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STUDY: Masturbating More Can Save Your Life

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A recent study found that that men who ejaculated more often had lower incidents of prostate cancer than those who got off less often.

Potential Cause Identified for Prostate Cancer Treatment Resistance Among African-American Men

Improper functioning of the mitochondria may help account for the fact that african-american men with prostate cancer respond poorly to conventional chemotherapy

Sanofi Offers to Buy Drug Maker Medivation for $9.3 Billion

Sanofi said that it first privately made an offer to acquire the prostate cancer drug maker nearly two weeks ago but had not received a response to its offer.

UH Seidman Cancer Center First in the World to Apply SBRT to Partial Prostate Gland for Prostate Cancer

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center physicians have started the world's first clinical trial using a new form of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) to deliver radiation to a specific area of the prostate invaded with cancer - instead of the entire gland.

New model for active surveillance of prostate cancer tested

Urologists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Genesis Healthcare Partners have tested a new model of care for patients with low-risk prostate cancer. The evidence-based approach uses best practices to appropriately select and follow patients to avoid disease overtreatment. Show More Summary

Process that drives prostate cancer metastasis uncovered

A novel function of the gene PLK1 (polo-like kinase 1) has been uncovered that helps prostate cancer cells metastasize (spread) to other parts of the body. This mechanism highlights new potential targets for cancer therapies and challenges the previous understanding of PLK1’s role in cancer growth and progression.

VCU Massey Researchers Uncover Process That Drives Prostate Cancer Metastasis

Researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center have uncovered a novel function of the gene PLK1 (polo-like kinase 1) that helps prostate cancer cells metastasize (spread) to other parts of the body. This mechanism highlights new potential targets for cancer therapies and challenges the previous understanding of PLK1's role in cancer growth and progression.

Can Exercising as a Couple Increase Sexual Intimacy?

A study focused on men affected by prostate cancer may offer all couples some help on heating things up in the bedroom. The post Can Exercising as a Couple Increase Sexual Intimacy? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Non-invasive treatment produces 98 percent prostate cancer cure rate

Traditional approaches to tackling prostate cancer are generally quite effective, with a 80 to 90 percent cure rate, but a new method, known as Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) could revolutionize the practice. The resultsShow More Summary

Increased saturated fat intake linked to aggressive prostate cancer

A link between higher intake of dietary saturated fat, a type of fat found commonly in foods such as fatty beef and cheese, and risk of aggressive prostate cancer has been identified by a research team.

New technology quantifies effects of prostate tumor laser ablation

Prostate cancers are either low-grade, low-risk forms that may be monitored but otherwise untreated. Or they're serious enough to require surgery and radiation. Monitoring can cause patients anxiety. Radical treatment comes with complications. For...Show More Summary

Increased Saturated Fat Intake Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

A study by researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and other institutions found a link between higher intake of dietary saturated fat, a type of fat found commonly in foods such as fatty beef and cheese, and risk of aggressive prostate cancer.

UT Southwestern-Led Research Shows 98% Cure Rate for Prostate Cancer Using Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

The study - the first trial to publish five-year results from SBRT treatment for prostate cancer - found a 98.6 percent cure rate with SBRT, a noninvasive form of radiation treatment that involves high-dose radiation beams entering the body through various angles and intersecting at the desired target.

UT Southwestern research shows 98 percent cure rate for prostate cancer using SBRT

DALLAS - April 18, 2016 - A five-year study shows that Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) to treat prostate cancer offers a higher cure rate than more traditional approaches, according to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. read more

Demand for radiotherapy will rise substantially over next 10 years

The demand for radiotherapy across all European countries will increase by an average of 16% between 2012 and 2025, with the highest expected increase being for prostate cancer cases (24%), according to a new study published in Radiotherapy...Show More Summary

Potential cholesterol-lowering drug molecule has prostate cancer fighting capabilities

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Standard treatment for prostate cancer can include chemotherapy that targets receptors on cancer cells. However, drug-resistant cancer cells can emerge during chemotherapy, limiting its effectiveness as a cancer-fighting agent. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Prostate cancer hormone therapy may increase risk of depression

Men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer have a significantly higher risk of developing depression, according to a new study.

THIS ISN’T SURPRISING, GIVEN THAT TESTOSTERONE IS A POTENT ANTI-DEPRESSANT: Hormone Therapy for Pro…

THIS ISN’T SURPRISING, GIVEN THAT TESTOSTERONE IS A POTENT ANTI-DEPRESSANT: Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression. “Compared with those treated with other therapies, men who received androgen deprivation therapy were...Show More Summary

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer may increase risk of depression

A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has found a significant association between depression and patients being treated for localized prostate cancer (PCa) by androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). The findings are published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on April 11, 2016. read more

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