Prostate Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/24/2005
Gene-Diet Link May Shield Some Men From Prostate Cancer

Antioxidants from food especially helpful in 25% of men, study suggests

3/10/2005
Radiation 'Seed Therapy' Beating Prostate Cancer

Study finds it equals or excels traditional surgery in curing disease

3/4/2005
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

Method of attack could be used against other tumors, researchers say

3/1/2005
Celebrex Bests Vioxx as Potential Cancer Fighter

Despite cardiovascular risks, painkiller appears to block key protein for cancer cell replication

2/28/2005
Prostate Cancer Therapy May Affect Mental Function

And a second study suggests a tumor-preventing drug saves men's lives

2/17/2005
Lung, Colon Cancers Major Killers in Europe

Over 1.7 million Europeans died from cancer in 2004, report finds

2/17/2005
New Vaccine Boosts Prostate Cancer Survival

Trial shows immune therapy offers hope to men whose disease has spread

1/24/2005
Extra Weight Skews PSA Scores

High BMI means prostate cancer screen can miss early stages of disease, study says

1/12/2005
Hormone Therapy Has Drawbacks for Men as Well

Prostate cancer patients on androgen-deprivation therapy had increased risk of bone breaks

1/11/2005
Curtailing Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Radiation

More thorough imaging reduces erectile dysfunction in patients

12/13/2004
Osteoporosis a Risk in Prostate Cancer Therapy

Often overlooked in men receiving hormone therapy

12/1/2004
Green Tea Seems to Stem Spread of Prostate Cancer

Polyphenols control proliferation of malignant cells

11/23/2004
Genetic Interplay Controls Prostate Cancer Growth

A complex picture of three key genes emerges from a mouse study

11/16/2004
New Clue to Prostate Cancer May Improve Treatment

Better targeting of hormone receptor could stop spread of disease

11/15/2004
Breast Cancer Genes Tied to Other Malignancies

But risk of pancreatic, prostate, stomach cancer still low, study finds

11/13/2004
Experts: PSA Test Still Valuable for Prostate Cancer Screening

Research under way to enhance the exam's usefulness

11/9/2004
Supplement May Melt Belly Fat in Seniors

Early study finds DHEA spurs weight loss, improves insulin activity

11/4/2004
Taking Measure of Prostate Cancer Care

Study will examine treatment satisfaction among patients and their spouses

10/28/2004
Testosterone Tied to Memory

Prostate cancer patients who were deprived of it forgot things faster than healthy men

10/19/2004
Breast Cancer Drug May Do Double Duty

Toremifene shows promise against prostate cancer, researchers report

10/6/2004
New Drugs Slow Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Modest survival benefit in men whose disease has spread

10/5/2004
Treatment Delay for Prostate Cancer Doesn't Hurt Outcome

Those who had to wait up to three months for radiation no worse off, study finds

9/28/2004
Red Wine Stems Prostate Cancer

Daily glass cuts risk in half, study finds

9/27/2004
Elderly Black Men Not Getting Prostate Cancer Screens

Only 50 percent as likely to be tested as white counterparts, study finds

9/24/2004
Herbal Supplement Might Prevent Prostate Cancer

Study will test Zyflamend to see if it stops disease development

9/22/2004
Report Urges More Prostate Cancer Research

Seeks better treatment, coordination among specialists

9/21/2004
Winning Battles in the Prostate Cancer War

Early detection is key to combating the disease

9/14/2004
Impotence Common After Radiation, Surgery on Prostate

Major side effects of either procedure linger after 5 years

9/13/2004
The Deadly Cancer Men Don't Like to Discuss

Early detection is key to battling prostate cancer

9/13/2004
Doubts Cast on Common Prostate Cancer Test

High PSA readings may not indicate a tumor, study says

9/5/2004
Prostate Cancer Survival Rates Continue to Climb

New treatments lift rates for all patients to nearly 97 percent, experts say

9/3/2004
New Clues About Prostate Cancer

Mice without tumor suppressor gene develop condition similar to early stage disease

8/24/2004
New Compounds Fight Malaria, Prostate Cancer

Agents that mimic Chinese herbal remedy kill parasites, cancer cells

8/23/2004
Protein Prompts Spread of Prostate Cancer

Treatments that block hepsin might slow cancer

8/17/2004
Short Course of Hormone Therapy Boosts Odds With Prostate Cancer

Six months was enough to improve survival rates while reducing side effects

7/16/2004
Protein May Be Key to Prostate Cancer

Stat5 a new target in more aggressive tumors

7/7/2004
Fast-Rising PSA Levels Signal Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Increases of more than two points in year before diagnosis spelled trouble

6/29/2004
Drug Cuts Side Effects in Prostate Cancer

Hormone blocker helps build bone mineral density, study says

6/25/2004
Early Radiation Therapy Extends Prostate Cancer Survival

To keep men healthy, post-surgery radiation is key

6/14/2004
Trim Down to Fight Prostate Cancer

Obesity may fuel the disease's aggressive growth and recurrence

6/8/2004
Prostate Cancer a Long-Term Danger

Study finds flare-ups 15 years after diagnosis

6/7/2004
New Drug Prolongs Life of Prostate Cancer Patients

Docetaxel, made from yew tree needles, buys time in advanced cases

5/26/2004
PSA Test Flunks Out

New study finds 15 percent of men with normal levels have prostate cancer

5/20/2004
Breast Cancer Drug Gets Nod for Prostate Cancer

For cases that don't respond to hormone therapy

5/12/2004
Botox May Ease Enlarged Prostate Symptoms

Another study links high testosterone levels to increased prostate cancer risk

5/10/2004
Outlook Good for Most Prostate Cancer Patients

Long-term survival rate high after surgery

5/10/2004
PSA Test a Thing of the Past?

Researchers say it no longer indicates severity of prostate cancer

5/10/2004
Gonorrhea Ups Risk of Prostate Cancer

Study also finds large number of sexual partners increases chances

5/5/2004
Antioxidant May Prevent Prostate Cancer

Study finds a protective effect in selenium

4/28/2004
Treatments for Prostate Cancer Produce Similar Results

Study found patients had same outcomes seven years later