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July 30, 2016

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July 30, 2016

Genetic Testing Can Help Deliver Precision Medicine to Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

July 7, 2016 — Genetic testing in men with advanced prostate cancer could pick up a significant proportion whose disease may be caused by inherited mutations in genes involved in repairing DNA damage, a major new ... read more

Robotic Rectum May Aid Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

July 4, 2016 — A robotic rectum may help doctors and nurses detect prostate cancer. The technology, which consists of prosthetic buttocks and rectum with in-built robotic ... read more

Testosterone Therapy Improves Sexual Interest, Function in Older Men

June 29, 2016 — Older men with low libido and low testosterone levels showed more interest in sex and engaged in more sexual activity when they underwent testosterone therapy, according to a new ... read more

Liquid Biopsy Biomarkers Identify Prostate Cancer Before Surgery

June 28, 2016 — Prostate cancer researchers have discovered biomarkers using non-invasive liquid biopsies to identify aggressive disease before ... read more

Prognostic Factor Indicates Risk of Cancer Recurrence Following Radical Prostatectomy

June 27, 2016 — Slightly more than 10% of all patients who undergo successful surgery for prostate cancer have an elevated risk of tumor recurrence afterwards – especially as metastases. Under the microscope, it ... read more

June 24, 2016 — A team of researchers are developing a three-dimensional model for prostate cancer research based on cryogels. The model will be used to reproduce natural processes and above all to examine the ... read more

Single Gene Drives Prostate Differentiation

June 23, 2016 — Expression of a single gene can convert cells lining the seminal vesicle in the pelvis into prostate cells, a new study ... read more

Experts Take Strong Stance on Testosterone Deficiency, Treatment

June 21, 2016 — In an effort to address widespread concerns related to testosterone deficiency (TD) and its treatment with testosterone therapy, a group of international experts has developed a set of resolutions ... read more

June 21, 2016 — A shorter course of prostate cancer radiotherapy, involving fewer hospital visits and higher individual doses of radiotherapy, is as effective as the current standard treatment for both survival and ... read more

Scientists Discover On/off Switch for Obesity-Associated Cancer

June 20, 2016 — Having established that excessive fat tissue can fuel the growth of certain cancers, researchers have turned their attention to the molecular mechanisms involved in the process in the hopes of ... read more

Screening Strategy May Predict Lethal Prostate Cancer Later in Life

June 13, 2016 — Through a prospective study of US men, investigators have found that measuring PSA levels in younger men (between the ages of 40 and 59) could accurately predict future risk of lethal prostate cancer ... read more

Mouse Model Shows That Notch Activation Can Drive Metastatic Prostate Cancer

June 13, 2016 — Notch signaling is involved in prostate cancer and through new study, researchers have shown that, in a mouse model of the disease, Notch promotes metastasis, or the ability of the tumors to spread ... read more

June 10, 2016 — Up until now, capturing an image of a prostate cancer has been difficult because prostate tissue and tumor tissue are so similar. Precise, non-invasive surgical treatment has proved difficult as a ... read more

June 7, 2016 — A recent pilot study found that sodium fluoride (Na-F-18) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (NaF-PET/CT) accurately detects bone metastases in patients with advanced prostate cancer, ... read more

Higher BMI, Waist Circumference Are Associated With Increased Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

June 2, 2016 — A study of almost 150,000 men from eight European countries shows that higher body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate ... read more

Imaging Biomarker Distinguishes Prostate Cancer Tumor Grade

June 1, 2016 — Physicians have long used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to detect cancer, but results of a new study describe the potential use of restriction spectrum imaging (RSI) as an imaging biomarker that ... read more

Coping With Active Surveillance Anxiety in Prostate Cancer

May 26, 2016 — Men with prostate cancer who are under medical surveillance reported significantly greater resilience and less anxiety after receiving an intervention of mindfulness meditation, a study found. The ... read more

Differences in Metabolism Between Androgen-Dependent, Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer May Lead to New Therapies

May 26, 2016 — Integration of gene expression and metabolomics data identified key metabolic pathways that are altered in prostate cancer, report scientists at conclusion of their ... read more

May 24, 2016 — The results are in from the first international clinical trial evaluating the effect of intense physical exercise to improve survival of men with advanced prostate ... read more

In Obese Prostate Cancer Patients, Robotic Surgery Reduces Risk of Blood Loss

May 20, 2016 — In obese prostate cancer patients, robotic-assisted surgery to remove the prostate reduces the risk of blood loss and prolonged hospital stays, a new study has ... read more

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