Tag: Prostate cancer

Preventing prostate cancer through androgen deprivation may have harmful effects

Contact: Jeremy Moore Jeremy.Moore@aacr.org 215-446-7109 American Association for Cancer Research PHILADELPHIA — The use of androgen deprivation therapies to prevent precancerous prostate abnormalities developing into aggressive prostate cancer may have adverse effects in men with precancers with specific genetic alterations, according to data from a preclinical study recently […]

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer patients with heart conditions linked to increased death risk : Doubles risk of dying

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Lori J. Shanks ljshanks@partners.org 617-534-1604 JAMA and Archives Journals Men with coronary artery disease-induced congestive heart failure or heart attack who receive hormone therapy before or along with radiation therapy for treatment of prostate cancer have an associated increased risk of death, […]

Curcumin curbs metastases

Munich, 10/12/2012 Powdered turmeric has been used for centuries to treat osteoarthritis and other illnesses. Its active ingredient, curcumin, inhibits inflammatory reactions. A new study now shows that it can also inhibit formation of metastases. Prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent malignancies in the Western world, […]

Possible link found between X-rays and prostate cancer

Re-Post 2008 Contact: Professor Kenneth Muir kenneth.muir@nottingham.ac.uk 44-011-582-30469 University of Nottingham Researchers at The University of Nottingham have shown an association between certain past diagnostic radiation procedures and an increased risk of young-onset prostate cancer — a rare form of prostate cancer which affects about 10 per cent […]

32nd Health Research Report 11 JUN 2008 – Reconstructed

32nd Health Research Report 11 JUN 2008 – Reconstructed       Editors Top Five:   1.      US reporters often do a poor job of reporting about new medical treatments 2.      Pycnogenol improved diabetes control and reduced antihypertensive medications 3.      How advanced prostate cancer becomes resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy 4.      Is tap water […]

External-beam radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer linked to other cancer

Contact: Lacey Holt lholt@auanet.org American Urological Association Bladder, lung and colorectal cancers ORLANDO, FL, May 18, 2008—Patients undergoing external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for localized prostate cancer may be at an increased risk for secondary malignancy, according to a study from researchers in Canada, Italy and the United States […]

Study reveals inaccuracies in studies of cancer treatment; i.e.Prostate Androgen Therapy had a Higher Death rate than Non

Repost for Filing 2008 Contact: David Sampson david.sampson@cancer.org American Cancer Society Certain biases may exist in observational studies that compare outcomes of different cancer therapies, making the results questionable. That is the conclusion of a new study published in the June 1, 2008 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed […]

WSU researchers discover mechanism leading from trichomoniasis ( protozoan parasite ) to prostate cancer “40 percent greater chance of developing prostate cancer”

Contact: John Alderete, WSU professor of molecular biosciences alderete@vetmed.wsu.edu 509-335-8125 Washington State University Finding could lead to better diagnosis and treatment PULLMAN, Wash.—Researchers have identified a way in which men can develop prostate cancer after contracting trichomoniasis, a curable but often overlooked sexually transmitted disease. Previous studies have […]

Sex hormones unrelated to prostate cancer risk

Contact: Liz Savage jncimedia@oxfordjournals.org 301-841-1287 Journal of the National Cancer Institute Sex hormones circulating in the blood do not appear to be associated with prostate cancer risk, according to data from 18 prior studies. The analysis will be published online January 29 in the Journal of the National […]

24th Health Research Report 06 FEB 2008 – Reconstruction

Health Technology Research Synopsis 24th Issue Date 06 FEB 2008 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano Editors Top Five:   1.      Sex hormones unrelated to prostate cancer risk 2.      Over-the-counter eardrops may cause hearing loss or damage 3.      Researchers investigate links between prostate, cadmium, zinc 4.      Supplementary approach to malaria […]

136 Health Research Report 24 AUG 2012

* This is Just a Report I do every 2 weeks…Only a few of these articles do I post on this Conduit. Link is at the Bottom: Editors Top Five: 1.   Chemical widely used in antibacterial hand soaps may impair muscle function 2.   Butter flavoring in microwave popcorn, […]

Quercitin Blocks Androgen activity preventing prostate cancer growth – Otherwise 80% of prostate cancers re-appear after 1 – 2 years

Contact: Mary Lawson lawson.mary18@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic Natural substances in fruits and vegetables may be potential treatment for prostate cancer ROCHESTER, MINN. — Quercetin (kwer-se-ten), a natural substance found in apples, onions, tea and red wine, may be a potentially novel approach for preventing and treating prostate cancer, […]