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  • Hormonal prostate cancer therapy tied to blood clots

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hormone-targeted therapy for prostate cancer may raise the risk of potentially dangerous blood clots, a large U.S. study suggests. Analyzing data on more than 154,000 older men with prostate cancer, researchers found that those who received hormonal therapy had double the rate of blood clots in the veins, arteries or lungs compared to men not on the treatment. Of the ...

  • Aggressive Prostate Cancers May Be Found With Gene Screening

    Scientists measuring active DNA in prostate tumors have identified aggressive forms of the disease that are about three times more likely to kill patients within a few years, a study shows.

  • Prostate Cancer Awareness- Know the Facts

    September is designated prostate cancer awareness month. Prostate cancer occurs in the prostate gland which is found just beneath the urinary bladder of men. It is about the size of 2 cashew nuts unshelled and its main purpose is to produce secretions which make up part of the semen produced by men.

  • Prostate Cancer Foundation Funds 24 New Young Investigators to Advance Prostate Cancer Research

    SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced the addition of 24 new Young Investigators (YIs) to its 2011 Class, increasing the total of PCF-supported YI projects to 74. Young Investigator awards are designed to encourage the most innovative minds in cancer research to focus their careers on prostate cancer. These grants provide three years of funding for ...

  • HIFU Prostate Cancer Treatment Website Re-launch

    Maple Leaf HIFU re-launches new prostate cancer treatment website The website features information about prostate cancer and treatment options including HIFU. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound is a prostate cancer treatment option using ultrasound waves to destroy cancer. The Maple Leaf HIFU clinic is located in the Cleveland Clinic Canada and is staffed by top urologists ...

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