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Elderly taking hormone therapy for prostate cancer may face increased risk of …
When choosing treatment, surgery and radiation therapy are the main options. Nguyen said that in the case if high-risk prostate cancer, there is evidence that adding hormone therapy can improve the survival odds. Nguyen said that the study suggest that ... [...]
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Targeted therapy gives cancer patients hope for better survival rates
Although HER2-positive breast cancer patients are expected to have lower survival rates compared to those with HER2-negative disease, in this day and age, receiving a diagnosis of metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer is no longer a death sentence. [...]
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Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Is Linked to Alzheimer's and Depression
In fact, prostate cancer is the second biggest cause of death for men in the UK, and it's also quickly making its way up in the United States, even more so since heart disease has begun to dwindle. So it's understandable that coming up with a cure or a ... [...]
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Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression
Dr. Mayer Fishman is a medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, in Miami, who has studied the side effects of hormone therapy for prostate cancer. He and his colleagues have found a similar link between the therapy and depression symptoms. "What I ... [...]
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Hormone therapy for prostate cancer could increase your depression
More seasoned men who get testosterone-smothering treatment for prostate malignancy might be at expanded danger of creating dejection, another, substantial study proposes. The discoveries depend on more than 78,000 U.S. men treated for before stage ... [...]
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In prostate cancer, “suicide gene therapy” was the hope – West Valley City Latest
American scientists, prostate cancer cells “commit suicide to” provide a new gene therapy with reported increases in survival rates achieved. Results of a long-term clinical trial have shown that combining chemotherapy with a treatment known as ... [...]
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Multifaceted and personalized therapy of advanced prostate cancer.
The next wave of investigations is focused on personalized therapy of prostate cancer. The focus of this review article is to provide an update on clinical development in advanced prostate cancer and to highlight the ongoing investigations of biomarker ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Rises as Doctors Profit
Prostate cancer treatments include radiation, hormone therapy and surgery. The men treated with radiation in the study had low risk disease: newly diagnosed prostate cancer that hadn't spread in the body. The 10-year survival rate for all prostate ... [...]
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The Daily Startup: Bird Rock Bio Advances Low-Cost Therapy for Rheumatoid …
Bird Rock Bio Inc. plans to make biological therapy for rheumatoid arthritis more accessible to patients in emerging markets who have little access to this effective but expensive treatment. Rheumatoid arthritis is a common disease in which the immune ... [...]
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Free Educational Program, Hormonal Therapy for Breast Cancer
Hormonal therapy (e.g. Tamoxifen, Arimidex, Aromasin, Femara, etc.) is commonly used to treat breast cancer that is estrogen-receptor positive. It may be used at different points in a treatment plan and to treat various stages of breast cancer. This ... [...]
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Radiation Therapy
While healthy cells normally divide and die, prostate cells affected by cancer start to grow out of control. Due to the location of the prostate, the disease affects both the urinary and reproductive systems, causing symptoms like urinary problems ... [...]
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Nature Cell begins U.S. phase II trials of arthritis stem cell therapy
Dubbed “Joint Stem,” Nature Cell's new therapy uses about 10 grams of fat tissue extracted from a given patient's glenoid cavity to incubate some 100 million mesenchymal stem cells, which are later compressed into a 3 cubic-centimeters injection. [...]
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Biologic Therapy
Biologic therapy is a treatment option for patients with prostate cancer that involves the use of living organisms, substances derived from living organisms, or laboratory-produced versions of living organisms. “For patients with cancer, biological ... [...]
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Intraoperative Radiation Therapy improves lives, fights cancer
Women who are in the early stages of breast cancer and live on the Treasure Coast now have an advanced alternative for radiation treatment. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy, or IORT, offers treatment in a single session of high-intensity, highly ... [...]
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Bisphosphonate Therapy
The symptoms of prostate cancer include urinary problems like a slow or weak urinary stream or the need to urinate more often, especially at night, blood in the urine, erectile dysfunction, pain in the hips, back (spine), chest (ribs), or other areas ... [...]
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Beaumont First in US to Treat Prostate Cancer with MRI-Guided Ultrasound Therapy
“Traditional prostate cancer treatments - surgery and radiation therapy - provide good local control of the disease, but can leave men with significant long-term complications affecting urinary, bowel and sexual function,” says James Relle, M.D ... [...]
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