Ga-68 PSMA-11 PET/MRI benefits prostate cancer patients
PET/MRI with the radiopharmaceutical gallium-68 (Ga-68) prostate-specific membrane...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ga-68 PSMA-11 PET/MRI advances prostate cancer detection Prostate MRI coverage varies greatly -- with many caveats Study warns of PSMA-PET imaging discrepancies Gallium-labeled PET tracer could advance cancer detection SNMMI letter urges FDA to ease shortage of gallium-68 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radical surgery for some prostate cancers adds three years to life
(Reuters Health) - - In men with localized prostate cancer discovered because they had symptoms or noticed during a work-up for another medical problem, radical prostate surgery leads to an average of three extra years of life compared to a "watchful waiting" approach, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer: 3 Years More After Surgery Prostate Cancer: 3 Years More After Surgery
Men with clinically detected prostate cancer who had a long life expectancy lived for an additional 2.9 years following radical prostatectomy compared with patients who underwent watchful waiting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Prostate Cancer Linked
At age 60, men with inflammatory bowel disease have higher values of prostate - specific antigen (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Surgery May Benefit Some With Early Prostate Cancer: Study
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 -- For certain men with early prostate cancer, choosing surgery over " watchful waiting " may add a few years to their lives, a new study suggests. European researchers found that among nearly 700 men with earlier-stage... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Prostate Cancer Linked
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 -- Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have an increased risk for prostate cancer (PCa), according to a study published online Dec. 4 in European Urology. Jacob A. Burns, from the Northwestern University Feinberg... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Quality of Life in Partners of Patients With Prostate Cancer Quality of Life in Partners of Patients With Prostate Cancer
A diagnosis of prostate cancer affects not only the patient, but the patient's partner as well. What are the quality of life impacts?Urologic Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Faster, cheaper test can help predict risk of metastasis in prostate cancer patients
(Elsevier) A report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics describes a new assay to assess copy number alterations that is cheaper, faster, reproducible, and requires less tissue than other diagnostic techniques and has the potential to significantly enhance prostate cancer evaluation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Surgery unnecessary for many prostate cancer patients
(Uppsala University) Otherwise healthy men with advanced prostate cancer may benefit greatly from surgery, but many with this diagnosis have no need for it. These conclusions were reached by researchers after following a large group of Scandinavian men with prostate cancer for 29 years. The results are now published in The New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

All men suspected of having prostate cancer should get £315 MRI tests, says NHS watchdog
Studies published over the past two years have suggested thousands of lives could be saved if all men were given MRI scans as soon as suspicions are raised. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery May Benefit Some With Early Prostate Cancer: Study
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - December 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Higher Gleason Score and ADT Efficacy: Examining the Link in Prostate Cancer
Researchers examined whether a higher Gleason score impacts the efficacy of androgen deprivation therapy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - December 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Source Type: news

Which Approach is Best for Biopsy Gleason Score 9 –10 Prostate Cancer?
A recent study inJAMA Oncology compared survival for various multi-modality approaches for treating aggressive prostate cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - December 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Prostate cancer and back pain
Back pain is a common complaint with many possible causes. In some cases, chronic, unexplained back pain can occur with advanced prostate cancer. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Visual Registration + Image Fusion Best for Targeted Biopsy
Combination of the strategies identifies the most clinically important prostate cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Visual Registration & #43; Image Fusion Best for Targeted Biopsy
TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 -- The combination of visual registration and image fusion should be used when targeted biopsy is being performed on men with suspected prostate cancer, according to a study published online Dec. 5 in European Urology. Sami... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nigeria: Janssen Hosts Prostate Cancer Awareness Event 'More Time for Life'
[Premium Times] On Saturday 8th December 2018, Janssen, one of the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson& Johnson, invited guests to 'More Time For Life!', a one day health and social networking event that aimed to encourage men to be more proactive in taking control of their health in general and prostate health in particular. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Androgen-Deprivation Therapy Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Failure Androgen-Deprivation Therapy Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Failure
The use of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) in men with prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk of heart failure, researchers from Taiwan report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Whole-body PET/MRI provides one-stop shop for staging high-risk prostate cancer patients
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) New research shows that molecular imaging--specifically, PSMA PET/MR--performs as well as currently used tools and provides additional information on tumor location that could help guide treatment for prostate cancer patients. The research is featured in the December 2018 issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine (http://jnm.snmjournals.org). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Researchers use computer model to predict prostate cancer progression
(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) An international team of cancer researchers from Denmark and Germany have used cancer patient data to develop a computer model that can predict the course of disease for prostate cancer. The model is currently being implemented at a prostate cancer clinic in Germany. The researchers have also found the enzyme that appears to trigger some of the first mutations in prostate cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Gene Also Linked To Prostate And Pancreatic Cancers
BOSTON (CBS) – Alex Fitzpatrick went from Hollywood screenwriter to Massachusetts restaurant owner so she and her husband could spend more time with her children. When she recently found out her risk of getting breast cancer was as high as 80%, all she could think of was her three boys. “I do want to make sure that I’m the one telling them what to wear on their wedding day and watch them go to college,” she said. Alex has one of the BRCA gene mutations. She got tested when an aunt was recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. “I was blindsided to be honest,” she remem...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen Angelina Jolie Breast Cancer Dr. Mallika Marshall Mass General Hospital Source Type: news

