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Prostate Cancer

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank faces cancer surgery
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said in a statement released Tuesday that he will undergo treatment for prostate cancer. “In December, I was diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer,” Blank said. “Over the last several weeks, Angie and I ... [...]
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Arthur Blank Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer
“In December I was diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer. Over the last several weeks Angie and I have visited a number of expert doctors and hospitals across the country to identify the best treatment options for me. I have chosen an ... [...]
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A Conscientous Objector in the War on Cancer
... Rubicon" into the world of prostate cancer care. In Part I, he described his initial diagnosis and his decision to chose active surveillance rather than aggressive treatment. In Part II, he shares his first 5 years as a "conscientious objector in ... [...]
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Winsford lifesaver calls on greater prostate cancer testing
A LIFESAVING Winsford-based charity has been leading national calls for a greater amount of testing and treatment on one of the biggest natural killers of men. Gary Steele, chairman of the Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support and Awareness ... [...]
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The PRONOUNCE Trial for patients with advanced prostate cancer and …
Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in men worldwide with 1.1 million cases diagnosed and over 300,000 deaths in 2012.1 Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is considered the gold-standard treatment for patients with advanced ... [...]
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Drop in prostate cancer screening reveals split among doctors
By Lisa Rapaport. (Reuters Health) - - After U.S. guidelines advised against routine tests, declines in prostate cancer screening have been sharper among primary care doctors than urologists, according to a new study that suggests the medical community ... [...]
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Ferring announces the start of the PRONOUNCE Trial for patients with advanced …
Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in men worldwide with 1.1 million cases diagnosed and over 300,000 deaths in 2012.1 Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is considered the gold-standard treatment for patients with advanced ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer Treatment Using Focused Ultrasound System Gets FDA Approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved SonaCare Medical's Sonablate 450 focused ultrasound system for ablation therapy on prostate tissue. A pioneer in high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technologies, the Indianapolis, ... [...]
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Prostate cancer patients confused in urology versus radiation oncology wars
Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer face a confusing array of treatment choices, each with its own price tag and idiosyncratic side effects. But when it comes to comparing the effectiveness of those treatments, things get political. [...]
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BPH, Prostate Cancer Treatments Using Androgen Pathway Given Fresh Look
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer (PCa) are frequent diseases of middle-age and older men, and are associated with abnormal growth of the prostate. The authors note that studies dating back to 1995 have associated androgen ... [...]
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Evaluation of a new transperineal ultrasound probe for inter-fraction image …
The aim of this study was to evaluate a new system based on transperineal ultrasound (TP-US) acquisitions for prostate and post-prostatectomy pre-treatment positioning by comparing this device to cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). ... CNRS UMR5220 ... [...]
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Possible BPH Therapy Seen in Using Curcumin as Dietary Supplement
Curcumin, one of the primary ingredients in turmeric and curry powders, and with beneficial effects in several diseases including retinal diseases and Parkinson's disease, was also suggested to enhance degradation of a key receptor in prostate cancer ... [...]
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