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Some with low-risk prostate cancer not likely to succumb to the disease

Men with relatively unaggressive prostate tumors and whose disease is carefully monitored by urologists are unlikely to develop metastatic prostate cancer or die of their cancers, according to results of a study that analyzed survival statistics up to 15 years.

Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer in Active Surveillance Program Not Likely to Succumb to the Disease, Study Shows

Men with relatively unaggressive prostate tumors and whose disease is carefully monitored by urologists are unlikely to develop metastatic prostate cancer or die of their cancers, according to results of a study by researchers at the Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins, who analyzed survival statistics up to 15 years.

Repurposing Aspirin and a Diabetes Drug for Prostate Cancer in Obese Men

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researcher XiangLin Tan, MD, PhD, has been awarded an $852,705 grant from the National Cancer Institute to explore the use of aspirin and a diabetes drug for prostate cancer prevention and control. Show More Summary

Cam Cameron, LSU Offensive Coordinator, Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

According to Ross Dellenger and Scott Rabalais of the Advocate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will remain in his role with the team despite being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Jim Kleinpeter of NOLA.com provided some comments from Cameron during his press conference. Show More Summary

KTKC: How Are Your Donations Used?

Throughout our first three years of Kilted to Kick Cancer, we acted as a proxy to raise research dollars for Prostate Cancer Foundation and LiveStrong. And we did well at that, raising over $60,000 in only 90 days of active fundraising for those organizations. Yet, we found many who were reluctant to donate to large...

Phigenix plans $10.5M raise

An Atlanta-based biotech plans to raise $10.5 million, according to a Securities & Exchange Commission filing. Phigenix Inc. uses molecular therapeutics that target the immune system to prevent and fight prostate cancer. The companyShow More Summary

How to beat anxiety without medication

A few years ago, my father was diagnosed with a fairly common form of prostate cancer. As a result, he needed surgery to get it out of his body before it spread anywhere. When he got out of surgery, we were informed by the doctors that they could not remove the breathing tube at the moment. Show More Summary

Computer algorithm uses 27 factors to aid in early detection of sepsis

Sepsis kills more Americans every year than AIDS, breast and prostate cancer combined but it gets far less attention. Unlike those other diseases, hours can make the difference between life and death in sepsis. read more

Uggie the Dog, Star of 'The Artist', Passes Away at Age 13

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Uggie, the scene stealing Jack Russell Terrier who starred in 'The Artist' has succumb to prostate cancer.

Uggie, dynamic dog star of ‘The Artist’, died at age 13

Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier who starred as the lovable sidekick to a fading silent movie star in “The Artist”, was euthanized in Los Angeles on Friday after a battle with prostate cancer, TMZ first reported this week. Continue reading ? The post Uggie, dynamic dog star of ‘The Artist’, died at age 13 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

These Sudsy Studs Want You To Get ‘Soaked’ To Stop Prostate Cancer: PHOTOS

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Project Soak is the latest charitable endeavor to make good use of half-naked, well-muscled men. In an attempt to raise £10,000 for Prostate Cancer UK, Project Soak, founded by Mark Lister, is dousing 14 men in their skivvies with suds for a 2016 cal… The post These Sudsy Studs Want You To Get ‘Soaked’ To Stop Prostate Cancer: PHOTOS appeared first on Towleroad.

Essential Cancer Prevention Tips for Men

Cancer. Just the name sparks fear in the hearts of men all around the world. Whether you’re talking about lung cancer, prostate cancer, stomach cancer, esophageal cancer, or any of the other numerous forms, cancer is frightening and too often deadly. Show More Summary

Rod Stewart Says The Faces Will Reunite For One Night Charity Gig

The Faces, a hard-partying band that launched iconic rock and rollers Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood, will reunite for a single performance to benefit prostate cancer research. The Faces front man Rod Stewart, took a break from is soloShow More Summary

New biomarker identified in breast, prostate cancers holds promise for treating disease

Researchers have identified a novel genetic biomarker responsible for the progression of many breast and prostate cancers. The finding could bolster efforts to better identify patients who respond to certain types of chemotherapy drugs, they say.

New Approach to Decades Old Treatment Yields Increased Survival for Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Research coordinated by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group and just published in the The New England Journal of Medicine, examines the outcomes of giving the chemotherapy drug docetaxel at the start of androgen deprivation therapy for patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. Show More Summary

Two-Drug Combination Boosts Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Men with metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer gained more than a year of survival when they received both hormone-blocking medications and chemotherapy right after diagnosis, rather than delaying the chemo until the cancer worsened, according to a study led by Dana-Farber's Christopher Sweeney published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Prostate Cancer Actually Comprised of 5 Different Illnesses

Cancer Research UK scientists have for the first time identified that there are five distinct types of prostate cancer and found a way to distinguish between them, according to a landmark study published in EBioMedicine. This study will  have important implications for how doctors treat prostate cancer in the future. Identifying tumours that are more likely […]

Crowd Sourced Award Winning Wines Support Prostate Cancer Research

A guest post by Robet Hollander, Winemaker 2redWinery, makers of the award-winning Ziniphany© Zinfandel and #2red is 38% towards goal on Indiegogo with all proceeds supporting prostate cancer research through the Robert and Susan Hollander Foundation, an IRS approved 501c3 organization. Show More Summary

Faces Reuniting for Benefit Concert

Photo via Twitter Rod Stewart has announced that 40 years after their breakup, the Faces will reunite on September 5 for a benefit concert supporting Prostate Cancer UK. Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, and Kenney Jones will play Hurtwood Park Polo Club in Ewhurst, Surrey.  Faces reunited in 2009 without Rod Stewart. Show More Summary

Retired South African archbishop Desmond Tutu leaves hospital

The Nobel Laureate was being treated for an infection caused by prostate cancer treatment he's received for many years

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