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Potential Cause Identified for Prostate Cancer Treatment Resistance Among …
Newswise — BUFFALO, N.Y. — Improper functioning of the mitochondria, a cell's source of energy, may help account for the fact that African-American men with prostate cancer respond poorly to the same conventional therapies provided to ... [...]
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Anika's Arthritis Treatment Gains Acceptance Among MDs, And Traders
Some private payers had stepped away from covering hyaluronic treatments. In 2013, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons revised its clinical practice guideline for treating knee arthritis. It said the medication was “no longer recommended” as a ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer UK in drive to raise awareness among men
A survey of thousands of men - including more than 500 in Scotland - found only 8% know what the prostate does while only half know where it is in the body. Angela Culhane, chief executive of Prostate Cancer UK, said: "Ignoring your prostate can be lethal. [...]
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Promotora visits increase breast cancer screening among Latina women
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States and the leading cause of cancer death among Hispanic women. Hispanics are more likely than non-Hispanic whites to be diagnosed with breast cancer at later stages when the ... [...]
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Breast cancer becoming as common among African-American women as among white women
The finding is part of Breast Cancer Statistics, 2015, published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, and its accompanying consumer publication, Breast Cancer Facts & Figures. Excluding skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed ... [...]
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Study: Early MRI Screening Reduces Breast Cancer Mortality Among Female …
Earlier work among researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre had shown that MRI detects breast cancer at early stages in young survivors who are not old enough to start standard breast cancer screening. “If you are a young woman who was ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Equally Common Now Among Blacks, Whites
That means that by 2012, overall breast cancer rates among blacks and whites converged. In fact, the researchers said, rates for black women now exceed those of whites in seven states: Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and ... [...]
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Why Breast Cancer Among Pregnant Women On Rise In The UK
Breast cancer has been shown by a new research to be on the rise among women under 45 years in the UK. Why this is happening is a moot point. Breast cancer diagnosis among women under the age of 45 is happening during pregnancy and breastfeeding ... [...]
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Breast cancer on rise among men
This came as a shock not only to him, but also for his family as they didn't know before the diagnosis that men could also get breast cancer. He has been undergoing chemotherapy at the hospital and might have to undergo a surgery to remove the breast ... [...]
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Self-exams can help detect testicular cancer — the most common cancer among …
Testicular cancer is the most common cancer among men ages 15 to 34, with 33 being the average age for diagnosis. It is a rare but highly treatable cancer. Still, the American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that 8,430 men were diagnosed and 380 men ... [...]
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Daily Checkup: Time to man up and get prostate checked, among other things
The specialist: The chairman of the urology department at Mount Sinai, Dr. Ash Tewari specializes in treating urological cancers and in promoting men's overall health and well-being. June is Men's Health Awareness Month. Who's at risk: It's not just an ... [...]
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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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Legacy of mistrust among African Americans persists on cancer treatment
Mistrust toward breast cancer treatment and the health care system at large were expressed by African Americans who participated in Chicago focus groups, suggests new research led by an expert on the health of vulnerable populations at the Brown School ... [...]
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