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May 29, 2017

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May 29, 2017

Mathematical Modeling Can Identify Ways to Limit Aggressive Tumor Cell Growth

May 24, 2017 — Mathematical models can be used to predict how different tumor cell populations interact with each other and respond to a changing environment, research ... read more

Early MRI May Lower Costs for Prostate Cancer Treatment

May 17, 2017 — A diagnostic MRI followed by one of three MRI-guided biopsy strategies is a cost-effective method to detect prostate cancer, according to a new ... read more

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

Color Change Test to Help Cancer Research Advance

Mar. 27, 2017 — A simple color changing test to help scientists investigate potential cancer drugs has been developed, allowing research to progress at a much greater speed than has been possible until ... 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

New Insights Into Side Effects Can Help Prostate Cancer Patients Choose Treatments

Mar. 21, 2017 — A new study identifies distinct patterns of side effects for prostate cancer treatments that patients could use to guide their ... read more

Novel Genes Identified That Help Suppress Prostate and Other Cancers

Mar. 20, 2017 — New genes which help prevent prostate, skin and breast cancer development in mice have been discovered by researchers. The study identified genes that cooperate with the well-known tumor suppressor ... read more

Prostate Cancer Trial Shows Treating With Precision Radiotherapy Cuts Course of Treatment by 50 Percent

Mar. 16, 2017 — An international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localized prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar ... read more

Genetic Association With Aggressive Prostate Cancer Discovered

Mar. 16, 2017 — A genetic connection to the aggressive form of prostate cancer has been discovered by researchers. The study showed a threefold increase in the risk of aggressive prostate cancer for men with the ... read more

Enlarged Prostate Later in Life Could Stem from Fetal Development Early on

Mar. 13, 2017 — Embryonic tissue, key to the development of a baby’s gender, could contribute to an enlarged prostate, or BPH, in men later in life, new research ... 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

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