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Medical News Today: Metastatic prostate cancer: What you need to know
Prostate cancer occurs when the cells in the prostate grow uncontrollably. Metastatic prostate cancer means the cancer has spread beyond the prostate. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Predicting Prostate Cancer Outcomes With Genomic Testing Predicting Prostate Cancer Outcomes With Genomic Testing
Dr Chodak reviews a new study on the 17-gene Genomic Prostate Score used for predicting prostate cancer outcomes.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Whole Pelvic Radiation, ADT Limit Prostate Cancer Biochemical Failure Whole Pelvic Radiation, ADT Limit Prostate Cancer Biochemical Failure
Whole pelvic radiation therapy (WPRT) and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) reduce the risk of biochemical failure in men who receive post-prostatectomy salvage radiotherapy for prostate cancer, according to a database study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Brits Up Cancer Screening With Mobile Lung CT Units Brits Up Cancer Screening With Mobile Lung CT Units
England is upping cancer screening with mobile lung screening units in parking lots, as well as home-based tests for colorectal cancer and MRI for prostate cancer diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

UVA aims to help patients with cancer make complex care decisions
(University of Virginia Health System) UVA is developing a tool to help patients with prostate cancer better understand the potential risks and rewards of their treatment options. The tool could help patients with other forms of cancer as well. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Use of Prostate Health Index test reduces unnecessary biopsies
(Springer) The Prostate Health Index (phi) is a cost-effective tool used by urologists to detect prostate cancer. It reduces the risk of over diagnosis, and cuts down on the need to send men for unnecessary and often uncomfortable biopsies. So says Jay White of Carolina Urology Partners in the US, lead author of a study in the journal Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, published by Springer Nature. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Oncotarget: Researchers identify a potential molecular trigger for invasiveness in prostate cancer cells
(Rapamycin Press) A small protein modification can trigger the aggressive migratory and invasive properties of prostate cancer cells, according to new research published on the cover of Oncotarget. The findings give greater insight into how cancers can move from one location in the body to another, and could help develop more effective therapies in the future. Editorial by Xin Ye and Robert A. Weinberg can be found online. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

PET Imaging May Predict Drug Response, Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer PET Imaging May Predict Drug Response, Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Care Is'Changing Rapidly': ESMO 2017 Prostate Cancer Care Is'Changing Rapidly': ESMO 2017
Exciting research presented at ESMO 2017 will likely affect clinical practice in metastatic prostate cancer, says Dr Johann de Bono.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

