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Saturday 18 April, 2015

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  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 7th, 2011

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 More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Heart drug cuts prostate cancer risk

Men using the cardiac drug digoxin were found to have a 24 percent lower risk for prostate cancer.  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

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.  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 15th, 2010

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  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Biomarkers for particularly aggressive prostate cancers discovered

Researchers have uncovered a mechanism that determines prostate cancer aggressiveness, providing new  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 1st, 2007

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

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...