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July 23, 2016

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July 23, 2016

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

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 9, 2016 — New techniques to assess the fate of stem cells in vivo have now been developed by ... 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 23, 2016 — A recent study has revealed that triple-negative breast cancer, which has generally been unresponsive to hormone receptor-targeted treatments, can indeed be treated using vitamin D and androgen ... 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

May 20, 2016 — A new combination approach of nanoparticles and liposomes successfully delivered a potent TRAIL sensitizer followed by the anti-cancer protein ... read more

Genetic Biomarker May Predict Nerve Pain Side Effects Associated With Prostate Cancer Treatment

May 13, 2016 — Taxanes are a group of drugs commonly used to treat cancers of the breast, lung, ovary, or prostate, but its use can be limited by significant side effects. Researchers report prostate cancer ... read more

New PSA Test Examines Protein Structures to Detect Prostate Cancers

May 11, 2016 — A promising new test is detecting prostate cancer more precisely than current tests, by identifying molecular changes in the prostate specific antigen (PSA) protein, according to new ... read more

May 11, 2016 — A new paper looks at how MRI and a clear understanding of the functional anatomy around the prostate can allow radiation oncologists to plan a course of treatment for patients with prostate cancer ... read more

New Device Could Improve Cancer Detection

May 11, 2016 — A new method to isolate cancer cells that have escaped from a tumor could soon pave the way for improved diagnosis and treatment, say scientists. The simple process involves a special device that ... read more

Radiotherapy Halves Deaths from Prostate Cancer 15 Years After Diagnosis

May 9, 2016 — A longitudinal Nordic study, comparing the results of hormone (antiandrogen) therapy with or without the addition of local radiotherapy, shows that a combination of treatments halves the risk of ... read more

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