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BRCA-targeting drugs could treat prostate cancer, leading expert says

A pioneering cancer drug set to become the first to be approved specifically for inherited cancers could also be used much more widely to treat prostate cancer, a world-leading expert said today. Dele... read more

Review of prostate cancer drug Provenge renews medical cost-benefit debate

Although Medicare is not supposed to take cost into consideration when making such rulings, the decision to launch a formal examination has raised concerns among cancer experts, drug companies, lawmak... read more

Prostate cancer surgery is leading to issues of self-esteem, an expert says

Men who undergo lifesaving surgery to treat prostate cancer are experiencing depression and self-esteem issues which are adversely affecting their quality of life, a leading WA health professional say... read more

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Getting Tested for Prostate Cancer May Be Worth It After All

TIME Health Newsletter Get the latest health and science news, plus: burning questions and expert tips ... deaths from prostate cancer, as the U.S. and European studies did, but on the financial and h... read more

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Baldness drug safely cuts prostate cancer risk, study finds

The drug cut prostate cancer ... Experts say it could prevent tens of thousands of cases each year, saving many men from treatments with seriously unpleasant side effects. The drug is sold as Proscar ... read more

Molecular breakthrough could halt the spread of prostate cancer

Explore further: BRCA-targeting drugs could treat prostate cancer, leading expert says More information: 'Serine arginine protein kinase-1 (SRPK1) inhibition as a potential novel targeted therapeutic ... read more

Study Discounts Testosterone Therapy for Early Prostate Cancer

Androgen deprivation can help improve survival in these patients when combined with radiation or other treatments. But experts have become increasingly concerned about the widespread use of this treat... read more

'Miracle drug' called junk science

But experts say the idea that Lupron can ... Drug Administration has approved Lupron to treat precocious puberty, an extremely rare disorder that involves finding signs of puberty in very young girls ... read more

Are cancer vaccines the future of treatment?

A branch of cancer immunotherapy, which is a type of treatment that uses the body’s natural immune system to target and destroy antigens, cancer vaccines are used to either prevent or treat the diseas... read more

New Diagnostic Tools for Prostate Cancer

Dan Woska was weighing his treatment ... Myriad’s Prolaris prostate cancer biomarker test, saying it had not been studied adequately for clinical use and could lead to overtreatment or undertreatment ... read more

Men’s Health Month: 5 key research findings in 2015 so far

But there’s also news in men’s depression, testosterone usage and other types of cancer affecting men. Here’s the latest in the field. Customized treatment ... that can estimate prostate cancer risk w... read more

Review of prostate cancer drug Provenge renews medical cost-benefit debate

Federal officials are conducting an unusual review to determine whether the government should pay for an expensive new vaccine for treating prostate ... has raised concerns among cancer experts, drug ... read more



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