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Sep. 17, 2015 — A recently developed drug was significantly better at detecting recurring prostate cancer in early stages, researchers report. The American Cancer Society reports that prostate cancer is the second ... read more

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