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‘Puppet-master’ genes behind prostate cancer spread identified

Scientists have found a series of ‘puppet master’ genes that control the growth and spread of prostate cancer – a discovery that offers clues to new target treatments to help slow down Continue reading “‘Puppet-master’ genes behind prostate cancer spread identified” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, July 26th, 2011
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Hormones spurring growth of advanced prostate cancer identified

Scientists have discovered that a different hormonal pathway drives advanced prostate cancer than was previously thought, paving the way for developing potential drug targets against the disease Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
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7 DNA regions that influence prostate cancer risk discovered

It is well known that men with relatives who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer have an elevated risk of developing this type of cancer Continue reading “7 DNA regions that influence prostate cancer More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
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Men who smoke increase risk of prostate cancer recurrence, death

A study has suggested that men with prostate cancer who smoke increase their risk of prostate cancer recurrence and of dying from the disease Continue reading “Men who smoke increase risk of prostate cancer More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 19th, 2011
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Half of prostate cancers could be treated with new type of cancer drugs

A new study involving an Indian-origin researcher has suggested that about half of prostate cancer patients could potentially benefit from a new class of cancer-fighting drugs. The drugs, called PARP inhibitors, More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
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Aspirin reduces risk of cancer recurrence in prostate cancer patients

Scientists have found that aspirin can reduce cancer recurrence in patients with prostate cancer Continue reading “Aspirin reduces risk of cancer recurrence in prostate cancer patients” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
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Omega-3 fatty acids good for heart, bad for prostate

Researchers are suggesting that high levels of Omega-3s, while good for the heart, may present a higher risk for developing prostate cancer Continue reading “Omega-3 fatty acids good for heart, bad for prostate” More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 22nd, 2011
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Hot flashes after prostate cancer treatment? Try acupuncture

A study has indicated that acupuncture provides long-lasting relief to hot flashes, heart palpitations and anxiety due to side effects of the hormone given to counteract testosterone, the hormone that induces prostate More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
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Non-invasive extenders better than surgery for men who want longer penis

A study has found that non-invasive methods are better than surgery when it comes to penile lengthening Continue reading “Non-invasive extenders better than surgery for men who want longer penis” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 10th, 2011
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Change in PSA level poor predictor of prostate cancer

Change in PSA levels over time, known as PSA velocity, is a poor predictor of prostate cancer and may Continue reading “Change in PSA level poor predictor of prostate cancer” »  More...