Pioneering prostate cancer therapy could stop thousands of men needing surgery 

The technology 'fuses' an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanner with ultrasound to identify diseased cells. A precisely targeted laser fibre is then heated up to annihilate them.
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Matt Hancock claims technology is ‘a game-changer’ but critics raise racial bias and ‘fatalism’ concernsThe health secretary is calling for predictive genetic tests for common cancers and heart disease to be rolled out on the NHS without delay.Matt Hancock, speaking at the Royal Society on Wednesday, revealed he recently took a commercial genetic test that showed he is at heightened risk of developing prostate cancer, saying he was shocked by the result. Hancock called for a national debate about the ethical issues around testing for diseases, some of which could not readily be treated.Continue reading...
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Publication date: 18 March 2019Source: Cancer Cell, Volume 35, Issue 3Author(s): Ankit Sinha, Vincent Huang, Julie Livingstone, Jenny Wang, Natalie S. Fox, Natalie Kurganovs, Vladimir Ignatchenko, Katharina Fritsch, Nilgun Donmez, Lawrence E. Heisler, Yu-Jia Shiah, Cindy Q. Yao, Javier A. Alfaro, Stas Volik, Anna Lapuk, Michael Fraser, Ken Kron, Alex Murison, Mathieu Lupien, Cenk SahinalpSummaryDNA sequencing has identified recurrent mutations that drive the aggressiveness of prostate cancers. Surprisingly, the influence of genomic, epigenomic, and transcriptomic dysregulation on the tumor proteome remains poorly understoo...
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Publication date: 18 March 2019Source: Cancer Cell, Volume 35, Issue 3Author(s): Xia Gao, Jason W. Locasale, Michael A. ReidAltered metabolism is a common feature of new and recurring malignancy. In this issue of Cancer Cell, Reina-Campos and colleagues report upregulation of the serine, glycine, one-carbon (SGOC) metabolic network is required for neuroendocrine prostate cancer, a castration-resistant aggressive form of the disease, and presents a targetable vulnerability.
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(MedPage Today) -- Phase III randomized trial fails to confirm survival benefit seen earlier
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Being on testosterone replacement slows time to biochemical recurrence in multivariable analysis
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Condition:   Prostate Cancer Intervention:   Radiation: Plan adaptation of Radiation Treatment in case of anatomical changes Sponsor:   University Hospital Tuebingen Recruiting
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Conditions:   Cancer Survivor;   Obesity;   Overweight;   Prostate Adenocarcinoma;   Stage A Prostate Cancer;   Stage B Prostate Cancer;   Stage C Prostate Cancer;   Stage D Prostate Cancer;   Stage I Prostate Cancer;   Stage II Prostate Cancer;   Stage IIA Prostate Cancer;   Stage IIB Prostate Cancer;   Stage IIC Prostate Cancer;   Stage III Prostate Cancer;   Stage IIIA Prostate&n...
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Condition:   Prostate Cancer Intervention:   Radiation: Plan adaptation of Radiation Treatment in case of anatomical changes Sponsor:   University Hospital Tuebingen Recruiting
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The fast technique was comparable with slower, more complex MRI techniques in cases of suspected prostate cancers, but expert image readers are essential to the process at present.Medscape Medical News
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(MedPage Today) -- Patient preference assessment tool aligns with pros and cons of prostate cancer therapies
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