A Bill to'Eliminate Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis'A Bill to'Eliminate Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis '
Who wouldn't want to eliminate the problem of men being wrongly told they had prostate cancer?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Optimizing Treatment for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Optimizing Treatment for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Individualizing castration-resistant prostate cancer therapy depends not only on drug profiles but also on patient-related factors. Experts offer a way through the data to reach a clinical decision.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Existing parasite drug may fight prostate, colon cancer
Researchers are testing the potential of a known antiparasite drug in the treatment of colon and prostate cancer. The drug can inhibit cancer cell growth. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Majority of patients ignorant of obesity link to cancer
Only third of obese patients advised by doctors to lose weight Related items fromOnMedica Managing obesity in primary care - Part 2 Managing obesity in primary care - Part 1 Obesity strongly linked to heightened risk of certain cancers Tall men at higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer General public unaware of link between obesity and cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 17, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Heterogeneity of PET/CT Imaging Phenotype Prognostic in mCRPC
Assessments of androgen receptor, glycolysis prognostic in castration - resistant prostate Cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Prostate cancer prevention: Could DAIRY foods increase risk of disease?
PROSTATE cancer risk could be increased by eating dairy foods, according to researchers and consultant urologist Professor Roger Kirby. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newer Drugs Have Improved Survival in Prostate Cancer Newer Drugs Have Improved Survival in Prostate Cancer
Newer drugs approved for metastatic prostate cancer prolong both cancer-specific and overall survival relative to historical controls, according to the first population-based study of its kind.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Researchers to Men With Prostate Cancer: Avoid Whole Milk Researchers to Men With Prostate Cancer: Avoid Whole Milk
The unequivocal advice was offered in the conclusion of a new study of food and prostate cancer recurrence. Another expert disagreed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer
(The University of Bergen) Medicine against parasites contains a substance that kills Prostate- and colon cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Urologist Dr. Preston Sprenkle on prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers affecting men; about one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetimes. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - November 14, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Tofu's effect on prostate cancer is unclear
Researchers from Indiana University build on previous research linking the structure of soy compounds to a hormone that increases prostate cancer severity, however, more studies are needed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New surgery for prostate cancer can cut incontinence risk
Up to a quarter of prostate cancer patients suffer temporary or permanent incontinence after surgery. Steve Gregory, 60, from Hampshire, underwent a procedure said to reduce this risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More harm than good: Most men are better off NOT treating prostate cancer most tumors will not cause harm
(Natural News) We’ve all heard that early detection is vital for many medical conditions, but when it comes to prostate cancer, an Oxford academic has claimed that thousands of men who have the illness would actually be better off if they had never been diagnosed. According to Professor Freddie Hamdy, many men with slow-growing tumors... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is tofu safe? Prostate Cancer UK says more research is needed to confirm soya link
PROSTATE CANCER UK has said more research needs to be done to connect an increased risk of prostate cancer with foods including soybeans, tofu and green tea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nano-targeting treatment for prostate cancer
(American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists) Metastatic or castrate-resistant prostate cancer can spread to the bone in certain patients. While several new treatments are available, they can have a difficult time reaching the bone and can result in missing the metastatic lesions. New research presented today at the 2017 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition seeks to address this challenge with the development of a bone-targeted nanoparticle (NP) that delivers the chemotherapy drug cabazitaxel directly to the bone. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Low testosterone levels linked to lower prostate cancer risk
According to a study, presented at the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference, men with lower testosterone levels are less likely to develop prostate cancer. Independent  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Clinical Commissioning Policy: Hypofractionated external beam radiotherapy in the treatment of localised prostate cancer (adults)
This document sets out NHS England's criteria for commissioning hypofractionated external beam radiotherapy for localised prostate cancer. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immunotherapy for Metastatic Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy for Metastatic Prostate Cancer
This review explores the promising new role of immunotherapy in the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Common genetic fusion event may be associated with low-risk prostate cancer
(American Association for Cancer Research) Establishing the way in which a genetic alteration called a TMPRSS2-ERG gene fusion forms in a prostate cancer, rather than the presence of the gene fusion itself, could help identify patients with prostate cancer with a low risk of spreading, which might determine the best course of treatment for the patient. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Androgen Deprivation, Radiation After Prostatectomy Tied to Longer Survival Androgen Deprivation, Radiation After Prostatectomy Tied to Longer Survival
Survival after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer is better among men who undergo androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and external beam radiation therapy (EBRT), according to a retrospective analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are there any alternatives to a prostate biopsy?
Some people may be concerned about the drawbacks to a prostate biopsy. We look at three alternative options that could help diagnose prostate cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

UCLA helps many to live long and prosper
In Westwood, more than 100 faculty experts from 25 departments have embarked on anall-encompassing push to cut the health and economic impacts of depression in half by the year 2050. The mammoth undertaking will rely on platforms developed by the new Institute for Precision Health, which will harness the power of big data and genomics to move toward individually tailored treatments and health-promotion strategies.On the same 419 acres of land, researchers across the spectrum, from the laboratory bench to the patient bedside, are ushering in a potentially game-changing approach to turning the body ’s immune defenses a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Blue Lights Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
BOSTON (CBS) – From our phones and computers to the lights in our homes, we are constantly bombarded with blue light, and nighttime exposure can be hazardous to your health. Edward Takach has trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, so he’s made big changes at home. “It’s just become regular routine,” Takach said. Edward Takach has made changes to his exposure to blue lights. (WBZ-TV) His television, tablet and computer are set up so he sees warmer colors from dusk to dawn. So is the lighting in his home. He is trying to block blue light from electronics and energy efficient light bulbs at n...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local blue lights Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Blue Light Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
BOSTON (CBS) – From our phones and computers to the lights in our homes, we are constantly bombarded with blue light, and nighttime exposure can be hazardous to your health. Edward Takach has trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, so he’s made big changes at home. “It’s just become regular routine,” Takach said. Edward Takach has made changes to his exposure to blue lights. (WBZ-TV) His television, tablet and computer are set up so he sees warmer colors from dusk to dawn. So is the lighting in his home. He is trying to block blue light from electronics and energy efficient light bulbs at n...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local blue light Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Soy may raise risk of advanced prostate cancer
Researchers have identified a link between foods rich in isoflavones, such as soy, and a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Dietary isoflavones linked to increased risk of advanced prostate cancer
(Wiley) Dietary intake of isoflavones was linked with an elevated risk of advanced prostate cancer in a recent International Journal of Cancer study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kuni Foundation grants $7.5M to OHSU for lung and prostate cancer research
The Vancouver, Washington-based Wayne D. Kuni and Joan E. Kuni Foundation has given $7.5 million to Oregon Health& Science University to further cancer research. The foundation awarded $5 million for the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute to launch a lung cancer research center and gave $2.5 million for the creation of the Prostate Cancer Research endowed chair for Dr. Joshi Alumkal, an associate professor of medicine and former Kuni Scholar. “We are grateful for the innovative, life-saving work of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Kuni Foundation grants $7.5M to OHSU for lung and prostate cancer research
The Vancouver, Washington-based Wayne D. Kuni and Joan E. Kuni Foundation has given $7.5 million to Oregon Health& Science University to further cancer research. The foundation awarded $5 million for the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute to launch a lung cancer research center and gave $2.5 million for the creation of the Prostate Cancer Research endowed chair for Dr. Joshi Alumkal, an associate professor of medicine and former Kuni Scholar. “We are grateful for the innovative, life-saving work of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Augmenix touts AMA code, CMS reimbursement for SpaceOar
Augmenix said today that the American Medical Association established a Current Procedural Terminology code for its SpaceOar hydrogel and similar devices, with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services setting a payment rate for procedures with the injectable. The Bedford, Mass.-based company said that the AMA established CPT code 55874 for the periprostatic implantation of biodegradable materials, which SpaceOar will be billed under. The code is set to go into effect January 1, 2018. Augmenix also noted that CMS promulgated their 2018 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System rule to provide an ave...
Source: Mass Device - November 7, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Oncology Augmenix Inc. Source Type: news

