Tag: Prostate

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]