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Physical Activity Improves Survival for Men With Localized Prostate Cancer

PHILADELPHIA — Among a large group of men with localized prostate cancer, those who engaged in higher levels of physical activity had ...

New research could prevent unnecessary prostate cancer treatment

Radical treatments for prostate cancer could be avoided thanks to new research that links fat cells and obesity with the most common ...

Four reasons I won’t have a prostate cancer blood test

by Ian Haines - Cancer Council Australia and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia yesterday released new draft guidelines to help GPs counsel men who ask about prostate cancer tests. ... Full story

Study finds melanoma and prostate cancer a risk for firefighters

Firefighters are at greater risk of developing some cancers, compared to the Australian public, a study has found. ... Full story

New technology improves prostate cancer biopsies

U-M specialists combine new techniques to better diagnose cancer, target the right treatment ... Full story

A yardstick to measure the malignancy of prostate cancer

The detection of this biomarker may serve as an indicator of the likelihood that the disease may take an aggressive course, and may thus be helpful in choosing an appropriate treatment. The study was part of the “Early Onset Prostate Cancer” project, supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) as part of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC). ... Full story

UCLA study finds over-treatment for prostate cancer patients with life expectancies of fewer than 10 years

Radiation and surgery don’t benefit survival and cause potentially debilitating side effects ... Full story

Researchers Develop More Accurate Test for Predicting Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

Researchers at cancer centers in Canada, the United Kingdom and the U.S., including the Miller School of Medicine’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, have developed a breakthrough diagnostic test to identify which men are most likely to have a recurrence of prostate cancer after localized treatment with surgery or radiotherapy. Their findings have been published in the November issue of Lancet Oncology. ... Full story

Novel Molecular Imaging Drug Offers Better Detection of Prostate Cancer

Breakthrough Study Shows Potential of New Drug Used with Planar and SPECT Imaging ... Full story

Molecular breakthrough suggests a new treatment avenue to halt the spread of prostate cancer

Scientists believe a new treatment, shown to be effective in mice, could halt the growth of tumours in patients with prostate cancer. ... Full story

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