Prostate cancer warning - how to reveal your risk by looking at your FINGERS
PROSTATE cancer risk could be lowered by losing weight or by avoiding pesticides, it ’s been claimed. But you could reveal your chances of developing prostate cancer symptoms by checking your fingers - this is what to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New technique treats prostate cancer in just five radiotherapy sessions
A new clinical trial proves the benefits of an innovative form of radiotherapy that reduces the treatment to five sessions instead of the usual 37. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Doctors should avoid saying ‘cancer’ for minor lesions – study
Researchers say patients are scared into invasive treatments for conditions unlikely to do harmThe word “cancer” should be dropped from some medical diagnoses because the term can scare people into invasive treatments they do not need, Australian and US researchers say.An analysis published by the British Medical Journal on Monday described “cancer” as particularly problematic when used to describe some thyroid cancers less than 1cm in size, some low and intermediate grade breast cancers, andlocalised prostate cancer.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Cancer Cancer research Health Australia news Science Medical research Society World news Source Type: news

new blood test could spare men with prostate cancer from months of gruelling chemotherapy  
Scientists at the Institute of Cancer Research in London have used the new test to analyse tumours in greater detail than ever before by filtering cancer cells from the blood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Is Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Safe? When Is Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Safe?
The ASCO Post convened an expert panel to answer questions about active surveillance of prostate cancer. Unfortunately, more questions remain, says Dr Chodak.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Deadly Aggressive Form of Prostate Cancer Is Surprisingly Common
Small-cell neuroendocrine disease associated with prostate cancer treatment appears to be more common than previously believed. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Rahul R. Aggarwal, MD Source Type: news

Nanoparticle therapy could deliver double blow to cancer
(University of East Anglia) A new cancer therapy using nanoparticles to deliver a combination therapy direct to cancer cells could be on the horizon.Using nanoparticles to get drugs directly into a tumor is a growing area of cancer research. The technology developed at UEA is the first of its kind to use nanoparticles to deliver two drugs in combination to target cancer cells. The therapy has been shown to make breast cancer and prostate cancer tumors more sensitive to chemotherapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nuclear gatekeeper could block undruggable prostate cancer targets
(Thomas Jefferson University) Blocking nuclear gateways that traffic cancer-promoting molecules to nucleus, could offer a new way to target aggressive cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Common skin cancer can signal increased risk of other cancers, Stanford researchers say
(Stanford Medicine) People who develop abnormally frequent cases of a skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma appear to be at significantly increased risk for the development of other cancers, including blood, breast, colon and prostate cancers, according to a preliminary study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UCLA awarded $9.3 million to help provide prostate cancer treatment in the community
Members of the  UCLA urology department have received $9.3 million of funding from the state of California to help combat the financial burden of cancer treatment for men diagnosed with prostate cancer, one of the most common cancers in American men.During the next three years, the award will directly support the 17-year-oldIMPACT program, which stands for Improving Access, Counseling and Treatment for Californians with prostate cancer.Dr. Mark Litwin, professor of urology in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and his team have led the efforts of the state-funded program that provides free, high-qu...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Prostate cancer revolution
A REVOLUTIONARY new prostate cancer treatment that drastically cuts radiotherapy sessions was revealed yesterday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metastatic Involvement of the Prostatic Anterior Fat Pad Metastatic Involvement of the Prostatic Anterior Fat Pad
Is pathologic evaluation of the prostatic anterior fat pad useful for prostate cancer staging in cases with low preoperative risk of recurrence?American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Pregnant and breastfeeding women can put sons at prostate cancer risk
Experiments in male rats found those exposed to just a third of the normal amount of protein were more vulnerable to the disease later in life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-protein diet during pregnancy increases prostate cancer risk in offspring
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Experiments with rats show that intrauterine protein restriction induces sex hormone imbalance, which appears to favor development of cancer in old age. The rate of prostate tumor development reached 50 percent among the old rats submitted to low-protein diet during pregnancy and lactation alike. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 6, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Does a High-Veggie Diet a Day Keep Prostate Cancer Progression at Bay? Does a High-Veggie Diet a Day Keep Prostate Cancer Progression at Bay?
Dr Chodak discusses phase 3 results from the Men's Eating and Living Study assessing the effects of dietary intervention to prevent disease progression in patients with prostate cancer.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Prostate cancer - how many night-time toilet trips is normal? This is when to see a doctor
PROSTATE cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot, but they usually include changes to your urine and toilet habits. Waking up in the night to wee could be a tell-tale sign of the disease, but how many times should you be going? This is when to see a doctor. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MDxHealth ’s Liquid Biopsy Test Proven to Be Cost-Effective
This study demonstrated that routine use of SelectMDx to guide biopsy decision-making improves health outcomes and lowers healthcare costs associated with prostate cancer risk assessment in a population of U.S. men," Dr. Matthew Resnick from the departments of Urologic Surgery and Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, said in a release. "We believe that this strategy improves the value of conventional risk assessment strategies through improvements in both quality and cost, the numerator and denominator of the health care value equation." Liquid biopsy has been an extremely ho...
Source: MDDI - August 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Testing Source Type: news

