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Prostate Cancer

Non-invasive treatment produces 98 percent prostate cancer cure rate
Traditional approaches to tackling prostate cancer are generally quite effective, with a 80 to 90 percent cure rate, but a new method, known as Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) could revolutionize the practice. The results of an extensive ... [...]
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Insufficient vitamin D levels associated with aggressive prostate cancer
March 2 2016. On February 22, 2016, the Journal of Clinical Oncology published an article by Dr Adam Murphy and colleagues at Northwestern University that reported an association between insufficient serum vitamin D levels and aggressive prostate ... [...]
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End of prostate cancer? Almost 99 percent cure rate achieved with radiation …
graphic of how stereotactic body radiotherapy works April 18, 2016 – The first trial to publish five-year results from Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) treatment for prostate cancer found a 98.6 percent cure rate with SBRT, a noninvasive form ... [...]
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Patients with advanced prostate cancer may benefit from mushroom-supplemented …
A natural, nontoxic product called genistein-combined polysaccharide, or GCP, which is commercially available in health food stores, could help lengthen the life expectancy of certain patients with prostate cancer. The most likely to benefit are men ... [...]
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Study: SBRT has 98 percent cure rate for prostate cancer
DALLAS, April 18 (UPI) -- An alternative method of delivering radiation therapy to prostate cancer patients had a nearly 100 percent cure rate, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center say ... [...]
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Cellular trojan horse yields potential cancer treatment
Prostate cancer affects over 2.5 million Americans, but there is an unmet need for targeted treatment with minimal systemic toxicity, especially for metastatic disease. Prostate cancer tumors are characterized by a mixed cell population, which makes ... [...]
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3D clues show how old TB drugs could be made strong again
New research that maps the 3D interactions of fluoroquinolones with the DNA machinery of the tuberculosis bacterium reveals clues that could help drug developers make these old anti-TB drugs more effective - even against resistant forms of the ... [...]
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Cholesterol drug causing cancerous cells to die discovered in new experiment
Prostate cancer is treated in the first instance by preventing its growth being fuelled by the male hormone testosterone. But over time, the cancer stops responding to this treatment. In the research, the drug seemed to be effective against prostate ... [...]
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How a Tiny Tick Changed My Life Forever
My father and brother had died of brain tumors. My mother had had a benign one. My number had come up, I thought. My doctor wanted to run more tests. There was another low blood sugar reading. An MRI was done of my brain, and I had full body CT scans ... [...]
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Association of Androgen Deprivation Therapy With Depression in Localized …
Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) may contribute to depression, yet several studies have not demonstrated a link. We aimed to determine whether receipt of any ADT or longer duration of ADT for prostate cancer (PCa) is associated with an increased risk ... [...]
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Herbal Rescue for High Blood Sugar
If you've ever wondered why we're seeing such an epidemic of diabetes and prediabetes, all you have to do is look at our diets. In a very short time, we have dramatically increased our consumption of sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and refined ... [...]
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AstraZeneca mulls £7bn move for prostate cancer drug company Medivation
AstraZeneca is mulling a £7bn offer for the US drug company Medivation after it rejected a bid from a French rival. San Francisco-based Medivation, which has a best-selling prostate cancer treatment, has been on the radar of AstraZeneca and its rivals ... [...]
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