Modified citrus pectin can inhibit the growth and metastasis of prostate cancer and kill leukemia cells
(Natural News) Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among American men, and statistics indicate that there are over two million prostate cancer survivors currently living in the United States. It is most common in men over the age of 65 and is rated as the second most common cause of cancer-related death in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inflammatory bowel disease linked to prostate cancer
(Northwestern University) Men with inflammatory bowel disease have four to five times higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer. This is the first report to show these men have higher than average PSA values and a significantly higher risk of potentially dangerous prostate cancer. They need to be screened more carefully for prostate cancer. About 1 million men have inflammatory bowel disease in the U.S., a common chronic condition that includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Does pomegranate juice slow progression of prostate cancer?
Pomegranate juice and prostate cancer? Some research suggests that drinking pomegranate juice may slow the progression of prostate cancer. While those findings are only preliminary, several clinical trials are underway. Learn more from Dr. Erik Castle, a Mayo Clinic urologist. Cancer survivors: Reconnecting with loved ones after treatment As a cancer survivor, your friends and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: PSA levels after prostatectomy
A prostatectomy is one treatment option for prostate cancer. It involves the surgical removal of the prostate gland. Following a prostatectomy, doctors carry out regular prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to check that the cancer is not returning. Learn more about PSA after a prostatectomy here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can drinking alcohol lead to prostate cancer?
Doctors do not fully understand what causes prostate cancer. This disease may have an association with alcohol, but scientists need to do more research to confirm the potential link. Here, learn more about the risks of alcohol, how doctors screen for and treat prostate cancer, and the survival rates for this disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

A new therapeutic target for metastatic and resistant prostate cancers
(IDIBELL-Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute) Researchers from IDIBELL and ICO showed that the most aggressive prostate tumors generate increasing levels of the NSD2 protein, which are related to tumor progression and therapeutic resistance.NSD2 inhibition could lead to the re-sensitization of those prostate tumors resistant to conventional antiandrogenic treatments.The study suggests an innovative, combined therapeutic approach that would include the administration of a NSD2 inhibitor drug together with conventional antiandrogenic drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Revolutionary technology pinpoints biopsies to detect prostate cancer
(University College London) Medical software developed at UCL that overlays tumour information from MRI scans onto ultrasound images can help guide surgeons conducting biopsies and improve prostate cancer detection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Early Screening Key to Reducing Lung Cancer Deaths
Radiation oncologist Dr. Andrea McKee believes deaths from lung cancer — including those related to asbestos exposure — could be reduced significantly by increased utilization of early CT screening. McKee, chair of radiation oncology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Maine, has been a strong proponent of early screening for several years. “We could be saving tens of thousands of lives every year with this,” McKee told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “There is nothing else like it. The life-saving potential is the most important thing that has happened to cancer in my...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 4, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Prostate cancer - does your wee look like this? Warning signs when you use the toilet
PROSTATE cancer symptoms are difficult to spot in its early stages, but can affect the way you use the toilet. You could be at risk of the condition ’s signs if your urine looks like this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

YouTube Videos on Prostate Cancer Frequently Misleading YouTube Videos on Prostate Cancer Frequently Misleading
The majority of YouTube videos on prostate cancer contain misleading or biased information either in the content itself or in the comments made by viewers after watching the video, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Trust MRgFUS for prostate cancer ablation
MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) is a viable tool for prostate cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Clinicians use MRgFUS to treat neuropathic pain MRgFUS offers less-invasive fibroid fix MRgFUS shows effectiveness for essential tremor Focused ultrasound trial for depression gets underway MRgFUS pioneer Jolesz dies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A Three-Pronged Attack on Recurring Prostate Cancer A Three-Pronged Attack on Recurring Prostate Cancer
Results from the SPPORT trial seem hopeful, but are they good enough to adopt across the board?Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

