Geoff Arnold isn’t officially a cancer survivor yet. The Saint Joseph’s assistant coach, who was on Bruiser Flint’s UMass staff for five years, is cancer free. The surgery to remove the cancer from his prostate was successful and has yet to recur. But he won’t call himself a survivor until he reaches the official standard… read more →

Higher body mass index (BMI) is independently associated with improved survival of patients with metastatic and castration-resistant prostate cancer (PCa), study findings presented at the 2017 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando, Florida, suggest. Read more  read more →

18 Jan 2017
January 18, 2017

Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer

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Prostate cancer is a major global healthcare issue. Last year, in the United States alone, there were over 180,000 new diagnoses of prostate cancer and more than 26,000 deaths from the disease, making it the second leading cause of cancer death in men. Screening, diagnosis, and management of prostate cancer have undergone profound changes in.. read more →

Patients diagnosed with prostate cancer sometimes allow their feelings of distress and anxiety to influence their treatment choices, which can potentially lead to unnecessary procedures, according to researchers at the University of Buffalo. Read more read more →

Nearly three years of research have brought about remarkable results for the majority of 80 patients subjected to targeted alpha therapy of metastatic prostate cancer. The first assessments describes a full response in two patients in critical clinical condition with extensive metastases. Read more  read more →

Bacteria that live on the ocean floor has been found to cure half of all male prostate cancer sufferers in an experiment and could replace invasive surgery. Read more read more →

Surgeons have described a new treatment for early stage prostate cancer as “truly transformative”. Read more read more →

When I was first diagnosed with prostate cancer, I began the process of informing friends and family. As I shared the news, I was hoping to receive comfort and support. That’s not what happened. Most of the people I told responded by sharing a chilling story of their own about someone in their life who.. read more →

High Gleason score prostate cancer (PCa) in the United States is declining in incidence among all races, according to study findings presented at the Society of Urologic Oncology 17th annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Read more read more →

As a national leader in oncology advancement and as the largest integrated healthcare system in the nation, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced an important and substantial partnership with the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to prevent, screen and promote research to speed the development of treatments and cures for prostate cancer among Veterans… read more →