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New test accurately detects aggressive prostate cancer

A new PSA test to screen for prostate cancer more accurately identified men with prostate cancer — particularly the aggressive form of the disease — and substantially reduced false positives compared to Continue reading “New test accurately detects aggressive prostate cancer” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
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Potential driver of some aggressive prostate cancers found

A research team, including an Indian-origin scientist, has found that the mutations of a gene called Continue reading “Potential driver of some aggressive prostate cancers found” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 3rd, 2011
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Heart drug cuts prostate cancer risk

Men using the cardiac drug digoxin were found to have a 24 percent lower risk for prostate cancer. Continue reading “Heart drug cuts prostate cancer risk” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
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First reliable prostate cancer test could be available within months

British scientists say that the first reliable test for prostate cancer could be available within months. Continue reading “First reliable prostate cancer test could be available within months” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
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Most men unaware of blood test for prostate cancer, finds charity

A charity has found that majority of men are unaware of a blood test described as the “first line of Continue reading “Most men unaware of blood test for prostate cancer, finds charity” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 15th, 2010
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Male sex hormones that mutate in prostate cancer identified

Scientists have claimed that a major discovery of a cause of prostate cancer could pave the way for Continue reading “Male sex hormones that mutate in prostate cancer identified” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
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Biomarkers for particularly aggressive prostate cancers discovered

Researchers have uncovered a mechanism that determines prostate cancer aggressiveness, providing new Continue reading “Biomarkers for particularly aggressive prostate cancers discovered” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 1st, 2007
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Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer may encourage spread of disease

October 1 : Johns Hopkins researchers say that a popular prostate cancer treatment called androgen deprivation therapy may encourage prostate cancer cells to produce a protein that makes them more likely to spread More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 13th, 2007
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Prognostic factors don’t explain better prostate cancer survival in Asian men

Aug 13 : A new study has found that prognostic factors commonly used by clinicians to assess prostate cancer in men, do not adequately predict survival outcomes in Asian men living in America as compared to white More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 6th, 2007
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Hormone therapy offers new hope for prostate cancer victims

Aug. 6 : Patients with prostate cancer may now rely upon hormone therapy, which is supported by UK researchers for its potential to cure a third of victims of the disease across the country. Continue reading “Hormone More...