AI speeds up radiation therapy planning
With a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, planning for radiation therapy...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can AI best quantitative MRI in prostate lesions? Breast cancer follow-up imaging varies widely SNMMI: Early prostate cancer therapy extends lives SNMMI: Fluciclovine-PET changes prostate treatment SNMMI: New therapy aids patients with neuroendocrine tumors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can AI best quantitative MRI in prostate lesions?
Quantitative measurement of prostate MRI exams can yield better lesion characterization...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Quantitative MRI could advance prostate cancer detection Fewer men opt for prostate cancer treatment False-positive screening results don't deter patients MRI-based risk model improves prostate cancer detection MRI confirms prostate cancer with lower dose of GBCA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Karmanos Cancer Institute hosts inaugural Prostate Cancer Awareness Game at Jimmy John ’s Field, August 17
(Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute)
Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute - August 1, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer More Aggressive in Post-USPSTF Era Prostate Cancer More Aggressive in Post-USPSTF Era
More aggressive disease is now being diagnosed in men who present with prostate cancer compared with earlier years before the USPSTF recommended against screening.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

What men should know about prostate cancer screening recommendations
“Should I get screened for prostate cancer?” That is a question a man should ask himself at some point in his life. It seems a simple question, but the issue had been clouded for a while as the benefits of prostate cancer screening were challenged over the last few years. Maturing data, new trea tments and new diagnostic tests have helped part the clouds and illuminate the answer. Yes. You should get screened.   According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common cancer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Dr. Warren Todd Oberle Source Type: news

What men should know about prostate cancer screening recommendations
“Should I get screened for prostate cancer?” That is a question a man should ask himself at some point in his life. It seems a simple question, but the issue had been clouded for a while as the benefits of prostate cancer screening were challenged over the last few years. Maturing data, new trea tments and new diagnostic tests have helped part the clouds and illuminate the answer. Yes. You should get screened.   According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common cancer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Dr. Warren Todd Oberle Source Type: news

SelectMDx optimises value of prostate cancer risk assessment
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - August 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Cancer Treatment and Bone Loss in Breast and Prostate Cancer Cancer Treatment and Bone Loss in Breast and Prostate Cancer
This review highlights the importance of bone health screening and management among cancer survivors.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Three signs when you pee you must never ignore
PROSTATE cancer symptoms do not usually appear until the disease has progressed. While certain signs may not mean you definitely have cancer, they must never be ignored. Three symptoms are linked to when you go for a pee. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI-Targeted Biopsies May Have a Role in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer MRI-Targeted Biopsies May Have a Role in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fighting prostate cancer with groundbreaking new technique
Creating a way to keep prostate cancer cells alive in the laboratory for longer leads to quicker drug trials. Sharing this widely speeds it up further. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Do You Know How to Manage Japan ’s Revised Reimbursement Approach?
One significant change in Japan’s revised reimbursement process for new medical devices involves pricing. Applicants have been required for some time to provide pricing for their medical devices in other primary markets such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Australia. Pricing has been based on list price, not market price, and the intention was to cap the reimbursement of medical devices. Given the typical differences between U.S. pricing and European pricing, the high U.S. price tended to pull the average up. (Please see the example below in Table 1; each price is converted ...
Source: MDDI - July 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Keisuke Suzuki Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

USPSTF Recs on Prostate Cancer Screening: New or D é j à Vu? USPSTF Recs on Prostate Cancer Screening: New or D é j à Vu?
The USPSTF's recently updated prostate cancer screening guidelines will challenge physicians to deliver accurate information to patients quickly and easily, argues Dr Gerald Chodak.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Five toilet habits to look for to indicate the deadly disease
PROSTATE cancer symptoms usually don ’t become apparent until the disease has progressed. While certain signs may not mean you definitely have the cancer, they shouldn’t be ignored. There are five things to look out for when you go to the toilet to indicate you have this type of cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

American bishop who preached at the royal wedding will undergo prostate cancer surgery
The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry announced that he will have surgery for prostate cancer next week, but assures his parishioners that the prognosis is 'very good.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CytoDyn gears up for acquisition, expansion of its lead drug candidate
Vancouver-based CytoDyn Inc. (OTC.QB:CYDY), which is developing an HIV therapy, has signed a letter of intent to acquire ProstaGene LLC, which is focused on prostate cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. Cytodyn CEO Nader Pourhassan said he expects the deal to close in a few weeks. ProstaGene will accept company shares instead of cash, he said. CytoDyn’s lead product under development, called PRO 140, is a monoclonal antibody for HIV infection. It blocks the HIV co-receptor CCR5 on T-cells and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

