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Multiparametric MRI in prostate cancer

Cancerworld (EU) - 20/08/2017
This egrandround was first presented by Caroline Moore, from University College Hospital London, as a live webcast for the European School of Oncology. It is edited by Susan Mayor. The webcast of this and other e-grandrounds can be accessed at e-eso.net Until the last few years MRI was used essentially as a staging tool in prostate cancer, with imaging being performed after a biopsy to assess a patient’s suitability for radical treatment and for assessing extraprostatic extension and disease.

Scientists develop novel immunotherapy technology for prostate cancer

Science Daily (US) - 17/08/2017
A novel immunotherapeutic strategy for the treatment of cancer based on the use of synthetic DNA to directly encode protective antibodies against a cancer-specific protein has been described in a new article.

Mayo Clinic researchers discover new cause of treatment resistance in prostate cancer

News Medical (Australia) - 15/08/2017
Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a new cause of treatment resistance in prostate cancer. Their discovery also suggests ways to improve prostate cancer therapy. The findings appear in Nature Medicine.

Discovery of new prostate cancer biomarkers could improve precision therapy

Science Daily (US) - 14/08/2017
A new cause of treatment resistance in prostate cancer has been uncovered by investigators. Their discovery also suggests ways to improve prostate cancer therapy.

Prostate cancer cells gain unnatural ability to change shape and spread

News Medical (Australia) - 08/08/2017
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists report they have discovered a biochemical process that gives prostate cancer cells the almost unnatural ability to change their shape, squeeze into other organs and take root in other parts of the body.

Prostate op done via wrist can cut threat of incontinence

Daily Mail (UK) - 08/08/2017
Treatment for an enlarged prostate can involve major surgery. Keith Painter (pictured), 56, an aerospace engineer from Gloucestershire, underwent a new, less invasive procedure.

Researchers demonstrate potential of new PET tracer for imaging prostate cancer

News Medical (Australia) - 08/08/2017
In the featured translational article in the August issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers at the University of Michigan demonstrate the potential of a new PET tracer, Carbon-11 labeled sarcosine (11C-sarcosine), for imaging prostate cancer, and set the stage for its possible use in monitoring other cancers.

First human application of novel PET tracer for prostate cancer

Science Daily (US) - 07/08/2017
Researchers have demonstrated the potential of a new PET tracer, Carbon-11 labeled sarcosine (11C-sarcosine), for imaging prostate cancer, and set the stage for its possible use in monitoring other cancers.

Mutation in prostate tumors shown to change epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA

Science Daily (US) - 07/08/2017
Prostate cancer researchers have mapped the impact of an acquired mutation that alters epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA, in about 50 percent of patient tumor samples. The discovery also identifies a new opportunity for targeted therapy.

The robot that could cure your prostate cancer

Daily Mail (UK) - 07/08/2017
A surgeon at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London pioneered the use of robotic surgery for prostate cancer – treating more than 2,500 men with a technique that revolutionised treatment.

Mathematical crystal ball gazes into future of prostate cancer treatment

Science Daily (US) - 05/08/2017
Using open data from four previously conducted clinical trials, teams of international researchers designed mathematical models predicting the likelihood that a patient will discontinue docetaxel treatment due to adverse events.

Enlarged prostate steamed in operation to kill tissue

Daily Mail (UK) - 25/07/2017
Around 45,000 men a year have surgery for an enlarged prostate. Dave Livie, 63, a grandfather of four and warehouse supervisor from Alton, Hants, was one of the first to try new procedure.

Diagnosing prostate cancer through a £225 urine test

News Medical (Australia) - 24/07/2017
This test, which we have branded SelectMDx for Prostate Cancer, came with the acquisition of a company in the Netherlands called NovioGendix. They developed a prototype assay, so they did most of the heavy lifting in terms of discovering the two specific biomarkers that are currently in the product. These biomarkers are tuned towards the detection of what I call clinically significant prostate cancer.

Jab for prostate cancer ‘spares men impotence’

Daily Mail (UK) - 23/07/2017
The drug, called topsalysin, is being trialled by British doctors. It is injected into tumours to kill them, but leaves surrounding healthy tissue and nerves intact.

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

MedicineNet (US) - 20/07/2017
Title: Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Why surgery for early-stage prostate cancer doesn't save lives

ABC Australia - 19/07/2017
Many men live with prostate cancer rather than die from it. Here's the evidence for why they shouldn't jump to surgery.

Why cutting out prostate cancer might NOT be your best bet

Daily Mail (UK) - 19/07/2017
The Daily Mail's resident health expert helps readers to treat their ailments.

Surgery is not best for prostate cancer

Daily Mail (UK) - 17/07/2017
Researchers from the Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research found that 7.4 percent of those who had surgery die from their cancer versus 11.4 percent who did not.

'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

MedicineNet (US) - 14/07/2017
Title: 'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

MedicineNet (US) - 14/07/2017
Title: Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM