The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Erleada (apalutamide) for the treatment of patients with prostate cancer that has not spread (non-metastatic), but that continues to grow despite treatment with hormone therapy (castration-resistant). This is the first FDA-approved treatment for non-metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer. Read more read more →

They are among the most challenging prostate cancer patients to treat: about 150,000 men worldwide each year whose cancer is aggressive enough to defy standard hormonal therapy, but has not yet spread to the point where it can be seen on scans. Read more read more →

Obesity is linked to prostate cancer, scientists know, but it’s not clear why. On Monday, researchers reported a surprising connection. When prostate cancers lose a particular gene, they become tiny fat factories, a team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston reported in a paper published in Nature Genetics. Read more read more →

Kevin Webber was 49 when he was told he had two years left to live. Three to four, if he’s lucky. He’d gone to his GP with the most common symptom of prostate cancer: constantly needing to get up in the night to pee. Read more read more →

Obesity is linked to prostate cancer, scientists know, but it’s not clear why. On Monday, researchers reported a surprising connection. When prostate cancers lose a particular gene, they become tiny fat factories, a team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston reported in a paper published in Nature Genetics. Read more read more →

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Helping to advance revolutionary research in prostate cancer, Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, has donated $2.5 million to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to focus research on African-American men as well as launch The Robert Frederick Smith Center of Precision Oncology Excellence in Chicago, Illinois – to aid.. read more →

Rob and Diane Kikkert have had to learn a few new tricks since Rob’s surgery to remove a cancerous prostate gland, a procedure that left him struggling with incontinence and erectile dysfunction.Read more read more →

04 Jan 2018
January 4, 2018

You Have Prostate Cancer. Now What?

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After I got over the shock of hearing I had cancer (though I must admit I’m still not quite over it), I realized I had to educate myself. My urologist told me I had three options, watchful waiting or active surveillance, radiation, or surgery. The surgery is something they call a Radical Prostatectomy. Read more read more →

Prostate cancer pain, worries about how bones will hold up when the disease has spread there, and difficulty finding fitness facilities are among the reasons some men with the cancer fail to exercise, Irish researchers report. Read more read more →

Prostate cancer has recently been recognized as a genomically heterogeneous disease with subtypes similar to breast or ovarian cancers.  Read more read more →