CytoDyn gears up for acquisition, expansion of its lead drug candidate
Vancouver-based CytoDyn Inc. (OTC.QB:CYDY), which is developing an HIV therapy, has signed a letter of intent to acquire ProstaGene LLC, which is focused on prostate cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. Cytodyn CEO Nader Pourhassan said he expects the deal to close in a few weeks. ProstaGene will accept company shares instead of cash, he said. CytoDyn’s lead product under development, called PRO 140, is a monoclonal antibody for HIV infection. It blocks the HIV co-receptor CCR5 on T-cells and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Bariatric surgery may reduce hormone-related cancer risk
New research published in theBritish Journal of Surgery reports that bariatric surgery is associated with a decreased risk of breast, endometrium, and prostate cancer.Medpage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Timing of Dinner and Bedtime Tied to Increased Cancer Risk Timing of Dinner and Bedtime Tied to Increased Cancer Risk
Timing of the evening meal and bedtime have been identified as risk factors for breast and prostate cancer, the most common night shift-related cancers worldwide.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Automated Bone Scan Index for Prostate Cancer Prognosis Automated Bone Scan Index for Prostate Cancer Prognosis
The automated bone scan index provides an objective analysis of the burden of bone disease in advanced prostate cancer and thus holds promise as a reliable prognostic tool.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What makes prostate cancer become aggressive? Study investigates
Using a range of tools, researchers identify a plausible mechanism and genes through which a genetic variation influences prostate cancer aggressiveness. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Blood test can predict optimal treatment for advanced prostate cancer, study finds
(Lawson Health Research Institute) An international collaborative study between Lawson Health Research Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Royal Marsden and Epic Sciences is one of the first to demonstrate that a blood test can predict how patients with advanced prostate cancer will respond to specific treatments, leading to improved survival. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Experts band together to eradicate prostate cancer
(Monash University) A multidisciplinary consortium has developed a more accurate way to test new treatments for the most aggressive form of prostate cancer. The team has developed a new way to grow tumors in the lab, derived from donor patient tumors. Just as exotic plants are grown in greenhouses, these complex tumors are able to be kept alive in the lab, enabling researchers to test the efficacy of a variety of drug combinations efficiently than ever before. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Large U.S. Study Targets Prostate Cancer in Black Men
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, Urology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Large U.S. Study Targets Prostate Cancer in Black Men
MONDAY, July 23, 2018 -- Black men in the United States have higher rates of aggressive prostate cancer than other males. Now, a $26.5 million study is underway to figure out why. The U.S. National Institutes of Health and the Prostate Cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Large U.S. Study Targets Prostate Cancer in Black Men
Title: Large U.S. Study Targets Prostate Cancer in Black MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Large U.S. Study Targets Prostate Cancer in Black Men
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - July 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The cause of prostate cancer progression to incurable stage has likely been uncovered
(Academy of Finland) Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have discovered novel genes and mechanisms that can explain how a genomic variant in a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs11672691 influences prostate cancer aggressiveness. Their findings also suggest ways to improve risk stratification and clinical treatment for advanced prostate cancer. The study is published in the journal Cell. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Foundation Moves to Save 2,000 Men From Prostate Cancer
[This Day] Abuja -The Project PINK BLUE, a cancer fighting organisation, in partnership with Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation, has embarked on a lifesaving initiative across cities in Nigeria to provide awareness and free screenings for prostate cancer as part of efforts to save 2, 000 Nigerian men from the disease. Executive Director of Project PINK BLUE, Mr. Runcie Chidebe, said the initiative, known as "Men on Blue" was focused on prostate cancer awareness, free Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test, support, heal (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Analysis of prostate tumors reveals clues to cancer's aggressiveness
(Washington University School of Medicine) Using genetic sequencing, scientists have revealed the complete DNA makeup of more than 100 aggressive prostate tumors, pinpointing important genetic errors these deadly tumors have in common. The study lays the foundation for finding new ways to treat prostate cancer, particularly for the most aggressive forms of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

An Earlier Dinner May Lower Risk Of Some Cancers, Study Says
(CNN) — People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. — or at least two hours before going to sleep — have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found. “The mechanisms are not clear,” said Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, a research professor at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain and lead author of a new study on the topic. “What we know from experimental studies is that we are conditioned to function in different parts of the day. We — not only humans but all living organisms — have develope...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Cancer Local TV Source Type: news

Could an Early Supper Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Neurology, Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Eating later at night can increase breast and prostate cancer risk, says research
MIDNIGHT fridge raiders are more at risk of developing breast or prostate cancer, research revealed last night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news