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Novel MRI technique distinguishes healthy prostate tissue from cancer using zinc

DALLAS A novel MRI method that detects low levels of zinc ion can help distinguish healthy prostate tissue from cancer, UT Southwestern ...

A tiny wire with a memory to diagnose cancer

EPFL researchers have used a nanowire to detect prostate cancer with greater accuracy than ever before. Their device is ten times more ...

High-dose radiation therapy as effective as surgery for aggressive prostate cancer

Reggie Kumar   FINDINGS A study by researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center provides convincing evidence that radiation-based treatments and surgery are equally effective treatments for ... Full story

Study finds marker of aggressive prostate cancer

May inform future tests to help doctors decide how best to treat prostate tumors ... Full story

Trial casts doubt on relative benefits of robotic prostate surgery

A world-first study has questioned the relative benefits of robotic keyhole surgery for prostate cancer. ... Full story

Markers that cause toxic radiotherapy side-effects in prostate cancer identified

A new study involving researchers from The University of Manchester looked at the genetic information of more than 1,500 prostate cancer patients and identified two ... Full story

Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cases Skyrocket

Increase may be due to more lax screening or more aggressive disease ... Full story

Study finds differences in care for patients with low-risk prostate cancer based on institution and region

Men with low-risk prostate cancer have a variety of treatment options because of the relatively benign nature of their disease. Among many factors that influence treatment decisions, the type of cancer center a patient visits is a key one, according to a study led by Yale researchers. ... Full story

Familiar history is an important factor for prostate cancer

For the first time, researchers at Umeå University and Lund University have estimated the risk of developing various types of prostate cancer for men with the disease in the family. Men with brothers who have had prostate cancer run twice as high a risk of being diagnosed themselves in comparison to the general population. This according to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. ... Full story

Changes in benign tissue next to prostate tumors may predict biomedical recurrence of cancer, scientists find

CLEVELAND—Changes in benign tissues next to prostate tumors may provide an early warning for patients at higher risk for biochemical recurrence after a radical prostatectomy, a study by researchers at Case Western Reserve University and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions shows. ... Full story

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