Prostate cancer patients better off not being diagnosed
Thousands of men with prostate cancer would be better off if it had never been diagnosed, an Oxford academic has claimed. Slow-growing tumours can be harmless but treatment debilitating. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Men with low testosterone less likely to have prostate cancer
New study findings confirm the so-called androgen receptor saturation theory and may help to reduce prostate cancer risk in the future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are there any alternatives to Flomax?
BPH is a condition often treated with a drug called Flomax. A number of alternatives can help people with BPH relieve their symptoms and feel better. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

How low testosterone levels can cut prostate cancer risk
The discovery could lead to new methods of treatment by reducing the hormone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Treating prostate cancer
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer? Most prostate cancer cells rely on testosterone to help them grow. Hormone therapy for prostate cancer, also called androgen deprivation therapy, is treatment to stop the male hormone testosterone from reaching prostate cancer cells in your body. Learn about how the therapy works, the possible side effects and risks, and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 3, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Men With Prostate Cancer Receive Inadequate Counseling Men With Prostate Cancer Receive Inadequate Counseling
Research finds that men have poor understanding of treatment outcomes for localized prostate cancer. It's a serious problem, says Dr Chodak.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Clarivate Analytics & Chinese Academy of Sciences announce annual report identifying 100 hottest and 43 emerging areas in global scientific research
This report reveals that based on the 143 Research Fronts, the USA is still leading global research followed by China in second place ahead of the UK and Germany. China is most prolific in chemistry, materials science, mathematics, computer science and engineering, and is leading the rest of the world in terms of research in mathematics, computer science and engineering. Twenty noteworthy topics among the 100 hottest Research Fronts are: Hot Research Fronts Field of Science Research on genome editing in plants and the utility in crops Agricultural, Plant and Animal Sciences Regulation mechan...
Source: News from STM - November 2, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Queen's University Belfast research could see exercise as a prescribed medicine
(Queen's University Belfast) Queen's University Belfast are taking part in a global trial to test whether exercise should be prescribed to treat patients with advanced prostate cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Digging For Gold
This article appeared in the most recent edition of our specialist publication,Trends in Medical Affairs.Click here to download a copy.   Related Content: Pragmatic Trials: The Real-World Data RevolutionNavigating The New LandscapeWhen Real-World Evidence met Patient-CentricityBig Data, Huge OpportunityPrimary Event: Medical Affairs Europe 2018Pr écis: As Medical gets more involved in real-world evidence, what challenges does it face in proving the value of a medicine?Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: CommercialTags: medical affairsChannelimage:  (Source: EyeForPharma)
Source: EyeForPharma - November 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lucy Fulford Source Type: news

Researchers find genetic pathways to individualized treatment for advanced prostate cancer
(Mayo Clinic) Researchers at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have uncovered genetic clues to why tumors resist a specific therapy used for treating advanced prostate cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers find genetic pathways to individualized treatment for advanced prostate cancer
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Researchers at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have uncovered genetic clues to why tumors resist a specific therapy used for treating advanced prostate cancer. This discovery can guide health care providers to individualized treatments for castration-resistant prostate cancer, a deadly disease that does not respond to standard hormone therapy. Several U.S. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - November 1, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: SIX signs you could be suffering from the DEADLY condition
PROSTATE cancer rates are on the rise. Here are six symptoms of the deadly condition you should know. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news