YouTube Videos Often Mislead on Prostate Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Misinformation, bias, and lack of balance in content (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 28, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Online Cancer Information Is Often Unreliable
The greater the number of views and “ likes ” a YouTube video on prostate cancer received, the poorer the quality of the information provided tended to be. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Prostate Gland Prostate Cancer Science and Technology Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Nurse wins award for ‘outstanding’ prostate cancer care
A nurse from Wrexham has won a charity award for her “outstanding” commitment to prostate cancer patients. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 28, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Monoclonal Gammopathy in Prostate Carcinoma Monoclonal Gammopathy in Prostate Carcinoma
This case highlights the possibility of monoclonal gammopathy associated with a solid tumor, without evidence of bone marrow plasmacytosis.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kenya: Cancer of the Oesophagus is Kenya's Deadliest
[Nation] Oesophagus cancer is now the leading killer in Kenya, overtaking cervix, breast, stomach and prostate cancers, according to recent data from World Health Organisation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

YouTube fueling prostate myths: 77% of 150 most watched videos 'have factual errors'
The internet in general and YouTube in particular are popular resources for health information, but a new New York University study warns that 'educational' prostate cancer videos have errors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Five easy-to-miss signs of the deadly disease
PROSTATE cancer symptoms can easily be mistaken for less serious conditions, but because the cancer is so common it ’s important to recognise all the signs. There are five easy-to-miss symptoms to watch out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Are you at risk? Five easy-to-miss signs of the deadly disease
PROSTATE cancer symptoms can easily be mistaken for less serious conditions, but because the cancer is so common it ’s important to recognise all the signs. There are five easy-to-miss symptoms to watch out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reliance on 'YouTube medicine' may be dangerous for those concerned about prostate cancer
(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) The most popular YouTube videos on prostate cancer often offer misleading or biased medical information that poses potential health risks to patients, an analysis of the social media platform shows.Led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and its Perlmutter Cancer Center, the study of the 150 most-viewed YouTube videos on the disease found that 77 percent had factual errors or biased content in either the video or its comments section. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Post-Op Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Boost Aggressive Prostate Cancer Outcomes Post-Op Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Boost Aggressive Prostate Cancer Outcomes
In patients with aggressive (Gleason score 9-10) prostate cancer, adjuvant radiation/hormone combination therapy before recurrence may improve survival, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

GPs need better test access to improve cancer diagnosis
Thousands dying unnecessarily from cancer each year in England because of late diagnosis Related items fromOnMedica One-stop shops 'will speed cancer diagnosis' Scotland launches its ‘Detect Cancer Early’ campaign Prostate cancer diagnosis Cancer diagnosis via screening offers best outcomes New test could mean cervical cancer screening could stop sooner (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 27, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Online Tool Can Help Men Make Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices Online Tool Can Help Men Make Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices
A web-based tool can let a man with early-stage prostate cancer see how thousands of other men in his situation have chosen to be treated, which may help him better understand his own options, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 26, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

ADT May Up Risk for Heart Failure in Prostate Cancer Patients
Heart failure risk higher for androgen deprivation therapy users in propensity score - matched analysis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

ADT May Up Risk for Heart Failure in Prostate Cancer Patients
MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 -- For patients with prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy is associated with an increased risk for heart failure, according to a study published online Nov. 7 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Hui-Han Kao, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study identifies a genetic driver of deadly prostate cancer
(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) A new study has identified a novel molecular driver of lethal prostate cancer, along with a molecule that could be used to attack it. The findings were made in laboratory mice. If confirmed in humans, they could lead to more effective ways to control certain aggressive types of prostate cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer death for men in the US. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the most common causes of pelvic pain in men?
Pelvic pain in men can result from a range of issues, including a hernia, prostatitis, and appendicitis. This pain occurs somewhere between the navel and groin. Treatment depends on the cause and may involve antibiotics. Learn about the most common causes of pelvic pain in men here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Uganda: Why Men Need Prostate Cancer Screening - Dr Okuku
[Observer] In marking prostate cancer awareness month [November], the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) last Friday held a live Facebook/Twitter session to sensitize the public. DR FRED OKUKU, an oncologist at UCI, was online to discuss prostate cancer. Yudaya Nangonzi brings you excerpts from some of the questions and answers: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news