Prostate Cancer News

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11/8/2006
New System Spots At-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Predicting tumor recurrence is key to deciding treatment, experts say

11/8/2006
'PSA Bounce' After Prostate Cancer Treatment Doesn't Affect Survival

But, rapidly rising PSA before treatment indicates cancer has likely spread, studies find

11/6/2006
High-Dose Radiation Extends Prostate Cancer Survival

Long-term hormone therapy may also boost patient outcomes, researchers find

11/6/2006
Smoking Worsens Prostate Cancer Therapy Side Effects

Smoking patients had higher rates of gastrointestinal troubles, study found

11/6/2006
Two Prostate Cancer Radiotherapies Go Head-to-Head

Study finds that a radiation treatment called IMRT has fewer side effects

10/31/2006
PSA Trends Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Findings argue for earlier testing to establish baseline for changes over time

10/19/2006
7 Keys to Prostate Cancer Management

Making informed decisions on care focus of treatment report

10/9/2006
Obesity Affects Prostate Cancer Screens

Higher BMI suggests fat decreases amount of circulating PSA, study finds

10/6/2006
Healthy Cholesterol Levels Could Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

While research is preliminary, the findings are encouraging, doctors say

10/6/2006
High-Tech Radiation Boosts Prostate Cancer Survival

The technique delivers focused, high-powered beams to the tumor site

10/3/2006
Test Could Spot Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Low levels of AZGP1 point to heightened risk, research shows

9/18/2006
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Increase Disease Risk

Heart disease and diabetes seem to be side effects of treatment, study finds

9/14/2006
Prostate Biopsy Doesn't Have to Be Painful

Targeted anesthesia can minimize discomfort, research shows

8/30/2006
Daily Aspirin Helps Prevent Enlarged Prostate

Other NSAID painkillers did the same, study found

8/25/2006
Plastics Chemical Might Promote Breast Cancer

Scientists spot mechanism allowing bisphenol-A to concentrate in tumor cells

8/24/2006
Genes Linked to 2 Health Problems in Blacks

Findings could lead to new screening for preterm birth, prostate cancer, studies say

8/23/2006
Prostate Cancer Trial to Focus on Genetics

L.A.-based study currently seeking patients and their partners

8/15/2006
Some Prostate Cancers Might be Over-Treated

Doctors look for indicators that 'watchful waiting' is better

8/9/2006
First-Ever RNA Drug Targets Prostate Cancer

The gene-based therapy hits only malignant cells, researchers say

7/31/2006
Prostate Cancer Cells Have 3-Way Survival Switch

By inactivating a protein, the disease resists hormone treatment, study finds

6/26/2006
Obese Men Benefit Less From Radiation for Prostate Cancer

Finding may help doctors identify those in need of more aggressive therapy, study says

6/21/2006
Study Questions Choice of Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Study found doctor's preference, not disease stage, often dictated this decision

6/7/2006
Gleevec Halts Spread of Prostate Cancer

Mouse study showed it cut off tumors' blood supply

6/5/2006
Dual Treatments Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer

Drugs plus radionuclide therapy may even cause disease to regress, researchers say

5/22/2006
5 States Get Failing Grades on Prostate Cancer 'Report Card'

Many not doing even the simplest things to encourage men to get tested, coalition says

5/8/2006
Radiation Therapy Helps Younger Men With Prostate Cancer

It benefits them just as much as older men, early study shows

5/3/2006
Prostate Cancer Screening May Not Be Needed in Older Men

They will often die of some other cause, study suggests

4/19/2006
A Better Way to Gauge Prostate Cancer Risk?

Researchers say a multi-factor 'calculator' works better than PSA test

4/11/2006
High Cholesterol Linked to Prostate Cancer

Italian researchers find a direct connection, but U.S. experts call for more study

4/4/2006
Prostate Drug Might Boost Heart Risks

In mouse study, doxazosin helped induce heart failure

3/27/2006
Poor Sources Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions

Biased, inconsistent information does men a disservice, researchers say

3/23/2006
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

Age and family history are key

3/16/2006
Chili's Heat Kills Prostate Cancer Cells

Someday, capsaicin in peppers might help prevent tumor recurrence, researchers say

2/27/2006
Virus May Have Links to Prostate Cancer

The pathogen has never been spotted in humans before, researchers say

2/27/2006
Treating Older Men's Prostate Cancer May Be Wiser Course

Study argues against the practice of 'watchful waiting'

2/24/2006
Age Could Alter PSA Readings

Men under 70 may need different criterion for spotting prostate cancer, study suggests

2/14/2006
Antioxidant Supplements Don't Protect Against Prostate Cancer

But vitamin E may be of some help to smokers, study finds

2/13/2006
High-Risk Black Men Least Likely to Get Prostate Cancer Tests

Just 25% of U.S. blacks in their 60s undergo PSA blood tests, study finds

2/13/2006
Poverty Behind Poor Prostate Cancer Outcomes in Black Men

Study suggests low income and lack of education, not race, shortens survival

2/2/2006
Fatty Acid May Spur Prostate Cancer Growth

Balancing omega-6 fatty acids with omega-3s is the prudent course, study suggests

1/30/2006
1/20/2006
Curry Spice Plus Cabbage Compound May Fight Cancer

Mouse study of prostate tumors suggests real promise from the treatment

1/11/2006
Obesity Hinders Prostate Cancer Detection

Finding highlights need for rigorous screening in heavier patients

1/9/2006
PSA Test Might Not Save Lives

Study found screening for prostate cancer made no difference in survival rates

12/22/2005
Prostate Cancer Treatment Causes Bone Loss

Men treated with hormonal therapy may need bone-boosting meds, too

12/12/2005
PSA Velocity Test Can Be Skewed by Lifestyle Factors: Study

They include age, race, dietary and smoking habits, researchers say

11/3/2005
Enzyme Might Be Culprit in Skin Cancer's Spread

Helps tumor cells move around body; finding could lead to therapies, experts say

11/1/2005
Protein Helps Vitamin E Fight Cancer

TAP might also serve as early marker for prostate tumors

10/28/2005
Gene Boosts Breast Cancer Risk

Mutation raises odds in women with strong family history, study finds

10/27/2005
Gene Discovery Could Broaden Cancer Research

Rearranged genes may help trigger many malignancies, experts say