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Cancer death rates drop first time since its peak in two decades
Death rates for female breast cancer have declined 36 percent from peak rates in 1989, while deaths from prostate and colorectal cancers have each dropped about 50 percent from their peak, a result of improvements in early detection and treatment. [...]
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Exercise link to prostate cancer survival
Simon Grieveson, Head of Research Funding at Prostate Cancer UK said: "We know that a healthy lifestyle can improve outcomes for men living with prostate cancer, with previous research showing that physical exercise can reduce disease progression in ... [...]
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Time to Rethink Active Surveillance in African American Men With Prostate Cancer
There is evidence that active surveillance biopsy criteria for prostate cancer are not as accurate in African American as in Caucasian men. Consequentially, if the same criteria are used for different ethnicities, the risks of missing a significant ... [...]
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DNA Damage, Repair Profiling a Biomarker of PCa Progression
A newly developed profiling method may be helpful in the management of patients with high-risk prostate cancer. Investigators have created a DNA damage and repair (DDR) pathway profiling method that may be used in the management of patients with ... [...]
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Judge agrees to extension on Jared Fogle appeal
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jared Fogle's attorney has been granted extra time to file an appeal over his client's sentence after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Attorney Ron Elberger has been representing Fogle in his federal child pornography case. The ... [...]
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Jared Fogle Defense Team Granted Extension To File Appeal
He cited severe health problems due to prostate cancer as well as deadlines in January and February for other cases in which he is involved. In the court documents, Elberger states that he has enlisted the help other attorneys to assist him in the ... [...]
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Medicare Proposal to Penalize PSA Testing Is Rebuked
Medicare is considering a penalty for physicians who perform "nonrecommended" prostate cancer screening with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. The proposal is part of a federal effort to improve healthcare quality and reduce testing that is not ... [...]
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Is Fat an Ingredient to Prostate Cancer?
CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 09: A scientist uses a warm water bath to help stick thin tissue sections to microscope slides for analysis, at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute on December 9, 2014 in Cambridge, England. Cancer ... [...]
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Utility of Prostate Cancer Screening in Kidney Transplant Candidates – Beyond …
ATLANTA – A team of Emory kidney transplant and urology researchers has determined that PSA (prostate-specific antigen)-based screening for prostate cancer may be more harmful than helpful in male kidney transplant candidates. The researchers say the ... [...]
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Therapy Seeks and Destroys Prostate Cancer in Mice
A new therapy uses white blood cells to ferry cancer-killing proteins through the bloodstream. Tests show it virtually eliminates metastatic prostate cancer in mice. “The therapy is remarkably effective in vivo and shows several advantages, such as no ... [...]
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'Bipolar' Therapy: New Twist in Advanced Prostate Cancer
SAN FRANCISCO — Preliminary data suggest that a new twist on manipulating hormones in prostate cancer shows some benefit. The standard approach to treatment is androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), but the new approach intersperses this with bipolar ... [...]
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The Role of Prostate-specific Antigen Persistence After Radical Prostatectomy …
To evaluate the prognostic value of early postoperative prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels after RP in patients with lymph node invasion (LNI). The study included 319 prostate cancer patients with LNI who were treated with RP and extended pelvic ... [...]
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