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Chronic inflammation linked to ‘high-grade’ prostate cancer

Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer than those...

Circumcision could prevent prostate cancer… if it’s performed after the age...

Montreal study shows the effect is particularly strong amongst black men Researchers at the University of Montreal and the INRS-Institut-Armand-Frappier have shown that men circumcised...

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...

3D Mapping Biopsy Finds 3x Prostate Cancer of Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

Ultrasound-guided biopsies miss prostate cancers that are detected by the slightly more expensive and slightly more invasive 3D mapping biopsies. For example, in a...

Powerful new animal model for metastatic prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men. Affecting about 1 in 6 men, it is the second deadliest cancer. Research...

Pain drugs used in prostate gland removal linked to cancer outcome

The methods used to anesthetize prostate cancer patients and control pain when their prostate glands are surgically removed for adenocarcinoma may affect their long-term...

New urine test for prostate cancer available

A new urine test for prostate cancer that measures minute fragments of RNA is now commercially available to men nationwide through the University of...

Sweeping view of prostate cancer genome yields deep insights

NEW YORK, CAMBRIDGE, Mass., AND BOSTON (Feb. 9, 2011) -- For the first time, researchers have laid bare the full genetic blueprint of multiple prostate tumors, uncovering alterations that have never before been detected and offering a deep view of t...

Dutasteride not a cost-effective way to prevent prostate cancer in some...

DALLAS -- Feb. 8, 2011 -- The popular drug dutasteride may not be a cost-effective way to prevent prostate cancer in men who are at elevated risk of developing the disease, according to findings by a UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher. I...

Urine-sniffing dogs: Early detection of prostate cancer

Arnhem, The Netherlands, 7 February 2011 -- In the February 2011 issue of European Urology, Jean-Nicolas Cornu and colleagues reported the evaluation of the efficacy of prostate cancer (PCa) detection by trained dogs on human urine samples. In th...

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