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PSA-testing and early treatment decreases risk of prostate cancer death

Mortality in prostate cancer is lower in areas with frequent use of PSA testing compared with areas with little testing shows a study published...

Chemo in last months of life tied to higher risk of...

Researchers suggest more discussions about end-of-life wishes between patients and physicians The use of chemotherapy in terminally-ill cancer patients in the last months of life...

Possible new diagnostic, treatment approach for aggressive prostate cancer

Researchers have discovered a link between prostate cancer aggressiveness and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolized in cells, findings that...

BPA linked to prostate cancer, study shows

Findings by Cincinnati Cancer Center researchers show that levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in men's urine could be a marker of prostate cancer and...

Using magnets and iron nanoparticles to cook cancer

A combination of iron-oxide nanoparticles and an alternating magnetic field, which together generate heat, have activated an immune system response to tumors in mice...

Scientists develop new nanoscale method to fight cancer

Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed an innovative cancer-fighting technique in which custom-designed nanoparticles carry chemotherapy drugs directly to tumor cells...

Tackling tumors with space station research

In space, things don't always behave the way we expect them to. In the case of cancer, researchers have found that this is a...

Tumors ‘light up’ with scorpion venom and a laser

Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute and Department of Neurosurgery have developed a unique, compact, relatively inexpensive imaging device to "light up"...

The only top 10 cancer where survival rates are falling

Of the top 10 cancers in the UK, bladder cancer is only one where survival rates have been shown to be getting worse. New...

Engineering a more efficient way to diagnose prostate cancer

Computational models enable doctors to assess biomarkers more quickly and cheaply To diagnose prostate cancer, urologists, such as John Wei, and pathologists, such as Scott...

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