Two Johns Hopkins prostate cancer researchers found significant disparities when they submitted identical patient samples to two different commercial liquid biopsy providers. Liquid biopsy is a new and noninvasive alternative to tumor tissue sequencing, and it is intended to specifically detect and sequence tumor DNA circulating in patients' blood. Show More Summary
MO BROOKS. Congressman who defended Republicans’ plan to allow insurance companies to discriminate against people who have preexisting conditions, which he characterized as personal failings, announces he has prostate cancer. MarthaShow More Summary
An international panel of experts has created a roadmap to help identify which men and their families may benefit from genetic evaluation for inherited prostate cancer.
During a speech on the House floor on Wednesday, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) announced that he has prostate cancer. “Don’t ever, ever, take your health or family for granted. During the holidays, enjoy your family, because no one, no one, is promised tomorrow,” Brooks said, adding that he learned he has cancer following a doctor’s […]
CNN reports: Rep. Mo Brooks, who lost to Roy Moore in Alabama’s GOP Senate primary, announced Wednesday he has prostate cancer and that losing the race “may have saved” his life. Speaking from the House floor, Brooks said that he learned of his “high risk” prostate cancer in October. Show More Summary
Republican Rep. Mo Brooks says he has prostate cancer. The four-term Alabama lawmaker made the announcement Wednesday on the House Floor. In an interview, he said he will undergo treatment … Click to Continue »
Medical researchers have discovered a new avenue through which to attack prostrate cancer cells that have developed drug-resistance.
(Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)) A team headed by Xavier Salvatella, ICREA researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), has discovered a new avenue through which to attack prostrate cancer cells that have developed drug resistance.
A new analysis takes a look at cancer mortality among American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Survival rates for some cancers are significantly poorer.
(University of Southern California - Health Sciences) A new study from Keck Medicine of USC finds that data from a novel recorder can be used to objectively measure surgeons' proficiency in robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery.
Researchers are developing a tool to help patients with prostate cancer better understand the potential risks and rewards of their treatment options. The tool eventually will help patients with other cancers as well.
(Thomas Jefferson University) New research shows how losing a ubiquitous gene opens genetic floodgates that make prostate cancer deadly, a finding that could apply to many cancers.
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Researchers found that the one-month duration HRT, was associated with a significant improvement in prostate cancer recurrence compared to the two-month duration CRT and therefore would be reasonable to...Show More Summary
Madrid (AFP) – Barely an hour after the elation of a historic fightback to draw 3-3 against Liverpool, news that Sevilla’s coach Eduardo Berizzo is suffering from prostate cancer was made public. The reaction of the Sevilla players to...Show More Summary
For prostate cancer patients who have rising levels of PSA (a cancer indicator) even after radical prostatectomy, early treatment makes a difference. In a study featured in the December issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Australian...Show More Summary
Isaac Yi Kim, MD, PhD, MBA, urologic oncology section chief at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has been awarded a $954,000 Department of Defense grant to explore how neuroendocrine markers impact a common treatment for a type of prostate cancer that doesn't respond to testosterone-lowering therapies.
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) For prostate cancer patients who have rising levels of PSA (a cancer indicator) even after radical prostatectomy, early treatment makes a difference. In a study featured in the December...Show More Summary
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) A team at CSHL reports success in a small-scale test of a new analytical method to improve the early detection of potentially lethal prostate cancer. Based on diagnostic biopsy samples, the method promises to more accurately parse men who need surgery from those who do not.
Cold Spring Harbor, NY - The facts about prostate cancer can be confusing. It's the third most common cancer type among Americans - 161,000 men will be diagnosed this year, the National Cancer Institute estimates. Yet according to the...Show More Summary
Sevilla head coach Eduardo Berizzo undergoes successful surgery after being diagnosed with prostate cancer.