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UCSF launches new initiative to accelerate prostate cancer research

21 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

UC San Francisco announced Thursday it will establish the UCSF Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research, made possible by a $35 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff.
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Regret Over Treatment of Prostate Cancer: A Patient's Story

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

The instability of medical knowledge, especially in oncology, often leads to therapeutic decisions that lead to regret down the road, as this case study highlights. Medscape...
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Alarmingly Low Awareness of Prostate Health Among Men: Survey

Alarmingly Low Awareness of Prostate Health Among Men: Survey

8 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Public awareness about prostate health is alarmingly low among men, reveals a survey commissioned by the European Association of Urology .
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New clinical trial tests immunotherapy drug for prostate cancer patients on active surveillance

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Stephenson Cancer Center Testing Drug for Prostate Cancer Patients on Active Surveillance OKLAHOMA CITY - Men who are diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer usually opt for...
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8 important updates for National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

1 day ago   |   Healio

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is observed every September. Health care providers and advocates use the campaign to educate men about the importance of prostate...
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Scientists identify new family of drugs which could combat prostate cancer

2 days ago   |   News Medical

A new family of drugs which inhibit the activity of a protein associated with prostate and other cancers has been reported by scientists from the University of Bath.
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'Concerning': Vitamin Use in Men With Prostate Cancer Increasing

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Complementary and alternative medicine use is increasing among men with prostate cancer, but an expert advises steering patients away from vitamins. Medscape Medical News
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Apalutamide Now Also Approved for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

3 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

The androgen receptor inhibitor, which is already approved for use in nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, has now been approved for a different patient...
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High-Dose Radiation a Game Changer in Fighting Deadly Prostate Cancer

4 days ago   |   Medicine Net   |   7 articles

Title: High-Dose Radiation a Game Changer in Fighting Deadly Prostate Cancer Category: Health News Created: 9/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
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FDA expands Erleada approval for prostate cancer

4 days ago   |   Healio

The FDA expanded the approval of apalutamide to include treatment of men with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer. Apalutamide - an oral androgen receptor inhibitor...
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