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Prostate cancer — getting to the bones of the matter

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have received a £50,000 grant to develop a better understanding of how prostate cancer spreads to ...

Prostate cancer study focuses on role of protein

The role of a specific protein in the development of prostate cancer is being investigated by scientists at the University of Glasgow. ...

International study of advanced prostate cancer genome finds abundance of potential targets for drug therapy

The first major effort to canvas the genomic landscape of advanced prostate cancer has revealed that many patients may carry some type of genetic abnormality that can be targeted with existing or potential drugs. ... Full story

What drives advanced prostate cancer? New study describes genomic landscape

Large international study finds 90% have anomaly that could influence treatment ... Full story

Urine-based test improves on PSA for detecting prostate cancer

Use of Mi-Prostate Score would reduce unneeded biopsies ... Full story

Advanced viral gene therapy eradicates prostate cancer in preclinical experiments

Novel therapy shows synergism between engineered “cancer terminator virus” and experimental drug to destroy primary and metastatic prostate cancer ... Full story

New approach to treatment prolongs lives of men with prostate cancer

Survival rates for men with advanced prostate cancer can be improved significantly by a new approach to treatment, a trial has shown. ... Full story

MRI - prostate cancer screening for the future?

A screening method that combines a traditional PSA test with an MRI detects a significantly greater number of prostate cancer cases and improves diagnostic accuracy. The study was conducted as part of the largest international research project on prostate cancer. The method will now be tried with 40,000 subjects in Gothenburg. ... Full story

Statin drugs can delay prostate cancer progression in patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy, study shows

Men who went on cholesterol-lowering statin drugs when they began androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer had a longer time in which their disease was under control than did men who didn’t take statins, a clinical trial led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators shows. ... Full story

Combined Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Advanced Prostate Cancers

Immune cell manipulation plus chemotherapy achieves prostate cancer remission in mouse models where chemotherapy alone fails ... Full story

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