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April 25, 2017

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April 25, 2017

Promise for Innovations in Liquid Biopsies

Mar. 29, 2017 — From using fluid in the lungs to better understand the potential of immunotherapy treatments in lung cancer, to tracking circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer, to conducting RNA sequencing of ... read more

Scientists Report Genetic Test to Help Predict Men at Most Risk from Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Mar. 27, 2017 — Scientists are reporting a test which can predict which patients are most at risk from aggressive prostate cancer, and whether they suffer an increased chance of treatment ... read more

4 in 10 Men May Not Be Receiving Adequate Prostate Cancer Treatment in England

Mar. 27, 2017 — Almost 4 in 10 men with high-risk or locally advanced prostate cancer (prostate cancer that is likely to or that has already spread beyond the prostate) may be “undertreated” by the failure to ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Technology under development will provide a non-invasive approach for diagnosing prostate cancer and tracking the disease's progression. It could enable doctors to determine how cancer patients ... read more

Mechanism Triggering Spread of Prostate Cancer to Bones Found

Mar. 13, 2017 — A researcher has found a way that prostate cancer cells hijack the body's bone maintenance, facilitating the spread of bone cancers present in some 90 percent of prostate-cancer ... read more

Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Cell Growth Impeded by Endostatin

Mar. 10, 2017 — Endostatin, a naturally occurring protein in humans, can significantly decrease proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cells in culture, and researchers describe the physiological pathways ... read more

Combination Immunotherapy Effective for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Mar. 9, 2017 — Advanced prostate cancer resistant to castration therapy appears to respond well to a combination of immune checkpoint blockades and treatments that target certain immune-busting cells commonly ... read more

Potential Drug Candidates Halt Prostate and Breast Cancer Growth

Mar. 9, 2017 — Two new drug candidates have now been designed to target prostate and triple negative breast cancers. The new research demonstrates that a new class of drugs called small molecule RNA inhibitors can ... read more

Nonsurgical Treatment for Enlarged Prostate Remains Effective for Years

Mar. 8, 2017 — A minimally invasive treatment that reduces urinary tract symptoms for men with enlarged prostates maintains its effectiveness for at least three years after patients undergo the therapy, according ... read more

New Test Distinguishes 'Tigers' from 'Pussycats' in Prostate Cancer

Feb. 28, 2017 — A new test has been developed to make the vital distinction between aggressive and less harmful forms of prostate cancer, helping to avoid sometimes-damaging unnecessary ... read more

Feb. 27, 2017 — Researchers analyzed RNA from patients with disease that was limited to the lungs as well as cancers that had ... read more

Prostate Cancer Cells Grow With Malfunction of Cholesterol Control in Cells

Feb. 21, 2017 — Advanced prostate cancer and high blood cholesterol have long been known to be connected, but it has been a chicken-or-egg problem. Now a team of researchers has identified a cellular process that ... read more

Expert Calls for Shorter Radiation Use in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Feb. 21, 2017 — Men with prostate cancer can receive shorter courses of radiation therapy than what is currently considered standard, according to ... read more

Taking a High-Priced Cancer Drug With a Low-Fat Meal Can Cut Cost by 75%

Feb. 13, 2017 — Taking one-fourth the standard dose of a widely used drug for prostate cancer with a low-fat breakfast can be as effective – and four times less expensive – as taking the standard dose as ... read more

'Achilles' Heel' of Key Anti-Cancer Protein

Feb. 13, 2017 — Researchers have discovered that a protein called Importin-11 protects the anti-cancer protein PTEN from destruction by transporting it into the cell nucleus. The research suggests that the loss of ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — Researchers are using a new blood-analysis technique and tiny experimental device to help physicians predict which cancers are likely to spread by identifying and characterizing tumor cells ... read more

Researchers Identify 'Synthetic Essentiality' as Novel Approach for Locating Cancer Therapy Targets

Feb. 6, 2017 — A new method has been found for identifying therapeutic targets in cancers lacking specific key tumor suppressor genes. The process, which located a genetic site for the most common form of prostate ... read more

Precision-Medicine Approach Could Revive Prostate Cancer Test

Feb. 2, 2017 — A new study has identified genetic predictors of normal prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in healthy men, which could be used to improve the accuracy of PSA-based prostate cancer screening ... read more

New Treatment Regimen Extends Life for Some Men With Recurrent Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Feb. 2, 2017 — Adding hormonal therapy to radiation treatment can significantly improve the average long-term survival of men with prostate cancer who have had their prostate gland removed, according to a new ... read more

Feb. 1, 2017 — A new radiotracer has been developed to diagnose prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the fifth leading cause of death worldwide and is especially difficult to diagnose. While prostate cancer is ... read more

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