17 Mar 2017
March 17, 2017

Caring for prostate cancer patients

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Although not without its challenges, the appropriate care and support available to patients with prostate cancer is gradually evolving. It’s important not to overlook the all too often ‘unsung heroes’ of prostate cancer; those who care for the patients. Read more  read more →

Approximately 40,000 veterans are diagnosed with cancer each year, with prostate cancer being the second-most common cause of cancer death. Read more  read more →

Legendary Notre Dame Football Coach Lou Holtz is rather outspoken on a number of things, but there’s something he hasn’t said much about. Holtz was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2014. Read more read more →

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have initiated several studies to assess photodynamic therapy for patients with prostate, esophageal, breast and bladder cancers. Read more read more →

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 →