Surprising link made between dietary fats and prostate cancer
April 29, 2011
A study on dietary fat levels' connection to prostate cancer risk came up with surprising results for researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.More...
Immunity research on prostate cancer targets gene
March 28, 2011
A prostate cancer study by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has found that the gene FOXO3 affects the immune response in cancer cells and can be targeted to fight the disease.More...
Dying from prostate cancer lowered by regular exercise
January 12, 2011
Vigorous exercise may significantly lower the death rate among men with prostate cancer, according to the Journal of Clinical Oncology.More...
Study finds compound that may prevent growth of prostate cancer cells
December 21, 2010
An antibiotic known as monensin may have a role in slowing the growth of prostate cancer cells.More...
Laser technique used on kidney and liver tumors
October 15, 2010
Mayo Clinic doctors have had success with a targeted laser technique to remove tumors from patients with kidney cancer and liver cancer, in addition to its more common use for prostate cancer.More...
Hospice entered too late to benefit prostrate cancer patients
October 14, 2010
Although the number of men with prostate cancer entering hospice care has risen in recent years, many do not enroll soon enough to take advantage of the palliative care that could make their deaths easier.More...
TroVax in studies related to mesothelioma, prostate cancer
August 12, 2010
The drug TroVax will be studied as a treatment for malignant mesothelioma by a partnership between a major biopharmaceutical company in the UK and researchers at Cardiff University in Wales.More...
New detection tool developed for prostate cancer
June 30, 2010
A highly specific detection method to identify ERG, a protein found in more than half of all prostate cancers, has been developed by three U.S. Armed Forces medical agencies.More...
Exercising regularly cuts death rate significantly for men living with prostate cancer
January 12, 2010
Daily exercise can significantly reduce the death rate for men who have prostate cancer, a study from the Harvard School of Public Health has found.More...
Risk of advanced prostate cancer could be lowered by coffee drinking
January 5, 2010
Data presented at a recent cancer research conference showed coffee consumption could reduce the risk of advanced and lethal prostate cancers by as much as 60 percent.More...