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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

Failure to Control Early Prostate Cancer Results in a Poor Outcome

Research finds an association between positive post-radiation therapy biopsy results and subsequent clinical outcomes in men with localized prostate cancer.

Medical News Today: Prostate cancer can be categorized into five different types

For the first time, scientists have discovered prostate cancer can be categorized into five different types, each with its own genetic fingerprint.

Prostate cancer is 5 different diseases

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 study in EBioMedicine. The findings could have important...Show More Summary

Black Men are Twice as Likely to Die of Prostate Cancer as White Men

5 days agoHealth : Healthland

White man's risk of getting prostate cancer is approximately 1 in 8, whereas for black men the risk was 1 in 4

Five subtypes of prostate cancer identified, paving way for more personalized treatments

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Through genomic profiling of 259 men with prostate cancer, scientists have identified five groups of prostate cancer with distinct DNA signatures.The discovery represents a major advance as researchers can now begin trying to tailor therapies to those subtypes. Show More Summary

Prostate cancer is five different diseases, experts say

Scientists have, for the first time, identified that there are five distinct types of prostate cancer and have found a way to distinguish between them, according to a landmark study.

Jurassic World Triumph Scrambler

One of only three custom Scramblers used in Jurassic World. One of its copies is with star Chris Pratt and the other is on display at Triumph’s headquarters. Proceeds will be split between four prostate cancer research groups.

South Africa's Desmond Tutu readmitted to hospital

Doctors to decide further treatment for Nobel Peace laureate, who has lived with prostate cancer for 15 years.

Prostate cancer: Scientists discover why some tumous are resistant to radiotherapy

Scientists believe they have identified how some tiny regulatory molecules in cells can make prostate cancers resistant to radiotherapy. It is hoped that this new development could pave the way for more effective treatments -- allowing a lower dose of radiotherapy to be used while prolonging the lives of thousands of men.

Prostate cancer not caused by shift work, experts say

Shift work is widespread: between approximately one in five and one in six of the working population work shifts. Now new research shows, that in fact, shift workers do not develop prostate cancer more frequently than their colleagues who work during the day.

Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Don’t Benefit from Increased Radiation Dose

In 2014, low-risk prostate cancer was the most common type of prostate cancer diagnosed in the United States, affecting about 150,000 patients, many of whom undergo aggressive treatment, either complete removal of the prostate or radiation. Increased radiation dose is associated with higher survival rates in men with medium- and high-risk prostate cancer, but not […]

For Prostate Cancer Patients, Risk-Specific Therapies Now More the Norm

After decades of overtreatment for low-risk prostate cancer and inadequate management of its more aggressive forms, patients are now more likely to receive medical care matched to level of risk, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco.

OPKO's Prostate Cancer Hit

OPKO's acquisition of Bio-Reference Labs will transform it into a lab-testing market leader.

'Cancer Driver Gene' reduces metastasis in prostate cancer

A gene that is responsible for cancer growth plays a totally unexpected role in prostate cancer. The gene Stat3 is controlled by the immune modulator interleukin 6 and normally supports the growth of cancer cells. The international research team discovered a missing link for an essential role of Stat3 and IL-6 signalling in prostate cancer progression.

Veterans Exposed To Toxic Chemicals Accuse VA Of Foot-Dragging

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Retired Senior Master Sgt. Leslie Howe has battled two cancers -- non-Hodgkin lymphoma and prostate cancer, both of which have been linked with exposure to Agent Orange, the herbicide used by the U.S. military to destroy enemy cover and crops during the Vietnam War. Show More Summary

Poverty and Child Development, Race and Heart Health, Pot to Treat Pain, and More Top Stories 21 July 2015

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South Africa's Tutu discharged from hospital after treatment

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Veteran South African anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital on Tuesday after a week fighting a persistent infection that is not related to his prostate cancer, his daughter said.

Genomic Fingerprint May Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African Americans

A set of genes could help stratify African American men in need of more aggressive treatment for prostate cancer.

New method to deliver glucose to cancer cells could prove key to defeating deadly cancers

Scientists have, for the first time, demonstrated the importance of sodium-dependent glucose transporters (SGLTs) in delivering glucose to pancreatic and prostate cancer cells. Their study results show promising evidence that current...Show More Summary

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