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Scientists find key protein that suppresses prostate cancer growth in the...

Cancer researchers have discovered an important protein, produced naturally inside cells, that appears to suppress the growth of prostate cancer cells in the laboratory. The findings, published tomorrow in the journal Cancer Research, offer promisin...

Pre-surgical stress management boosts immune function, lowers mood disturbance in prostate...

HOUSTON - Practicing stress management techniques before prostate cancer surgery may help activate the body's immune response leading to quicker recovery, as well as aid in lowering mood disturbance, according to a new study by researchers ...

New research shows virus previously linked to chronic fatigue syndrome is...

A virus previously thought to be associated with chronic fatigue syndrome is not the cause of the disease, a detailed study has shown. The research shows that cell samples used in previous research were contaminated with the virus identified as XMRV...

Finger length points to prostate cancer risk

Men who have long index fingers are at lower risk of prostate cancer, a new study published today in the British Journal of Cancer has found. The study led by The University of Warwick and The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) found men whose ind...

Multidisciplinary approach is key to successful treatment of aggressive prostate cancer

PHILADELPHIA -- A research team from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Kimmel Cancer Center (KCC) at Jefferson has concluded -- for the first time -- that a multidisciplinary clinic approach to aggressive prostate cancer can improve ...

Scientists develop method to keep surgically-removed prostate tissue alive and ‘working’...

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, University of Helsinki and Stanford University have developed a technique to keep normal and cancerous prostate tissue removed during surgery alive and functioning normally in the laboratory for ...

Prognostic markers for prostate cancer patients who receive radiation after surgery

SAN DIEGO, CA (November 3, 2010) -- Removal of the prostate gland often eradicates early-stage cancer. But patients whose cancer has spread may need to follow up with what is known as salvage radiation therapy. Researchers at Fox Chase have now dete...

Too much SP2 protein turns stem cells into ‘evil twin’ cancer...

Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that the overproduction of a key protein in stem cells causes those stem cells to form cancerous tumors. Their work may lead to new treatments for a variety of cancers. Dr. Jon Horowitz, as...

Targeted radiation therapy minimizes GI side effects for prostate cancer patients,...

SAN DIEGO -- Prostate cancer patients who receive intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) are less apt to suffer serious gastrointestinal complications following their treatment than those who receive three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy ...

Practice-changing studies on how oncologists treat cancer to be presented at...

The following are highlights of new cancer research being released at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) 52nd Annual Meeting to be held October 31 through November 4, 2010, in San Diego. For full copies of the abstracts and pres...

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