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Study: For men with prostate cancer, emotional distress may lead to more aggressive treatment

By David J. Hill BUFFALO, N.Y. – The anxiety many men experience after being diagnosed with prostate cancer may lead them to choose ...

Scripps Florida Scientists Uncover New Way to Defeat Therapy-Resistant Prostate Cancer

JUPITER, FL – A new study led by scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) sheds light on ...

Incidence of Metastatic Prostate Cancer in Older Men Increases Following Drop in PSA Screening

The incidence of metastatic prostate cancer in older men is rising after reaching an all-time low in 2011, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators. The findings suggest a correlation between the increase and a change in prostate cancer screening guidelines recommending against routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing. ... Full story

Light therapy effectively treats early prostate cancer

A new non-surgical treatment for low-risk prostate cancer can effectively kill cancer cells while preserving healthy tissue, reports a new UCL-led phase III clinical trial ... Full story

New evidence links inflammation and increased prostate cancer risk

Peter Bracke FINDINGS UCLA researchers have discovered a previously unrecognized type of progenitor cell that, though rare in most regions of the human prostate, is found in ... Full story

Pinpointing the Origins of Prostate Cancer

By Sarah Plumridge Scientists used lineage tracing to mark a specific cell, so as it divided new cells would retain the same color. Tracing ... Full story

Study shows why prostate cancer cells develop resistance to treatment

A new study at the University of York has shown that a standard hormone supplement, used to boost energy levels in prostate cancer patients following radiotherapy, could potentially increase the chances of the cancer returning. ... Full story

Gene Identified that Drives Aggressive Prostate Cancer

An overactive gene appears to cause some prostate cancers to transform from a typical tumor type to a much more aggressive form of the disease, according to new research at Weill Cornell Medicine. ... Full story

UTSW researchers find use of PSA for prostate screening unaffected by changes in screening guidelines

DALLAS – Controversy over prostate cancer screening guidelines that discourage use of PSA tests did not significantly reduce use of the test, a five-year review of more than 275,000 visits at UT Southwestern Medical Center showed. ... Full story

Duke Team Identifies Blood Biomarkers in Drug-Resistant Cancer Tumor Cells

By Duke Medicine News and Communications Contact: Sarah Avery Phone: 919-660-1306 Email: [email protected]://www.dukehealth.org DURHAM, N.C. -- While searching for  a non-invasive way to detect prostate cancer cells ... Full story

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