Prostate cancer overtakes breast cancer to become Britain's no 1 cancer

PROSTATE cancer has overtaken breast cancer to become the UK's most commonly diagnosed form of the disease. The development comes 10 years earlier than predicted after cases more than doubled in the past two decades, said Prostate Cancer UK.
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o M. Croce Dario Palmieri Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men and second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is only temporarily effective for advanced-stage PCa, as the disease inevitably progresses to castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). The protein nucleolin (NCL) is overexpressed in several types of human tumors where it is also mislocalized to the cell surface. We previously reported the identification of a single-chain fragment variable (scFv) immuno-agent that is able to bind NCL on the surface of breast ca...
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Prostate cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer among all men in the United States (US). It is also the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US among men, largely due to the progressively treatment resistant nature of the disease. Treatment options for early stage prostate cancer include watchful waiting, radical prostatectomy, radiation therapy, and importantly androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT). Prostate cancer is dependent on androgen hormones, such as testosterone, for sustaining and promoting growth. Androgen hormones bind to the Androgen receptor (AR), causing AR localization to the nucleus where...
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Abstract Bone metastases can cause high morbidity and mortality, often developing as they advance, especially in patients with prostate and breast cancers. Most drugs are rarely distributed to the bone and are hence pharmacologically ineffective in treating bone metastases. The development of drug targeting technologies is required for the efficient treatment of bone metastases. To date, numerous bone-targeting ligands, including tetracyclines, bisphosphonates, aspartic acid, and aptamers have been developed and used for bone-targeted delivery of anti-tumor drugs, peptide/protein drugs, nucleic acid drugs, and dia...
Source: Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) Source Type: research
Using a deep-learning computer-aided diagnosis algorithm with multiparametric...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Choline-PET boosts mpMRI for prostate cancer detection Prostate cancer patients prefer mpMRI over biopsy Ga-68 PSMA PET/MRI, mpMRI work for prostate cancer analysis
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CONCLUSIONS Coexpression analysis of EZH2 identified its role in the cell cycle, mitosis, and DNA repair. The molecular mechanisms involved in EZH2 gene expression in the cell response to DNA damage requires further study to determine whether EZH2 is a potential human cancer biomarker. PMID: 32595202 [PubMed - in process]
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athew Natural killer (NK) cells play a pivotal role in the immune system, especially in the recognition and clearance of cancer cells and infected cells. Their effector function is controlled by a delicate balance between the activating and inhibitory signals. We have identified 2B4 (CD244, SLAMF4) and CS1 (CD319, SLAMF7) as NK cell receptors regulating NK cell cytotoxicity. Lectin-like transcript 1 (LLT1), a member of the C-type lectin-like domain family 2 (CLEC2D), induced IFN-g production but did not directly regulate cytolytic activity. Interestingly, LLT1 expressed on other cells acts as a ligand for an NK cell in...
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: In accordance with the scientific literature heavy alcohol consumption (>50g per day) represents a risk factor for several diseases development, including cancer. However, the oncogenic role of light alcohol drinking (
Source: Reviews on Recent Clinical Trials - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Rev Recent Clin Trials Source Type: research
Abstract Increased frequency of cancer in recent years and its impact on different physical, mental, and social dimensions of human life have turned it to a major problem of this century. We can group cancer according to the type of cells they start from viz. skin cancer, colon cancer, bladder cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney cancer oral cancer etc. Among this, breast cancer is one of the most prevalent type of malignant neoplasm within women with more than one million new cases per year. In the recent years, with the help of targeted drug delivery system, several attempts were made to restrict the d...
Source: Current Diabetes Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Curr Diabetes Rev Source Type: research
AbstractIntroductionAntiprogestins have demonstrated promising activity against breast and gynecological cancers, but liver-related safety concerns limited the advancement of this therapeutic class. Onapristone is a full progesterone receptor antagonist originally developed as an oral contraceptive and later evaluated in phase II studies for metastatic breast cancer. Because of liver enzyme elevations identified during clinical studies, further development was halted. Evaluation of antiprogestin pharmacology and pharmacokinetic data suggested that liver enzyme elevations might be related to off-target or metabolic effects ...
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ConclusionsCancer management and death mostly occurred in SSH in France. Cancer patients frequently attend the emergency department and frequently receive chemotherapy during the last month of life. These data continue to contrast with those observed in Scandinavian- and English-speaking countries, in which management of the end of life at home is preferred.
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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