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Prostate Cancer Treatment Causing Kidney Failure?

July 17, 2013
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A new study claims men being treated with hormone-targeted therapy for prostate cancer have a dramatically higher risk of kidney failure.

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Reuters (Dec. 18, 2013) — Australian researchers have grown a rudimentary kidney in the laboratory from human stem cells. The development could pave the way for vastly improved treatments for kidney disease patients while also demonstrating the wider potential of bioengineered organs. Rob Muir has more.
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Gene Tests for Prostate Cancer

Gene Tests for Prostate Cancer

AP (May 8, 2013) — Treat or monitor? It's a difficult decision prostate cancer patients and doctors must make based on how aggressive they think a tumor might be. But new genetic tests could lessen the guessing game and spare some men the side effects of treatment.
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Tumor Tests Help Predict Best Cancer Treatments

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CBC (May 13, 2013) — Personalized medicine to guide prostate and other cancer treatment decisions is advancing as new tests for the genetic signature of tumors come on the market, Canadian oncologists say.
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